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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.


15th May

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  • Theme and opening remarks: Featured pianist Jelly Roll Morton Real Book Rare Miles Davis
  • Warren/Dubin - September in the Rain - Sarah Vaughan
  • Grant/Baum/Kaye - Monitor Theme - Buddy Rich Big Band
  • Walker/Young/Holy/Starball - Wack Wack - Buddy Rich Big Band
  • Morton/Spikes/Spikes - Wolverine Blues - Jelly Roll Morton pno, Johnny Dodds clt, Baby Dodds dms
  • Morton - The Pearls - Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers incl. Johnny Dodds clt and Baby Dodds dms
  • Holman - Jazz in Dm Suite part 1 - Medium - Australian Jazz Quintet + 1
  • Holman - Jazz in Dm Suite part 2 - Slow - as above
  • Holman - Jazz in Dm Suite part 3 - Medium - as above
  • Stock - 12/4 2/4 Duplicities - Ross Bolleter pno solo
  • Robin/Rainger - Easy Living - Norah Jones pno/voc with Marion McPartland pno
  • Porter - Easy to Love - Gene Ammons ten, Richard Wyands pno, Doug Watkins bass, J.C. Heard dms, Ray Barretto congas
  • Mingus - Ecclusiastics - Charles Mingus bass,
  • Foster/Newman - Peter Pan - Count Basie Nonet
  • Basie - Ingin' the Ooh - Count Basie Nonet
  • Morton - Ponchatrain - Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers including Bubber Miley tpt and Wilbur De Paris tbn.
  • Morton - The Crave - Dick Hyman cond. big band with solos by Dick Hyman pno, Joe Wilder tpt, Vic Dickenson tbn
  • de Ryk/Johnson - Moonskin - Mood Indigo
  • Dixon - I Live the Life I Love - Paul Williamson Hammond Combo with Tim Neal org, Shane Ryall gtr, Mike Jordan dms, Elvis Aljus perc.
  • O"Hagan - Slow Sevenths - Shol
  • Walker - Saturday Night - Frock
  • Morton - The Perfect Rag - Dick Hyman pno, Joe Venuti vln, Panama Francis dms

  • 8th May

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  • Theme and opening remarks Sax players Real Book Pianist - Tommy Flanagan Judy Bailey extended piece for jazz orchestra
  • Arlen/Mercer - Blues in the Night - Louis Armstrong with the Oscar Peterson Quartet (O.P. pno, Herb Ellis gtr, Ray Brown bass, Louis Belson dms)
  • Noble - The Very Thought of You - Ella Fitzgerald with the Nelson Riddle Orch.
  • Lewis: How High the Moon. Tommy Flanagan, pno., Tommy Flanagan Trio.
  • Parker: Au Privave (take 2 alternate - LP). Hank Jones, pno., Tommy Flanagan, pno.
  • Turrentine - Stanley's Time - Stanley Turrentine ten, Grant Green gtr, Horace Parlan pno, George Tucker bass, Al Harewood dms
  • H. Silver - Peace - Norah Jones pno/voc, Wayne Shorter sop, John Patitucci bass, Brian Blade dms
  • Mingus/Chaz - Eulogy for Rudy Williams - Charles Mingus bass, John La Porta cl/alto, Teo Macero ten/bari, George Barrow ten/bari, Mal Waldron pno, Rudy Nichols dms
  • Rollins - St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins ten, Tommy Flanagan pno, Doug Watkins bass, Max Roach dms
  • Coltrane - Spiral - John Coltrane ten, Tommy Flanagan pno, Paul Chambers bass, Art Taylor dms
  • Parker - Donna Lee - Charlie Parker
  • Fields/McHugh - Don't Blame Me - Charlie Parker
  • Ellington - Don't Get Around Much Any More - Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong
  • Brubeck - The Duke - Dave Brubeck Quartet with Paul Desmond sax, Joe Benjamin bass, Joe morello dms
  • Bailey - Contrasts - Judy Bailey cond. Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra
  • D. Owens - George of Harts - Don Burrows and the Music Maker All Stars
  • Hamilton: Cry Me a River. Ben Robertson, db., Sam Keevers, pno., Hetty Kate, voc., James Sherlock, gtr., Danny Farrugia, drums.
  • Rodgers/Hammerstein - My Lord and Master - Wilbur Harden flug, Tommy Flanagan pno, George Duvivier bass, Granville T. Hogan dms
  • Nero: Sunday in New York. Dave Holland, db., Mark Whitfield, gtr.,Tommy Flanagan pno, Al Foster, drums.

  • 1st May

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    24th April

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  • Theme and opening remarks
  • Evans/Bostic - Let Me Off Uptown - Gene Krupa Orch with Anita O'Day and Roy Eldridge arr/cond Quincy Jones
  • Finckel - Leave Us Leap - Gene Krupa Orch with Roy Eldridge.
  • Parker - Scrapple From the Apple - Oscar Peterson trio with Sonny Stitt alto
  • Noble - The Touch of Your Lips - Oscar Peterson Trio with Ben Webster tenor.
  • Forrest/Washington /Simpkins - Night Train - Jimmy Smith with orch arr/cond Oliver Nelson
  • Hudson/De Lange/Parish - Organ Grinder's Swing - Jimmy Smith trio
  • Duke/Gershwin - I Can't Get Started - Ella Fitzgerald with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Arlen/Mercer - One For My baby - Ella Fitzgerald with Paul Smith piano
  • Lewis - Django - Chet Baker, Jim Hall and Hubert Laws
  • ECA - The Dolphin - Bill Evans
  • Hancock - Dolphin Dance - Herbie Hancock
  • Swallow - Domino Biscuit - Deidre Rodman & Steve Swallow
  • Rodgers/Hammerstein - It Might as Well Be Spring - Astrud Gilberto
  • Jobim - Agua De beber - Antonio Carlos Jobim
  • Ellington - Stompy Jones - Duke Ellington with Johnny Hodges
  • Hodges - You Need to Rock - Duke Ellington with Johnny Hodges

  • 17th April

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  • Theme and opening remarks Australian Jazz Pianist Col Nolan Real Book
  • Lullaby of the Leaves - Australian Jazz Quartet Errol Buddle sax/bsn, Bryce Rohde pno, Jack Brokensha vibes/perc, Richard Healey woodwinds/bass
  • Like Someone in Love - Australian Jazz Quartet (as above)
  • Carmichael - Georgia On My Mind - Col Nolan
  • Bobby Gentry - Ode to Billie Joe - The Col Nolan Soul Syndicate
  • Bailey - Out of the Wilderness 1st mvt - Judy Bailey cond. Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and improvising soloists
  • Bailey - Out of the Wilderness 2nd mvt (as above)
  • Bailey - Out of the Wilderness 3rd mvt (as above)
  • Corea - Desert Air - Gary Burton & Chick Corea
  • Shorter - Deluge - Wayne Shorter ten, McCoy Tyner pno, Reginald Workman bass, Elvin Jones dms.
  • Parker - Dexterity - Charlie Parker alto, Miles Davis tpt, Duke Jordan pno, Tommy Potter bass, Max Roach dms
  • Swallow - Doin' the Pig - Gary Burton vibes &Steve Swallow bass
  • The Carsons - Col's Dilemma - Daly Wilson Big Band feat. Col Nolan
  • Hefti - The Odd Couple Theme - Nolan Buddle Quartet Col Nolan pno, Errol Buddle reeds, Dieter Vogt bass, Warren Daly dms.
  • James - Bossa Baroque - Errol Buddle
  • J. Mandel - Kevin Hunt pno
  • de Ryk - Thin Air - Mood Indigo feat. Paula Johnson voc.
  • Young/Crosby - I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You - Ben Jones
  • Lindh - Dry Country - Col Nolan Quartet
  • Sangster - Bilbo Baggins Takes a Trip - John Sangster and friends(John McCarthy saxes, Bob Barnard tpt/flg, Col, Nolan pno, George Thompson bass, Len Barnard dms, Ian Bloxsom perc.
  • Sangster - A Lament For Thorin - John Sangster and friends
  • Lewis - Time With Black Water - I Hold the Lion's Paw
  • Lewis - Remember What We Said
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 10th April

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  • Theme and closing remarks
  • Loewe: Wouldn't It Be Loverly ?. Oscar Peterson, pno., Oscar Peterson Trio.
  • Loewe: On the Street Where You Live. Oscar Peterson, pno., Oscar Peterson Trio.
  • Bock (arr. Sedergreen): Sunrise, sunset from Fiddler on the Roof. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Simon Starr, bass, Mike Jordan, drums.
  • Jones: Family Love. David Jones, drums, Steve Sedergreen, pno., Mal Sedergreen, sax., Bob Sedergreen, pno.
  • Barris: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams. Roy Eldridge, tpt., Charles Mingus, db.
  • Grofe: On the Trail. Joe Henderson, sax., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Sedergreen: Opportunity. Bob Sedergreen, pno., Evripides Evripidou, db., Nilusha Baeder, voc.
  • Sedergreen: Constraints in Construction. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Kern - Dearly Beloved - Barney Kessell and Herb Ellis gtrs
  • trad Swedish - Dear Old Stockholm - Paul Chambers Quartet Paul Chambers bass, Hank Jones pno, Kenny Burrell gtr, Art Taylor dms
  • Thomas - De Pois Do Amor O Vazio - Wayne Shorter sax, Dave Friedman vibes/mar, Gene Bertoncini gtr, Ron Carter bass. Cecil McBee bass, Billy Hart dms, Al Mouzon dms, Frank Cuomo perc.
  • Jobim - Desafinado - Stan Getz ten, & Charlie Byrd gtr, Gene Byrd gtr/bass, Keter Betts bass, Buddy Deppenschmidt and Bill Reichenbach Sr. dms/perc.
  • Wonder (arr. Sedergreen): Master Blaster. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Mal Sedergreen, sax.
  • Wonder (arr. Sedergreen): Higher Ground. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Mal Sedergreen, sax.
  • Gillespie: This is the Way. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt., Dizzy Gillespie Big Band.
  • Weill: September Song. Sarah Vaughan, voc., Clifford Brown, tpt., Max Roach, drums, Jazz Ensemble.
  • Sedergreen: Resolution. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Sedergreen: Unspoken Responses. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 3rd April

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  • Theme and opening remarks
  • Gershwin - Porgy & Bess Overture -
  • Gershwin/Heyward - Summertime - Billie Holiday
  • Gershwin/Heyward - Summertime - Artie Shaw Orch. Arr. Neil Hefti
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - A Woman is a Some Time Thing - Ray Charles
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - They Pass By Singin' - Mel Torme
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Gone - Miles Davis
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Gone Gone Gone - Miles Davis
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - My Man's Gone Now - Cleo Laine
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - My Man's Gone Now - GRP All-Star Big Band
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - The Buzzard Song - Ray Charles
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Bess You Is My Woman Now - Bill Potts Big Band
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Oh, I Can't Sit Down - Diahann Carroll with the Andre Previn Trio
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - I Ain't Got No Shame - Hank Jones Quartet
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - It Ain't Necessarily So - Cab Calloway
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - It Ain't Necessarily So - The Modern Jazz Quartet
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - What You Want Wid Bess? - Ella Fitgerald & Louis Armstrong
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - It Takes a Long Pull to Get There - Bill Potts Big Band
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Prayer - Miles Davis
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - Street Calls (Strawberry Woman, Honey Man, Crab Man) - Harry Belafonte
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - I Loves You Porgy - Nina Simone
  • Gershwin/Gershwin - A Red-Headed Woman - Johnny Hartman

  • 27th March

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  • Theme and opening comments
  • Reinhardt/Grappelli - Swing 39 - Quintet of the Hot Club of France with Joseph Reinhardt gtr, Pierre Ferret gtr, Emmanuel Soudieux bass.
  • Reinhardt/Grappelli - HCQ Strut - Quintet of the Hot Club of France with Joseph Reinhardt gtr, Eugene Vees gtr, Emmanuel Soudieux bass.
  • Waller/Razaf - Willow Tree - Louisiana Sugar Babes featuring James P. Johnson pno and Fats Waller organ, Jabbo Smith cnt and Garvin Bushell clt/alto/bsn
  • Johnson - Yamekraw (A Negro Rhapsody) - James P. Johnson piano solo
  • Van Heusen/De Lange- Darn That Dream - Mildred Bailey with the Benny Goodman Orch.
  • Jarrett - Days and Nights Waiting - Charles Lloyd ten/fl, Keith Jarrett pno, Ron McClure bass, Jack de Johnette dms
  • Mancini/Mercer - Days of Wine and Roses - Wes Montgomery Trio with Melvin Rhyne org, Jimmy Cobb dms
  • C. Corea - Day Waves - Stan Getz sax, Chick Corea elec pno,Stanley Clarke bass, Tony Williams dms, Airto Mporeira perc.
  • Nelson - Screamin' the Blues - Oliver Nelson ten/alto, Eric Dolphy alto/bar, Richard Williams tpt, Richard Wylands pno, George Duvivier nbass, Roy Haynes dms.
  • Bailey - Conversations - Judy Bailey conducting Sydney Conservatorium Symphony and Jazz Orchestras
  • Johnson - Drums - A Symphonic Poem - Concordia Orchestra cond. Marin Alsop
  • Gershwin/Gershwin/Heyward - Bess You Is My Woman Now - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong with orch cond Russell Garcia
  • Valkenburg - Driftin' on a Cloud - Rembrandt Jazz Trio
  • Gershwin - Liza - James P. Johnson pno solo
  • Johnson - Snowy Morning Blues - James P. Johnson pno solo
  • Jones/Remm - Day Breaks - Norah Jones with Wayne Shorter sop sax,Chris Thomas bass/gtr, Brian Blade dms, Pete Remm org, Dan Iead pedal steel, plus strings cond Chuck Palmer
  • Johnson - Carolina Shout - Dick Hyman pno, Ruby Braff cnt, Bob Wilber sop, Vic Dickenson tbn, Bob Haggart bass, Everett Barksdale bjo, Bob Rosengarden dms
  • Closing remarks and theme