jazz and improvised music



Give your students the unforgettable taste of an intimate jazz club!  Cool for School, lead by The Vampires, provides valuable insight into the Australian live music scene.  This interactive performance-workshop enables students to engage with award winning musicians as they break down exotic grooves and tunes.  

When: 11am-2pm, 1 August 2018  
Where: Rafferty's Theatre, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta  
Tickets: $20, with one free teacher per 15 students - book here
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  


2018 Young Women's Jazz Workshops

The award-winning course for young women who want to take that solo! Accommodating all skill levels, from the complete jazz beginner to practising musicians, our eight-week course teaches young women how to improvise and get a feel for jazz and blues in a supportive and fun evironment.

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


happening now at sima

Become a SIMA Member now for discounted tickets to all 2018 shows!

Full price membership: 
$50 annual / $135 three-year
Musician / Concession membersip: $40 annual / $110 three-year
Join via Paypal or phone 02 9036 6292

Bill Frisell, A Portrait
A film by Emma Franz

When: 7pm, Wed 28 February
Where: Event Cinemas, 505 George St, Sydney
Tickets: $16/$18.50/$22 from Event Cinemas
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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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