The Valley Jazz Festival 2011 (VJF2011) project is a discreet phase of an ongoing biennial jazz festival production, presented by Jazz Qld Incorporated (JQ). In its 5th production, this event remains Brisbane’s only multi-venue festival, critically focused on the jazz artform, by presenting the most compelling and innovative accomplishments in Australian jazz and creative improvised music. From Wednesday 25th to Sunday 29th May 2011, this 5 day festival will animate over 200 local, regional and national artists, across more than 16 live music venues, attracting 7,000 visitors to Australia’s only live music precinct Fortitude Valley.
The Valley Jazz Festival was founded in 2004 by Jazz Queensland - a small group of volunteers who share a love of jazz and a commitment to live music in Brisbane.
Jazz Queensland was created in 1990 and is a peak non-profit association dedicated to promoting jazz music throughout Queensland. www.jazzqueensland.com