"Proactively Collecting, Archiving &
Disseminating Australian Jazz"
The Ron Trigg Sextet with Helen Jowsey on piano
celebrating International Jazz Day at the Archive
Melbourne International Jazz Festival's Melanie
Pose and Swing Patrol's Claudia Funder discussing ideas for the
up-coming Jazz Festival with Archive Collections Manager Mel
Margret Roadknight was
a recent visitor to the Archive
of Australia's Jazz History
VJAZZ CD Releases now available
Enjoy listening to an
hour's classic Australian Jazz.
Compiled by Dr Nick Ribush
Australian Jazz: the Melbourne Sound; the first
is a collection of jazz music
and images from the late 1940's to 1984
Jazz Archive has received Museum Accreditation
for a further 5 years
"One of the leading volunteer run museums in Victoria"
"number of model documents from the VJA are currently used as
resources for other museums in the MAP program."
MAP Panel commends VJA's commitment to its volunteer program and its
lively and positive atmosphere.
Latest 2 CD
release from VJAZZ Rare Collectable series now available from the
Archive Shop for $25
Janet Seidel visits the Victorian Jazz Archive
Janet recently visited the
Archive with bassist David Seidel and guitarist Chuck Morgan
"It's always nice to have a
real piano", said Janet as she played a number.
Victorian Jazz Archive
At the recent Victorian Museum
Awards the Victorian Jazz Archive was awarded the TASHCO Systems
Award for Volunteer Run Museums recognising the highest standard of
documentation for their collection and working documents.
Lloyd Fordham from Tashco Systems;
VJA's Collections Manager Mel Blachford; and Heidi Victoria, MLA for
Bayswater, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and assisting the
Premier with the Arts