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Featured Events

Jazz Singers 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner & Concert
Thursday 26 May 07:00 pm
Just the names Birdland in New York and Ronnie Scotts in London is enough to send a thrill through the most worldly of jazz lovers everywhere, but now Brisbane's music and jazz aficionados can experience the feel of a world class Jazz event for one night only at Cloudland's exquisite Rainbow Roo... More info + Tickets
Cloudland - Rainbow Room
Double Bill - Matt McMahon Trio (Sydney) + Jacam Manricks Quartet (New York)
Friday 27 May 07:30 pm
Matt McMahon Trio (Sydney) Matt McMahon – piano, Jono Brown – bass, Simon Barker- drums.Award-winning pianist Matt McMahon has performed in collaboration with many of Australia's respected jazz musicians. He has always enjoyed collaborating with a wide range of musicians from many contexts -... More info + Tickets
The Judith Wright Centre - Performance Space
The Mute Canary Project - The Beauty of Fetish II
Saturday 28 May 02:30 pm
Involving 10 of Australia’s leading improvisers, this festival performance features the interaction of old and new generations of improvisers, through sonic improvisation and spontaneous composition.Working from the heart and the ear, the project decrypts the social sound memories of this sens... More info + Tickets
Brisbane Powerhouse
Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra with Kristin Berardi
Saturday 28 May 07:00 pm
Valley Jazz Festival is proud to present this exciting new collaboration between the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra and Kristin Berardi  Australia’s leading jazz orchestra, featuring Australia’s leading young jazz vocalist, who will be presenting original compositions and jazz standards ar... More info + Tickets
The Judith Wright Centre - Performance Space
Aaron Goldberg Trio (New York)
Saturday 28 May 10:00 pm
Aaron Goldberg is a pianist at the vanguard of jazz music.  His latest album Home (2010, Sunnyside) builds upon his last, Worlds, both exhibiting the sensitivity and dynamism of his longstanding trio featuring Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland.  In addition to heading his singular trio, Aaron has... More info + Tickets
The Judith Wright Centre - Performance Space
Vince Jones (Show 1)
Sunday 29 May 03:00 pm
Valley Jazz Festival is proud to present the voice of Australian Jazz, Vince Jones, backed by a first-rate band featuring Australia’s leading jazz artists, Matt McMahon – Piano, Ben Waples – Double Bass and Simon Barker – Drums. If there was one voice in Australian jazz more recognized t... More info + Tickets
The Judith Wright Centre - Performance Space
Double Bill - Quinsin Nachoff Quartet  (Canada) + Zac Hurren Trio
Sunday 29 May 05:30 pm
Double Bill - Quinsin Nachoff Quartet  (Canada) + Zac Hurren Trio         Brisbane Powerhouse - Visy Theatre   Sunday, 29 May 2011 5.30pm - 7.30pm         Quinsin NachoffSkilfully blending the worlds of jazz, rock and contemporary chamber music while maintaining a distinct ... More info + Tickets
Brisbane Powerhouse
Vince Jones (Show 2)
Sunday 29 May 07:00 pm
This event will be preceded by a short presentation to the winner of the 612 ABC Brisbane - Valley Jazz Festival Vocal Award 2011 Presented by Vince Jones Patron. For more information about the award click here Valley Jazz Festival is proud to present the voice of Australian Jazz, Vince Jon... More info + Tickets
The Judith Wright Centre - Performance Space

Workshops & Clinics

Jim Kelly Guitar Workshop
Saturday 28 May 11:00 am
'THE GUITARIST'S GUITARIST ... YOU'RE LOOKING AT A TALENT THAT SHOULD BE STRUTTING A WORLD STAGE' - Craig N Pearce, Drum Media. JIM KELLY has firmly established himself as a leading Australian jaz...
Jazzworx! Music Institute
Grant Collins Drum Workshop
Saturday 28 May 02:00 pm
The Valley Jazz Festival has always catered for music of all genres so the workshop will be a reflection of this and aim to give drummers a broader knowledge of their musical roll in a group. The ...
Jazzworx! Music Institute
Kristin Berardi Vocal Workshop
Saturday 28 May 03:00 pm
Born in Koumala, Queensland, Kristin completed her musical studies at the Queensland Griffith University Conservatorium and now lectures in jazz voice at the Australian National University in Canb...
Judith Wright Centre - Shopfront
Marialy Pacheco Cuban Music Workshop
Sunday 29 May 02:00 pm
Pianist and composer Marialy Pacheco was born in Havana, Cuba, and at the age of seven she began her piano education at the Alejandro García Caturla Conservatorium, where she continued her studie...
Judith Wright Centre - Shopfront