Richard Pavlidis (Melbourne/Naarm) – 19/10/23

richard pavlidis
Thursday the 19th of October, 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

‘A saxophone colossus in the making’ – Eric Myers, The Weekend Australian

‘A saxophone powerhouse’ – Brisbane Jazz Guide

Richard Pavlidis is a saxophonist and composer from Melbourne. Educated at the Victorian College of the Arts, Richard has toured Australia, New Zealand and Europe and has performed at major festivals including Splendour in the Grass, The Manly Jazz Festival in Sydney, and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

Richard’s debut solo album Without Within was released in 2019 and supported by an Australian tour. Music from this album can be found in the Australian Jazz Real Book and the Australian Jazz Museum.

During the Australian Covid quarantine in 2021, Richard released Lockdown Sessions – a global collaborative album of jazz standards featuring performances from Germany, Israel, the USA, and all around Australia.

Richard’s latest album ‘Iconography’ is due for release in June 2023 and tonight he presents his newest suite of music with Eden Armstrong (piano), Elliott Parker (double bass) and Chris Evans (drums).

Richard’s Website

Live in the studio – ‘Straight and Narrow’

Live in the studio – ‘Four Ones’

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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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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