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Dale Barlow, the renowned Australian jazz saxophonist and composer, was born on December 25, 1959, in Sydney, New South Wales. His musical journey began with the piano, but it was his transition to classical flute and clarinet during his teenage years, alongside jazz courses at the New South Wales Conservatorium, that unveiled his true calling.
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Simone Waddell is one of Australia’s top contemporary jazz artists performing jazz, soul, and funk-infused with groove. She was the first Australian to win a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston USA and after completing her music degree, she has continued her career internationally in Asia, Europe, and Australia, performing at countless top venues, both solo and with world-class musicians.
Carla Bley, an iconic figure in the world of jazz, has passed away at the age of 87 due to complications arising from brain cancer. Her legacy, spanning several decades, is a testament to her remarkable contributions as a pianist, composer, bandleader, and visionary artist.
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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.
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.
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Driven by genre-fusing ardour, with the inclusion of warped, shaped sounds, the ethnic intrusions and Eastern tangents of vocalised rhythmic syllables (Konakol), with instruments plus electronics, Bungarribee jazz quartet leans on solid ground while moving in mysterious ways between music of the jazz-infused avant-garde and classical. Embracing different genres, grooves and intensities, they have released a lovely recording that embraces openheartedness and positive expression.
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Dr Steve Barry is a multi-award-winning pianist, composer, improviser, and lecturer at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Born and raised in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and now living and creating on Gadigal land, Barry works across the music industry as a performer, accompanist, educator, and consulta
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Currently touring Australia are Chicago based jazz vocalist Kurt Elling and prodigious musician and producer Charlie Hunter. I caught up with Kurt and Charlie during the Melbourne leg of their tour, showcasing songs from their ongoing Superblue project, which arrives in Sydney on Wednesday August 30th at City Recital Hall.
APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre are thrilled to announce that the Art Music Awards of 2023 will take place on Tuesday, August 15th, at Carriageworks in Sydney, on Gadigal land. This grand event aims to celebrate the remarkable achievements of exceptional talent in the composition, performance, education, and presentation of Australian music.