Perth International Jazz Festival has announced its 2021 program, featuring the very best of West Australian jazz across three days in Perth, followed by a special all-day event in Busselton.

Perth comes alive over the festival weekend of 5–7 November, with more than 50 performances across eight venues in the CBD. Partly by necessity, the program has a strong, parochial West Australian flavour, celebrating the local scene and some of the iconic names that helped establish it. And making the most of bubbles and border restrictions, some friends from South Australia and Tasmania have come along for the party.

Perth International Jazz Festival 2021

“We’ve got a little bit of everything,” said the festival’s Artistic Director Mace Francis at the launch. “From interactive music via livestream from overseas from a group in the Netherlands (Dutch trio Tin Men and the Telephone), to...