jazz and improvised music


Phil Slater+ Matt McMahon "Tales and The Sun"
+ Jackson Harrison Trio 'Sintering' album launch

Double Header with two incredible ensembles. Not to be missed!

When: Saturday 22nd August
Where:  The Sound Lounge
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Ambon brings together 12 of Australia's leading artists in a new suite by Lloyd Swanton featuring hymns, work song, gospel, military marches, island music and jazz
When: Friday August 29  
Where: The Sound Lounge  
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Grey Wing Trio 'Amoroso' album launch

Releasing their long-awaited Grey Wing album entitled 'Amoroso', this trio of piano, trumpet and drums have an incredible hyper-lyrical and improvisational rapport. Their dynamic and exploratory improvising plays off compositions that are often delicate and texturally versatile.
When: Friday 14th August  
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!

Jo Fabro Quintet
Friday 7 August

Backed by world class musicians, Jo Fabro's voice and compositions deliver both beautiful softness and raw power. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Grey Wing Trio 'Amoroso' album launch
Friday 14 August

Releasing their long-awaited Grey Wing album entitled 'Amoroso', this trio of piano, trumpet and drums have an incredible hyper-lyrical and improvisational rapport. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Walter Smith III (USA) Trio
Saturday 15 August

American saxophonist has been described as "One of the most thoughtful, deliberate and brilliant tenor players to come along in his generation"- Ralph Peterson Jr. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Dave Goodman Quartet
Friday 21 August

After 20 years honing his craft, Dave Goodman is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most important jazz drummers. BOOK NOW AND INFO
Phil Slater & Matt McMahon 'Tales and the Sun'
+Jackson Harrison Trio 'Sintering' album launch
Saturday 22 August

"Tales and The Sun" is an ongoing duet project featuring Slater and McMahon’s responses to the music of Peter Sculthorpe. 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
Ambon by Lloyd Swanton
Saturday 29 August

Following the sold out premiere in the Blue Mountains, this is the Sydney debut of Lloyd Swanton’s new suite of 12 compositions featuring a stellar 12-piece ensemble. BOOK NOW AND 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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