Jazz Clubs & Organisations in Western Australia (WA)
Despite what many think, Australia has a great jazz scene (even in Western Australia! ;-)).
On this page I’ll list all the Jazz Clubs I can find in Western Australia. If you would like to have your club or organisation included (or know of one I should list) then please contact me.
Perth Jazz Society
PO Box 855, Mount Lawley, WA 6929 – http://www.perthjazz.com
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Perth Jazz Society promotes jazz music all over Perth, Australia. Founded in 1973, the organisers have many years experiencing putting on marvellous shows. They specialise in mainly concert performances with the aim of supporting and promoting musicians. It’s now the oldest modern jazz society in Australia having celebrated it’s 35th Anniversary earlier in Sept 2008.
Previous performers include: David Liebman Quartet (US), the Ronnie Scott Quintet (UK) and American swing-era pianist Teddy Wilson. For upcoming shows arranged by Perth Jazz Society, please visit their Shows Page.
Jazz Club Western Australia
Yokine Bowling Club, 10 Wordsworth Ave, Yokine, WA – http://www.jazzclubofwa.asn.au
Get down to the Yokine Bowling Club every Tursday for some live jazz by the Jazz Club of Western Australia. Check out what’s happening on their gig page.
Jazz Freemantle, PO Box 1269. Freemantle WA 6959 – http://www.jazzfremantle.com.au[browser-shot width=”250″ url=”http://www.jazzfremantle.com.au”]
Established since 1992 and set up through a shared love Jazz music by a number of close friends, the Jazz Freemantle have a programme of modern and mainstream jazz each Sunday afternoon, excluding long weekends, from 4pm to 7pm at the Navy Club premises Level 2, 64 High Street, Fremantle WA. There up and coming gigs are on their events page.
Jazz Freemantle, PO Box 1269. Freemantle WA 6959 – http://www.jazzwa.com[browser-shot width=”250″ url=”http://www.jazzwa.com”]
JAZZWA exists to promote and develop jazz and improvised music and musicians in all its forms, both within the music fraternity and the wider community. JAZZWA is a non-profit organisation which was established in 1994 for the purposes of promoting and developing Western Australian jazz and jazz musicians statewide, nationally and internationally. It receives core funding from the Australia Council and WA Department of Culture and the Arts in association with the Lotteries Commission. It is managed by a committee of jazz enthusiasts, musicians, educators, arts managers and promoters. – View their recent projects.
The Ellington Jazz Club
191 Beaufort St, Perth WA 6000, Australia – http://www.ellingtonjazz.com.au/[browser-shot width=”250″ url=”http://www.ellingtonjazz.com.au”]
World class Jazz, delicious beverages, first class service and tasty food in this chic, sophisticated, New York style Jazz Club. Dress code is anywhere from smart casual to cocktail attire. All table and bar entry prices quoted are per person. Your party may consist of any number of people within our capacity limit.
Table serviced cabaret awaits you at The Ellington. There is also general standing/bar service. The music programme features the finest touring acts and the cream of Australian Jazz talent. The Ellington is open 7 nights per week (Some Mondays, Tues-Sun) until 1am weeknights, 3am weekends and 12am Sunday. The ground floor is set up for live jazz performances and upstairs is a cocktail lounge to relax with friends and listen to some great tunes while enjoying your favourite tipple.
The Ellington is Perth’s best late night, live music venue. Just over the Newcastle & Beaufort street intersection, left hand side heading north out of the city. – Their Show Schedule
Trip Advisor’s reviews on the Ellington Jazz Club
November 7th, 2013