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
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|Bob Henderson Band – Mainstream Jazz||Sat 20/09/2014 15:00pm||Windsor On Park, Inner City|
|SOUNDS of the SEINE||Sat 20/09/2014 20:30pm||Foundry 616, Ultimo|
Sydney Jazz News
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
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
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
GOOD FOOD, FINE WINE AND ALL THAT JAZZ Swing, bop and shake your way to Glen Street Theatre this August for Jazz in the Glen, a full-day festival of jazz in all its diverse and wonderful forms. Kick off your Saturday morning with Live in the Glen, an exciting free event showcasing the talent of … Continue reading
Dale Barlow (born Sydney, Australia, 25 December 1959) is an Australian jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist, playing especially the tenor, alto saxophone, soprano saxophonist, baritone saxophone, and flute. In the early 1980s Barlow moved to New York, where he was a member of two groups, the Cedar Walton Quartet and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. Barlow has … Continue reading
One of the most swingin’ jazz big bands in Sydney plays at the Basement EVERY Tuesday night, there are even complimentary swing dancing lessons from 7pm, band starts at 9pm. Entry is just $5, there are always plenty of people there and a great vibe! Go check it out!
Sonic Mayhem Orchestra is a 12 piece band that performs original compositions and arrangements at Lazybones Lounge (294 Marrickville Road, upstairs, entrance off Illawarra) every Monday night from 8.30-11.30! You won’t regret braving a Monday night out to see this band, it’s made up of some of the best musicians in Sydney playing arrangements and … Continue reading