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    Tuesday, 2nd April 2013
    The Al Kennedy Collective
    Drummer Al Kennedy heads this fabulous quartet comprised of some of Melbourne’s most talented emerging jazz musicians. Together with bassist Robbie Finch, pianist Joel Trigg and Paul Cornelius on tenor saxaphone, the combo will perform a diverse selection of the most loved jazz standards with an individual sound that is sure to captivate.
    Start time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Wednesday, 3rd April 2013
    Dizzy’s Big Band -Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne
    Dizzy’s outstanding 18-piece Big Band plays every Wednesday playing traditional arrangements from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Duke Ellington through to modern masters such as Gordon Goodwin and Tom Harrell. Featuring a rotating roster of great singers each week. An absolute treat to listen to, undeniably the best Big Band in Melbourne! A lovely way to spend your Wednesday nights; dinner and drinks with Dizzy’s Big Band.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Thursday, 4th April 2013
    Mae Collard Trio
    The Mae Collard Trio is a Melbourne based jazz group that will leave listeners reminiscing of times gone by with their smooth sound of your favorite jazz and swing standards. Featuring accomplished musicians Mae Collard (vocals), David Hiscox (piano) and Ty Wood (Double Bass) the trio will bring a beautiful and classic jazz sound to Dizzys and will get your feet taping with up-tempo swing numbers.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Friday, 5th April 2013
    Craig Schneider Trio
    Craig Schneider is a multi award-winning pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger, educator and musical director. Equally at home on the concert stage or in an intimate jazz club or cabaret venue, he has performed all over the world. A respected jazz artist, Craig has shared the stage with such jazz greats as legendary bassist Ray Brown, vocalist Marion Montgomery and Australian trumpet virtuoso James Morrison.
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Saturday, 6th April 2013
    Tracy Bartram Band
    While Tracy Bartram is best known for her quick wit and hilarious slice-of-life anecdotes, at Dizzy’s we know her better as a wonderful jazz singer with a fantastic band. Her shows take you on a wonderful jazz journey through the ages with lots of laughs in between.

    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Tuesday, 9th April 2013
    Mordialloc Jazz Orchestra (MOJO)
    The Mordialloc Jazz Orchestra present a night of fun, frivolity and jazz.



    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Wednesday, 10th April 2013
    Dizzy’s Big Band -Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne
    Dizzy’s outstanding 18-piece Big Band plays every Wednesday playing traditional arrangements from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Duke Ellington through to modern masters such as Gordon Goodwin and Tom Harrell. Featuring a rotating roster of great singers each week. An absolute treat to listen to, undeniably the best Big Band in Melbourne! A lovely way to spend your Wednesday nights; dinner and drinks with Dizzy’s Big Band.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Thursday, 11th April 2013
    Engineered Sound 17 Piece Big Band
    Engineered Sound was formed by Stuart Lowe a few years ago and has gone from strength to strength ever since. Come along to be inspired by the full big band sound being applied to modern classics as well as an assortment of funk, swing and latin.

    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Friday, 12th April 2013
    Tatu Rei
    Formed in 2005 by Brazilian born David Chong, Tatu Rei is comprised of some Australia’s premium world and jazz musicians. Influenced by a concoction of some of the bossa and samba greats of the 60s and the contemporary jazz masters of today, the compositions are original and moving. Sung in Portuguese, David explains the lyrics, but the audience need no explanation to feel the beauty and passion in the music. Brazilian jazz at its best combining samba, bossa grooves with contemporary jazz melodies and arrangements. The music is precise, classy and a beautiful combination that leaves you wanting more.
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Saturday, 13th April 2013
    Joe Chindamo
    Joe Chindamo ranks amongst the world’s best jazz pianists and composers. His equal gifts as composer, arranger and improviser enable him to skate between musical genres with deftness and integrity, creating a unique music which eschews boundaries.
    Joe is an artist who has done it all. He has performed and recorded with the best such as Shirley Bassey, Anne Sophie von Otter, Ricky Lee Jones, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Yvonne Kenny and Olivia Newton John, and worked on over 60 film soundtracks, providing the piano work for iconic Australian movies such as Pharlap, The Man From Snowy River II, Babe, and The Sound of One Hand Clapping.
    Joe is routinely invited to perform at all the principal festivals, and a host of other venues ranging from house concerts to jazz clubs to the Sydney Opera House. Throughout it all, he has the rare gift of making difficult and complex music sound easy, coupled with the uncanny ability to make it accessable.
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Tuesday, 16th April 2013
    Big Band Frequency
    Big Band Frequency delivers a variety of styles of music including Jazz, Funk, Pop, Latin and Rock in a fun filled and enjoyable way that is consistently met with high praise from the audience.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Wednesday, 17th April 2013
    Dizzy’s Big Band -Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne
    Dizzy’s outstanding 18-piece Big Band plays every Wednesday playing traditional arrangements from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Duke Ellington through to modern masters such as Gordon Goodwin and Tom Harrell. Featuring a rotating roster of great singers each week. An absolute treat to listen to, undeniably the best Big Band in Melbourne! A lovely way to spend your Wednesday nights; dinner and drinks with Dizzy’s Big Band.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Thursday, 18th April 2013
    Kerberos with John Turcio
    Gianni Turcio is a well known Melbourne pianist , arranger and composer whose Mediterranean and Latin music influences are clearly found in his vibrant, soulful and at times haunting compositions. His music bears the mark of his roots, being born in Capri, the magical island in the Bay of Naples, and raised in Beirut (Lebanon), another beautiful city on the Mediterranean sea., inspired by such great pianists as Michel Camillo, Chucho Valdez, Danilo Perez, and the collaboration of talented fellow jazz musicians Michael Rochford and David Rosa, “Kerberos” delivers strong and exciting performances, keeping listeners on the edge of their seats.
    Start Time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Friday, 19th April 2013
    David Gardner CD Launch
    David Gardner began playing the clarinet at the age of 13. It wasn’t long before he ventured onto the saxophone family of which he now performs on soprano, alto, tenor and baritone. At age 16 David began playing with local jazz bands. At 18 he successfully auditioned for the Royal Australian Airforce Band, going on to serve for 14 years. While a member of RAAF Central band he ran the Big band, smaller Jazz ensembles and was principal clarinetist in the Concert band. He left this organization in 1998 to concentrate on his career in jazz and freelance musicianship.
    Dave has performed with numerous well known Australian musicains such as Don Burrows andJames Morrison, and international artists such asLouis Bellison, Joe Williams, Buddy De Francoand some of the original members of the Glenn Miller Band. Also David has performed on a number of occasions with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Saturday, 20th April 2013
    John Montesante Quintet with Hetty Kate
    Formed in 1990, the stylish, horn-led JOHN MONTESANTE QUINTET(originally called Workin’ & Steamin’) pays tribute to the Be-Bop era and offers a modern take on timeless Jazz Standards.
    The JMQ features some of Melbourne’s finest Jazz players including regular lineup, Joe Ruberto (piano), Scott Lambie (drums), Dean Addison(double bass), John Montesante (trumpet & flugel), Jim Glasson (alto-sax).
    With John Montesante Quintet tonight, the pure tone sweet sounding and dangerously infectious – English born, Melbourne based Hetty Kate will be performing at Dizzy’s tonight. Audience who have heard this leggy siren note the influences of classic Peggy Lee and modern day chanteuses such as Silje Neergard and Stacey Kent. Originally trained in classical piano and voice, Hetty Kate has developed her craft as a singer with not only a look, but a sound and depth that simply puts her in a class of her own
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Tuesday, 23rd April 2013
    RomanJanco – Latin Combo with Dennis Close




    Start time: 8:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Wednesday, 24th April 2013
    Dizzy’s Big Band -Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne
    Dizzy’s outstanding 18-piece Big Band plays every Wednesday playing traditional arrangements from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Duke Ellington through to modern masters such as Gordon Goodwin and Tom Harrell. Featuring a rotating roster of great singers each week. An absolute treat to listen to, undeniably the best Big Band in Melbourne! A lovely way to spend your Wednesday nights; dinner and drinks with Dizzy’s Big Band.
    Start time: 8:00PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Thursday, 25th April 2013
    Stephanie Monk Seven
    Sensational Jazz vocalist Stephanie Monk and her band of 7 featuring saxophonist Greg Smith will perform a selection of carefully chosen standards. Always a fun night.


    Start time: 8:00PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Friday, 26th April 2013
    Kunjani
    Kunjani is a long established band performing world jazz and African style rhythms. Mainly performing originals in various styles from samba rhythms, African-funk, soul, calypso, acid-jazz and gospel. Kunjani inspires everyone to dance with uplifting, fun and feel good music.

    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Saturday, 27th April 2013
    Roger Clark Quartet with Sonya Veronica
    The Roger Clark Quartet regularly entertains Dizzy’s patrons with a dazzling array of Jazz standards and seductively smoky jazz lounge tunes. This beguiling quartet features the outstanding Roger Clark on tenor/alto saxophone, Rory Clark on piano, Gideon Marcus on drums, and Mike Williams on bass. Join us at Dizzy’s and transport yourself into the world of Louis, Miles, Coltrane and Dizzy- this band will guarantee to serve up the perfect banquet of musical favourites for the jazz hungry.
    Tonight is extra special Sonya Veronica is back at Dizzy’s. With her distinct voice and passionate interpretation Sonya will be singing from well-known to obscure jazz standard to chanson Française. So, come down and join us at Dizzy’s on this special night!
    Start Time: 9:00 PM
    Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
    Sunday, 28th April 2013
    VIC College of the Arts Secondary
    Tuesday, 30th April 2013
    St Leonards with Peter Foley





    Start time:
    8:00PM
    Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
    Visit our website for more details:www.dizzys.com.auDizzy's Jazz Club
    381 Burnley Street
    Richmond Victoria
    Phone:
    (03) 9428 1233

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