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The Nelson Jazz Club annual general meeting will be held on;


The meeting will be held at this stage at the Jazz Club club rooms from 6pm. Please keep watching the website in case any of these details change. All members and prospective members are encouraged to attend.

Nelson Jazz Club Big Band at the Boathouse

?Come and dance the night away with the NJC Big Band. Live at the boathouse.

FRIDAY MARCH 11 from 7pm.

Cafe will be open from 5pm.

$5 cover charge on the door

Children Free

Breezin’ at the Vic Mac’s Brew Bar

Breezin? launched their 21 December gig at the Vic Mac?s Brew Bar with tight, foot-tapping renditions of Blue Bossa and Affirmation, Read More…

Come on all you Nelson Jazz Club members,

the last four or five Tuesday night jazz club gigs have been very poorly supported. Just the hard core of half a dozen turn up each week. It is really sad that jazz club (musician) members only turn up when they themselves are performing. Read More…

New Page for Classifieds

Looking for a band? Looking for a musician? Got some gear you want to buy or sell? Anything you want to advertise? If you want to post an advert on the site please send me the details by commenting on this post and I will add it to the new classifieds page.

Jazz on Thursdays at The Honest Lawyer

A great venue and a great line up is providing yet another option for people to enjoy live Jazz in Nelson. ?Long time trumpet player Chris Baillie has teamed up with some local legends to play on Thursday evenings at the Honest Lawyer in Monaco. Read More…

Are you a musician looking to meet up with others to play?

Are you a band looking for that elusive member? Are you part of a band that is already playing Jazz in the Nelson region and is looking for free advertising? The Nelson Jazz Club can help. Read More…

Jazz lover, drummer,

looking for other musicians keen on playing blues, ballads,

standards as well as some bossa nova. I was part of a trio with piano and vibes
that played for one year at the Riverside Cafe.
Contact Sandro Lionello,, 03 528 0472

Adrienne Hindmarsh Trio

On 24 August, the Nelson Jazz Club was treated to an evening with the Adrienne Hindmarsh Trio at the Vic Mac?s Brew Bar. Not surprisingly, there was a good turn out of club members Read More…

The Steve Flemming Band hits the floor again –

this Tuesday folks, for another round of jolly good music and lashings of fine beverages and quality food. Read More…

Chet Baker hits the NSOM Winter Festival

Like Someone in Love is a thrilling combination of beautifully melodic music, raw dialogue and insight into the heart of jazz legend Chet Baker.

Not to be missed this Friday at the Nelson School of Music Winter Festival.

Hard Lines gig at the Vic: 22 June 2010 By Mike Murphy

A new combination of familiar faces played their first gig at the Vic on 22 June, with Andrew Leachman and George Jury on saxes, Gabor Tolnay on piano, Brett Holland on bass guitar and Chris Pearson on drums making up Hard Lines – a name some of you will have heard before around town.

They began by launching into a tight yet fluently relaxed rendition of Blues In The Closet followed by the bossa number, Nadalin, signalling to those present that we were going to be treated to an evening of top quality jazz by a band who all play great solos and know how to work well with others. Read More…