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Page added Feb 3, 2012 Updated Oct 21, 2015

Join us each Thursday night at 9pm as we broadcast live jazz, here on ABC Jazz.

There's a variety of performances each week, from our ABC Jazz in-studio sessions to classic jazz performances and our archive of Jazztrack live recordings...

If you miss the broadcast, keep an eye out for streaming audio-on-demand via the ABC Radio website.

Coming Up

Thu 29 Sep 9:00pm

Recently featured on Jazztrack, hear the full set from Israeli pianist Shai Maestro, live at the 2016 Melbourne International Jazz Fest.

Thu 6 Oct 9:00pm

We revisit a recording from the 2015 Wangaratta Jazz Festival - and a duo by headliner Dave Douglas and Aussie pianist Paul Grabowsky.

Thu 13 Oct 9:00pm

More music from Wang 2015 ahead of this year's festival at the end of October. Catch pianist Jackson Harrison and his band, recorded live.

Thu 20 Oct 9:00pm

Reunited after three decades, hear highlights from Mike Nock and David Friesen's duo performance at the 2015 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz.

Thu 27 Oct 9:00pm

Saxophonists Zac Hurren and Julien Wilson pay tribute to the late David Ades, with music from his final release, recorded live at Wang '15.

Latest Episode

Thu 22 Sep 9:00pm

Hear the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra perform the 3 finalist compositions from the 2016 National Big Band Composition Competition.

Recent Episodes

Thu 15 Sep 9:00pm

Hear the full set from Lionel Loueke and The Vampires, captured live in concert at the 2016 Melbourne International Jazz Festival in June.

Thu 8 Sep 9:00pm

With the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra's National Big Band Composition Competition around the corner, hear highlights from past events!

Thu 1 Sep 9:00pm

This week on Thursday Night Live, we tip our hats to late great vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, who passed away earlier in August, 2016.

Thu 25 Aug 9:00pm

We revisit the 2015 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz this week with a recording from cellist Will Martina and his piano trio, tracked live.

Thu 18 Aug 9:00pm

On this week's live set, we're bringing you highlights from the recent 2016 Freedman Jazz Fellowship, recorded at the Sydney Opera House.

Thu 11 Aug 9:00pm

In this week's live set, we're heading to Bremen, Germany to hear a set by US pianist Aaron Diehl and his trio at the Jazzahead showcase.


On Apr 7, 2016. 7:31pm
Danny said

Great stuff. Also try listen in to our radio 106.1 Jazz Fm. Just log onto www.jazzfm.ug. Its the first jazz fm station in east and central Africa.

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