Niran Dasika

Festival Review: Jen Shyu amazes, Christian Scott divides & a Melbourne trombone reigns at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

November 8, 2017

The sun shone down strongly on Wangaratta as the numbers poured into the regional city for the 2017¬†Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues. Any hints of rain that may have lingered on the drive out from Melbourne were done away with quickly, as the festival lasted out three sun-drenched days with international and Australian musicians […]

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How do the National Jazz Awards sit with the musicians vying for the prize? We find out

November 3, 2017

This weekend, the¬†Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues kicks off for its 2017 event, with artists from around Australia and abroad trekking out to the country Victorian centre for three days and nights of live music. As we mentioned in our previous feature on the festival, the National Jazz Awards has also remained a key […]

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