Vocalist Kate Ceberano headlined PIJF 2014, accompanied by the PIJF All-Star Big Band. In addition, the festival featured multiple international acts including contemporary jazz musician Greg Osby (USA), esteemed jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein (USA), multi-award-winning vocalist Kristin Berardi (Brisbane) and Thirsty Merc front-man, Rai Thistlethwayte (Sydney).

The 2014 Festival also featured popular local acts such as saxophonist Carl Mackey, pianist Harry Mitchell, trumpeter Matt Jodrell and drummer Daniel Susnjar.