Five musicians are spread across an outdoor stage, the double bassist standing looking at the singer who is wearing a short pantsuit and singing into the microphone. There are also two guitarists seated and a woman in a flowery dress on violin. This is Jessie Gordon and Sassafras Perfect pairing in full swing

Perfect pairing in full swing

22 March 2023

Sassafras and Jessie Gordon jazz up a delightful autumn afternoon with a sophisticated and swinging set, writes Garry Lee.

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People sit on picnic rugs or on low chairs on a grassed area. They are looking towards a group of musicians playing different instruments who are flanked by signs saying 'jazz done differently'. This is a Music on the Terrace concert by the Western Australian Jazz Project. Big band’s approach speaks volumes

Big band’s approach speaks volumes

5 December 2022

Western Australian Jazz Project proudly proclaim to do jazz differently and Garry Lee finds plenty of reasons to appreciate that difference.

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A woman and man stand at the base of a large staircase, beside a grand piano An arts conversion

An arts conversion

25 October 2021

The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia, is a strong advocate for the arts. But in an exclusive podcast conversation, Rosalind Appleby discovers this hasn’t always been the case.

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