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Freedman Jazz – Finale Concert

September 3, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Freedman Jazz
Hilary Geddes

““An exciting smorgasbord of youthful energy, featuring outstanding finalists”

– Mike Nock, pianist

This exhilarating showcase is the culmination of a nation-wide search for Australia’s greatest jazz musician aged 35 and under.

In an adrenaline-pumping finale, the three finalists compete live in concert for their chance to win Australia’s most prestigious jazz award, the 20-year institution of the Freedman Jazz Fellowship.

The winner is decided after a searing hot performance from each finalist, with a special guest appearance from a previous Freedman Fellow while the judges deliberate. The winner becomes the 2022 Freedman Jazz Fellow, and is enabled take the next step in their career with a $21,000 prize.

Tom Avgenicos – Trumpet
Flora Carbo – Saxophone
Holly Conner – Drums

Read more of the finalists here


September 3, 2022
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sydney Opera House
Bennelong Point
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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