MJC NEWS

JazzLab venue launched

JazzLab venue launched

The JazzLab venue, the new venture from Bennetts Lane founder (and MIJF Artistic Director) Michael Tortoni, opened on April 7 at 27 Leslie Street, Brunswick. Situated near Brunswick Train Station, and close to Sydney Road’s tram services, the venue has many positive...

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2-11 June

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2-11 June

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival is being staged from June 2-11, with over 120 events, including artists from Israel, Japan, Switzerland, Luxenberg, Poland and Singapore. Headline U.S. artists are vocalists Dianne Reeves, and Patti Austin, while the Modern...

Stonnington Jazz 2017

Stonnington Jazz 2017

Stonnington Jazz program launched – a highlight is the Monash Art Ensemble with the Young Wagilak Group

PBS Jazz Elder

PBS Jazz Elder

Congratulations to pianist/composer Hue Blanes, winner of the sixth PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission. Blanes will create a new work - Things That Have Been Said - an instrumental work that uses famous (and infamous) quotes from history as the source material for a...

Jazztrack Celebrating 40 Years

Jazztrack Celebrating 40 Years

The ABC Music label has released a 3 CD set, curated by Mal Stanley, featuring previously unreleased Australian recordings made by the ABC since 1976 to celebrate Jazztrack's 40th Anniversary. There are both studio and live recordings of a veritable 'who's who' of...