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Bringing a touch of elegance to your wedding, event or private party.

Jazz Nouveau - the brainchild of Joseph Calderazzo, was birthed one afternoon in 2003 whilst trying to figure out how he could transform songs that were well known and current into pieces that carried an air of timeless sophistication.
Creating rhythms that echo the heartbeat of the modern metropolis they call home, Jazz Nouveau have developed a sound that not only uniquely reverberates the city of Sydney, it also merges tantalizing cosmopolitan flavours with a classic attention-grabbing vintage style! 


The band features a revolving door of amazing Sydney musicians with guest vocalists including Susannah Mirana and Melinda Jackson, and of course, Joseph on guitar.

What the people are saying...


Can you please convey our heartfelt thanks; it really was after the ceremony the highlight of our celebrations.

Best wishes from us both,

Christine Gee (the wedding of Australia's best selling author Bryce Courtenay & Christine Gee, October 2011)

Bryce Courtenay & Christine Gee

Hi Joseph
I’d like to say a big thank you again for your and band’s entertainment last night. Your music really helped bring the night to another level! It was a great night. 

I hope to use Jazz Nouveau again in the future and will be in touch. 
Many thanks again

Alexandra Baker - Event Co-ordinator, Westpac Aust.

Westpac Aust.

"Thank you so much for last night - fabulous night.. Please on my sincere thanks to Danielle and Evelyn and all the band.'

Katrina King
Event producer
Fourth Wall Events

Optus function for 3,000 people

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Dally M Awards
Allan Border Medal
  • Perpetual Limited 2022

  • ARIA Restaurant 20th birthday 2019

  • Law Society annual dinner 2019

  • Insurance Council of Aust annual dinner 2013, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19

  • Tourism Australia 2017

  • The Allan Border Medal Awards 2017

  • ADAPT ventures - Gold Coast 2017

  • The Dally M Awards 2016

  • Melb Convention Centre 2016

  • Dockside Melb 2016

  • JP Morgan

  • The premiere of 'Diana' the movie

  • Shangri-la Hotel NYE 2007 - 2016

  • BMW - Melbourne 2012

  • OPTUS Christmas party 2012

  • MTA - Melbourne 2012

  • Westpac Aust. 2012

  • Reef Hotel & Casino - Cairns '10, '11, '12

  • Variety - The Children's Charity annual ball 2012

  • Sydney food & wine festival 2004, 2005

  • Darling Harbour Jazz Festival 2008, 2009

  • City of Sydney Christmas concert 2007

  • Erina Fair Jazz Festival '09, '10

  • The Art Gallery of NSW 

  • Mazda Australia

  • George P. Johnson PL

  • Telstra

  • Fourth Wall Events

  • Star City Casino

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With guest vocalist Susannah Mirana

Happy snaps...

Simply put - "Jazz Nouveau is a classy band for a classy affair."

Reminiscing CD

The Reminiscing CD from Jazz Nouveau is available from Birdland (Syd), JB HI-FI, Sanity, Thomas' Music (Melb), Amazon, CD Baby and iTunes with all proceeds going to Variety - the Children's Charity. 

Reminiscing is a stunning collection of Little River Band songs with a soulful twist and featuring five superb guest female vocalists.

"As a songwriter, it is always an honour when an artist chooses to record one of my songs, but in the case of Jazz Nouveau, it is a particular pleasure, because of the quality of the playing, singing and production on their CD 'Reminiscing'. Thank you to all involved." - Graeham Goble (Founding Member of Little River Band)

“Some of the best jazz arrangements of classic songs I've ever heard” – Sharon Thompson (99.3FM Sydney

Reminiscing is a collection of Little River Band songs with a Jazz Nouveau twist featuring guest vocalists Emma Pask, Evelyn Duprai, Danielle Blakey, Anthea White and Anita Spring. 

Proceeds from the sale of this CD go to Variety - The children's charity. 

1. Playing to win  Emma Pask (Goble, Farnham, Hirschfelder, Housden, Proffer, Nelson, Prestwich, arr Calderazzo/Ford/Goodman)
2. Reminiscing  Emma Pask (Goble, arr Calderazzo/Ford)
3. Night owls  Danielle Blakey (Goble, arr Calderazzo)
4. Down on the border  Evelyn Duprai (Goble, arr Calderazzo) 
5. Cool change  Anthea White (Shorrock, arr Calderazzo/Ford)
6. Curiosity killed the cat  Emma Pask (Birtles, arr Calderazzo)
7. Home on a Monday  Anita Spring (Birtles, Shorrock, arr Calderazzo/Duprai)
8. Happy anniversary  Evelyn Duprai (Briggs arr Calderazzo/Ford/Duprai)
9. Help is on its way  Danielle Blakey (Shorrock, arr Calderazzo)
10. Nosotros (we two)  Evelyn Duprai (We two) (Goble arr Calderazzo) Spanish translation by Elizabeth Flores

Guitar - Joseph Calderazzo 
Piano - Charmaine Ford
Double bass - Gary Holgate
Drums - Dave Goodman

Guest Musicians:
Percussion - Tony Azzopardi (tracks 1,  6, 8, 9, 10)
Drums - Gordon Rytmeister (track 4)

Produced by Joseph Calderazzo & Charmaine Ford
Executive Producer - David Small
Additional Vocal Production by Evelyn Duprai

Recorded at James Morrison Studios Sydney Australia,  August / September 2011
Recording & mixing engineer - Tod Deeley
Cool Change vocal engineered by Harvey Jones at Mandolin Bonfire Records, New York. 
Mastered by Don Bartley at 301 Studios, Sydney Australia 
Artwork by Nathan Johnson at Blacklist Studio
Jazz Nouveau would like to thank CCEntertainment, Fairfield RSL, Justin Hooper, James Askins, David Small & Variety – the Children’s Charity



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