Fri 31 May 2019

Billy Childs: Rebirth (USA)

Support: The Jazzlab Orcheztra
Friday 31 May, 7:30pm
Melbourne Recital Centre

A five-time GRAMMY winner, piano virtuoso and prolific composer, Billy Childs is one of the most exhilarating artists working in jazz today. In Melbourne with his formidable Quartet for the first time, Childs will perform material from his critically acclaimed album Rebirth, named Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 2018 GRAMMY Awards. With sophisticated group interplay and blistering improvisation, this Opening Night performance will be a tour de force of contemporary jazz you won’t want to miss.
Tickets here.


For over two decades, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival has showcased the world’s best jazz, right here in Melbourne. MIJF is now Australia’s pre-eminent jazz festival, recognized internationally for the creativity and depth of its programming. PBS 106.7 FM are proud to present 7 selected events from the 2019 MIJF festival, from Modern Masters, Explorations in Jazz, 170 Russell, Melbourne Recital Centre and Jazzlab Club Sessions. Plus The PBS Young Elder of Jazz special event with Josh Kelly.

Full program here.