Generations In Jazz is an annual weekend Jazz Festival held in Mount Gambier, Australia.
It is held in May and brings together many of Australia’s most talented young jazz musicians to participate in and compete for the 'James Morrison Scholarship', 'Generations in Jazz Vocal Scholarship', the 'City of Mount Gambier National Big Band Awards' and the 'Generations in Jazz Vocal Scholarship'. The weekend in May provides an environment for young musicians to perform and learn in a relaxed atmosphere, share fellowship with their peers, and the opportunity to hear professionals like James Morrison, Daryl Somers, Ross Irwin, James Muller and Graeme Lyall perform. Many schools make this an annual event with many school, community and combined high school bands traveling great distances from all over the country.
Read more about Generations In Jazz: History, James Morrison Jazz Scholarship, Generations in Jazz Vocal Scholarship, City of Mt.Gambier National Big Bands, Results and History, The Generations in Jazz Academy
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