NATIONAL JAZZ AWARDS - SAXOPHONE - Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival

Next date: Saturday, 02 November 2024 | 12:00 PM to 04:30 PM

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National Jazz Awards 2024 - SAXOPHONE

The 34th National Jazz Award Final will see 6 of the Best Australian Saxophonists under the age of 36 battle it out for the prestigious National Jazz Awards.

Mark Fitzgibbon (Award winner 1991, Piano), Ben Robertson (Bass) and Danny Fischer (Drums).

The Award will be adjudicated by Angela Davis, John Mackey and Julien Wilson (Award winner 1994 and Chair).

1st place $7500 + a recording session at Pughouse Studios
2nd place $5000 + a recording session at Free Energy Device Studios
3rd place $2500

Previous Saxophonists who have won the National Jazz Award include, Tim Hopkins (1993), Julien Wilson (1994), Elliott Dalgleish (1995), Roger Manins (2002), Zac Hurren(2009) & Mike Rivett (2016). 

Finalists will be announced in September and published here and on Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival Website.

OTHER Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival events held at & ticketed by WPACC -

Vince Jones Quintet - Saturday 2 November 8pm
Nina Ferro & The Jack Earle Big Band - Sunday 3 November 5pm

For all Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival events go to


  • Saturday, 02 November 2024 | 12:00 PM - 04:30 PM
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