Global Celebrations 2015

Country/Territory Event Venue
Australia International Jazz Day Jam

Some of Ballarat’s best Jazz musicians join forces in the name of exploration in celebration of International Jazz Day. Expect spontaneity, some old classics and at least 15 world class musicians in varying combinations.

Contact: Dani Fry | 0408 591 213

Suttons House Of Music
31 Sturt Street
Ballarat, VIC 3350
03 5333 4393
Event Time: 20:00 - 23:00
Australia 504 Jazz Magazine New Orleans/ Federation University Ballarat

Organizers presented a three-day International Jazz Day celebration featuring multiple local groups. Event was live-streamed for all to enjoy.

Thursday April 30th
Ballarat Grammar Stage Band
Whizz Bang. Ballarat High School. Music Students.
The Van Go Go’s

Friday May 1st
The Sausage Rolls. Mt Clear College. Music Students.
B3 Breakout. Hammond B3 Trio.
The Ruby Rogers Experience.

Saturday May 2nd.
Love Junkyard.
Tim Nelson Trio
Plus more.

Contact: Allan Kealy | 61-0401150762

FedUni Courthouse Theatre, SMB
Lydiard St Sth
Ballarat, Victoria 3350
613 53278170
Event Time: 19:30 - 23:30
Australia KCAC and Australian Jazz Museum present Fiona Burnett

The Knox Community Arts Centre and the Australian Jazz Museum presented a concert featuring saxophonist Fiona Burnett and drummer David Jones performing music with an eclectic assortment of influences.

Contact: Ralph Powell | +61 3 9800 5535
Official Website: Click Here

Knox Community Arts Centre
Corner Mountain Hwy and Scoresby Road
Bayswater, Victoria 3153
03 9729 7287
Event Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Australia International Jazz Day – Brisbane Jam

Brisbane will be hosting a jam session in the middle of the CBD! Let’s celebrate this fantastic and important day by bringing the Brisbane community together with the jovial sounds of New Orleans. Everyone welcome to join in with their horns!

Contact: Dan Quigley
Official Website: Click Here

King George Square
Adelaide St
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Event Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Australia Brisbane Street Parade @ King George Square

The Jazz Music Institute in Brisbane organized their annual International Jazz Day street parade through the city.

Contact: Dan Quigley | +617 32161110

King George Square
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Event Time: 12:01
Australia Burnie celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

Singer Amelia Johnson and saxophonist Alistair Dobson from Hobart joined the Viktor Zappner Trio for a performance at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery. This was the fourth year Northwest Tasmania has participated in International Jazz Day.

Contact: Viktor Zappner

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Wilmot Street
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
+61 3 6430 5875
Event Time: 19:30 - 22:00
Australia Melbourne Improvisers Collective at Uptown

The Melbourne Improvisers Collective (MIC) is an organisation that presents regular performances throughout Melbourne displaying local, interstate and international creative musicians. This week features performances from Us Four and SHOL

Contact: Andrew Kimber
Official Website: Click Here

Uptown Jazz Cafe
177 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
(03) 9416 4546
Event Time: 20:00 - 11:00
Australia Kingston/Boden/Haywood/Jackson

The University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music hosted guitarist and composer Damien Kingston, pianist Matt Boden, bassist Nick Haywood and drummer Alf Jackson in performance.

Contact: Matthew Boden
Official Website: Click Here

University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music
5 Sandy Bay Road
Hobart, TASMANIA 7000
Event Time: 20:30 - 22:30
Australia International Day of Jazz: Tony Gould

Tony Gould AO is arguably Australia’s most gifted musician in all it meaning: he inspires and is inspired, creative and created, challenging and challenged. He is a performer, educator, mentor & composer & is the embodiment of the metaphor of jazz: a form that is a prism of a creative life.

Contact: Megan | +61412063570
Official Website: Click Here

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
MELBOURNE, Victoria 3000
Event Time: 20:00 - 00:00
Australia Andrew Kimber Quartet at the Paris Cat Jazz Club

Kimber developed his own voice as a composer with guidance from Jacam Manricks. Kimber draws inspiration from country and rock and roll that he was exposed to during his upbringing in rural NSW. Kimber infuses these styles into the language of the modern Jazz musician and tells stories of his life.

Contact: Andrew Kimber

Paris Cat Jazz Club
6 Goldie Place
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
(03) 9642 4711
Event Time: 20:00 - 22:30
Australia Australian Jazz Bell Awards

Awards ceremony recognizing and encouraging excellence in the performance, creativity, recording and presentation of jazz in Australia. In honour of one of the greats of Australian jazz – Graeme Bell, MBE, AO – the Australian Jazz Awards are informally known as “the Bell Awards.”

Contact: Ashlee Hamill | +61398202788
Official Website: Click Here

The Regent Theatre
191 Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
+6139299 9860
Event Time: 18:30 - 22:00
Australia Rathdowne Records presents Adam Rudegeair and Friends

Adam Rudegeair Trio and special guests celebrate UNESCO International Jazz day with a highly energetic and dynamic instore performance at Rathdowne Records, featuring original tunes as well as compositions by the likes of Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and David Bowie!

Contact: Joel Shortman | +61421977746
Official Website: Click Here

Rathdowne Records
230 High St
Northcote, VICTORIA 3070
+61 3 482 4213
Event Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Australia Celebrate International Jazz Day @ Kimono

Celebrate International jazz day with the Speak-Eazy Trio and invited guests.
Sarong has just changed its name to Kimono and links a brand new menu/name, its regular Thursday night Jazz night on International Jazz Day.
Speak-Eazy Trio invite local musicians to sit in.

Contact: Chris Frater | +61266552361

Kimono (Sarong)
1/ 24 First Avenue
Sawtell, NSW 2454
Event Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Australia Eastside Radio “Arts” Celebrating International Jazz

Eastside Radio presents a daily 90 minute Arts programs of news about the arts happening in Sydney – theatre, dance, literature, classical music and jazz, visual arts etc. The programme on April 30 will focus on the globalisation of jazz music with tracks from artists from around the world.

Contact: Phillip James | +61 (0) 410 332 678
Official Website: Click Here

Eastside Radio 89.7FM
249a Oxford Street
Sydney, NSW 2021
Event Time: 10:30 - 12:00