Tuesday, 1 April



Merle Street with Drew Wright


Merle St is a traditional, back-to-basics ensemble looking towards new directions in jazz. Currently playing an invigorating mix of bebop, vocal classics and forays into the areas of fusion and pop, MSJB is pulling its focus to experimental original compositions and finding its own unique voice.

Start Time: 8.00PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00

Wednesday, 2 April



Dizzy's Big Band with Peter Hearne


Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne for all of April.
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 with dinner and drinks at Dizzy’s.

Start Time: 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
Thursday, 3 April



Main Street with Branco


Mainstreet formed back in 2009 releasing it’s debut album “Blues from the deep suburbs” in 2013. The CD launch that followed showed the band’s live qualities. It was a celebration of their unique approach to well-known as well as rare blues songs. “The CD – it’s awesome!!!! love everything about your music – woohoo!”(David Temby, Musicplace).
With a talented line-up of accomplished musicians, they uniquely perform their program for the show at hand as joyous and uplifting entertainment. For their live performance at Dizzy’s they will again extend their repertoire and this time slightly push into the realm of jazz at one of Melbourne’s premier music venues.
Mainstreet are: Bill Verhagen (vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica), Branko Kezerle (drums and percussion), Bruce Carter (vocals), Joe Gigliotti (acoustic and electric guitars), Kersha Cutujar (tenor sax), Rory Hutchinson (double bass), Ziggy Saabel (acoustic guitar, soprano and tenor saxophones) *Plus special guests to extend horn/string sections with additional alto sax, baritone sax, trumpet & violin!


Start Time: 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
Friday, 4 April



Roger Clark Quartet with Daina Jowsey


Daina Jowsey commenced piano and vocal lessons at age 7 and 11 respectively and five years later began her singing career with Four Part Invention, a jazz quartet who performed with the Australian Showband.
Daina has toured Australia with several leading cabaret artists and has performed in various jazz festivals, including Paynesville, Monbulk,The Grampian’s, Inverloch, Montsalvat and Wangaratta jazz festival. She performed regularly on Bert Newton’s Good Morning Australia and performed with The Australian Pops Orchestra in Melbourne and at the Sydney Opera House.


Daina will perform with Roger Clark Quartet tonight at Dizzy’s Jazz Club.
Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment.


Start Time: 9.00PM
Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
Saturday, 5 April

Craig Schneider Trio


Craig Schneider is a multi award-winning pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger, and musical director. Equally at home on the concert stage or in an intimate jazz club, he has performed all over the world. With musical influences ranging from the swinging style of Oscar Peterson and Nat “King” Cole to the fiery Latin music of Michel Camilo and Chick Corea, Craig performs a versatile and engaging repertoire of his own original compositions and jazz standards with his trio featuring Ashley Smith (bass) and Nelson Piccin (drums).


Start Time: 9.00PM
Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
Tuesday, 8 April


Monash Big Band


Youth Jazz Night at Dizzy's !!

Start Time: 8.00PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
Wednesday, 9 April



Dizzy's Big Band with Peter Hearne


Featuring the great crooner and entertainer Peter Hearne for all of April.
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 with dinner and drinks at Dizzy’s.


Start Time: 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
Thursday, 10 April



Annie Smith's Jazz Party with The Taylor Smith Quintet


Come and celebrate Annie’s coming of (an) age with some marvelous swinging mainstream jazz and more than a modicum of mayhem and merriment.

Line up includes Annie Smith (vocals), Neil Taylor (piano),
Barrie Boyes-Smith (saxophone), David Taylor (bass) & Allan Smith (drums).

Start Time: 8.00PM
Entry Fee: $14.00/$10.00
Friday, 11 April



Diana Clark with Kerberos


Vintage Pop mixed with World - Diana May Clark’s original Beatles meets Brazil sound will have you swaying with a smile. Aussie singer-songwriter Diana Clark has established a loyal fan base in Australia and travels to Brazil regularly for collaboration and inspiration.


Diana Clark will be playing with the trio Kerberos lead by pianist Gianni Turcio.


Start Time: 9.00PM
Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
Saturday, 12 April



The Joe Ruberto Trio with Fem Belling


ARIA nominated jazz vocalist and violinist, Fem Belling has exploded onto the Melbourne Jazz Scene. Taking Australia by storm, her exquisite, versatile voice and powerful stage presence, lend authenticity, creativity and something special to jazz.


Tonight make a date, to watch Fem as she is supported
by The Joe Ruberto Trio .

Start Time: 9.00PM
Entry Fee: $20.00/$16.00
Visit our website for more details:
www.dizzys.com.au
Dizzy's Jazz Club
381 Burnley Street
Richmond Victoria
Phone:
(03) 9428 1233