Australian band composer

Recent press and international radio play

Leading up to our gig at Canberra's Capital Jazz Project in June Jenna was interviewed about our performance there with Miroslav Bukovsky as our guest in an article in The Canberra Weekly. See a copy here. Our performance at the Capital Jazz Project was reviewed on local blog CanberraJazz.net

We've had some international radio play recently. In April our debut album  The Opening Statement  was featured on Flagler College Radio, in St. Augustine, Florida, alongside a recording of Jenna's String Quartet no. 1. In June we received an email informing us that our album was featured on Chicago's jazz Radio www.WDCB.org

 

Divergence album reviewed on 'All About Jazz'

Jack Bowers, resident big band expert who contributes to international jazz blog 'All About Jazz' had some nice things to say when he reviewed our 2013 album  'The Opening Statement' on the site this month. Thanks Jack. Read his thoughts here.

"Divergence Jazz Orchestra is remarkably strong and consistently pleasing... Cave writes with depth and maturity well beyond her years, a virtue not lost on the DJO, which carries out her wishes to the letter."

Jenna featured on ABC RN documentary

An interview with Jenna plus recordings of her music have been featured in a documentary feature on ABC Radio National called 'Holding the Tune' by Camilla Hannan. The program examines the creative lives of five female Australian composers. Check out the article and listen to the podcast here.

Divergence concert recording on ABC Jazz

We are excited to announce that on November 6 ABC Jazz will be broadcasting a special recording ABC made of our live perfomance at Foundry 616 in September this year. The live set will be broadcast as part of their Thursday Night Live series in conjunction with Aus Music month. The set will feature tunes by Jenna Cave, Brendan Champion,  Cam McAlister and Rafael Karlen, and will go to air on ABC Jazz (digital and online) at 9pm, Thursday November 6th 2014. For more info check out the ABC Jazz site.