jazz and improvised music


Summer Jazz: Reuben Lewis & I Hold the Lion's Paw (Vic) // Damian Wright + James Hauptmann (Bandaluzia)

From Melbourne, award-winning eight-piece psychedelic jazz collective I Hold the Lion's Paw launch their debut studio album Abstract Playgrounds.  At 8pm, Damian Wright and James Hauptmann of acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble Bandaluzia perform a guitar and percussion duet.

When: 8pm, Sat 24 February  
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre
Tickets: $38/$32/$30/$25 - book here
More information: Here  

Summer Jazz

SIMA's Summer Jazz season presents seven weeks of the most exciting contemporary jazz musicians from Sydney and across Australia

When: 13 Jan - 24 Feb, 2018
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale  
Tickets: Book here  
Performance schedule here
Download the program here


Summer Jazz: Andrea Keller + Tim Wilson + Christopher Hale (VIC) // Laurence Pike (PVT/TRIOSK)

Jazz 'Bell' award-winning duo, pianist Andrea Keller and saxophonist Tim Wilson are joined by a new collaborator, Freedman Fellow bass guitarist Chris Hale.  At 8pm, the remarkable Laurence Pike will be giving us a taste of his forthcoming solo album Distant Early Warning.

When: 8pm, Sat 17 February  
Where: Foundry 616  
RUSHTIX: ALL TICKETS NOW $25 - book here  
More information: Here  


happening now at sima

Become a SIMA Member now for discounted tickets to all 2018 shows!

Full price membership: 
$50 annual / $135 three-year
Musician / Concession membersip: $40 annual / $110 three-year
Join via Paypal or phone 02 9036 6292

Bill Frisell, A Portrait
A film by Emma Franz

When: 7pm, Wed 28 February
Where: Event Cinemas, 505 George St, Sydney
Tickets: $16/$18.50/$22 from Event Cinemas
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When: 8pm, Sat 24 February
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Cnr of City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale
Tickets: $38/$32/$30/$25 - book here
More information