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JAHL HESHI TOUR

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End of Year Concert

Dec 13 – Double Bill: Sumire Kuribayashi & Niran Dasika + Matt Ottignon Quartet

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Sydney Int'l Women's Jazz Festival

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Orange Winter Jazz Festival

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Sydney Con Jazz Festival

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Jazz: NOW Summer

Feb 11 – Mar 19, 2023
On sale Dec 15

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Ruby's Outdoor Music Club

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Tuesday Night Jazz Orchestra

Lazybones Lounge 294 Marrickville Road, Sydney, NSW

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

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.

Pharos

Foundry 616 616 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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"This person is a truly amazing musician. Their music is like a fine wine. " - The Music MagazineJazz is rich. It’s fun. It’s thrilling and diverse. It’s all about revelling in the unexpected and it can be reassuringly wild. We believe it’s time jazz was heard in more places and by more Australians as […]