BVJF 2020 – THURSDAY 6 AUGUST, 2020
JAZZ SINGERS JAM NIGHT 19TH ANNIVERSARY
The iconic Jazz Singers’ Jam Night (JSJN) has become an important voice in Brisbane in its role as the longest running continuous jam night in Australia, if not globally. JSJN is produced and presented by leading jazz singer and educator, Ingrid James. The Brisbane Jazz Club commends the JSJN as one of the best attended nights each month at the Club and it never fails to enchant! Tonight, we are honoured to celebrate our 19th Anniversary with a stellar band featuring John Reeves (piano), Jeremy O’Connor (bass) and Aaron Jansz (drums). The singers include: Craig Burnett, Merryn Holder, Paul Armstrong, Sharny Russell, Sarah Collyer, Penny Connolly-Coates, Naomi Doessel, Sophie Moman, Tnee Dyer….
BVJF 2020 – FRIDAY 7 AUGUST, 2020
GIANTS OF VOCAL JAZZ: JUSTIN STEPHENSON
Justin Stephenson presents a tribute to the greats of scat singing and the art of vocalese. Pushing the boundaries of the voice, Justin explores the versatility of his instrument by paying homage to some of the greatest jazz vocalists of all time. Featuring the music of Louis Armstrong, Jon Hendricks, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Kurt Elling, Bobby McFerrin, George Benson and many more. Accompanied by the Steve Newcomb Trio, some of Brisbane’s finest musicians, this is a show not to be missed!
BVJF 2020 – SATURDAY 8 AUGUST, 2020
KINGS AND QUEENS OF JAZZ
Last year, we paid homage to some amazing legendary singers with a sell-out audience at the Brisbane Vocal Jazz Festival. Back by popular demand for the third year in a row, is the marvellous Kings and Queens of Jazz. With the Dave Spicer Trio feat. Andrew Shaw (bass) and Paul Hudson (drums), 6 sensational singers will take you on a fascinating journey! Dinah Washington (Kelsey Giarola); Joe Williams (Mal Wood); Harry Connick Jnr (Dave Spicer); Etta James (Leena Salim); Robyn Brown (Billie Holiday) and Nina Simone (Karl S Williams).
BAND: DAVE SPICER, PIANO; ANDREW SHAW, BASS; PAUL HUDSON, DRUMS.
SINGERS: ROBYN BROWN, LEENA SALIM, KARL S. WILLLIAMS, DAVE SPICER, KELSEY GIAROLA, MAL WOOD
KINGS AND QUEENS: BILLIE HOLIDAY, ETTA JAMES, NINA SIMONE, HARRY CONNICK JNR, DINAH WASHINGTON, JOE WILLIAMS
BVJF 2020 – SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST, 2020
LEGENDS OF BRAZIL
ATTENTION: THIS SHOW OPENS FROM 2.30PM – 7PM. COME AND ENJOY OUR CLOSING SUNSET FESTIVAL SESSION WITH WINE & CHEESE OVERLOOKING OUR GLORIOUS BRISBANE RIVER.
In celebration of the music of some of Brazil’s legendary composers and performers, three of Brisbane’s finest Brazilian music artists, Lucia Medeiros, Eddie Gazani and Anje West, bring to life the music of Elis Regina, Tom Jobim, Joyce Moreno, Joao Donato, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso with a superb band featuring OJ Newcomb (bass), Lachlan Hawkins (drums) and Kym Ambrose (vibes). Come and enjoy this beautiful closing Sunset Festival Session with wine and cheese overlooking our glorious Brisbane River.
BAND: Kym Ambrose (vibes); OJ Newcomb (bass); Lachlan Hawkins (drums)
Doors open 2.30pm – 7.00pm
IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READ
Due to the space restrictions during Covid19, ALL patrons must contact the office for tickets to this event. There is NO online booking and while there is no online booking,you can phone our office 7 days a week. Our office hours are Saturday / Sunday / Monday 10am – 2pm & Tuesday to Friday 10am – 4pm or email us with your phone number and we will get back to you.
Upon booking we will need to know the names/addresses/phone numbers of everyone in your booking as there will be no sign ins on the night and we must keep a register of all guests attending.
We have tables of two & four and as we can ONLY sit groups (family or friends) together, we would appreciate it, if it is possible, if you were able to book in parties of two or four. (If there is a single booking, we cannot sit anyone next to you and unfortunately this would be a loss of income to the club – with limited numbers we are relying on a full house to keep the club afloat during this time – ).
We are still sorting out some procedures and will be discussing at our next committee meeting. We will advise everyone on any changes
Upon booking could you please let us know if you will be dining or not and if there are any dietary restrictions you may have.
We thank you for your understanding during this time.
Bookings through the office only. Call (07) 3391 2006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONLY Members can choose Members prices for themselves. ALL CARDS (Members and/or Concession) must be presented at the door otherwise the balance will be paid on the night. NO refunds given on the night.