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The Music of Duke Ellington
Ellington 15 Festival

Event Start Date & TIme: March 1, 2024 18:00

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1 March 2024 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Ellington Jazz Club

Doors 6pm
Show 7:30pm

The Ellington’s 15th Birthday Festival 1st – 3rd March 2024

What better way to celebrate the Opening Night of the The Ellington Jazz Club’s 15th Birthday Festival, than with some of the best musicians in town, playing the music of the Duke Ellington Orchestra?

Jamie Oehlers leads his explosive 7 piece group, Blowfish, through this incredible repertoire with some of Perth’s finest jazz artists onboard.

Expect the classics – Caravan, In a Sentimental Mood and It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing!

Jamie Oehlers – Tenor Saxophone

Holly Forster – Alto Saxophone

Ricki Malet – Trumpet

Harry Mitchell – Piano

Karl Florisson – Bass

Jeremy Greig – Trombone

Ben Vanderwal – Drums

On this very weekend in 2009, The Ellington Jazz Club opened it’s doors for the first time. Those doors have stayed open seven nights a week, for fifteen years since! We’re celebrating this milestone with a three day festival showcasing our diverse and vibrant Jazz scene, and in honour of the late Graham Wood, the club’s co-founder. Please join us to celebrate the beating heart of Perth’s Jazz community, to commemorate the rich history of The Ellington Jazz Club and to toast to it’s bright future!