CJC Newsletter Apr-May

Here is a link to the Apr-May CJC Newsletter

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Yazzbar Times

New Publication – its now in link on sidebar, but here is the link to the inauagural newsletter on our site.

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Jazz in Concert at the Gods 2015 Program

2015 Jazz in Concert at The Gods

Tues Mar 3 Tate Sheridan Trio (CBR/SYD)
Tues Apr 7 Sandy Evans Trio with Bobby Singh (SYD)
Tues May 5 Ultrafox: Tribute to Django Reinhardt & the Hot Club of France (MELB)
Tues June 2 Michelle Nicolle Quartet: Tribute to Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (MELB)
Tues July 7 Hannah James Trio (SYD)
Tues Aug 4 Ted Vining Trio with Miroslav Bukovsky (MELB/TAS/CBR)
Tues Sep 1 Julien Wilson’s Electric Quartet (MELB)
Tues Oct 6 Paul Dal Broi Quartet: Standards – Old and New (CBR/SYD)
Wed Nov 4 Eric Ajaye Trio – Phingerprintz (CBR)
Tues Dec 1 Tom Fell Quartet (incl Miroslav Bukovsky): Tribute to Chet Baker & Gerry Mulligan (CBR/SYD) Continue reading
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New Website to check out … Jazz Ramble

Featuring a new website Jazz Ramble which has been added to the sidebar links to the right….

“My name is Jane La Scala. I’m a retired librarian and jazz fan (fanatic, freak, whatever), living in Melbourne, Australia.

Jazz Ramble is about Australian traditional jazz – those who made it or are currently making it, their music, the “second liners” or serious followers and supporters of jazz in this country, the venues where you can hear live jazz played, where you can buy recordings, and jazz clubs for getting together to enjoy jazz in the company of people who share your obsession. Along the way there will be rambles into the roots and other flowerings of jazz, both where it all began in America, and how it has developed in Australia.”

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Video of “Keep your Spirits Up” video

A Video Presentation bringing together stories of the Red Cross, Bomber Command, and Jazz Musician, John Ansell


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Jazz Jottings from WA

Ron Knight from Western Australia has sent is a copy of his weekly Jazz Jottings Magazine

I will maintain a link to the latest received copy of this in the links section (to the right).



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Blues Piano Night

 Friday night at the Harmonie Club Narrabundah is worth checking out.

Last night we saw a wonderful show, Blues Piano Night with Wayne Kelly, Leo Vincent,  John Black and Ross Buchanan, all on two keyboards, alone, in duos and all four together. All four obviously enjoyed the fun as did the very enthusiastic audience.

The music included numbers from John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Charlie Mingus and Big Bill Broonzy and a couple of John Black originals.

The free music presented by Lone Wolf Promotions, began at 8pm and we were made very welcome by a lot of friendly people.

Another live music venue worth checking out!  (and the television screens were turned off for the show)

Barbara Newman

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New Event Calendar format

Check out the new Event Calendars!

There are Four calendars …

  • Canberra Jazz Club
  • Canberra Jazz Network (Courtesy of Eric Pozza’s website canberrajazz.net)
  • ArtSound’s Arts Diary
  • Combined Calendar Events (useful for seeing all events from above diaries on a particular date)

You can view them as a list of events (Agenda) or in the normal Calendar form. They are based on Google Calendar, so you can copy events into your own Calendar if you also use Google Calendars.

The CJC Calendar may be added to your Calendars in your smartphone or tablet  – Contact Webmaster if you need assistance with this.

The Artsound Diary has a number of event types, which you can select from the Dropdown Arrow.

If you know of an event that is not listed, please let us know via the Contact Form and we will add it :) The Calendar is only as good as the currency and completeness of its contents, so all information is welcome.

If you are keen to become a regular contributor to the calendar, contact us and we can give you update access.

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Jazz At The Cross – Autumn Series

Remaining Concert Dates are:-

  • “Hot Jazz Alliance” – Thursday 10 April
  • Please view the Series Flyer for Details …. All That Jazz
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Pat Thompson Tributes

Dear members and friends…

These Pat Thompson Tributes have been posted for the benefit of those who knew Pat, who passed away in July 2011.

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