The Perth International Jazz Festival (PIJF) makes its much anticipated return to the city for one weekend only from 29 – 31 May 2015.
Presenting 52 incredible jazz performances across 19 exceptional venues in the heart of the city, the three day festival will feature a blend of ticketed and free community events, showcasing a host of celebrated local, national and international jazz artists.
Highlights of the festival include Richard Bona (NYC), recognised as one of the planet’s revelations of the last decade; Grammy nominated pianist, keyboardist, composer and arranger, Barney McAll (NYC); Perth-born Parisian, revelled for her jazz and hip-hop style Rachel Claudio (Paris); award winning vocalist and songwriter, Tina Harrod (SYD) and leading Polish Jazz band, Artur Dutkiewics Trio (Poland).
On May 31, PIJF will present ‘Jazz at the Cultural Centre’,with featured performances from the Festival’s headline artists including renowned jazz bassist Richard Bona (NYC) as well as range of international and homegrown talent.
Ticketed performances will also play at Brookfield Place for ‘Jazz Quartet’, The Ellington Jazz Club, The George and Laneway Lounge. Numerous FREE events will be performed at Brookfield Place, State Theatre Centre Courtyard, Perth Cultural Centre’s Urban Orchard & PICA Stage, The Northbridge Piazza, Stables Bar, Creative Labs, The Terrace Hotel, The Moon and Forrest Place.
For full details, visit www.perthjazzfestival.com.au