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Swingin’ Blades (every week)Sun 26/10/2014 15:30pmMarrickville Golf Club, Marrickville
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JAZZ – Harold Park Hotel – Every Sunday!Sun 26/10/2014 16:00pmHarold Park Hotel, Glebe

Sydney Jazz News

Wellington 8 Piece “The Jac” To Tour Australia

Wellington 8 Piece “The Jac” To Tour Australia

The Jac are to debut in Australia with a lightening tour, playing 7 dates over just 8 days in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Canberra. The band, led by alto saxophonist and composer Jake Baxendale, features some of New Zealand’s finest musical talent from the jazz, classical and metal scenes. The Jac released their debut … Continue reading »

Win tickets to Tuba Skinny!

Win tickets to Tuba Skinny!

We are giving away two free tickets to one lucky person to go and see Tuba Skinny on the 10th or 11th of October (your choice!). If that sounds good to you, enter your details below! Note that this will also subscribe you to the Jazz in Sydney Newsletter, which is infrequent and awesome. THIS … Continue reading »

Aaron Choulai becomes 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellow!

Aaron Choulai becomes 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellow!

Pianist and composer Aaron Choulai has today been announced as the 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellow. MC and ABC Jazz presenter Gerry Koster was joined by a sold-out audience at the 12th Freedman Jazz Final, presented live last night from the Sydney Opera House.  After a thrilling ‘play off’ by four of Australia’s most outstanding creative … Continue reading »

Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra to play Andy Fiddes’ compositions featuring Scott Tinkler

Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra to play Andy Fiddes’ compositions featuring Scott Tinkler

One of Australia’s most celebrated trumpeters Scott Tinkler along with Sydney based composer Andy Fiddes team up with Australia’s leading jazz orchestra for an exciting new project. Further affirming it’s artistic mission, the Sydney-based ‘Mothership’ is delivering a new program that promotes new Australian music played by cutting edge Australian musicians. Details: Date: 2nd of … Continue reading »

Greenway Series, Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra with Jeremy Rose and Joseph O’Connor

Greenway Series, Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra with Jeremy Rose and Joseph O’Connor

One of Australia’s most celebrated youth jazz orchestra’s teams up with two of Australia’s leading yong jazz musicians to present an incredible celebration of Australian Music. Since its inception in the early 70s, the Sydney Conservatorium Jazz Orchestra has formed an alumni that features many of the leading lights in Australian Jazz. Comprising five saxophones, four … Continue reading »

Freedman Fellowship Finalists Announced

Freedman Fellowship Finalists Announced

The Music Trust today announced the four finalists for the 2014 Freedman Jazz Fellowship, Australia’s premier award for excellence in jazz. 2014’s contenders for the annual scholarship are trombonist Shannon Barnett, vocalist Gian Slater and pianists Mathew Sheens and Aaron Choulai. The finalists will now have the opportunity to compete for the prestigious $15,000 cash … Continue reading »