James Morrison International Jazz Day


James Morrison International Jazz Day Image supplied by James Morrison

On 30 April 2017 the James Morrison International Jazz Day concert took place at the Adelaide Festival Centre as the Australian flagship event for UNESCO International Jazz Day. The concert featured the world premiere of a new jazz concerto by Grammy Award winning composer and band leader Gordon Goodwin, along with renowned performer James Morrison and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

The concert also featured the students from the James Morrison Academy in Mt Gambier and the Julliasrd School of Music in New York as they combined to form the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra playing an exhilarating program of arrangements of well-known jazz standards as well as a raft of new work by young and established Australian jazz artists.