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JMI students performing at Roma St Parklands

JMI students had a blast performing in the Roma St Parklands with a combination of small ensembles, the JMI New Orleans Jazz Band and the JMI Jazz Orchestra.  It was the debut performance of the JMI Jazz Orchestra and the band sounded great, performing some seriously swingin’ repertoire.  Here’s a...
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Students celebrate International Jazz Day

We had another great celebration of International Jazz Day this year with a march in King George Square.  This is the 3rd year we have celebrated this great day and it just keeps getting better every year.  Great to see some young kids getting involved and really swingin’!  Thanks to...
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JMI students playing for Royalty!

A quartet of JMI students had the honour of performing for the royal couple, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as they visited the great city of Brisbane.  It was a great experience for the students and the couple clearly enjoyed the music, Prince William even gave the fellas a big...
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Register now for the Essentially Ellington Teachers Conference

***2-day workshop with Jazz at Lincoln Center members for only $199!*** Opportunity to mix with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Participate through performing and observing rehearsals Gain a deeper understanding of how to interpret Big Band music Registrations are open for the 2014 Essentially Ellington Teacher Conference...
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JMI students performing in Queen St Mall

JMI’s exciting and emerging talented students will be performing at the Queen Street Mall – Visitor Information Centre stage – all weekend from 18 – 20 October.  Make sure you come down and support the students as they perform classic jazz repertoire for the lovely people of Brisbane!  JMI students...
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Liquor Licence approved for JMI Live!

JMI has now been approved for a liquor licence for Thursday night performances!  This is great news and has been a long time coming.  This means that there is no longer BYO at the venue.  The performance space has also undergone a name change from the Turnaround Jazz Club to...
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JMI Open Day – Saturday 3 August 11am – 1pm

JMI will be holding an Open Day for prospective students looking to further their musical development with tertiary study.  The information session will be run from 11am to 1pm and will include information regarding our courses, teaching methods and expected outcomes for students.  There will also be a performance by...
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