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JMI is hosting a Jazz Trivia Night!

Register Now for JMI’s Jazz Trivia Night for your chance to win any of the following: 1ST PLACE PRIZE: A 1/2HR ZOOM HANGOUT with Vincent Gardner of Jazz at Lincoln Center, a DOUBLE PASS to JMI Live + a JMI MERCH PACK (which includes a JMI T-Shirt, Tote Bag & Sticker)! 2ND PLACE PRIZE:...
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Essentially Ellington Down Under 2020 registrations now open

Registrations for Essentially Ellington Down Under 2020 are now open! Essentially Ellington Down Under 2020 is a high school jazz band festival and professional development workshop for high school music students and teachers held in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth delivered by Jazz Music Institute (JMI) and Jazz at Lincoln Center. To...
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Meet our new Trombone Teacher, Griffin Youngs!

We had a quick chat with our latest addition to the JMI faculty, Trombone Teacher Griffin Youngs! We are so pleased to announce that he starts a new adventure with us as our primary Trombone Educator of the Jazz Music Institute! Griffin was kind enough to share a bit of a...
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JMI’s Summer Jazz Clinics 2020 Recap

  Since 1978, the Jazz Music Institute has upheld a long-standing Summer tradition. Conducted over four days in the major Australian cities of Brisbane and Canberra, JMI’s Summer Jazz Clinics are enjoyed by a wide range of musicians from across the country. This year’s four day clinics were jam-packed with...
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JMI Alumni Stories: Charlotte Mclean

We asked some of our alumni what they have been up to since they graduated! Here’s what Charlotte Mclean had to say. Graduated 2012. Tell us a bit about yourself. What do you play? I am a Jazz and originals vocalist and I have just started being brave enough to play keys...
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JMI Alumni Stories: Scott Foley

We asked some of our alumni what they have been up to since they graduated! Here’s what Scott Foley had to say. Graduated 2017. Tell us a bit about yourself. What do you play? I studied on Saxophone, and still really dig doing gigs and playing that, however since graduating...
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JMI Alumni Stories: Lara Wilkinson

We asked some of our alumni what they have been up to since they graduated! Here’s what Lara Wilkinson had to say. Graduated 2016. Tell us a bit about yourself. What do you play? I was literally born into music! Both Mum and Dad were (and still are) professional ‘muzo’s’...
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