charlotte mclean

Charlotte Mclean ‘I Know Why (And So Do You)’ Album Launch – 18/05/23

Thursday the 18th of May, 2023
10 Exhibition St, Bowen Hills
Doors from 7:30PM
Music starts on the downbeat of 8PM
Head to our Humanitix to purchase limited seated tickets

Charlotte Mclean is emerging as one of Australia’s most captivating and original vocalists. Possessed of a velvety-smooth voice, she produces her own addictive style and her original tunes have garnered critical and popular acclaim. Charlotte’s exemplary skills as an improviser allow her to put a fresh spin on classic jazz repertoire, and she sings with honesty, strength and a unique combination of contemporary musical influences.

Charlotte has had a passion for writing music and performing from an early age and in June 2020 released her second originals album “Magnolia”. She was delighted when announced as a finalist in the prestigious Queensland Music Awards (Jazz Category) for her original music in 2021. She has just released a Folk/Bluegrass single “Tortoise Beetles” and will be releasing her new album “Spinning Wheels and Sideshows” as well as a Jazz trio album “I know why and so do you” at the end of this year.

Charlotte will debuting the music from this Jazz trio album at JMI Live. She will be joined by Guitarist Tyler Cooney, Bassist Luke McIntosh, Drummer Reuben Bradley and Saxophonist Josh Hatcher.

“A captivating live performer, Charlotte Mclean’s rapport with both the band and her audience is exceptional. Whether singing her own well-crafted compositions or interpreting the works of greats such as Ellington and Porter, Charlotte pilots every song into her own musical universe with style and finesse.”

– Al Hensley
Presenter, Jazz Plus, Noosa FM;
Contributor, Rhythms Magazine.

How do I purchase a ticket?

Tickets are being sold through Humanitix. Purchase limited seated tickets here. Due to JMI Live being an intimate space, we have a maximum number of guests allowed in the venue. We highly recommend it is best to get in early before tickets sell out.

What is JMI Live?

JMI Live presents live jazz in Brisbane every Thursday night from 8pm and a jam session after each gig. JMI Live is renowned for its intimate setting, providing the best opportunity to listen to live jazz in Brisbane. Just like a jazz club in New York, this venue is the ideal location for great jazz music, acoustics and atmosphere.


JMI Live is located at 10 Exhibition Street, Bowen Hills.

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Ticket Refund Policy

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms and are unable to attend after having purchased a ticket, please contact the JMI office (07 3216 1110 or email play@jazz.qld.edu.au) as soon as possible during business hours (10AM-4PM) to let us know you won’t be able to attend. A full refund will be given if we are contacted prior to a performance. Refunds will not be processed if we are contacted after the gig.

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