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It’s summer, it’s time to experience what festivals do best. Bring you new music, new sounds, and new collaborations that are designed to stimulate your senses.
JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF JAZZ!
Latest Past Events
The Three Seas + Veronique SerretRiverside Theatres Corner Market &, Church St, Parramatta
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.
DOUBLE BILL: PRECIOUS ENERGY + GODTETThe Lansdowne 2-6 City Rd,, Chippendale
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.
Ten Part Invention Celebrate John Pochée OAM (1940 – 2022)The Great Club 160-164 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville
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.
About the Festival
Jazz: NOW Summer is one of our premiere performance programs. Its objective is to highlight and support original Australian contemporary improvised music and provide opportunities for audiences to discover the very best of Australian Jazz.
Amy Curl – CEO & Executive Producer
Zoe Hauptmann – Artistic Director
Reuben White – Marketing Manager
Sue Spence – Development Officer
Nicola Sinclair – Production Manager
Chris Ruhle – Publicist
Monica Higgins – Festival branding
Acknowledgment of Country
SIMA acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work, create, and present music.
The Jazz: NOW Summer program events will take place on Gadigal, Wangal, Dharug, Bidjigal, and Birrabirragal land.
We acknowledge all Elders past and present, and extend our respect to any First Nations people attending SIMA concerts.
SIMA is committed to making our events as accessible as possible to all audiences.
Please do not hesitate to contact SIMA or our participating venues to discuss your access requirements.
Click here to download a PDF text-only program
Click the below links to view online venue access Information
The Great Club – Wheelchair Accessible.
Johnston St Jazz – Unfortunately, this event is not wheelchair accessible due to the layout of the venue. Set in a heritage-listed, former church in Annandale.
The Lansdowne is not an accessible venue.