Our publications

extempore has been publishing writing about music since 2008. Our publications include: AustralianJazz.net | an online magazine featuring Australian jazz & improvised music EXT 2012 | writing inspired by music Conjuror | poems by Allan Browne A Sudden Sentence In The Air | jazz poetry by Geoff Page Take Me Higher | collected stories by John Clare extempore journal (2008-2010)

5 issues of the journal with CDs 

Take Me Higher - Cover FrontA Sudden Sentence In The Air coverEXT 2012


Conjuror. Cover design by Ian Robertson Graphic Design


Why ‘extempore’?

We chose a word that means ‘improvised’ because we wanted our name to reflect our ability to ‘go with the flow’. Here at extempore, we’re great improvisers – not in the musical sense; we leave that to the people who do it well) We’re small, responsive, effective, creative. We still produce publications with a focus on Australian jazz and improvised music…  but now, motivated by our enthusiasm for the energy that drives arts organisations and small businesses, we’ve diversified, playing on our strengths in business writing. With clients in the technology sector, the arts and government, we love creating web content for business and the arts, with a special focus on great case studies. Read more here >