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  • A pianist watches attentively as a bass player leans over her instrument Stars align for jazz festival finale
    Reviews

    Stars align for jazz festival finale

    11 November 2020

    Two stellar groups perform for the closing night of the Perth International Jazz Festival. Rosalind Appleby observes the rich contrasts between the two.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
  • a crowd wearing sun hats watch a singer and her band on a stage in a park Jazz weekend sets Perth swinging
    Features

    Jazz weekend sets Perth swinging

    9 November 2020

    Huge numbers turned out for the Perth International Jazz Festival over the weekend. Rosalind Appleby captures the atmosphere with a photo essay.

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • A woman of Asian origin stands holding a string bass, spotlit with a dark backdrop COVID brings jazz festival closer to home
    Q&A

    COVID brings jazz festival closer to home

    2 November 2020

    Expect a bumper line up of home-grown talent at the Perth International Jazz Festival this weekend, including some local internationals! Rosalind Appleby talks with headline act Linda May Han Oh.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
  • Jazz orchestra’s history of success
    Opinion

    Jazz orchestra’s history of success

    28 October 2020

    Garry Lee, the first administrator of the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra, goes behind the scenes to discover the organisation’s secret to 37 years of success.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Kristin Berardi sings the State Theatre Courtyard, Photo Mark Francesca A woman singing into a microphone, on an outdoor stage When the world stops
    Reviews

    When the world stops

    14 November 2019

    Review: Perth International Jazz Festival, ‘Berardi/Foran/Karlen’ ⋅ State Theatre Centre Courtyard, 9 November⋅ Review by Bourby Webster ⋅ I entered the State Theatre Centre Courtyard for the Brisbane-based…

    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • From sublime to incendiary
    Reviews

    From sublime to incendiary

    11 November 2019

    Review: Perth International Jazz Festival, Kristin Berardi/Sam Anning; Tal Cohen Quartet; Veronica Swift ⋅ State Theatre Centre, November 10 ⋅ Review by Garry Lee ⋅ The Perth International Jazz…

    Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
  • Clayton Doley plays the Ellington Jazz Club Jazz feast begins
    Reviews

    Jazz feast begins

    9 November 2019

    Review: Perth International Jazz Festival, ‘Clayton Doley’; ‘Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School’ ⋅ Ellington Jazz Club; State Theatre Centre Courtyard, November 8 ⋅ Review by Rosalind Appleby ⋅…

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Kate Pass leading the Kohesia Ensemble. Photo Mohammad Hosseini. Kate Pass smiles as she looks down at her fingers plucking the string bass Jazz festival wraps up as one of the best
    Reviews

    Jazz festival wraps up as one of the best

    13 November 2018

    Review: Perth International Jazz Festival Day 3 ⋅ State Theatre Centre, November 11 ⋅ Review Steve Baitz ⋅ The sun was beating down inexorably on the…

    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
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