Now launched globally, Oh! Jazz
is a live and on-demand subscription platform, which brings live jazz from iconic clubs around the world direct to the homes of global subscribers, turning their living rooms into instant live jazz venues.
Founded by Jesus Perezagua (Former President of Fox Networks Europe & Africa) and Dan Bessant (Former Head of Programming, Entertainment and Music at Foxtel), Oh! Jazz
features a curated selection of over 150 new live shows each year from London, Madrid, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne, representing all jazz styles and influences, including bluesy roots, swinging bebop and Latin-infused jazz to name a few.
This August, Oh! Jazz
will feature Grammy-nominated Stanley Jordan
, one of the first artists to feature live on the platform from his Australian tour in Melbourne’s premier club, The JazzLab. Stanley Jordan’s performance will be available live on Saturday, 6 August at 8pm (AEST), with the opportunity to watch on-demand.
For $20/month, global subscribers will have a front row seat to Stanley Jordan and all live performances, with 35% of the platform’s total subscription revenue given back to the participating artists and clubs, empowering them to thrive in the industry they love.
Jazz guitarist, Stanley Jordan said: “It’s a great privilege to be sharing my Australian tour with the global jazz community through the Oh! Jazz platform. “To think that jazz enthusiasts can now experience a performance from anywhere in the world and know that their subscription is then reinvested into the jazz industry is an exciting prospect for the global music industry as a whole.”
To provide a state-of-the-art experience, each of the participating clubs are set-up with high-tech cameras to capture every angle, element and musical note of each performance, managed remotely by producers around the world.
Mr. Perezagua and Mr. Bessant said: “We founded Oh! Jazz with the mission to support jazz artists and clubs with a sustainable business model to ensure their long-term success and growth, while connecting people all over the world through the marvelous world of jazz.
“We are incredibly lucky to provide global audiences direct access to performers such as Stanley Jordan, amplifying their amazing talent on a global scale. So many of us dream of attending such performances in clubs around the world and this provides every single person the unique ability to do so.”
Subscribers can watch live and/or on-demand shows on any device, with the app downloadable on Android and launching soon on iOS. Oh! Jazz also provides the flexibility to change or cancel subscriptions at any time.Oh! Jazz
is operated by Australian-based company, Aqui Media Australia.
About Oh! Jazz
Operated by Aqui Media Australia Pty Ltd, Oh! Jazz is an on-demand platform which broadcasts live jazz concerts from iconic clubs around the world direct to subscribers. Now launched globally, Oh! Jazz is a first-of-its-kind platform which prioritizes giving back to its community- by supporting jazz artists to thrive and fulfill their dream of playing to a highly engaged, limitless global audience. As well as giving global audiences the opportunity to access international jazz performances, it also provides them with a central hub to learn more about jazz with artist interviews and club profiles featured on its dedicated platform and via its social channels.