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Masters & Apprentices

Feat. Nduduzo Makhathini

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 Nduduzo Makhathini.

In recent years, pianist, composer and master improviser Nduduzo Makhathini has emerged from South Africa’s vibrant jazz scene to become one of the most in-demand musicians of our generation—performing across the globe at the world’s great jazz festivals and iconic venues.

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 Makhathini 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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