Jazz Westside – Moonee Valley
Live at Your Local
Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 December
Various venues across Moonee Valley
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.