Jazz @ Jamison 10th Nov – Zackerbilks

Our Jazz at Jamison session on 10 November will feature the fabulous local traditional Dixieland band, the Zackerbilks. This professional eight-piece band of young musicians, led by popular vocalist Miriam Miley-Reid, is fast gaining a reputation for it’s high energy and fun and entertaining style.

Not only does their music have that vintage Dixieland feel but the musicians love to dress in their best vintage clothing too. Expect to hear music from the turn of the century, through to some of today’s popular tunes reworked to sound like a Dixieland cover.

The inclusion in the band of the hugely popular ragtime pianist Robbie Mann guarantees another great gig at Jamison that will have your toes tapping and your hands clapping.

Latest Newsletter

Here is our Latest Newsletter for October – November

The latest newsletter is attached. Two more regular gigs remaining at Jamison for the year – we hope to see good crowds – both bands are terrific! There is a note included in the newsletter about membership renewals. Our new Membership Secretary, Evelyn Foster, will be at ‘Jazz at Jamison’ on 13 October to take any renewals and I will be there to take bookings with payment for our Christmas Party which promises to be a great afternoon.

Yours in jazz

Linda Wiese

CJC Secretary/Editor

Prohibition jazz event at Albert Hall, Friday, 1 November 2019

Quite a few of you attended the previous jazz concert & dance organised jointly by Canberra Brass & our favourite local trad band, the Zackerbilks. It was a beaut evening of music and dance (you don’t have to dance – some of us just listened!). People bring their own food.

They are holding the next event at the Albert Hall on Friday, 1 Nov 2019.

I have reserved two tables of 10 at this stage for the CJC. I’m happy to organise your names as I did for the previous event. The plan is to make your separate bookings on the Trybooking website. When you have done that, let me know and I will add you to the list for a table.

Please see the details below. Early bird tickets $40.

Yours in jazz
Linda Wiese
CJC Secretary


Through TryBooking:  https://www.trybooking.com/BFJCQ


Come and kick up your heels to the music of the ’20s and ’30s – in an era when alcohol was illegal in the United States and the music of the time celebrated what everyone knew – that rules are made to be broken.

A joint venture of Canberra Brass and Canberra’s most exciting trad jazz band Zackerbilks. 

Presented by BentSpoke Brewing Co. 

Bring your own banquet to share with your friends.  Drinks on sale.


Friday, 1 November 2019 at 7:00pm


Albert Hall
100 Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, ACT 2601


Early Bird Special – $40 per person until 18 October 2019
Table seating of 10 people per table

Prices at the door on the night will be $80 per person

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