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Stanley Jordan (USA) – early show

One of the most lauded and daring modern jazz guitarists of our time, Stanley Jordan is coming to Australia’s east coast for a headline tour in August 2022, including a special guest slot at Sydney Guitar Festival. A true maverick, Jordan is known for his signature mastery of a special technique on the guitar’s fretboard...

$49.00 – $82.50

Stanley Jordan (USA) – late show

One of the most lauded and daring modern jazz guitarists of our time, Stanley Jordan is coming to Australia’s east coast for a headline tour in August 2022, including a special guest slot at Sydney Guitar Festival. A true maverick, Jordan is known for his signature mastery of a special technique on the guitar’s fretboard...

$49.00 – $82.50

MJC Presents: Ted Vining Trio (Tas/Vic)

Now based in Hobart, veteran drummer Ted Vining is an important figure in jazz circles for forming two long-running ensembles: the Ted Vining Trio (1970-2006) and Musiikki Oy (renamed as Blow in 2000). Now an energetic 85, his achievements were recognised with the Hall of Fame award at the 2017 ‘Bell’ Australian Jazz Awards. With...

$18.00 – $25.00

Andrea Keller Curates: PATSy

Flora Carbo (saxophone), Julien Wilson (saxophone), Steve Grant (accordion) & Andrea Keller (piano) The music of PATSy (named for Piano, Accordion, Trombone & Saxophone OR Piano, Alto, Tenor, Squeezebox) is all about sweet, tender beauty… The drummer-less and bass-less ensemble features established musicians Steven Grant (accordion) & Andrea Keller (piano) at the core, with the...

$20.00 – $25.00

The Elly Blackham and Mia Barham Sextet

Bringing together a sextet of emerging young Australian musicians, Elly and Mia present a night of contemporary jazz played amongst good friends. This group will feature original compositions by members of the sextet, as well as pieces by established Australian jazz musicians, including Andrea Keller and Paul Grabowsky, highlighting the creative and expressive nature of...

$20.00 – $25.00

Double Bill: Mia Barham Quartet & Pivot Quartet

Mia Barham Quartet Mia Barham - Alto Saxophone and Flute Ashley Ballat - Trumpet Ayda Akbal - Piano Blakely McLean Davies - Bass and effects Mia Barham is a young, up and coming saxophonist and flautist from Melbourne, Australia. Together with her Quartet she brings you a night of exciting new music, a lot of...

$20.00 – $25.00

ELR

***Unfortunately due to illness Amelia, Isadora, and Eva will unfortunately not be performing tonight. The band however will be playing with the vocal and piano talents of Miro Lauritz on display*** Melbourne-based vocal trio ELR may be freshly formed, but they are well versed in capturing audiences with their breathtaking vocal artistry and honest storytelling....

$20.00 – $25.00

Double Bill: Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning + Cannonball with Kristin Berardi

Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning Both Berardi and Anning are recipients of the The National Jazz Award among other accolades and have joined forces to bring a stunning collection of their own song-writings together in the spare setting of voice and upright bass. Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning first started performing in this setting in...

$35.00 – $40.00

Double Bill: Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning + Cannonball with Kristin Berardi

Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning Both Berardi and Anning are recipients of the The National Jazz Award among other accolades and have joined forces to bring a stunning collection of their own song-writings together in the spare setting of voice and upright bass. Kristin Berardi and Sam Anning first started performing in this setting in...

$35.00 – $40.00

‘The Melbourne Lawyers’ Big Band (MLBB)

‘The Melbourne Lawyers’ Big Band (MLBB), established in 2018 as a project of BottledSnail Productions, is a big band comprised of members from the legal profession. Selling out multiple shows in 2018 and 2019, the band is back and ready to get swinging with some classic charts made famous by some of the greats including...

Tickets available at the door $28.00

MJC Presents: Katarzyna Wiktorski Octtet

After independently releasing her lockdown octet EP From a Distance, Kat’s octet ensemble is returning to the Jazzlab, with the support of the Melbourne Jazz Co-op. This project celebrates the fusion of jazz, classical and improvisation through a dynamic group of players. Kat’s compositional approach strives to create balance between complexity and simplicity with an...

$18.00 – $25.00

Piano Club: Hiser (USA), Tay, & Yu

Jacob Hiser (USA), Russell Tay & Mina Yu– 3 sets of solo piano + Q&A The PIANO CLUB concert series is designed to bring together pianists of all ages and musical persuasions in an evening of solo piano performances and on-stage conversations (Q&A). Since its inception in 2019, the series has featured emerging, mid-career, established,...

$20.00 – $25.00