Calendar of Events

Morning Music – Perth Concert Hall

Perth Concert Hall Presents the Morning Music Series
WAYJO – Jazz Classics

WA’s leading young jazz musicians step onto the Perth Concert Hall stage to delight you with their artistry and skill in a performance to transport you to the golden era.

Tue 4 Apr, 11am
Perth Concert Hall
Tickets perthconcerthall.com.au

 

Start: Tue April 4 11:00 am
End: Tue April 4 12:00 pm
Venue: Perth Concert Hall
Address:
Google Map
5 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000

WAYJO Tribute Series: Celebrating The Greats

WAYJO Tribute Series: Celebrating The Greats

WAYJO kicks off 2017 with the classic works from a diverse collection of the jazz masters of the 20th Century.

The Monday Night Orchestra and Tuesday Night Orchestra debut their 2017 line-ups with a showcase featuring the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Stan Kenton.

Welcome the 2017 program in with style, sip on a cocktail, and remind yourself just how much this seminal music has invigorated music as we know it as WAYJO delivers with its own inimitable energy.

Sat 8 Apr, 7.30pm
The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth
Tickets $7-20 (free for Ellington Jazz Club Duke/Duchess members who book)
ellingtonjazz.com.au

Start: Sat April 8 7:30 pm
End: Sat April 8 9:30 pm
Venue: The Ellington Jazz Club
Address:
Google Map
191 Beaufort St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000

Jazz for Juniors

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Designed for children aged 4-6, WAYJO’s new Jazz for Juniors concerts provide the perfect school holiday entertainment for inquisitive young musicians.

On the first Tuesday of the April, July and September school holidays, a special program of music performed by a small WAYJO ensemble will introduce children to jazz instruments and fun tunes designed to get them moving.

Integrating music with stories and interaction, children will have the chance to meet the musicians and try out some instruments of their own.

WAYJO’s Jazz for Juniors concerts are a fantastic and fun way to introduce kids to the world of jazz.

Tues 11 Apr
Choose either 9.30am or 11.00am – 45min session
His Majesty’s Theatre, Dress Circle Bar

Tickets $12
ticketek.com.au

Supported by Healthway promoting the Act-Belong-Commit message & Perth Theatre Trust

Start: Tue April 11 9:30 am
End: Tue April 11 11:45 am
Venue: His Majesty's Theatre
Address:
Google Map
825 Hay St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000
Cost: 12

Act-Belong-Commit: Horns In The Hall / Concert For Students

Bigger and better in 2017, WA Youth Jazz Orchestra brings our annual Concert for Schools to the Perth Concert Hall – Thursday 4 May 2017, 7.00pm.

WAYJO’s annual concert aimed at high school students returns, bigger and better at the Perth Concert Hall.

A night of energetic music and fun, the concert will illuminate jazz for high-school aged students and enrich concepts taught within the music syllabus.

Be Bop Jazz is the focus of the first half of the concert, with music by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald.

After interval Big Band Swing by Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones and Thad Jones performed by a full 18-piece big band rounds out the night.

Supported by a slide show featuring history, trivia and music recommendations, Horns in the Hall promises to be a memorable experience for students, parents and teachers alike.

WAYJO is committed to offering the best possible experience for educators and their students. The 2017 Concert for Schools promises to be a memorable experience for music students, and may even provide inspiration for students of visual arts, drama and dance.

Student/Parent Bookings

School Group Bookings

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Supported by Healthway promoting the Act-Belong-Commit message

 

Start: Thu May 4 7:00 pm
End: Thu May 4 9:00 pm
Venue: Perth Concert Hall
Phone: +61 8 9231 9999
Address:
Google Map
5 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000
Cost: 12

WAYJO Signature Series: Ella, Dizzy & Buddy

Ella, Dizzy & Buddy

1917. Three giants of jazz enter the world. Ella Fitgerald. Dizzy Gillespie. Bernard “Buddy” Rich.

100 years later, WAYJO will revisit the classics that made these visionaries beloved by jazz fans around the world while leaving an indelible mark on 20th century music.

“A Night in Tunisia”, “A Tisket A Tasket”, “Caravan”, “Night and Day”, and “Manteca” are just some of the songs that have become true jazz standards.

Celebrate with the Tuesday and Wednesday Night Orchestras as they perform the incomparable work of Ella, Dizzy and Buddy.

Sat 13 May, 7.30pm
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley
astortheatreperth.com

Also available as Jazz @ the Maj subscription addon

Start: Sat May 13 7:30 pm
End: Sat May 13 10:00 pm
Venue: Astor Theatre Perth
Address:
Google Map
658 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley, WA, Australia, 6050

WAYJO presents: The Debut Collection

WAYJO Debut Collection 2017

WAYJO presents: The Debut Collection
“New Jazz… Commissioned and Performed”

WAYJO’s annual Composer-in-Residence program is an important part of our desire to develop emerging big band composers, and we are proud to premiere their work at the Perth International Jazz Festival.

2017’s Composer-in-Residence Rafael Jerjen and Associate Composer- in-Residence Sam Hadlow will present their newly created music for the Wednesday Night Orchestra, continuing the tradition of innovative and exciting new work being performed at the Perth International Jazz Festival.

Sat 27 May, 5.30pm
Brookfield Place Main Square, Perth
Bookings: perthinternationaljazzfestival.com.au

 

Start: Sat May 27 5:30 pm
End: Sat May 27 6:30 pm
Venue: Brookfield Place Main Square
Address:
Google Map
125 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000

WAYJO Jazz at the Maj Series: Roger Garrood

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Roger Garrood is a mainstay of the Perth and Australian jazz scene. Having performed with Natalie Cole, James Morrison, Willie Swartz, Al Klink and Sammy Davis Jr among countless others, Roger returns to WAYJO to perform in a night of be-bop jazz.

A former Musical Director at WAYJO and lecturer at the WA Academy of Performing Arts, Roger knows what it takes to get the best out of the young musicians he works with.

Roger and his alto sax will join the Monday Night Orchestra in a concert that will remind you that the wealth of talent resident right here in Perth is world class in its depth, and that the next generation of musicians are in the best of hands.

Fri 30 Jun & Sat 1 Jul, 7.30pm
Downstairs at His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth
ticketek.com.au

*** SAVE UP TO $15 with our Jazz @ the Maj 3-Show Subscription Package available through Ticketek!
Subscribers will also receive discount offers to our ‘Ella, Dizzy & Buddy’, ’WAYJO Swings!’ and ‘Jazz Under the Stars’ shows. ***

Start: Fri June 30 7:30 pm
End: Fri June 30 10:30 pm
Venue: His Majesty's Theatre
Address:
Google Map
825 Hay St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000

WAYJO Jazz at the Maj Series: Roger Garrood

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Roger Garrood is a mainstay of the Perth and Australian jazz scene. Having performed with Natalie Cole, James Morrison, Willie Swartz, Al Klink and Sammy Davis Jr among countless others, Roger returns to WAYJO to perform in a night of be-bop jazz.

A former Musical Director at WAYJO and lecturer at the WA Academy of Performing Arts, Roger knows what it takes to get the best out of the young musicians he works with.

Roger and his alto sax will join the Monday Night Orchestra in a concert that will remind you that the wealth of talent resident right here in Perth is world class in its depth, and that the next generation of musicians are in the best of hands.

Fri 30 Jun & Sat 1 Jul, 7.30pm
Downstairs at His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth
ticketek.com.au

*** SAVE UP TO $15 with our Jazz @ the Maj 3-Show Subscription Package available through Ticketek!
Subscribers will also receive discount offers to our ‘Ella, Dizzy & Buddy’, ’WAYJO Swings!’ and ‘Jazz Under the Stars’ shows. ***

Start: Sat July 1 7:30 pm
End: Sat July 1 10:30 pm
Venue: His Majesty's Theatre
Address:
Google Map
825 Hay St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000

Jazz for Juniors

Jazz-For-Juniors

Designed for children aged 4-6, WAYJO’s new Jazz for Juniors concerts provide the perfect school holiday entertainment for inquisitive young musicians.

On the first Tuesday of the April, July and September school holidays, a special program of music performed by a small WAYJO ensemble will introduce children to jazz instruments and fun tunes designed to get them moving.

Integrating music with stories and interaction, children will have the chance to meet the musicians and try out some instruments of their own.

WAYJO’s Jazz for Juniors concerts are a fantastic and fun way to introduce kids to the world of jazz.

Tues 4 Jul
Choose either 9.30am or 11.00am – 45min session
His Majesty’s Theatre, Dress Circle Bar

Tickets $12
ticketek.com.au

Supported by Healthway promoting the Act-Belong-Commit message & Perth Theatre Trust

Start: Tue July 4 9:30 am
End: Tue July 4 11:45 am
Venue: His Majesty's Theatre
Address:
Google Map
825 Hay St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000
Cost: 12

Young Women in Jazz

Young Women In Jazz

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra’s pioneering Young Women in Jazz workshops, presented in partnership with the Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA), are aimed developing skills and building confidence of young women interested in exploring the world of jazz and improvised music.

This concert is the culmination of 10 weeks of intensive workshops, and we invite you to support these talented young women as they demonstrate their newly acquired skills in a fun and inspirational afternoon of jazz, supporting by their mentors, some of Perth’s most inspiring and accomplished Jazz artists – that just happen to be women.

*** Workshop registrations open on International Women’s Day, Wed 8 Mar – closing Wed 19 Apr. Please visit bit.ly/wayjoyoungwomeninjazz to learn more! ***

Start: Sun July 9 6:00 pm
End: Sun July 9 8:00 pm
Venue: The Ellington Jazz Club
Address:
Google Map
191 Beaufort St, Perth, WA, Australia, 6000
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