Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues

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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National Jazz Awards finalists announced; $12,000 to be awarded to winner in November

September 26, 2017

Not too long ago, we delved into the long-established Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues and the accompanying National Jazz Awards. Now in its 28th year, the event is set to draw many to the country Victorian town this November 3rd-5th for a weekend of exemplary live music from some of Australia’s best, as well as some renowned […]

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