Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2014
19.1 - 19.1 2014, Australie
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NJPAC Announces Sarah Vaughn Singing Competition Finalists
Congratulations to Australian jazz vocalists Sarah McKenzie and Kate Kelsey-Sugg, both finalists in the Sarah Vaughn Singing Competition!
There's no mistaking this horn. Happy Birthday to John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie who would have been 97 today. Image courtesy of The Smithsonian
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Kurt Elling And The SSO - Nature Boy.
Friday video courtesy of the extraordinary Kurt Elling and his take on Nature Boy. Sign up to our eNews for an exclusive presale for Kurt's MIJF 2015 Opening Weekend concert with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Presale tickets released Monday morning, general tickets on sale Thursday! Sign up for best seats in the house here
2015 MIJF Summer Sessions lineup!
Check our today's eNews launching 2015 MIJF Summer Sessions, PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission entries plus a special Pat Metheny Unity Group giveaway from Melbourne Festival!
Pakistani Musicians Play Amazing Version of Dave Brubeck’s Jazz Classic, “Take Five”
Check out The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of “Take Five,” the jazz standard written by Paul Desmond and made famous by Dave Brubeck in 1959. Before he died, Brubeck called it the “most interesting” version he had ever heard.
2015 PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission · Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Are you a Victorian jazz composer under 35? Applications for the 2015 PBS 106.7fm Melbourne Young Elder of Jazz Commission open today and close at the end of the month. The winner will gain $10,000 and a gig at MIJF 2015. Spread the word!