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Koi Kingdom – Album Launch

Koi Kingdom are celebrating the release of their self-titled 3rd studio album 🥳 This concept driven work is structured around a co-created native based in the koi world or rather ‘koi kingdom’ and touches on themes of friendship, loss, grief, rebirth, and joy. The album draws on the genre defying precedents established by their first...

$30.00 – $40.00

Rai Thistlethwayte with Ben Vanderwal

Following a successful tour in Japan, a festival appearance in Bangkok, and sold out shows at Sydney Fringe Festival and the Perth Int’l Jazz Festival (before covid), Rai and drum-gun Ben Vanderwal are returning to Jazz Lab! Expect some serious musical telepathy, within the oh-so-groovy framework of Rai's jazz infused vocals and Ben’s intricate beats,...

$30.00 – $40.00

MJC Presents: Huda Fadlelmawla (QLD) & Reuben Lewis – LP Launch

Award winning Naarm based musician Reuben Lewis and legendary Meeanjin based spoken word poet Huda Fadlelmawla combine forces in their debut LP, Story of Another Soul. Known as 'Huda the Goddess' on stage, Huda Fadlelmawla delivers powerful spoken word poetry about equality, her journey as a Sudanese refugee and women’s rights. Through trumpet alongside live...

$20.00 – $30.00

Ben Vanderwal (WA) Collaboration!

Angela Davis (saxophone) Andrea Keller (piano) Ben Hanlon (double bass) Ben Vanderwal (drum set)

$20.00 – $30.00

MYO Presents: Contemporary New Sounds (SOLD OUT)

Melbourne Youth Orchestras is proud to present Melbourne Youth Jazz Orchestra and Melbourne Youth Big Band in what is their first concert for the 2024 program. Melbourne Youth Orchestras have been bringing countless young musicians together for ensemble music-making since 1967. The MYO program includes symphony orchestras, string orchestras and symphonic bands, and in 2023,...

$20.00 – $30.00

Andy Sugg & Brett Williams: The Music of Weather Report

Of all the bands that defined the jazz rock/fusion era, it was Weather Report that led the way. The popularity and influence of their music was simply unbeatable. But Weather Report only played in Australia once, and their music is rarely performed here live. So Brett Williams and Andy Sugg have assembled a stellar cast...

$20.00 – $30.00

Adam Miller

With a career spanning just over 20 years, Adam Miller had early beginnings as a solo guitar virtuoso, that led to session playing, producing, mix & master engineer, university educator and everything in between, but his vision of creating instrumental guitar music has never lost focus. He has toured the globe, performing in the USA,...

$20.00 – $30.00

Fem Belling with the Joe Ruberto Trio

SHE’S BACK! After 328 days of touring Australia in the land of Music Theatre (Cruel Intentions) and singing national anthems (Boxing Day Test), Fem is back on the Jazzlab stage. Fem will be returning to her roots in jazz music, bringing her a wealth of experience and a unique perspective on the genre. Fem is...

$30.00 – $40.00

Jonathan Crayford (NZ/Aus)

Jonathan Crayford presents music from his award winning and highly original albums ‘Dark Light’ and ‘East West Moon’. Crayford has garnered many awards over the past 4 decades and is celebrated around the world as a fine pianist and composer. He’s noted for his work with Kurt Rosenwinkel, David Murray, Groove Collective and Afro/Cuban NY...

$30.00 – $40.00

MJC Presents: Abi Lee Trio – Album Launch

Abi Lee is a pianist, composer, and, improviser. Born to Korean parents, she grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. Abi has relocated to Melbourne, drawn by her love of Australian Jazz. Since the age of 5, her love for piano and music has always been a driving force for her, which led her to study...

$20.00 – $30.00

Big Band Night

The Jazz & Improvisation departments’ Big Band Mini (directed by Jordan Murray) and The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Big Band (directed by Mat Jodrell) – featuring University of Melbourne students.

$20.00 – $30.00

Jazzlab Orcheztra

Melbourne’s own Jazzlab Orchestra presses re-set on the big band tradition: creating visionary, original, genre-bending jazz music with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. Led by composer/arrangers Cheryl Durongpisitkul and Madison James Smith, the orchestra celebrates Melbourne’s next generation of instrumentalists. The Orchestra continues the tradition of the Bennetts Lane Big Band with a monthly...

$20.00 – $30.00