Masters & Apprentices

Featuring Melissa Aldana

The JazzLab

A celebration of the next generation of jazz featuring students from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne – alongside MIJF headline artist Melissa Aldana.

Garnering international recognition for her visionary work as a bandleader and prolific performer, award-winning Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana is a creative force to be reckoned with. A highly imaginative improviser and composer known for her vibrant signature sound, Aldana is a truly unique voice in jazz.

Following a series of intensive rehearsals, students from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne will showcase the talent of Melbourne’s next generation of jazz, performing alongside the incredible Aldana in an inspiring celebration of collaboration and interaction.

MIJF is proud to partner with the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne as an Educational Partner—working in partnership to foster the next generation of Australian jazz.

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