Inner West Jazz Fest Sat21st & Sun 22nd. A festival whose time has come, the Inner West Jazz Fest brings together a rare collection of local musicians, from acknowledged masters such as Mike Nock and Phil Slater, to emerging leaders such as 2023 Freedman Jazz fellowship winner Philippa Murphy-Haste.
Classical Fine Music Magazine
My father was a keen photographer, and our family used to enjoy slide nights where we would relive earlier times. Years later, he scanned a selection of these slides and put them on a disc for me. Mostly they were of the family, either at home or on holidays. But there was one which was a real anomaly: a photograph of Pablo Casals, not taken in the flesh but during a television program. What was that doing among the family snaps?
CD Reviews Classical
Latin American Piano Music presents the music of seven composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: one, Luis G Jordá, was born in Catalonia but spent most of his career in Mexico City; another, Ernesto Lecuona, was Cuban; the rest were Mexican.
Barry O'Sullivan Events Fine Music Magazine Jazz Magazine Upcoming concerts
The future of jazz will soon be heard at eighteen ear-opening concerts from 25 October through to 5 November in Sydney. The festival has everything, from the finest soul and jazz singers to cutting-edge instrumental jazz and anthemic alt-pop album launches, showcasing the most talented, inspiring, and creative musicians from home and abroad.
Mary Jo and Lloyd Capps are passionate about music and travel. They’ve travelled the world with their earliest musical trip being to New York to hear the NY Phil and the Met, Blue Note and Birdland. None of which disappointed.
Emerging Artist Program Interviews
The 2MBS Fine Music Sydney Stefan Kruger Scholarship supports young, outstanding individuals further their career in the field of classical music. This annual scholarship is made possible through the generous bequest of passionate music lover, Dr Stefan Kruger.
In Yorkshire, the county in England where I grew up, there is a place called Mount Grace Priory. It is a partly ruined, but much-preserved Carthusian monastery with a physic garden, a fish farm, and cells for 17 monks living as hermits, engaged in devotional writing and pious contemplation. Except that they weren’t – at least not all the time.
Walter Theodore ‘Sonny’ Rollins, born on 7 September 1930 in New York City, emerged as a towering figure in the world of jazz as a saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. Growing up in the vibrant musical landscape of Harlem, Rollins was influenced by what he heard in iconic venues such as the Savoy Ballroom and the Apollo Theatre.