Saturday 27 January 2018, 9pm
The Sound Lounge , Seymour Centre.
Book online at www.sima.org.au or phone the Seymour Centre box office – 9351 7940
Media enquiries/interview requests – Chris Ruhle – 0468 357 715
ARIA Award-winning composer, saxophonist Dr Sandy Evans OAM presents her new work ‘Changing Times’ with longstanding trio, bassist Brett Hirst and drummer Toby Hall. Prepare to be awestruck by modern mastery, soaring saxophone lines and transcendental rhythms. The trio performed to sell-out audiences at the prestigious JazzFest Berlin. Sandy’s composition, ‘The Seed of Delight’ from their Not in the Mood album was an APRA Award finalist for Most Performed Jazz Composition. Sandy also leads the Sandy Evans Sextet, co-leads the acclaimed Clarion Fracture Zone, and is a member of MARA!, the catholics, Australian Art Orchestra, Ten Part Invention and austraLYSIS.
SANDY EVANS – saxophones, composition
BRETT HIRST – bass
TOBY HALL – drums
$30/$25 + bf | 6pm doors, 8pm show
Delicious food (including pizza!) available.
Fully licensed – NO BYO
Limited table bookings for groups of 8 or more only are available – email us for table reservations AFTER you have prebooked.
Please book carefully – as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!
All ages welcome (but under 18′s must be accompanied by an adult)
After making their premiere at this year’s Manly Jazz Festival, this exciting ensemble made up of the rhythm section of Sirens Big Band and Sandy Evans (SandyEvans Trio, the catholics, 10 Part Invention) is looking forward to presenting a night of music with internationally renowned tabla player, Bobby Singh (Circle of Rhythm, Jeff Lang, The Bird) . The band will be presenting new compositions by Evans’ exploring intersections between jazz and Indian music, as well as music composed by the various band members. Expect strong grooves, exciting improvisational exchanges and moments of meditative calm.
“This saxophonist [Sandy Evans] surely ranks as one of the best contemporary composers/musicians anywhere.” All About Jazz
“Bobby Singh simply blew everyone away with his playing…” Revolver
“The Sirens are one of Sydney’s – if not Australia’s – treasures.” AustralianJazz.net
Sandy Evans saxophones
Bobby Singh tabla
Ellen Kirkwood trumpet
Zela Margossian piano
Jessica Dunn double bass
Ali Foster drum kit