jazz and improvised music


 


Winter Jazz:
Mike Rivett's Digital Seed

“To say that Mike Rivett‘s Digital Seed sounds like no other album would already be a compliment. That it is also stunningly good is a bigger one.” The Sydney Morning Herald

with special support by Matilda Abraham
 


When: Saturday 30 July 8pm
 
Where: Sound Lounge  
Tickets & Info: HERE  



Winter Jazz: MATT SHEENS' CLOUD APPRECIATION DAY

"Sheens is an original composer, one whose melodic and rhythmic ideas championed narrative over virtuosity. Sheens weaves a little minimalist magic." All About Jazz

 

When: Saturday 23 July 8pm
 
Where: Sound Lounge  
Tickets & Info: HERE  


Winter Jazz: Julien Wilson Quartet - "This narrow isthmus" Album launch


“The most potent tenor to be heard in Australia these days… stupendous power, his sound so massive it seemed to threaten the structural integrity of the saxophone’s bell” – The Sydney Morning Herald


When: Saturday 6 August (8pm)  
Where: Sound Lounge  
Tickets & Info: HERE  
   
 



happening now at sima


Monday 1 August (7.30pm)
FREEDMAN JAZZ 2016

2016 finalists include drummer James McLean and pianists Joe O'Connor and Luke Sweeting and each will present a set of music to contend for the prestigious fellowship prize.   
Plus special performance by Andrew Robson. INFO/BOOKING




Winter Jazz: Saturday 23 July (8pm)
MATT SHEEN'S CLOUD APPRECIATION DAY with special support by Mary Rapp
Sheens is an original composer, one whose melodic and rhythmic ideas championed narrative over virtuosity. Sheens weaves a little minimalist magic All About Jazz
INFO  BOOKING
  Winter Jazz: Saturday 30 July (8pm)
DIGITAL SEED with special support by Matilda Abraham To say that Digital Seed sounds like no other album would already be a compliment. That it is so stunningly good is a bigger one SMH
INFO 
BOOKING
Winter Jazz: Saturday 6 August (8pm)
JULIEN WILSON QUINTET ALBUM LAUNCH with special support by Laurence Pike
The most potent tenor to be heard in Australia these days...stupendous power SMH  
INFO  BOOKING
Winter Jazz: Saturday 13 August (8pm)
GARY DALEY'S SANCTUARY with special support by James and Gary Daley
A genre-hopping exploration of musical traditions, from Appalachian folk through to classical and jazz, and fused with Indian and African percussion
INFO  BOOKING
Winter Jazz: Saturday 20 August (8pm)
JEN SHYU AND SIMON BARKER with special support by Aaron Flower and Brian Campeau
One of the most creative vocalists in contemporary improvised music The Nation
INFO  BOOKING
Winter Jazz: Saturday 27 August (8pm)
THE UMBRELLAS BRAVO NINO ROTA
and pre-concert artist talk "Finding Nino"
A six suite concert from the films of the great Italian director Frederico Fellini 
INFO
  BOOKING
Jazz is Dead
Friday 26 August
Venue 505


7pm - Danaides
8:30pm - Carl Morgan
10pm - Project Collective Ska

INFO BOOKING
 
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The Young Women’s Jazz Orchestra
YWJO is a dynamic 17-piece jazz orchestra for talented women aged 15-21 years interested in pursuing jazz and improvised music and developing their skills in playing in a large ensemble.
INFO/APPLICATION
Applications close on July 22!
Essentially Ellington Regional Festival in Sydney
Ensemble Competition on August 12th and Teachers Conference on August 13th.
INFO/APPLICATION