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Freedman Jazz Fellowship

The thrilling finale concert at the Sydney Opera House on September 3rd!

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Microfiche Tour

“music filled with light” –  The Music Trust

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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

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Orange Winter Jazz Festival

Contemporary jazz in a regional winter wonderland returns in 2023

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Sydney Con Jazz Festival

Take yourself on a musical adventure. Returning 2023

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Katie Noonan ‘The Sweetest Taboo’ Album Launch

Riverside Theatres Corner Market &, Church St, Parramatta, NSW

A special night of music from one of Australia’s most beloved vocalists Five-time ARIA award winning artist, Katie Noonan, is set to premiere her latest album The Sweetest Taboo for the first time ever at Riverside Theatres. For her 20th studio album, Katie Noonan takes listeners back to where it all began – the iconic […]

$69

Double Bill: The Subterraneans + Brekky Boy

The Great Club 160-164 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville, NSW

All-star funk and groovy melodic landscapes If you’re up for a night of music that’ll inspire and excite with a live intensity, then look no further. Since their inception, The Subterraneans have been heralded as Sydney’s go-to band for a thrilling fusion of jazz, funk and rock. From humble beginnings, Brekky Boy made a bold […]

$40

Double Bill: Audrey Powne + Alex Hirlian Quintet

The Great Club 160-164 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville, NSW

Melbourne’s queen of groove joins forces with a futuristic ensemble in a non-stop double-bill. Melbourne’s Audrey Powne fuses traditional pop song-writing with elements of RnB, Hip Hop and the freedom of improvised music. Her intimate and warm vocals, spacey instrumental passages and silky smooth new-school jazz caught the attention of international jazz taste-maker Gilles Peterson […]

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Ruby’s Summer Fiesta

Ruby's 3a Joynton Ave, Zetland, NSW

A free daytime event featuring a spectacular selection of culturally diverse music. Pack a picnic, and join us on the grass for this invigorating summer soundtrack. Bring a drum and play along with Karifi’s traditional African rhythms or dance to the Balkan Gypsy horns of The Glorious Sousaphonics, who will joined by legendary vocalist Nadya […]

MEME Wars + Lawskowski/Okuda/Fields Trio

Ruby's 3a Joynton Ave, Zetland, NSW

A modern neo-soul big band whose style reflects our digital zeitgeist Our modern culture of non-stop information transfer influences this set of songs flowing, one style into the next, mirroring the chemistry of this eclectic band. To open, a trio of instrumentalists featuring Karl Lawskowski, Yutaro Okuda and Chris Fields push the boundaries of contemporary […]

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Moussa Diakite & Wassado

Ruby's 3a Joynton Ave, Zetland, NSW

The soul of West African music is alive and well in guitarist Moussa Diakite. Malian guitarist, singer/songwriter Moussa Diakite cut his teeth with Grammy-winner Youmani Diabate, and as a member of the iconic Afro-Latin ‘Rail Band’. Expect a mixture of Malian and Congolese music alongside Highlife, Afro Beat, Cuban, Blues and Jazz from this gifted […]

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Double Bill: Claire Cross: Into Light + COAST

Mary's Underground 29 Reiby Pl, Sydney, NSW

Embark on a genre-bending journey that will stretch your imagination. Claire Cross presents her latest project “Into Light” - an immersive, electro-acoustic suite that swells with lush textures and delicate melodies. Commissioned by the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the all-Melbourne project features outstanding young saxophonist Flora Carbo. Paul Derricott earned his stripes playing in multiple […]

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The Intimacy of Jazz: NOW – SOLD OUT!

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW

Join us in the acoustic splendour of the Utzon Room and enjoy three impassioned musicians, who’ll use the beauty of simplicity to explore the intimacy of jazz.

The Energy of Jazz: NOW – SOLD OUT!

Mary's Underground 29 Reiby Pl, Sydney, NSW

Two new projects reveal the spectrum of what Jazz is today. Expect colourful, profound and imaginative new music.

The Colours of Jazz: NOW – FINAL TICKETS!

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW

Journey through the vibrant colours of jazz with us, from textural sonic exploration, high energy grooves and exhilarating spontaneous dialogue, through to evocative meditations on melody & rhythm.