Noosa Jazz Party

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Good News!  

We will still be running Noosa Jazz Party at The Tewantin Noosa Bowling Club on Hilton Terrace from Thursday 3rd September to Sunday 6th September  2020 

This show in line with the original Jazz Party will be more exclusive but with tickets at $25 per 4 hour session, affordable!  

Numbers are limited to comply with Covid regulations. As  an additional safety precaution we will be temperature testing all the audience members and musicians on arrival on arrival.

You must pre-purchase tickets when booking .

Sessions will be lunch on Thursday and Friday and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Keep the dates free, Thursday 3rd September to Sunday 6th September and look out for the program coming soon.

Since all council and Tourism funding has been cancelled or suspended we will not be  running the free concert in the park !

Have your Credit Card ready! 

Tickets only from

Noosa Heads Jazz Club Inc. 0754472229 

We thank our accommodation sponsors for putting up our musicians and hope they book accommodation through  our web page below….. 


Rod Andrew           Drums       Jo Bloomfield         Pno

John Braben          Tpt             Dave Burrows        Gtr

Paul Hendon          Rds           Peter Mc Cormick  Bjo

Marsh Robinson    Bass          Richard Stevens    Sousa

Jo Simon               Voc            Peter Uppman       Tpt

Paul  Williams       Rds





All Tickets Phone 07 5447 2229,

Follow Link on Jazz Party Menu bar for full details.

 Australia’s unique jazz event which began in 1992 brings together Australia’s leading jazz musicians for a feast of exciting and challenging classic jazz performances.

Venues around Noosa during the 10 days include the popular lunch series at the River Deck restaurant, Pier 11 Restaurant, Fratellini’s in Sunshine Beach, Miss Moneypennys and Café Le Monde in Hastings St, a Legends Lunch at the RACV resort, The Sunshine Beach Surf Club, and a free Sunday Concert September 6th, at the Lions Riverstage, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville (near the Yacht Club). Farewell show that evening venue TBA.

The centre-piece of the Jazz Party is a program comprising six hours per night of entertaining, professional jazz starting on Wednesday 3rd September and closing on Saturday 5th September 2020. It will be held at our Club venue, The J Theatre, at Noosa Junction. It is a comfortable, air-conditioned venue with great acoustics in a convenient central location with plenty of well-lit parking and has regular service bus stop. Our own shuttle bus to get people to and from The J is available, each evening, check the website for schedule.



Tickets will be  on sale for 3rd – 5th  September at The J;

Music from 5pm until 11pm, Sunday 5 until 10pm. $40 per night or 4 nights Early-bird until end July for $140

We use allocated table seating, space is reserved for dancers and yummy meals and coffee are available. We run our own licensed bar, (NO BYO) and have a “talking space” lounge area. . Tickets only from: Noosa Heads Jazz Club Inc.

Ph 07 54472229

Have your Credit Card ready.

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The story so far…..

Noosa Jazz Party

These are extracts from a selection of positive comments and feedback received so far from respondents to the 2016 Noosa Jazz Party Audience Survey.

“The Noosa Chorale and the Australian Jazz Ensemble were fantastic.  Such an enjoyable performance.”

“Thanks to all the wonderful helpful volunteers. Best Noosa Festival/Jazz Party ever held. As good if not better than any jazz festival in Australia. Music, venues, food, personnel incredibly good. Very well organised and plenty to choose from”.

“Really appreciate all the hard work put in by the whole team to make this a really memorable occasion.  This is my annual ‘fix’ for jazz of this style. Love it.”

“It’s a thing of constant wonder that the Noosa Jazz Club – Patsy and Richard Stevens in particular – devote so much of their lives to the promotion of Jazz. Noosa Jazz Club is arguably the best Jazz Club in Australia.”

“Food standard was excellent, as was the choice of wines.” “The location at The J is more convenient than the Bicentennial Hall.” “The shuttle bus is excellent”

“Had great meals at numerous restaurants really great.  Congratulations on a wonderful party & thanks to Patsy and Richard & all the volunteers we had a great time and will be back again.”

“This was our first Noosa Jazz Party and we thoroughly enjoyed it – all the volunteers were lovely and helpful and they deserve a big pat on the back. Hopefully we will see you again with more friends.”

“Appreciate the move to The “J” from Bicentennial Hall, so much easier to get to.” “Booking people very helpful”


Compared to last year, ticket sales at The J were up by 3% for the joint Noosa Chorale and Australian Jazz Ensemble concerts (Roaring 20s) and by 10% for the four days of classic jazz at The J.

Based on ticket sales and our estimates of people who came to the public concert, the various street events, the numbers who were at the various luncheons and dinners at restaurants and the Sunshine Beach Surf Club we estimate that the overall numbers were up on last year by over 40%.

We don’t have a complete analysis of the proportion of those attending all the events but some of the participating restaurants have reported that 50% of their customers were from interstate or New Zealand.

Add to all this that we were blessed with great late winter and early spring weather we can confidently say that the Jazz Party has been a great success for the 2016 Jazz Party

Doug McGuffog


Record turn-up for “Roaring 20’s”

A record 600 jazz and chorale fans packed The J for the Noosa Jazz Party and Noosa Chorale’s “Roaring 20’s” two concerts in August.

“This is our 22nd year and we’ve never had so many people come to hear us,” Chorale publicity man, Jim Fagan, said.

“It was a musical experience to perform with such talented musicians like Melbourne singer Juliarna Clark, Bob Barnard and The Australian Jazz Ensemble.

“We’re known as a classical choir, specialising in great western composers like Verdi, Brahms and Handel.“ I can tell you the 70 singers we had on stage had the time of their lives singing the timeless jazz classics by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and the like.



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