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Tuesday 4th August 2015

Time: 7:30 pm


with special guest Miroslav Bukovsky


Ted Vining – drums, Bob Sedergreen – electric piano, Gareth Hill – bass, Miroslav Bukovsky –trumpet and John Mackey – tenor saxophone.


The music will be a heady mix of originals and standards with a strong dose of the swing for which this long established trio is famous.  It will be also very interesting to hear one of Canberra’s favourite musicians in this context.


Venue: God’s Bar Café, Canberra (ANU Arts Centre, diagonally across the quadrangle from the Student Union near Sullivans Creek)


Tickets: $22 / $15 concession

Bookings Essential:02 6248 5538

Light Meals are available beforehand at 6:00 pm.  ‘Non eating’ seats can also be booked.  Seating is limited to 80




With Bob Sedergreen - Piano, Gareth Hill – Bass, and Ted Vining – Drums.


Wednesday 5th August 2015

Time: 7:00 pm (doors open 6:30 pm)



Venue: The Whale Motor Inn, 102-104 Wagonga Street, Narooma

Tickets: $30

Bookings:02 4476 2411


Thursday 6th August 2015

Time: 7:30 – 10:30 pm


Venue: The Down South Jazz Club, Club Sapphire, Merimbula, NSW

Tickets: $20 ($15 members)

Bookings: 02 6495 9453


Friday 7th August 2015

Time: 7:00 – 10:00 pm


Venue: Paynesville Wine Bar, 1/85 The Esplanade, Paynesville, NSW

Tickets: $25




Saturday 8th August 2015

Time: 8:00 pm


Venue: Uptown Jazz Café, 177 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Tickets: $ tba




Friday 14 August 2015

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Please note: doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm sharp



with Geoff Allan


Featuring Bob Sedergreen – piano, Brian Abrahams – drums, Phil Bywater – sax, and Anita Hustas – Bass.


“Get the f@*# outta here!  You’re from Australia?! Do that again!” – Takoma Station Jazz Club Patron, Washington DC.


Together they swing, rock and whisper in your ear.  A relaxed night that will delight and move you, hear Geoff Allan with Bob Sedergreen.


On Geoff’s song writing: 
“…this I really like…it’s high quality music in every department!” – Adam Sief, Director of Jazz, Sony Music.


Allan is known as one of the best male vocalists around: “Great arrangements and vocals” – Award winning Canadian songwriter Jesse Weeks.


Legendary pianist Sedergreen rumbles a rhythm and groove fuelled by an extensive international career with talents such as Dizzy Gillespie and Nat Adderley.  You’ll laugh and cry as they move from Sinatra to Sammy, New York to New Town, Louis to Lennon, in two sets of great listening vocal music.

Genre: Straight ahead swing

Venue: Basement, The Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne 3000

Tickets: from $20  - Get your tickets early




Saturday 22nd August 2015

Time: 9:00-11:00 pm



With Ivan Rosa and Gordon Pendleton


Venue: Lido Jazz Room, 1/675 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn Vic

Bookings: Bookings essential – this is a small room

Bookings open Tuesday 18 August - Tel: 03 8658 0000



Friday 28th August 2015

Time: 7:00 pm

Please note: doors open at 6:30 pm



With her sweetly sophisticated singing Annemarie bravely leads a collection of Melbourne’s premier Jazz and Roots misfits: Bob Sedergreen – keyboards and shiraz; Dale Lindrea – tenor guitar and beats; Christophe “he’s French” Geneoux- reeds and mouth percussion.

Taking a well worn Bossa Nova book lavished with 60’s ballads and a happy handful of cabaret pizazz this delightful quartet is far from a typical Melbourne Jazz experience…


Genre: Jazz/Cabaret

Venue:Basement, The Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne 3000

Tickets: $20

Bookings: Bookings strongly recommended -



Saturday 29 August 2015

Time: 8:00 – 11:00 pm

Please note: Doors open at 8:00 pm, show starts at 8:30 pm



featuring Gianni Marinucci and Hetty Kate


Melbourne based band leader/trumpeter and vocalist Gianni Marinucci’s Swing Train project features some of Australia’s finest jazz musicians, including Gianni Marinucci – trumpet/flugelhorn, Frank Disario – bass and Michael Jordan – drums, and special guests Paul Williamson – vocals/sax, Bob Sedergreen on piano, and Hetty Kate – guest vocalist.


The group will perform a wonderful selection of jazz standards and is always a fun night.


Bookings strongly recommended.


Genre: Intimate / cool jazz

Venue:Basement, The Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne 3000

Tickets: from $25






Bookings: Early bird tickets available

Tel:  (07) 5447 2229


Noosa Jazz Party

Thursday 3rd September 2015

Time: 5:00 pm


Jelly Legs


Brett Iggulden (trumpet), Paul Furniss (reeds), Paul Williams (reeds) Bob Sedergreen (piano), Anthony Howe (drums), Matt Eves (bass), Dave Burrows (guitar) and Anna Eves (vocal)


Venue: Jazz at the J, Noosa Junction, Qld



Noosa Jazz Party

Friday 4th September 2015

Time: 5:00 pm

The Famous Brew


Brett Iggulden (trumpet), Harry Price (trombone), Brad Child (reeds), Bob Sedergreen (piano), Ian Smith (drums), Matt Eves (bass), Dave Burrows (guitar) and Anna Eves (vocal)


Venue: Jazz at the J, Noosa Junction, Qld


Noosa Jazz Party

Saturday 5th September 2015

Time: 9:00 pm

Louis Jordan Remembered


Peter Gaudion (trumpet), Dan Barnett (trombone), Ashley Gaudion (saxophone), Bob Sedergreen (piano), Rod Gilbert (drums), Matt Eves (bass) and Jacqui Hamilton (vocal)


Venue: Riverdeck Restaurant, Noosa Junction, Qld


Noosa Jazz Party

Sunday 6th September 2015

Time: 9:00 pm

Tricia’s Team


Peter Gaudion (trumpet), Dan Barnett (trombone), Brad Child (reeds), Bob Sedergreen (piano), Rod Gilbert (drums), Matt Eves (bass) and Tricia Evy (vocal)


Venue: Riverdeck Restaurant, Noosa Junction, Qld



Saturday 24th October 2015

Time: 8:30 pm




Bourbon Street to Brunswick Street has become a Paris Cat institution.  Elder statesman meets young maverick as pianists Bob Sedergreen and Adam Rudegair join forces to create a cross-generational jazz party that celebrates the intensity and spirit of New Orleans!


After three years of B2B, Adam and bob have decided to document the vibing interplay of this spontaneous and ebullient jazz project.  The don’t like to plan things too much, just have an intense and irreverent conversation on the bandstand, aided and abetted by Adam Spiegl on bass and Thom Mitchell on drums.


Genre: Jazz/Blues

Venue:Parisian Loft, The Paris Cat, 6 Goldie Place, Melbourne 3000

Tickets: $20








Tickets: Early bird tickets available



Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

Friday 30th October 2015

Time: 9:00 pm

Venue: Pinsent Hotel




Trumpeter-vocalist Peter Gaudion is one of Australia’s leading players in the traditional-mainstream styles. Going back to his early days with Frank Traynor’s Jazz Preachers, then with the long-running band The Syncopators, and his own band the Blues Express, Peter has always been known for the fire and power of his trumpet playing, as well as his relaxed singing and irreverent sense of humor. Among the international artists he has performed with are Ralph Sutton, Jimmy Witherspoon and Kenny Ball.

The current version of the Blues Express features the great Bob Sedergreen on piano, Peter’s son Ash Gaudion on alto sax and vocals, along with James Macaulay (trombone), James Clark (bass) and Rod Gilbert (drums) ; and special guest, Jackie Gaudion on vocals.


Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

Saturday 31st October 2015

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: WPAC Hall




One of the elder statesmen of the bass in Australian jazz, Geoff Kluke began his career in Adelaide  in the late ‘60s. A move to Melbourne in the early ’80s gave him a wider range of opportunities as both a player and teacher.

Geoff’s cv is remarkable. He has worked with many of the leading artists in Australian jazz, including Brian Browne, Bob Sedergreen, Allan Browne, Tony Gould,  Serge Ermoll, Don Burrows and Ted Nettelbeck. Among the many visiting soloists he has played with : Phil Woods, Mark Murphy, Nat Adderley, Lee Konitz, George Cables and Clifford Jordan.

In recent years, Geoff has recorded some of his original compositions, on Valley Road and Like It Is. Both CDs feature some of Geoff’s contemporaries on the Melbourne scene, and some of his favourite younger-generation players.


For this concert,Geoff will be joined by Bob Sedergreen (piano), Peter Petrucci (guitar), Mike Jordan (drums), and Wilbur Wilde and Paul Williamson (saxophones).


Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

Sunday 1st November 2015

Time: 12:00 noon

Venue: Hume Bank Gardens Stage




BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE (BJX) is an 8-piece band playing an irresistibly danceable blend of traditional Ethiopian song and 21st Century groove. Drawing together immigrants from five nations, the band and its music reflects the multicultural vibrancy of Melbourne and Australia.

Singer Enushu began entertaining her local community as a child in Addis Ababa. Forced to leave Ethiopia, Enushu migrated to Australia bringing hauntingly beautiful compositions inspired by her remarkable life story and the unique vocal traditions of Ethiopia. Enushu is joined on vocals by poetic giant and lyrical miracle Mr Monk, Zimbabwe born and Outback bred.

Saxophonist Peter Harper and trumpeter Ian Dixon have played jazz and jazz-based improv over many years, in bands like Musiikki Oy and Blow.

When not touring, BJX run a weekly session at cultural hub The Horn creating new songs live on stage featuring guest artists from all walks of life. The comfort BJX has with this practice lies in the improvising traditions of Hip Hop, Jazz, Azmari and Funk.

BJX’s fourth album ‘Migration’ won ‘The Age-Music Victoria Best Global Album 2014’ award. Other awards for BJX include ‘Most Outstanding Performance Troupe Of The Year, African Australian National Awards 2013’ Highlights for BJX include two tours of “the Motherland” Ethiopia, performing with Ethiojazz legend Mulatu Astatke in Europe and Australia (an association which won BJX and Mulatu ‘The Age Best National Tour 2013’ award), Glastonbury and other great festivals.

The rhymes and chimes of Black Jesus Experience deliver the power and beauty of Africa through the vocal prism of Hip-Hop and freedom of Funk.

“Black Jesus Experience created a warm and potent ensemble sound blending Afro-Latin rhythms, improvised jazz solos and the exotic five tone scales that are integral to Ethiopian music. The grooves were heady, the basslines thick and the horn voicings pungent, the overall effect…..was a seductive invitation into a unique sound world.” – Jessica Nicholas, The Age


Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

Sunday 1st November 2015

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: WPAC Hall




Formed in 1985, Blow has been at the forefront of Australian contemporary jazz since its inception as Musikki Oy during the early 1980s.

With Ted Vining - drums, Bob Sedergreen - piano, Gareth Hill – bass, Ian Dixon- trumpet. and Peter Harper – saxophone.