MASTERCLASS (USA): Arranging for Large Ensemble with Christopher Crenshaw (Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra)
This special MIJF Congress masterclass features US trombonist and composer Christopher Crenshaw, providing insights and tools for composing and arranging for large ensembles, ranging from big bands to symphony orchestras.
Proudly supported by the US Consulate Melbourne
A series of conversations and short performances by leading musicians, reflective of Melbourne’s diversity. The discussion will focus on the integration of dynamic and culturally informed music practices into a jazz and improvised music context.
Presented in partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria
“As the Now Plunges into the Past”: A salute to the great Allan Browne OAM
Celebrating the influence and legacy of drummer, composer, mentor and Australian jazz legend, Allan Browne.
Perspectives on Jazz Piano
Hear from masters of jazz piano including Joe Chindamo, Andrea Keller, Barney McAll in a lively conversation about their chosen instrument and sources of inspiration throughout their storied careers.
Your Brain on Jazz
What actually happens inside your head when you improvise or witness a mind-blowing solo? Experts from the Clinical and Music Neuroscience Lab (University of Melbourne) discuss fascinating research that explores the relationship between our brains, music and improvisation.
Presented in partnership with the Clinical and Music Neuroscience Lab (University of Melbourne)