Jazz Westside – Moonee Valley

Live at Your Local

Various venues across Moonee Valley

Over four big days, we're bringing live music to your favourite local hangouts in a series of free pop-up performances across the West.

EMMA VOLARD

Thursday 2 December 7pm – Holmes Hall

Emma Volard is a nu-jazz artist whose compositions break the boundaries of soul music by fusing elements of soulful harmony, broken beat and gut-wrenching lyricism to create a cosmic ether of spiritual dance music.

 

LOUISE GOH QUARTET

Thursday 2 December 7pm – The Pepper Tree (Essendon)

Showcasing pianist and vocalist Louise Goh’s original compositions, this quartet departs from the traditional acoustic jazz format and features Rhodes, organ and synthesizer, leaning into fusion-style groove and rhythm.

 

JADE TALBOT

Thursday 2 December 7.30pm – Fox & Daisy Wine Room

Drawing on her pop-soul roots, young singer-songwriter Jade Talbot brings a warmth and playfulness to her solo jazz performances.

 

DON GLORI

Friday 3 December 6pm – The Mighty Moonee Ponds

Don Glori’s music reflects a deep fascination in jazz, house and Brazilian music. Tied together by his inimitable spirit and dedication to making it groove.

 

LAUREN SCHADE TRIO

Saturday 4 December 1.30pm – Roasting Warehouse Specialty Coffee

Lauren’s love of RnB/Gospel/Jazz drives her performances, as she re-imagines the songs of Stevie Wonder.

 

BOADZ

Saturday 4 December 3pm – Pepper Café

Melbourne-based guitarist Dale ‘Boadz’ Boaden draws heavily on trad jazz, folk and blues, while pushing playfully towards the future.

 

BELLE BANGARD

Sunday 5 December 2pm – Penny Young

Inspired by RNB, jazz and pop, singer-songwriter Belle Bangard and her trio deliver an electric energy and vibrant personality through deep improvised neo-soul.

 

GOSPEL SUNDAYS

Sunday 5 December 3pm – The East Pantry Eatery

Gospel Sundays features vocalists Ana Winans, Cisco Tavares and Joshua Tavares, with Sam Cox on guitar in a toe-tapping set of big gospel tunes.

 

GEORGIA BROOKS DUO

Sunday 5 December 5pm – The Fancy Parrot

With a vintage tone and natural elegance, singer Georgia Brooks showcases her great respect for the 1920s and 30s songbook.

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