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Transients: Wilson/Anning/Keller

Inspired by Allan Browne’s musical philosophy and collaborative spirit, Transients are a series of evolving trios devised by Andrea in 2016. The project has released multiple albums, including Transients Volume 1 & 2 (winning the Music Victoria Award for Best Jazz Album in 2019), and Andrea Keller Curates Monday Nights Live at the Jazzlab Volume...

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00

SAS Trio (Mel/NYC/Spain)

The SAS Trio was formed in New York in 2012 and held down a weekly residency in the East Village. Playing interpretations of jazz standards and also original music, the trio slips between genres with ease and is also the rhythm section for the internationally acclaimed band ‘Ragstretch’. This is the band’s only local performance...

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00

Richard Pavlidis – Iconography Album Launch

Saxophonist Richard Pavlidis premieres his new album ‘Iconography’ with James Bowers (piano), Owen Downie (bass) and Darryn Farrugia (drums). Drawing from influences such as Michael Brecker, Jamie Oehlers and Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Richard's compositions combine straight ahead jazz with modern harmonies and forms to create a style immediately familiar, yet entirely his own. 'A saxophone colossus...

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Mat Jodrell Quartet

Mat Jodrell is one of Australia’s finest trumpet players, performing at Carnegie Hall at the age of 16 and teaching at the prestigious Juilliard School in NYC to name just a few of his achievements.  He has been a member of bands led by Miguel Zenon, Jon Batiste, Ron Carter, Maria Schneider and Paul Anka.

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The Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra with Yvette Johansson

Formed around the turn of the century by double bassist Steve Purcell as a Count Basie style dance band, The Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra has evolved over more than 15 years to become a unique Melbourne musical institution with an enormous repertoire of original charts and ties through out Melbourne's musical universe. The Pearly Shells mix their own...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $35.00

Rebecca Barnard: Songs of Joni Mitchell

Back by popular demand after her sell out show at The Jazz Lab in Nov 2021, Rebecca Barnard returns to perform the "Songs of Joni Mitchell" with the exceptional talents of Peter Farnan. Covering Joni from all eras, this promises to be a must for every Joni fan. Rebecca became obsessed with Joni at the...

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MJC Presents: Peter Knight’s TL;DR Quartet

TL;DR (Too Long Didn’t Read) is a new group put together by trumpeter/composer Peter Knight, the Creative Director of the Australian Art Orchestra, and leader of the internationally-acclaimed Way Out West group. It features A.A.O. Associate (and 2020 Freedman Jazz Fellow) Helen Svoboda (bass and voice), two young talents in Theo Carbo (guitar and electronics)...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $25.00

Transients: Wilson/Magnusson/Keller

Inspired by Allan Browne’s musical philosophy and collaborative spirit, Transients are a series of evolving trios devised by Andrea in 2016. The project has released multiple albums, including Transients Volume 1 & 2 (winning the Music Victoria Award for Best Jazz Album in 2019), and Andrea Keller Curates Monday Nights Live at the Jazzlab Volume...

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00

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...

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Loose Leaf: Saragossi/Svoboda/van der Schyff

The latest project from saxophonist Andrew Saragossi, featuring two of Melbourne’s most idiosyncratic musical voices, Helen Svoboda (d.bass) & Dylan van der Schyff (drums). The trio play with an uninhibited sense of musical freedom and trust, cultivating moments of profound beauty, intensity and pure ecstasy. They will be joined by special guests Peggy Lee (cello)...

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Barney McAll: Blood or Future Quintet

While navigating the ever changing landscape of creative promises, pitfalls and endless bemusement, one thing is certain, music always tells the truth. Barney McAll seeks to find new avenues for music to come to life in it's own way, and on its own terms. Gary Bartz says, "it's not your show, it's the music's show", but how...

Get Tickets $25.00 – $30.00

Michelle Nicolle Quartet

“Michelle is a singer born to charm, enlighten and seduce through music.” Kurt Elling 2012 “..all the band had to do was set up a golden glow of warmth, soft groove and space and Nicolle was soaring to places you will be taken by few singers. In the world, I mean.” John Shand, SMH, 2016...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $35.00