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Jazz At The Lake 2023

A free community event, returning to the Ringwood Lake on Sunday in February or March* 2023 – a day of jazz with multiple bands, coffee, food, face-painting. *Date to be announced.

Coming in 2023: A day of jazz at the Ringwood Lake

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See what happened at Jazz At The Lake 2022


Location

Location

Near the north end of the bridge that crosses the Lake. You’ll hear us!

Getting there

The Sound Shell in Ringwood Lake Park is 12 mins walk from Ringwood Station and 15 mins walk from Ringwood East station.

Parking

Limited parking is available in the Lake car parks.

The general car park for Ringwood Lake Park is accessed from Mt Dandenong Rd, just east of the Ampol service station.

More parking is available in Rosewarne Lane, across the railway line from the Lake and close to the Central Ringwood Community Centre.

The car park that is accessed from Maroondah Hwy is for disabled parking only.

More parking is available along Maroondah Hwy and in nearby side streets.


The organisers

When local musicians, Ann Craig (flute) & Kevin Blazé (guitar) formed Jazz Notes, it was to feature the seductive tones of flute (often forgotten in the jazz world) and guitar (the perfect accompaniment for flute).

Although we often perform as a duo, Jazz Notes frequently back singers and perform as a larger band (including Caught In The Act!).

We also organise and stage events – this is our largest to date!

With the Melbourne Music Performers, we have monthly events at the Ringwood RSL as well as larger shows for which we write musical arrangements.

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Our sponsors

This free community event is organised by Jazz Notes with support from:

The Melbourne Music Performers hosts monthly jazz events at Ringwood RSL. Donations from past (and future!) events will go towards covering the costs of Jazz at the Lake 2022.

Musician and friend, Graeme Howie, always took an interest in our musical ventures; his foundation has supported Jazz at the Lake.

Community Music and Performances Incorporated was established to advance arts, culture and the wellbeing of the community. 

Jazz Notes conceived and organised all aspects of this event including fund-raising, marketing and graphics.

National Seniors Australia auspiced our application to the Council and provided public liability insurance. Peter Feeney provided much advice in the application process.

Jess Ness helped us with important documentation required for the event and has lent us a marquee.