Sydney Jazz News

Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra releases crowdfunding campaign for CD recording

Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra releases crowdfunding campaign for CD recording

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 this exciting new project. Further affirming it’s artistic mission, the Sydney-based ‘Mothership’ is delivering a unique program that promotes new Australian music played by cutting edge Australian musicians.  Here’s your opportunity to participate in a most … Continue reading

A Night of Classic “Organ Groove” at Foundry616

A Night of Classic “Organ Groove” at Foundry616

Sat 22 August – 8.30pm Tix – $30/$20 concession plus bf – book now Michel Benebig – Hammond Organ (Noumea), Carl Lockett – Guitar (USA), Chris Cody – piano and Andrew Dickeson – drums   It was the hip sound of the 1960s, synonymous with artists such as Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff, Big John Patton, Jimmy … Continue reading

The Cooking Club are launching their new album!

The Cooking Club are launching their new album!

The Cooking Club have just released their first studio “High Energy Jazz from the Sydney Underground”. Recorded in August 2014 it is the result of 5 years’ constant refinement and captures the band in full flight. The Cooking Club will be appearing at SIMA on July 4th. Listen Here: www,michaelgordon.bandcamp.com Purchase Tickets: www.sima.org.au/July4theCookingClub/1062/n/3/0/0/ Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCSDZdEKokc The Cooking … Continue reading

Mister Ott Album Launch Party!

Mister Ott Album Launch Party!

Ethiopian flavoured funk outfit Mister Out are launching their new album Drop it Like it’s Ott at Sydney’s Venue 505 on Friday April 10. Fronted by acclaimed saxophonist Matthew Ottignon, Mister Ott, brings together some of Sydney’s finest musical talent in an Ethiopian flavoured musical excursion combining eastern sounds and hypnotic dance rhythms with groove-heavy … Continue reading

Jazzgroove hosts Lucian McGuiness’ Impermanent Quartet

Jazzgroove hosts Lucian McGuiness’ Impermanent Quartet

Piano-less antipodean modern jazz quartet! Known as a genre-hopper with a talent for memorable melody and a fine trombone sound, Lucian McGuiness is accompanied by musicians with reputations for accomplished musicianship and modern flair. Intricate and beautiful arrangements filled with delicious harmonies and counterpoint, and a deep empathy from two horns with 20 years experience … Continue reading

Berry Jazz Festival May 9-10th – Hosted by SIMA

Berry Jazz Festival May 9-10th – Hosted by SIMA

After over thirty years presenting the finest jazz in Sydney, we are thrilled to be holding our first regional festival in Berry, a town with historic charm in the NSW South Coast. This inaugural festival showcases a diverse range of jazz music. The reflective, melodies of Matt McMahon’s solo piano, to the original swinging jazz, … Continue reading