Great jazz of all styles, ranging from easy listening to more funky, standard works. Swing into the night with overseas and local (Melbourne and other Australian) groups – and don’t miss the Jazz Venue Gig Guide.

Peter de Ryk


15th October

Show Playlist
  • McKenzie - Still Workin' It - Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra
  • Davidson - Upon a Rock - Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra
  • Arlen - It's Only a Paper Moon - Stephane Grappelli & Martin Taylor's Spirit of Django
  • Ronell - Willow Weep For Me - Stephane Grappelli & Martin Taylor's Spirit of Django
  • Sangster - The Balrog - John Sangster
  • Sangster - Oliphaunts - John Sangster
  • Garner - Misty - Erroll Garner (piano), Wyatt Ruther (bass), Eugene "Fats" Heard (drums)
  • Shorter - Miyako - Wayne Shorter ten sax, Curtis Fuller tbn, James Spaulding alto/fl, Herbie Hancock pno, Ron Carter bass, Joe Chambers dms
  • Farrell - Molten Glass - Joe Farrell w/w, Chick Corea pno, Jack De Johnette dms, Dave Holland bass, John McLaughlin gtr
  • Moment's Notice - John Coltrane - tenor saxophone Lee Morgan — trumpet Curtis Fuller — trombone Kenny Drew — piano Paul Chambers — double bass Philly Joe Jones — drums
  • Mandel - I Want to Live film soundtrack - Baritone - Gerry Mulligan Alto/Flute – Bud Shank Bass – Red Mitchell Drums – Shelly Manne Piano – Pete Jolly Trombone – Frank Rosolino Trumpet – Art Farmer
  • Perkins/Parish - Stars Fell on Alabama - Cannonball Adderley
  • Basie/Livingstone/David - Blu & Sentimental - Count Basie and Paul Quinichette
  • Move to the Groove - Pat Metheny gtr, and the Heath Brothers (Jimmy Heath ten, Percy Heath bass, Albert "Tootie"Heath dms)
  • Wells/Torme - Born to Be Blue - Chet Baker

  • 8th October

    Show Playlist
  • Sauter: I'm Late, I'm Late. Stan Getz, tenor sax. Orchestra.
  • Larocca/Edwards/Shields/Ragas/Sbarbaro: Dixieland Jass Band One-Step. Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  • Larocca/Edwards/Shields/Ragas/Sbarbaro: Original Dixieland One-Step. Royal Garden Jazz Band.
  • Piron: I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate. Juliarna Clark, vocals & band.
  • Arlen/Koehler: Let's Fall In Love. Stephane Grapelli & band.
  • Jobim, Antonio-Carlos: Dindi. Kerrie Biddell, vocal & band.
  • Timmons, Bobby: Dat Dere. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers .
  • Barris, Harry: I Surrender Dear. Ed Bickert, guitar & trio.
  • Evans, Bill: Waltz for Debby. Tony Bennett, vocal. Bill Evans, piano.
  • Rodrigo/Davis: Concierto de Aranjuez. Miles Davis, trumpet & band.
  • Dennis, Matt: Everything Happens to Me. Emma Gilmartin, voc. Tony Gould, piano.
  • Gould, Tony: Go Gentle into the Night. Tony Gould, piano.
  • Mulligan: Brother Blues. Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax & band.
  • Burrell, Kenny: Midnight Blue. Kenny Burrell, gtr & band.
  • Holiday, Billie: Lady Sings the Blues. Billie Holiday, vocal & band.
  • Fain, Sammy: Secret Love. Brad Mehldau trio.

  • 1st October

    Show Playlist
  • Bregman - Wild Party - Buddy Bregman Orch.
  • Bregman - Honey Chile - Buddy Bregman Orch feat. Stan Getz
  • Bregman - Kicks is in Love - Ben Webster ten and Andre Previn pno
  • Sangster - Thank-you Perfessor and... - John Sangster
  • Sangster - ...Goodnight - John Sangster
  • Lennon/McCartney – Michelle – Count Basie Orch
  • Zawinul – Midnight Mood – Joe Zawinul Trumpet: Blue Mitchell Tenor Saxophone: Joe Henderson Bass - Sam Jones Drums: Louis Hayes Bari: Pepper Adams Piano: Zawinul Joe
  • Lewis – Milano – Modern Jazz Quartet Bass – Percy Heath Drums – Kenny Clarke Piano – John Lewis Vibraphone [Vibes] – Milt Jackson
  • Gryce – Minority – Clifford Brown Sextet Clifford Brown (tp) Gigi Gryce (as) Henri Renaud (p) Jimmy Gourley (g) Pierre Michelot (b) Jean-Louis Viale (ds)
  • Jones - Thin Ice - Peter Jones pno, John Barrett woodwinds, Bob Venier tpt, Ben Robertson, Bass, David Jones dms
  • Jones - Reflection - Peter Jones
  • Jones, Thad: Upon Reflection. Elvin Jones, drums, George Mraz, db., Hank Jones, pno.
  • Barlow, Dale: Bunyip. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers .
  • Morgan - Boy What a Night - Lee Morgan tpt, Joe Henderson ten, Barry Harris pno, Bob Cranshaw bass, Billy Higgins dms
  • Adams/Bauer/Meyer - There Are Such Things - Sonny Rollins ten, Ray Bryant pno, George Morrow bass, Max Roach dms
  • Mikula, Max: Blue Noon. Tsunami .

  • 24th September

    Show Playlist
  • Wonder, Stevie (arr. Bryant, Lance): Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing. Lionel Hampton, vibraphone Tito Puente and His Latin Jazz Ensemble .
  • Styne, Jule: Time After Time. Bass – Ron Carter Drums – Roy Haynes Piano – Kuni Mikami Saxophone – Ravi Coltrane Trumpet – Wallace Roney Vibraphone – Lionel Hampton
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - The Man I Love - Joni Mitchell and Herbie Hancock Wayne Shorter: tenor saxophone Ira Coleman: bass Terri Lyne Carrington: drums
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Embraceable You - Andre Previn & David Finck
  • S. Distel/J. Reardon - The Good Life - Stephane Grappelli with Michel Legrand
  • M. Legrand/J. Demy - I Will Wait for You (from The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) - Stephane Grappelli & Michel Legrand
  • Brown, Clifford: Sandu. Clifford Brown, tpt., Max Roach, drums Jazz Ensemble .
  • Jordan, Duke: Jordu. Clifford Brown, tpt., Max Roach, drums Jazz Ensemble .
  • Sangster - Fair Eowyn - John Sangster
  • Sangster - Shelob's Lair - John Sangster
  • Holland – May Dance – Billy Hart - Drums Steve Coleman - Alto Saxophone Branford Marsalis - tenor Kenny Kirkland - kbd Kevin Eubanks - Guitar Dave Holland – Bass
  • Jobim – Meditation – Frank Sinatra with orch arr/cond Claus Ogerman
  • Jarrett – Memories of Tomorrow – Tomasz Trzcinski pno
  • Goodrick – Mevlevia – Gary Burton Quintet incl Eberhard Weber bass Mick Goodrick gtr Pat Metheny 12 string gtr Bob Moses perc
  • Bailey - Child's Play - Judy Bailey's Jazz Connection Big Band
  • Kosma, Joseph: Autumn Leaves. Joe Henderson, sax. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Farrugia, Darryn: Seeds. Darryn Farrugia, drums, Gavin Pearce, db., Glenn Cannon, gtr., Luke Howard, kybd.
  • Rodgers/Hart - Isn't It Romantic - Tony Bennett with Ruby Braff cnt, George Barnes gtr, John Giuffrida bass.
  • Rodgers/Hart - Little Girl Blue - Anita O'Day

  • 17th September

    Show Playlist
  • Gillespie, Dizzy: Manteca. James Morrison, tpt. Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Bailey - New Orleans 2nd Line - Judy Bailey's Jazz Connection Big Band
  • Sangster - Farewell Lothlorien - John Sangster
  • Sangster - The Glittering Caves - John Sangster
  • Porter - What Is This Thing Called Love? - Frans Elsen pno, Victor Kaihatu bass, Jo Krause dms
  • Violets For Your Furs - Fay Claassen voc, Neal Becker gtr.
  • Jarrett - Lucky Southern - Airto Moreira Airto Moreira - Percussion Keith Jarrett - Piano Ron Carter - Bass Hubert Laws - Flute George Benson - Guitar Joe Farrell - Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Alto Flute
  • Shearing - Lullaby of Birdland - Sarah Vaughan with the Clifford Brown sextet
  • Strayhorn - Lush Life - Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane, McCoy Tyer pno, Jimmy Garrison bass, Elvin Jones dms.
  • Jarrett - The Magician in You - Keith Jarrett pno, Sam Brown gtr, Charlie Haden bass, Paul Motian dms, Airto Moreira congas
  • Hancock - Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock pno, Freddie Hubbard tpt, George Coleman ten, Ron Carter bass, Anthony Williams dms.
  • Beck - Mallet Man - Gary Burton vibes, Abraham Laboriel bass, Harry Blazer dms
  • Zawinul - The Man in the Green Shirt - Weather Report Josef Zawinul: Rhodes piano, melodica, acoustic piano, TONTO synthesizer, Arp 2600 synthesizer, organ, steel drums, out, mzuthra, vocals, West Africk, xylophone, cymbals Wayne Shorter: Soprano and tenor sax Alphonso Johnson: Electric bass Ndugu (Leon Chancler): Drums, tympani, marching cymbals Alyrio Lima: Percussion
  • Shorter - Mahjong - Wayne Shorter ten, McCoy Tyner pno, Reggie Workman bass, Elvin Jones dms
  • Robson, Andrew: When we Dance. Alister Spence, pno., Andrew Robson, sax., Hamish Stuart, drums, Steve Elphick, db.
  • Jones, Vince: Budgie. James Sherlock, gtr., Kristin Berardi, voc.
  • McAll, Barney: Bruno. Barney McCall, pno., Hamish Stuart, drums, Jonathan Zwartz, db.

  • 10th September

    Show Playlist
  • Hirsch: I'd Walk a Little More for You. Ray Charles, voc. Ralph Burns' Orch .
  • Kern, Jerome: Ol' man river. Aretha Franklin, voc. Bob Mersey Orch .
  • Weller: I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby and My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me. Louis Armstrong, tpt., Louis Armstrong, voc. Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars .
  • Cahn, Sammy: Until the Real Thing Comes Along. Billie Holiday, voc. Teddy Wilson and His Orch .
  • Farmer, Art: Mox Nix. Art Farmer, tpt., Benny Golson, sax., Curtis Fuller, tbn. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Golson, Benny: Park Avenue Petite. Art Farmer, tpt., Benny Golson, sax., Curtis Fuller, tbn. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Brubeck, Dave: It's a Raggy Waltz. Carmen McRae, voc., Dave Brubeck, pno. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Ellington, Duke (arr. Schuller, Gunther): Prelude to a Kiss. Joe Lovano, sax., Judi Silvano, sop. Unnamed Orch/Gunther Schuller.
  • Sangster - Phantasmagoria for Moria - John Sangster
  • Sangster - Longbottom Leaf - John Sangster
  • Bailey - Rocking Horse - Judy Bailey's Jazz Connection Big Band
  • Gershwin, George: Fascinatin' Rhythm. Marty Paich Dek-tette, The Hi Lo's .
  • Schifrin, Lalo: Gillespiana. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt. Dizzy Gillespie and His Orch .
  • Carmichael, Hoagy: The Nearness of You. Cannonball Adderley, sax., Nat Adderley, cornet Jazz Ensemble .
  • Chidzey, Alinta: Maybe. Alinta Chidzey, voc. Alinta and the Jazz Emperors .

  • 3rd September

    No available playlist

    27th August

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