Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues - Wednesday 28th October

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues - Wednesday 28th October 2020


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Ticket Price for this day pass: AU$15/US$10.50
Bundle ticket price for 7-day pass: AU$79/US$53.15

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Program:
7.30pm - National Jazz Award Finals
Jessica Spina, QLD
Olivia Chindamo, VIC

8.15pm - I Heart Improvisation
Exhilarating improvised works, commissioned by the Festival from leading and emerging artists:
Maria Moles, drums
Scott Tinkler, trumpet
WOLFA: Jenny Barnes, voice, & Mick Meagher, electric bass*
*Co-presented with the Melbourne Jazz Co-operative

History
Conceived by a group of locals in 1989 as a way to attract visitors and raise the profile of the town, the first Wangaratta Festival of Jazz (as it was then known) was staged in 1990, with attendances at around 2500.

Since then – with blues added to the program in 1994 – it has grown to become an internationally renowned event, featuring more than 200 jazz and blues artists from the USA, the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

With a diverse, eclectic mix of jazz greats and rising stars, each year the program showcases jazz and blues of all styles, including original, contemporary, traditional, mainstream, experimental and improvised. A central feature remains the National Jazz Awards; a competition designed to encourage and promote young musicians.

The Festival has won numerous tourism and sponsorship awards, and is recognised internationally as the foremost jazz and blues event in Australia.

Our Partners
The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, Rural City of Wangaratta, Wangaratta Performing Arts & Convention Centre, Pughouse Studios, Melbourne Jazz Co-operative, Amersfoort Jazz Festival, Australian Jazz Museum, Australian Jazz Convention, Creative Original Music Adelaide (COMA), Wheatsheaf Hotel, Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA), Venue 505 and The Governor, Hindmarsh

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