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Young Women’s Jazz Workshop Concert

Sydney Conservatorium of Music 1 Conservatorium Rd, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Under the tutelage of Alex Silver, Hannah James and Ellen Kirkwood, the 2022 Young Women's Jazz Workshop participants will present a fiery concert of fresh compositions and engaging improvised solos.

Ben Lerner/Jodie Michael Quartet

Jangling Jacks 175 Victoria St, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The cosy speakeasy has character throughout, with boutique furniture and charming framed artworks covering the walls. It’ll be a visual and audible spectacle, for your Sunday evening entertainment.

Belinda Holland & the Feral Horns

Lazybones Lounge 294 Marrickville Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia

An evening with Belinda Holland and the Feral Horns at Lazybones Lounge is a mix of lesser-known jazz standards, original blues, and jazz classics all with horn arrangements by Roslyn Mayne

Magdalena Mira

Butcher's Brew Bar 499 Marrickville Rd, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Chilean singer Magdalena Mira is a captivating & engaging performer with a voice & a presence that lingers long after she's left the stage.

Joy Yates & Dave MacRae w/ James Ryan Band

Lazybones Lounge 294 Marrickville Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Jazz singer extraordinaire, Joy Yates will join the Lazy Bones house jazz jam band.  An inspiration to many, Joy’s career spans five decades and several continents across live performance, television, recording and jazz vocal performance education.

Tuesday Night Jazz Orchestra

Lazybones Lounge 294 Marrickville Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia

LazyBones partners with the Sydney International Womens’ Jazz Festival to present an extraordinary line-up of some of Sydney’s best female jazz musicians.

Lisa Oduor-Noah (KEN)

Phoenix Central Park 37-49 O'Connor St, Chippendale, NSW, Australia

Beautiful emotional soul that’ll heal your mind, body and spirit. Kenyan singer Lisa Oduor-Noah reveals her latest emotional album in Sydney, reflecting on juxtaposing virtues and vices like Faith-Fear, Trust-Doubt, Love-Lust through song.


Foundry 616 616 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW, Australia

Led by bassist Hannah James, the band features an all-star line-up of Sydney’s finest female instrumentalists, performing compositions by Sandy Evans, Andrea Keller, Helen Sung, Silke Eberhardt and more.

Hinterlandt + Keyna Wilkins

Lazybones Lounge 294 Marrickville Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia

An opportunity to witness the band’s process of transitioning from their indie-chamber works towards a more jazz-oriented phase.

Abby Constable, Wilbur Whitta, Jack Stoneham

The Dock 182 Redfern St, Redfern, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sensational young drummer, Abby Constable is joined by Wilbur Whitta on keys and Jack Stoneham on saxophone at The Dock, Redfern.

343 Brass Band

Johnston Street Jazz 81 Johnston St, Annandale, NSW, Australia

Music that makes you smile! Whether on stage or roving, 343 Brass Band plays energetic jazz, pop, gospel and RnB in a New Orleans-inspired style that is guaranteed to get you grooving!

Jo Fabro

Butcher's Brew Bar 499 Marrickville Rd, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Her rich, soulful voice has rained down on listeners in venues & festivals across the country for over a decade, building a core of dedicated followers.

Major Zulu

Foundry 616 616 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW, Australia

You’ll love Zulu’s earthy vocal tones and artful storytelling. This is Zulu’s second Sydney International Women’s Jazz Fest performance, after a sold-out show in November 2021.


Church St Studios 62-68 Church St, Camperdown, NSW, Australia

Self-described as curious improvisors grounded in jazz tradition, the group is co-led by Harry Sutherland on piano and Lachy Hamilton on tenor saxophone and features Jacques Emery on double bass and Alexander Inman-Hislop on drums.

Double Bill: Sumire Kuribayashi & Niran Dasika + Matt Ottignon Quartet

Brand X Tempe Tempe Recreation Reserve, Holbeach Ave, Tempe, Sydney, NSW, Australia

An immersive double bill of sensitive and sophisticated improvised music. International collaborators, trumpeter Niran Dasika and Japanese pianist Sumire Kuribayashi reunite alongside saxophonist Matthew Ottignon's latest quartet.

Brenda Gifford’s ‘Dundun Firestick’ featuring Sandy Evans and Friends

Bondi Pavilion Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach, NSW

Bonniesongs creates music to drift to - dreamy, summery harmonies for a water-front concert – alongside Brenda Gifford who brings together a jazz supergroup of talents who explore and transcend country, culture and experience.

Triple Bill: Mike Nock, Surfing Soundwaves & Believe

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

Believe explores the outer reaches of experimental music and improvisation, while Freya Garbett's Surfing Soundwaves creates bridges between music and surfing – ambient and with hints of the cool.

Double Bill: Lucy Clifford + Another Green World [Album Launch]

Johnston Street Jazz 81 Johnston St, Annandale, NSW, Australia

Lucy Clifford’s new sextet and distinctive sound pushes against the boundaries of genre. Lush harmonies and lyrical phrasing create an expansive and urgent sound with raw grooves and a longing for summer. Another Green World are an exciting new duo, that challenge the role of each instrument in a drum-free setting.

Ten Part Invention Celebrate John Pochée OAM (1940 – 2022)

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

Ten Part Invention was formed in 1986 by John Pochée and shaped an era in Australian music. Now the band pays tribute to its founder and the many compositions he commissioned. It'll be colourful, thrilling and adventurous.


The Lansdowne 2-6 City Rd,, Chippendale, NSW, Australia

Precious Energy is Barney McAll’s latest project features music written as a heartfelt call for the positive, for the sun and for love. GODTET is an electrifying, dreamy hypnotic, instrumental journey with a band of huge and diverse talents.

The Three Seas + Veronique Serret

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

The Three Seas are a lively musical marriage of Himalayan folk song and the contemporary beats of Sydney and Kolkata. Veronique Serret and her acoustic and electric violins, take us to an ever shifting landscape of loops, delays, reverbs and percussive elements.