jazz and improvised music


Photo by Frank Crews

Sonic Futures (previously Trigger) spotlights outstanding young jazz talents – someone on the brink of their professional career, whose calibre of improvisation and composition has set them apart. SIMA presents the artist within the Jazz:NOW concert series and his/her/zir concert is recorded live with the support of APRA/AMCOS.

Here are those artists, and their recordings.

Jacques Emery

Jacques Emery compositions and playing (double bass), Matt McMahon (Pinao) James Waples (Drums)

Recorded on Saturday 14 July 2018, at The Sound Lounge.


Thomas Avgenicos

Thomas Avgenicos, playing trumpet with Matt McMahon (Pinao) Brett Hirst (Bass) and Tim Firth (Drums)

Recorded on Saturday 22 July 2017, at The Sound Lounge