Penny King Quartet @ The Ellington Jazz Club Friday May 25th, 7pm

Very excited to be playing with my band THIS Friday night at the Ellington Jazz Club, my favourite home away from home. Joining me will be this sublime line up: Tom O’Halloran  – Piano Pete Jeavons – Double Bass Daniel Susnjar – Drums Music from 7.30pm, if you haven’t already secured a ticket, you can […]

Penny King Quintet @ The Ellington Jazz Club Tomorrow Night!

Tomorrow night will see me singing some of my favourite tunes at The Ellington Jazz Club with this incredible line up – Tom O’Halloran  – Piano Pete Jeavons – Bass Michael Perkins – Drums and Ricki Malet – Trumpet I hope you can join us, it’s going to be a beautiful night of music. If […]

3 Days to go – Penny King and Carl Mackey at the Paris Cat Loft!

  This Friday, 15th April, I’ll be crossing the country to play with my good friend and amazing musician Carl Mackey at the Paris Cat Loft.  We’ll be joined by a killer line up – Grant Windsor on Piano, Tamara Murphy on Bass and Hugh Harvey on drums. In Melbourne and want to join us? […]

TONIGHT! Ellington Jazz Club

I’m super excited to be back at the Ellington Jazz Club tonight! After a couple of ‘Music of Joni Mitchell’ shows, I’ll be back in quintet setting, featuring originals, some favourites from the song books and some fresh takes on contemporary favourites. With this incredible line up: Tom O’Halloran: Piano Nick Abbey: Bass Michael Perkins: […]

September Newsletter is Out!

I have just sent out my September newsletter – are you on my mailing list?  If you’d like to keep up with all my news, then head on over to the subscribe section of my wesbite. Whats going down in this month’s newsletter? – click here to read!

Review of ‘The Music of Joni Mitchell’ at Perth International Jazz Festival

Well look what I stumbled across today….. an amazing review of ‘The Music of Joni Mitchell’ – A show I performed, along with some of Australia’s leading Jazz Musicians – Musical Director Tom O’Halloran, Pete Jeavons, Carl Mackey, Simon Jeans and Daniel Susnjar, along with vocalists Victoria Newton and Ellie Korn, at this years Perth […]

Penny King Trio AND The Music of Joni Mitchell at Perth International Jazz Festival!

Super excited to be presenting two shows as part of this years Perth International Jazz Festival! I will be performing with my trio, featuring Chris Foster on keys and Pete Jeavons on bass at the Stables Bar on Saturday 30th May from 8.30 – 10.30pm – best of all, this is a free event!   […]

Both Sides Now: The Music of Joni Mitchell – TONIGHT!

Very excited, as tonight is my show at the Ellington Jazz Club  paying tribute to the music of Joni Mitchell. Playing with an absolute killer line up: Tom O’Halloran – Piano Carl mackey – Tenor Saxophone Harry Winton – Guitar Pete Jeavons – Bass Ben Vanderwal – Drums Plus Georgia Meredith and Ellie Korn doing […]

‘Journey’ Review by John McBeath, featured in the Australian

One from the archives…. Here’s a fantastic review of my quintet’s album, that was featured in The Australian and written by John McBeath, back in August 2014. Many thanks to John for the wonderful review. Click here to read the full review    

Happy New Year…. First show at the Ellington for 2015 announced!

Happy New Year everyone, may 2015 bring all that you dream of! Very excited to announce that my first show for 2015 at my very favourite venue, the Ellington Jazz Club, will be on Saturday February 28th at 8.30pm.  This one will be something I’ve been thinking about doing for a long long time…. The […]

‘Journey’ Review By Chris McNulty featured on

Happy New Year to you all! So thrilled to not only  have my quintet’s album ‘Journey’ reviewed by vocalist and educator extroadinaire, Chris McNulty, but to also have the review featured at If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to read the review, then please read on…. Album review: Penny King Quintet Journey

Next Ellington Show announced!

I’ll be back at my favourite home away from home, the Ellington Jazz Club, on Saturday 1st November.  The music starts at 7.30, and I’ll be with an all star line up – Carl Mackey on saxophone, Graham Wood on piano, Pete Jeavons on bass and Michael Perkins on drums.  Tickets are on sale now, […]

‘Journey’ is CD of the week at South Australia’s 5MBS FM!

A big thank you to Michael Prescott, my quintet’s album ‘Journey’ is the CD of the week at South Australia’s 5MBS FM Here’s the link – P x

New York City Jazz Record Mention!

Thanks to Laurence Donohue-Greene, and Katie Bull, both from The New York City Jazz Record, I recently had a great mention in their vocal news section.  Whilst I was a 2014 Bell Award finalist, and not a winner, I am thrilled by Katie’s lovely comments, and feeling pretty special to be featured in an article […]

Jazz By The Bay Festival

I’ve just returned from performing in the beautiful town of Dunsborough, Western Australia, for the ‘Jazz By The Bay’ Festival’.  What a beautiful weekend of music, here’s a couple of shots of our performance, and congratulations to the event organisers on another sucessful festival!  For more information, check out their website –

2014 Bell Award Nomination

The Penny King Quintet’s album ‘Journey’ was nominated for an Australian Jazz ‘Bell’ Award this year, and Penny was thrilled to be nominated amongst some of the finest musicians in the country. See the full list of nominee’s here – http://

April News

It’s shaping up to be a busy month!  I’m looking forward to hitting the Ellington Jazz Club stage on Saturday April 19th, music from 7.30pm. I’m very excited to announce that yesterday I received notification that my quintet’s album  ‘Journey’ has been shortlisted for an An Australian Bell Award, in the category of Best Jazz […]

Ellington Jazz Club TONIGHT!

Hi all, it’s been a while since my last update….. I hope you are keeping up with all the news via my newsletter! (and if you’re not – then sign up right here on the site!) Just dropping in to let you know I’ll be back at the Ellington Jazz Club tonight with an incredible […]

Thank you!

A huge thank you to everyone who came along to our album launch at the Ellington Jazz Club on December 6th!  We had an amazing night, very special thanks to the brilliant musicians who I am fortunate enough to make music with – Carl Mackey on saxophones, Tom O’Halloran on piano, Pete Jeavons on bass […]

7 HOURS LEFT!!!!!!

Hi all, my Pozible crowd funding campaign has just 7 hours left!  A huge thankyou to all those beautiful people who have pledged their support so far, I am truly humbled.  If you would still like to support, then please head to my Pozible page.  All funds raised are going straight back into the album […]