Sector Development

Catch up on MIJF’s Close Encounters with the world’s leading jazz artists and industry professionals.  Close Encounters are a free series of intimate conversations, live demonstrations and inspiring workshops held at MIJF annually covering a range of topics surrounding jazz and live music.

In 2019, MIJF welcomed prolific bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh back to Australia to premiere her ambitious new work, Aventurine, at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Audiences were then treated to a Close Encounter with the musician. You can watch this Festival-only experience below.



Career Development Workshops

Marketing, Publicity & Branding

Career Management

Recording, Broadcasting & Distribution

Close Encounters

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

Terri Lyne Carrington

Gretchen Parlato Vocal Workshop