Sydney Jazz News

Mothership meets James Muller

Mothership meets James Muller

Randwick Town Hall, 90 Avoca St, Randwick May 13, 7pm – 8pm. Tickets $22 ($20 conc.) Continuing on from a mighty 2015 which featured performances with Maria Schneider (Sydney Festival), Miguel Zenon Quartet (Melbourne International Jazz Festival), Dave Panichi (Foundry 616), Scott Tinkler (CD release due in July with Rattle) plus an east coast tour with James … Continue reading

Wayne Shorter Quartet Returns to Sydney Opera House for Vivid Festival

Wayne Shorter Quartet Returns to Sydney Opera House for Vivid Festival

On Monday 13 June, the father of jazz invention, ten-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter, will bring Vivid LIVE to a euphoric close as part of Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas. Hailed as the “greatest living improviser” by The New York Times, the 82-year-old virtuoso is the … Continue reading

Francesca Prihasti Releases Album “Evolving” May 4th

Francesca Prihasti Releases Album “Evolving” May 4th

Francesca Prihasti is an emerging Sydney pianist/composer with great promise. Originally from Indonesia, now based in Sydney, Francesca is a remarkably gifted musician. A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Francesca has studied with the likes of Judy Bailey, Kevin Hunt, Mike Nock, Greg Coffin, John Harkins and Matt McMahon. In September of 2015 … Continue reading

James Morrison announces major Australian shows with Anthony Callea and Sarah McKenzie

James Morrison announces major Australian shows with Anthony Callea and Sarah McKenzie

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall | Saturday 18 June 2016 State Theatre Sydney| Wednesday 22 June 2016 Australian jazz legend James Morrison has announced his line-up for his popular annual big band shows, which this year will feature multi-platinum-selling vocalist Anthony Callea and one of the most talented jazz singers of her generation, Sarah McKenzie. … Continue reading

SIMA’s Berry Jazz Festival set to kick off May 7-8th

SIMA’s Berry Jazz Festival set to kick off May 7-8th

The second annual Berry Jazz Festival features a wonderfully eclectic mix of music styles within the broad church of jazz. Held over two days on the ‘Mother’s Day’ weekend, the festival features some of Australia’s finest jazz talent with a program that literally has something for everybody – of all ages! The festival closes with a special … Continue reading