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Page added Feb 3, 2012 Updated Apr 6, 2017

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 28 Sep 9:00pm

We remember the legendary drummer and big band leader Buddy Rich, who would have turned 100 in 2017. Hear him live in Las Vegas, 1968.

Latest Episode

John Abercrombie, Joey Baron
Thu 21 Sep 9:00pm

We remember the late John Abercrombie with a big band recording he was involved with - featuring arranger Jim McNeely and the HR Big Band.

Recent Episodes

John McLaughlin
Thu 15 Mar 9:00pm

On 'Thursday Night Live', the 1989 set from UK guitarist John McLaughlin... a classic live recording. More here

Mat Jodrell and Michelle Nicolle
Thu 8 Mar 9:00pm

The 2nd set from the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra with special guests Mat Jodrell and Michelle Nicolle - part of our Thursday Night Live series.

Jim McNeely audio
Thu 1 Mar 9:00pm

Hear a 2008 Jazztrack recording from US pianist and composer Jim McNeely - with Aussie Big Band. More here...

Don Rader audio
Thu 23 Feb 9:00pm

Thursday Night Live: from the legendary Don Rader and his quintet, recorded at ABC Jazz in Sydney... Hear the broadcast online now.

Bernie McGann
Thu 16 Feb 9:00pm

A Jazztrack recording from 2008... Bernie McGann with Jex Saarelaht Trio at Stonnington Jazz. More here...

Jaco Pastorius
Thu 9 Feb 9:00pm

From our Thursday Night Live series: Jaco Pastorius' Birthday Concert, recorded in Florida in 1981. More info here...


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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