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BENNETTS LANE JAZZ CLUB REGRETS TO INFORM YOU...
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BENNETTS LANE JAZZ CLUB IS CLOSING... MID JUNE 2015
BENNETTS LANE JAZZ CLUB, Melbourne's iconic live jazz venue which Lonely Planet revered as the World's Best, will be CLOSING MID JUNE 2015. 

The Bennetts Lane Jazz Club site has been sold.

Michael Tortoni, owner of the club, wants to thank long time managers Megg and Jeremy, all the wonderful staff members present and past, the amazing musicians who have graced its stages, and all the audiences who have come to support and hear them.

Over the past 22 years BENNETTS LANE JAZZ CLUB:

• has presented over 10,000 live jazz performances featuring local, national and international performers.

• has hosted performances by PRINCE, WYNTON MARSALIS, HARRY CONNICK JNR., CHICK COREA, BRANFORD MARSALIS, KURT ELLING, BRAD MEHLDAU, HERBIE HANCOCK many more.
 
• It has been a proud part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the Women's International Jazz Festival, Melbourne Music Week, Fringe and Fringe Jazz Festivals, Italian Jazz Festival, Melbourne Brass Festival, the Jazz Commons and the Melbourne Jazz Cooperative.

• It has nurtured strong educational relationships with The Victorian College of the Arts Uni of Melbourne, The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University, Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, Uni of Tasmania, Deakin University, WAAPA, Generations in Jazz, and RMIT. 

• It has cultivated bonds with instrument makers Red Rock Drums, Yamaha, & Puglisi Bass Shop and those who care for them Drumtek, Revolver Drums, Dominant Music, Allans Music, Billy Hyde & Gavin Gray Pianos.

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club has been a unique feature of Melbourne and Australia's cultural landscape and proud to have been a significant ambassador of this important artform for the City of Melbourne.

If you would like to interview us or learn more please call 
Michael Tortoni : 0412 351 300
michael@bennettslane.com
or reply to this email... 
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