Sandy Evans and Friends at The RUC, Canberra

Tuesday 11 July, 6pm
The RUC, 54 McCaughey Street, Turner, ACT
Admission $22 / $15 (concession) 

Bookings essential. Light meals available beforehand at 6.00 pm. Music starts at 7.30 pm. Please book early with RUC on 6247 7838 (Business Hours) for meals + music or at gpage40@bigpond.net.au for music only. Seating is limited to 100.

Sponsors: Artsound FM 92.7, Zane Hills Wines, Groove Warehouse

In this quintet Sandy is joined by some of the leading young talents in the Sydney jazz scene. Each of these musicians are forging stellar careers as performers and composers. Sandy Evans (saxophones) is the current recipient of an Australia Council Music Fellowship. Jessica Dunn (bass) is the leader of the renowned Sirens Big Band. Emma Stephenson (piano) is the 2016 JRMA recipient and has already recorded her first CD in New York. Recent Sydney Conservatorium of Music graduate, Melissa Mony, (alto saxophone) is making waves as a swinging and inventive player. Ali Foster (drums) is the powerhouse driving the rhythm sections of the Sydney Women’s Jazz Collective and the Sirens Big Band. The group will present fresh interpretations of jazz standards and an exciting array of original compositions with sneak previews of some of the Indian Jazz material Sandy is working on with The Sirens Big Band for their upcoming major project, Bridge of Dreams.