jazz and improvised music


Matt McMahon: Paths and Streams II

When: Saturday 17 October (8:30pm)
Where:  Paddington UnitingChurch, Oxford St  
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Ambon by Lloyd Swanton

12 of Australia's leading artists come together in a new suite by Lloyd Swanton


Due to popular demand Ambon will also be performed on Thursday 27th August. Book you tickets now!

When: Thurs 27th August & Sat 29th August  
Where: The Sound Lounge  
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Matt Keegan Band

Keegan is a prominent bandleader, a brilliant composer, and a magnificent musician - John McBeath
When: Friday 28 August (8:30pm)  
Where: The Sound Lounge  
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happening now at sima
Congratulations Tal Cohen!
Winner of the 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellowship!

Tal has been awarded with a cash prize and three days studio time at the ABC. Click here to read more
NEW DATE ADDED! Ambon by Lloyd Swanton
Thursday 27 August - tickets Available
Saturday 29 August - SOLD OUT

Following the sold out premiere in the Blue Mountains, Lloyd Swanton debuts a new jazz suite featuring a stellar 12-piece ensemble. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Matt Keegan Band
Friday 28 August

Keegan has composed a swag of new material to feature his deeper voice on baritone sax set against the beautiful sonic bubble created by the talented young musicians he has surrounded himself with. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Mark Isaacs Trio with Briana Cowlishaw
Wednesday 16th September @The Sound Lounge 

Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “a splendid musical mind” jazz and classical composer/pianist Mark Isaacs performs with long-term collaborators and the scintillating vocals of Briana Cowlishaw in this intimate live show. BOOK NOW AND INFO
FREEDMAN NEW JAZZ: Paths and Streams Two
A new work by Matt McMahon

October 17 (8pm) Paddington Uniting, Chapel Space
The highly anticipated follow-up project to McMahon's 2006 award-winning Freedman project. Matt McMahon (piano) James Muller (guitar), Phil Slater (trumpet) Paul Cutlan (reeds) Michele O’Young (violin) Brendan Clarke (bass) and Simon Barker (percussion). BOOK NOW

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   2015 Performance Program
The presentation of our 2015 season has been revitalised. We will be presenting music in different locations in Sydney and beyond, delivering the best jazz experiences to our members, audiences and musicians!
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