What’s on

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Jazz: NOW

Intimacy | Energy | Colours
July 16 – 23

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Orange Winter Jazz Festival

Contemporary jazz in a regional winter wonderland

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Sydney Con Jazz Festival

Take yourself on a musical adventure.

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Freedman Fellowship Awards

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Regional Tours

Taking jazz on the road

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Hilary Geddes Quartet Tour

“A strikingly distinctive guitarist” – SMH

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The catholics Tour

“still sounding like no one else” – SMH

Coming Soon

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Sydney Intl Women's Jazz Festival

Turns 11 This November

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Ruby's Outdoor Music Club

Hot jazz under the stars

Education

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Young Women's Jazz Workshop

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Sonic Futures

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Cool for School

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Emerging Composers' Mentorship

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Artist resources

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About SIMA

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Staff + Committee

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Previous productions

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Covid Safe Plan

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Musical experiences curated for adventure.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Find your SIMA

SIMA invites you to hear the best kept secrets of Australian Jazz. It’ll be uplifting, radiant and exhilarating. With an open mind and imagination…

UPCOMING Workshops

Young Women's Jazz Workshop

Are you a young female-identifying, or LGBTQIA+ instrumentalist?! Do you want to bop like Terri Lyne Carrington, groove like Nubya Garcia, or sing like Esperanza Spalding – then this course is for you!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sydney Con Jazz Fest

110 musicians, 33 concerts, 6 venues, all under one roof. Immerse yourself in a one day celebration of all styles of jazz!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Orange Winter Jazz Fest

Orange comes alive with over 50 acts across 8 venues from June 10 to June 12. Featuring Vince Jones, Emma Pask, Mahalia Barnes, The Vampires, Zela Margossian and much more!

REGIONAL TOUR

Hilary Geddes Quartet

Originally from Griffith, Sydney-based guitarist and composer Hilary Geddes is an emerging star of the Australian scene – a must-see performer!

REGIONAL TOUR

The catholics

Formed in 1991, The catholics are one of Australia’s most distinct contemporary ensembles, mixing various African, Caribbean, Latin, and Eastern influences.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Regional Touring

SIMA’s Regional Touring Program operates from Ballina to Broken Hill and beyond, to assist artists to present their work nationwide, with a focus on regional and remote areas within NSW.

about

SIMA

We are presenters of exceptional jazz, and we are passionate about taking you on a journey to a world of the unexpected, the thrilling, and the ground-breaking. We aim to inspire, excite and disrupt, and open your mind to the cool and creative universe of improvised music.

Our Regional Touring Program

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