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WAYJO reconfigure their season launch from stage to screen

WAYJO reconfigure their season launch from stage to screen

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) are bringing their season launch to the screen as the team swings back in 2022 with an exciting series of concerts. In line with Covid safety guidelines, the 2022 Season Launch Block Party will now premiere on YouTube, Sunday 20 March from 4pm. This year’s program boasts big band […]

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WAYJO to launch 2022 season with Maylands Block Party

WAYJO to launch 2022 season with Maylands Block Party

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) literally swings back in 2022 with an exciting series of concerts. Opening the season is the 2022 Season Launch Block Party, Sunday 20 March from 4.00pm. Held on the recently installed Sea Container stage at The Rise in Maylands, this outdoor miniature amphitheatre presents all three big bands in […]

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Janis Ian says her upcoming album will be her last

Janis Ian says her upcoming album will be her last

Singer Janis Ian has told Independent.ie that her upcoming album The Light At The End of The Line will be her final record. The album to be released on January 21st will be the 22nd record of the folk singer’s career that began with the release of her self-titled debut in 1967. “It is a final statement,” […]

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Western Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra reveal 2021 program

Western Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra reveal 2021 program

Since 1983, the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) has been at the forefront of Australia’s emerging jazz performers, conductors and composers. The 2021 season offering is no exception, bringing together traditional and contemporary jazz to familiar venues Downstairs at The Maj and The Quarry Amphitheatre, and introducing new vibes at The Rechabite and Lyric’s Lane. […]

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RTRFM’s Courtyard Club returns to jazz up your Fridays for free

RTRFM’s Courtyard Club returns to jazz up your Fridays for free

The State Theatre Centre of WA and RTRFM have announced the return of The Courtyard Club, kicking off this weekend! The free 7-week concert series will take place every Friday evening in the State Theatre Centre Courtyard, with different artists bringing the tunes each week and live broadcasts of Drivetime with Vishnu. It all kicks off […]

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Perth International Jazz Festival will be in November

Perth International Jazz Festival will be in November

Perth International Jazz Festival has announced its 2020 event is going ahead on Friday 6th to Sunday 8th November with a weekend of world-class jazz to bring this year’s festival and Perth city to life. With more family-friendly and free community events than ever before including a Jazz Parade and a Jazz Picnic in the […]

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The Mace Francis Orchestra celebrate 15 years with two big band shows

The Mace Francis Orchestra celebrate 15 years with two big band shows

Fourteen of Perth’s finest musicians are celebrating 15 years of original Australian jazz music and togetherness as a big band with two birthday shows on Thursday 20th August and 22nd October at The Goodwill Club – downstairs at The Rechabite, Northbridge at 7:30pm. From modern swing through to raucous rock, the joint is always jumpin’ […]

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The Manhattan Transfer return with new tunes and a new member

Singer Janis Siegel from The Manhattan Transfer chats to us about the groups longevity and their latest work. This year The Manhattan Transfer will have been in the music business for five decades, the jazz vocal group first formed in 1969. The first incarnation of the group only lasted a few years, and in 1972 […]

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Feed your soul at the Perth International Jazz Festival this November

Feed your soul at the Perth International Jazz Festival this November

The Perth International Jazz Festival is bringing over 60 local, national and international acts for their sixth annual celebration of music. The festival will feature performances, conversations and open rehearsals over three days this November. Jazz artists will take over the Perth Cultural Centre, the Wetlands state, the State Theatre Centre, The Bird and of […]

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Jazz drummer Michael Pignéguy returns to Perth

Jazz drummer Michael Pignéguy returns to Perth

Jazz fans have something to be excited about. Jazz artist Michael Pignéguy is returning to Perth presenting the music of The Awakenings Ensemble ft. Jamie Oehlers on Wednesday 04 July 7.00pm June and July see a particularly active time for drummer and producer Michael Pignéguy as he shares the music of The Awakenings Ensemble with […]

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