Scott van Gemert Music

"...One of the most talented and unique large ensemble composers in the country right now... he most definitely ranks among the most exciting young contemporary jazz musicians going around" - Ross Irwin (The Cat Empire), 2016
"Scott has that rare gift of being a jazz musician who understands and draws on the tradition, whilst being totally free to innovate and explore new sounds." - James Morrison AM, 2016

Jazzlab Orcheztra
Aug
6
8:00 PM20:00

Jazzlab Orcheztra

Melbourne’s own Jazzlab Orchestra presses re-set on the big band tradition: creating visionary, original, genre-bending jazz music with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. Led by composer/arrangers Cheryl Durongpisitkul and Madison James Smith, the orchestra celebrates Melbourne’s next generation of instrumentalists. 

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SvG Trio at Wesley Anne
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Trio at Wesley Anne

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG Trio returns to the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the boundless talents of Issac Gunnoo (Double Bass) and Maddison Carter (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz - performing rambunctious versions of classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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SvG Trio at Wesley Anne
Jul
20
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Trio at Wesley Anne

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG Trio returns to the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the limitless talents of Hiroki Hoshino (Double Bass) and Luke Andresen (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz, interpreting classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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WAYJO King St Corner Pocket Festival
Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

WAYJO King St Corner Pocket Festival

WAYJO presents The Debut Collection, a suite of compositions commissioned by WAYJO as part of our ongoing Composer-in-Residence program. Join the Wednesday Night Orchestra as they premiere a series of works composed by Composer-in-Residence Scott van Gemert, and Associate Composer-in-Residence Joshua Nicholls, for some of the most exciting new big band music in the country.

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Jazzlab Orcheztra
Jul
2
8:00 PM20:00

Jazzlab Orcheztra

Melbourne’s own Jazzlab Orchestra presses re-set on the big band tradition: creating visionary, original, genre-bending jazz music with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. Led by composer/arrangers Cheryl Durongpisitkul and Madison James Smith, the orchestra celebrates Melbourne’s next generation of instrumentalists. 

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SvGBB returns to the Paris Cat!
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

SvGBB returns to the Paris Cat!

Saxophones - Rob Simone, Flora Carbo, Shaun Rammers, Tim Wilson, Liam Werrett
Trumpets - Matt Jones, Ed Fairlie, Paddy McMullin, Pat Thiele
Trombones - Nick Mulder, Chris Vizard, Tom Panckridge, Andrew Hammon
Rhythm Section - Theo Carbo, Daniel Mougerman, Isaac Gunnoo, Hugh Harvey

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Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble
May
20
7:30 PM19:30

Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble

Under the musical direction of Daryl McKenzie, The Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble is 8 Trombones and a Rhythm Section paying tribute to the great ensembles of JJ.Johnson& Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Slide Hampton, Michael Davis, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Small, Matt Neiss & the Capitol Bones, UNT U-Tubes and Bonerama. Members include some of Melbourne's finest jazz trombone players and a swinging Rhythm Section playing skillfully crafted arrangements for this unique ensemble sound.

Daryl McKenzie - Musical Director/Trombone
Nick Mulder - Trombone
Jordan Murray - Trombone
Scott van Gemert - Trombone
Alistair Parsons - Trombone
Roger Schmidli - Trombone
Ian Bell - Trombone
Matt Amy - Bass Trombone
Joe O'Callaghan - Bass Trombone
Nic Johnston - Piano
Jack Pantazis - Guitar
Kim May - Bass
Kieran Rafferty - Drums

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SvG Quartet debut at Lido!
May
18
8:00 PM20:00

SvG Quartet debut at Lido!

In their debut performance at the Lido Jazz Room, Scott van Gemert brings together a quartet of wonderful young musicians for a night of swinging jazz standards and old-timey tunes. Come on down to this beautiful space for a lovely night of music!

Featuring:

Scott van Gemert - Trombone, Vocals
Nick Kyritsis - Guitar
Harry Morrison - Double Bass
Luke Andresen - Drums

Music from 8-10pm

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SvG Trio at the Wesley Anne
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Trio at the Wesley Anne

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG returns to the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the limitless talents of Hiroki Hoshino (Double Bass) and Luke Andresen (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz, interpreting classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.


Free entry!

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Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble
Mar
4
8:00 PM20:00

Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble

Under the musical direction of Daryl McKenzie, The Melbourne Jazz Trombone Ensemble is 8 Trombones and a Rhythm Section paying tribute to the great ensembles of JJ.Johnson& Kai Winding, Urbie Green, Slide Hampton, Michael Davis, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Small, Matt Neiss & the Capitol Bones, UNT U-Tubes and Bonerama.

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Unbroken Trio at Lebowskis!
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

Unbroken Trio at Lebowskis!

Lead by trombonist and composer Scott van Gemert, the Unbroken Trio plays original music that focuses on the collective sound of the ensemble. Also featuring Theo Carbo (guitar) and Maddison Carter (drums and percussion), these three unique musical voices come together to create an array of improvised sounds in a highly interactive setting.

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SvG Trio feat. Anning and Spicer
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

SvG Trio feat. Anning and Spicer

Led by trombonist Scott van Gemert, the SvG trio make their debut at the Wesley Anne front bar. Featuring the limitless talents of Sam Anning (Double Bass) and Alex Spicer (Drums), these musicians combine for some swinging, interactive jazz, interpreting classic tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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SvGBB at the Paris Cat Jazz Club
Feb
6
7:30 PM19:30

SvGBB at the Paris Cat Jazz Club

The Scott van Gemert Big Band (SvGBB) is the newest addition to Melbourne’s rich big band scene. Lead by young writer and trombonist Scott van Gemert, this band showcases his unique and innovative compositional style and features some of Melbourne's best improvising and session musicians and young rising stars in the scene.

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SvG Quintet feat. Bernard Alexander (ADEL)
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

SvG Quintet feat. Bernard Alexander (ADEL)

Fresh from spending four years living and playing together at the James Morrison Academy, long time musical collaborators Scott van Gemert and Bernard Alexander combine with a swinging rhythm section for an early Saturday show at Uptown. Playing a combination of original music and other tunes by modern jazz legends such as Tomasz Stańko and Joe Henderson, this will be an energetic gig with something for everyone to enjoy!

Bernard Alexander (ADEL) - Saxophones
Scott van Gemert - Trombone
Kade Brown - Piano
Sam Anning - Double Bass
Luke Andresen - Drums

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SvGBB at the Jazzlab - Debut!
Jan
29
8:00 PM20:00

SvGBB at the Jazzlab - Debut!

The Scott van Gemert Big Band (SvGBB) is the newest addition to Melbourne’s rich big band scene. Lead by young writer and trombonist Scott van Gemert, this band showcases his unique and innovative compositional style and features some of Melbourne's best improvising and session musicians and young rising stars in the scene.

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