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WA Jazz Directory

WA has a vibrant live jazz scene and some great organisations and clubs bringing people together who share a love of jazz. Check out our WA Jazz Directory, listing musicians, bands & ensembles, composers, arrangers, venues and organisations from all around Western Australia. JazzWA members … [Read More...]

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Alan Corbet Scholarship 2014

The Perth Jazz Society is pleased to announce the winner of the Alan Corbet Fund Scholarship as Perth trombonist James van de Ven. In 2013 the Perth Jazz Society, in partnership with the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra, JazzWA, Jazz Fremantle and The Ellington, launched the inaugural ʻAlan Corbet … [Read More...]

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Jazzcamp 2014

Jazzcamp 2014 is now open for student registrations! The 'camp' (non-residential) is designed for aspiring young jazz musicians from ages 11-18 and runs from Monday 7th to Friday 11th of July at WAAPA in Mount Lawley. Jazz Camp consists of a series of clinics, master classes, performances and … [Read More...]

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International Jazz Day – 30 April 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated 30 April as International Jazz Day “in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe“. Perth’s very own Troy Roberts once again performed as part of the All-Star Gobal Concert, which was streamed live from […]


Perth International Jazz Festival 9-11 May 2014

The Perth International Jazz Festival is set for 9-11 May 2014. Jam packed with 48 performance across 14 venues around Perth, this festival will showcase an exciting array of local, interstate and international artists.  JAZZWA is proud to partner with The Ellington Jazz Club to present the JAZZWA Jam Sessions at The Ellington on each night […]

Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton Live at the Astor

Legendary American Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Blues, Pop and Rock guitarist, Larry Carlton, is coming to Australia in 2014. Renowned for his solo recordings and sessions appearances with various well-known bands, Larry Carlton has won four Grammy Awards for his performances and compositions, including performing on the theme song for the hit television series, […]


New book!! Hot Nights Cool Jazz – a photographic view of The Ellington Jazz Club

Hot Nights Cool Jazz, published by Angelyne Wolfe, is a beautifully bound coffee table book packed with quotes, stories and stunning photographs showcasing the first five years at the Ellington. Books are available for sale at The Ellington and at selected independent book stores.  (Cost $45 + postage online or $55 at selected independent bookstores)  […]