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Fem Belling & The Joe Ruberto Trio

South African born & bred vocalist and violinist, Fem Belling is a rising star on the international jazz scene and has become one of Australia's most formidable and in demand performers. Her African Jazz and theatre roots augment her unique musicality, choices and interpretations. “A breathtaking storyteller through music.”

$30.00 – $35.00

Chanteuse Chanteuse: An Evening with Michaela Jayde & thando

An intimate show featuring the vocal stylings of Melbourne R&B singer thando and special guest Michaela Jayde. Accompanied by James Bowers. The Australian music scene is no stranger to thando. The widely loved Zimbabwean-born ‘First Lady of Soul and R&B’ has commanded massive crowds at festivals such as Bluesfest, WOMAdelaide and Groovin The Moo. Her...

$40.00

MJC Presents: Louise Goh Quartet

Trained in classical piano, jazz & improvisation at the V.C.A. (plus the School for Improvisational Music, New York University), accomplished pianist and keyboardist Louise Goh is a longstanding member of the Melbourne music scene. She released her debut piano trio album, Crossing Ahead, in 2013 with L.A.A., and followed up with a solo release of...

$18.00 – $25.00

Dasika/Keller/Svoboda

Niran Dasika (trumpet), Andrea Keller (piano) & Helen Svoboda (double bass) Multi award-winning trumpeter Niran Dasika’s new trio is a collaboration with acclaimed pianist Andrea Keller and emerging bass virtuoso Helen Svoboda. Dasika is known for his etherial, expressive trumpet playing and deeply evocative compositions, described as “ravishing” (The Sydney Morning Herald) and “exquisite” (Australian...

$20.00 – $25.00

The Rookies

The Rookies was formed in 2014 to play background music on a Wednesday night at the Brunswick St bar, the Rooks Return (from whence comes the band’s name). Originally intended as a quiet project for the band’s members to learn jazz standards and develop their craft, the weekly residency has since become a staple of...

$20.00 – $25.00

Luke Howard Trio

Australian Music Prize-nominated composer Luke Howard has been described as “absolutely heavenly” (Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6) and his music as “an ambient masterclass” (Musos’ Guide), but no words can fully capture the potency of Howard’s enthralling compositions. A pianist since childhood, Howard has scored films and performed with artists as diverse as Lior and Jeff Mills, capturing audiences with contemporary classical arrangements that curl and twist around the boundaries of...

$20.00 – $25.00

Holly Moore

Holly Moore brings together her quartet, featuring some of Melbourne’s most exciting young musicians. This group explores her compositions inspired by the chaos of the past few years, delving into themes of love, loss and displacement. Drawing on European jazz and post-bop influences, their sound is lush, grand and dynamic. Holly Moore - Alto saxophone...

$20.00 – $25.00

Checkerboard Lounge

With the recent release of their highly acclaimed 'SUN Sessions' album recorded at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, Checkerboard Lounge, Semi-finalists at the 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN, is gaining the attention of another new generation of audience! From deep within the veins of Melbourne’s music scene, Checkerboard Lounge has become a cult-like underground...

$30.00 – $35.00

Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier

There is not much you can say about the creative output of Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier that hasn’t already been said: "Blessed with an angelic voice, deft at lyrical wordplay and armed with a seemingly inexhaustive melody well, Conway - and partner Zygier - create songs which become best friends for life." Daily Telegraph...

$45.00

MJC Presents: Angela Davis’ Maximillian Quartet

Alto saxophonist and composer Angela Davis's Maximillian Quartet features guitarist Stephen Magnusson, bassist Sam Anning and young drummer Patrick Danao. Following their debut at the 2021 Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Angela's new Quartet will be presenting all original music from the ABC Fresh Start Commission 'Suite for Max' which was released April 1, 2022. Inspired by...

$18.00 – $25.00

Rajiv Jayaweera Quartet

Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Sam Anning (double bass), Rajiv Jayaweera (drums) & Andrea Keller (piano)

$20.00 – $25.00

Maddison Carter’s Polymorphic

Maddison Carter’s Polymorphic is his latest venture, drawing upon his fascination for rhythmic complexity. Whilst blurring the boundaries of jazz and contemporary classical music, the compositions juxtapose tonal and atonal threads. The music shows an affinity for constructed, organised sonic space alongside vast improvisation. Electronic manipulation, tight interlocking rhythms, and vibraphone craft the distinct sound...

$20.00 – $25.00