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River City Aces – Brisbane Jazz Club

On Saturday night, April 1st 2017, as the southern states set their clocks back one hour, here at the Brisbane Jazz Club, we were winding ours back by 75 years.
We were back and bopping with the River City Aces and their Jump Blues; a musical style which was popular through the 1940’s and 50’s, and which later morphed seamlessly into R&B and Rock ‘n Roll.
The River City Aces, led by tenor sax man, Sean Ballagh, are a fun-loving 8-piece, defined…

Eddie Gazani Band featuring Charmaine Jones – Brisbane Jazz Club

By Gary Frontin – Thursday, 23 March 2017
What a thrilling night for lovers of Latin Jazz! Eddie is the master of the Brazilian genre covering Jobim, Veloso and other singer songwriters with flair and deft touch on guitar and vocals. His styles include Bossa, Salsa and Charro. His regular band consists of veteran musos including the incomparable Bruce Woodward on electric guitar, Bill “Dr Bossa” Freeman on electric and Double bass. His special guest at tonight’s show is the wonderful Charmaine…

David Bentley Trio – Sunday 26th February 2017

By: David Herbert
Sunday morning is not a time that people usually think of as being a time to listen to live jazz
But for years, Brisbanites in the know have kicked off the tiredness of a late Saturday night and headed to the Brisbane Jazz Club for the monthly brunch gig
The über cool David Bentley Trio entertained us this month and there was no doubt in the mind of anyone in the large audience that it was well worth the early…

Ingrid James & Louise Denson’s WIld Silk Project ;   BJC 19 February 2017

We see Ingrid James in many guises at the BJC – from putting together and presenting her monthly  Jazz Singers Jam Night which is a highly successful and very strong magnet to any vocalist, to serenading with her various quintets and performing the sophisticated big band charts of the Brisbane Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and then the sheer delight of the sumptuous sounds of WIld Silk.
For me WIld Silk offers the broadest degree of satisfaction. In partnership with long-time friend and…