…an Australian music trio that unites jazz, world music and contemporary Australian music into a remarkable fusion.

This exciting adventure brings together experienced virtuosos, Satsuki Odamura (koto), Tony Lewis (percussion) and Sandy Evans (saxophones).

These three acclaimed musicians combine different stylistic and cultural traditions, to create new and breathtakingly beautiful music.

Since its inception in May 1999, Waratah has performed at the Festival of Asian Music and Dance (Sydney Opera House), the Opening Ceremony of The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, Government House (Sydney), Bellingen Global Carnival, Woodford Folk Festival, the Songs of the Wind Festival (Blue Mountains, NSW), Asia Fest (Lismore), the Armidale Regional Art Museum, the Brett Whiteley Studio (Sydney), the Sydney Improvised Music Association, and has broadcast for ABC Radio National’s Music Deli.

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Tenor and soprano saxophone, composer