Featuring a grand piano, excellent acoustics, multi-tiered seating and a cash-bar, our venue provides local audiences with the perfect environment to appreciate improvised music. Typical concerts feature solo artists from around New Zealand and the Globe, who collaborate with local musicians to present concerts for a variety of jazz ensembles, ranging from small combos to Big Bands.
15 April – Oscar Lavën Quartet
Wellington Tenor Saxophonist Oscar Lavën travels to Dunedin with double bassist Patrick Bleakley to perform tunes from his new album “Questions in Red”. Joined by local players Bill Martin and Carl Woodward, Lavën will also perform a range of standards made famous by John Coltrane.
20 May – Jamie Pye Quartet and the Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra
Wellingont / Melbourne based guitarist brings an all star band from Wellington to the DJC, including Ayrton Foote (piano), Seth Boy (double bass) and Shaun Anderson (drums). The Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra will present an opening set of contemporary jazz by LA trombonist Jon Hatamiya.