jazz and improvised music


Winter Jazz Opening Night: Wanderlust 25th Anniversary

ARIA Award-winning, iconic Sydney all-star band Wanderlust celebrates their 25th Anniversary.  Led by one of Australia's best trumpeters and composers, Miroslav Bukovsky, Wanderlust has become an iconic ensemble with an uniquely identifiable sound mixing global beats, melodies and jazz improvisation.  They are supported by award-winning bassist Brendan Clarke and pianist Hugh Barrett.  

When: 8pm, Saturday 2 June  
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre  
Tickets: On sale Tue 22 May, 9am  
More information: Here  

KNOWER (USA) [full band]

Spearheading a new movement in improvised electronic music, five-piece KNOWER represents the best of drummer-producer Louis Cole and singer Genevieve Artadi. Trained jazz musicians creating “hypercognizant, cyberpunk” pop electronica, find out why legendary Michael Jackson producer Quincy Jones is a huge fan.
When: 8pm Wednesday 6 June  
Where: The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville  
Tickets: Early Bird (only 100 tickets available!) $40 + BF until sold out / $44.50 + BF online here or phone The Factory Theatre on 02 9550 3666  


James Macaulay (Vic) & The Happy Hoppy Orchestra, 'Today Will Be Another Day' Album Launch

Inspired by the Allan Browne Quintet, National Jazz Award-Winner James Macaulay is joined by a powerhouse group of local musicians for the Sydney launch of new album Today Will Be Another Day.  Supporting them, Peter Dasent revisits some of his favourite compositions written 30-40 years ago in a classic piano trio format.

When: 8pm, Saturday 9 June   
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre  
Tickets: On sale Tue 22 May, 9am  
More information: Here  


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Full price membership: 
$50 annual / $135 three-year
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When: 8pm, Wed 6 June 
Where: The Factory Theatre
Tickets: $44.50 + booking fee

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When: Saturdays 10am -1pm, 28 July - 22 September
Where: Sydney Conservatorium of Music (NSW) / ANU School of Music (ACT)
Course Fee: $425 
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