MJC Newsletter editorial – January 2024

MJC Newsletter editorial – January 2024

Virtually on the eve of the MJC commencing our 42nd. Annual Program this Sunday, we have just been informed that it will again be without any State, as well as Federal, funding. We actually applied for 13 month funding (starting in December) from Music Australia, and...
MJC Editorial

MJC Editorial

This is a particularly bitter sweet weekend for jazz supporters, with “The Last Hurrah” of the slowly fading Wangaratta Festival, following the truly great success of the MIJF. The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues has been an invaluable showcase for...
Remembering Lynette Irwin

Remembering Lynette Irwin

I had been thinking about the Queensland jazz scene (and jazz education generally) when I learned of the sad passing of Lynette Irwin, after a long and courageous medical battle. After his recent visit here, John Hoffman generously sent me the CDs that I had not come...