jazz and improvised music


 

International Winter Series
May 27-June 13

This year's program brings to our shores a range of acts from around the globe. From traditional world musics to the experimental avant-garde, ther eis something for everyone.

When: May 27- June 13 2015  
Where: 
The Sound Lounge
Foundry 616
The Basement
 
   
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Miguel Zenon Quartet (NY) 
+Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra
 

This will be a concert of epic proportions. One of the world's most celebrated saxophonists brings his quartet from New York to be joined by Australia's leading jazz orchestra, the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra.
 
When: Thursday June 4  
Where: The Basement  
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Reuben Bradley Trio feat. Taylor Eigsti (USA, NZ, Aust.)

Cthulhu Rising album launch

The nightmarish stories of famed horror author H.P. Lovecraft have been brought to life through Award winning drummer/composer Reuben Bradley's latest jazz album. Joined by two time Grammy award winning, American pianist Taylor Eigsti and our very own Brett Hirst.
 
When: Friday 12 June  
Where: The Sound Lounge  
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happening now at sima


   
Thanks to everyone who joined us for a wonderful weekend in Berry. Next, transport yourself through a diverse range of jazz acts from around the globe in our Winter Series FULL PROGRAM HERE

THE BAD PLUS (USA)
May 27 (The Basement) & May 28 (Foundry616)
About as badass as highbrow gets
(Rolling Stone)
Rule-breaking jazz trio (Billboard)
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MARC HANNAFORD QUARTET (AUS/USA)
May 29 (Foundry616)
one of the most forward-thinking jazz musicians in his harmonic and rhythmic conception - John Shand SMH
 
DUO RAS DASHEN (ISRAEL/ETHIOPIA)
June 3 (Foundry616)
When Berihun opened his mouth and began to sing an ancient prayer with the most authentic blues intonation I had ever heard, I was already floating a few centimeters above my seat - Haaretz  BOOK NOW & INFO

MIGUEL ZENON QUARTET (USA) feat. JAZZGROOVE MOTHERSHIP ORCHESTRA (AUS)
June 4 (The Basement)

2014 Jazz Artist of the Year and Alto Saxophonist (Jazz Times Critics Poll), Miguel Zenon's dynamic, audacious and intensely powerful six-part orchestral epic will be re-imagined by Australia's all-star  Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra and Zenon’s own long-time quartet, which features some of the world's leading contemporary jazz artists. Don't want to miss this concert of epic proportions.

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NEAR EAST QUARTET (SOUTH KOREA)

June 5 & 6 (The Sound Lounge)

Combining the sounds of traditional Korean music, gugak, and modern Jazz through improvisation and storytelling, the Near East Quartet creates a fascinating mix of rhythms, forms and melodies as it explores the boundaries between two musical worlds- the transit between East and West.

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THE RUEBEN BRADLEY TRIO featuring TAYLOR EIGSTI (NZ/USA)
June 12 (Sound Lounge)

Two-time Grammy nominated pianist Taylor Eigsti fetures on this project inspired  by classic horror stories from renown author H.P.Lovecraft. BOOK NOW & INFO
KOMEDA PROJECT
June 13 (Sound Lounge)

Three-time ARIA award winning pianist Andrea Keller and renown trumpeter Miroslav Bukovsky have created this work inspired by Polish jazz pianist and film composer Kryzstof Komeda. BOOK NOW & INFO

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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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