jazz and improvised music


 

Freedman New Jazz Series, Christopher Hale and Minyoung Woo: 'Ritual Diamonds'

Ritual Diamonds is the culmination of a five-year international collaboration between 2012 Freedman Jazz Fellow, bassist Christopher Hale and virtuoso Seoul percussionist Minyoung Woo.

Five years in the making, Ritual Diamonds is mysterious, complex and beautiful, drawing on ancient Korean shamanic drumming.

When: 8pm, Saturday 26 August
 
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre  
Tickets: $38/ $32 / $25 here   
More info: Here  


Chris Cody Coalition

“These musicians guarantee a performance full of colour, humour and rhythmic movement” – Sydney Morning Herald

This concert sees the Chris Cody Coalition reunite 20 years after their first appearance for SIMA. They sold over 10,000 copies of their Naxos Jazz recording, Oasis. Chris Cody's music is influenced by the French, African and Arab musicians he worked with in Paris.

When: 8pm, Saturday 19 August
 
Where: The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre  
Tickets: $30 / $25 / $15 from here  
More info: Here  


Freedman Classical Fellowship Concert

Hosted and broadcast live by ABC Classic FM

The three finalists for the prestigious 2017 Freedman Classical Fellowship perform this evening: bassoonist Matthew Kneale, flautist Tamara Kohler and pianist Alex Raineri. The concert also features a performance by acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes, Artistic Director of Ensemble Offspring and Freedman Classical Fellow 2005.
 
When: 7.30pm, Saturday 9 September  
Where: Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Studios, Harris St, Ultimo  
Tickets: Free, but reserve your seat here  
More info: Here   
 

 

happening now at sima



Winter Jazz

When:
 Every Saturday night, June 3 - August 26
What:
Our program features jazz from Japan and Chile, improvisational music from Mexico and Korea, established Australian greats and exciting emerging artists.
Venues: York Theatre, Sound Lounge, and Venue 505

GIG CALENDAR & ARTISTS

15th Anniversary of Young Women's Jazz Workshops - Alumni Concert!

To celebrate the 15th year of our annual Young Women's Jazz Workshops, past graduates and tutors celebrate in a special one-off performance featuring Sandy Evans (OAM) and more. Come share the excitement and marvel at the talent generated by this unique program, founded by Dr Sandy Evans OAM and the Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) in 2002.

When:
2pm, Saturday 19 August
Where:
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Tickets:
This is a free concert. Please register your attendance by sending an RSVP to admin@sima.org.au or phoning us on 02 9036 6292
More info: Here

Presented by the Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) and the Sydney Conservatorium Open Academy


 

Freedman New Jazz Series, Christopher Hale and Minyoung Woo present Ritual Diamonds

With special support by 2010 Freedman Fellow, bassist Ben Hauptmann

The grand finale of our Winter Jazz season 2017, Ritual Diamonds is the culmination of a five-year international collaboration between 2012 Freedman Jazz Fellow, bassist Christopher Hale, and virtuoso Seoul percussionist Minyoung Woo.

When: 8pm, Saturday 26 August
Where: 
The Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre
Tickets: 
$38 / $32 / $25 from here
More info: Here