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Cody, Evans + Swanton

May 2 @ 8:30 pm

collage of chris cody, sandy evans and lloyd swanton

“Heart and soul has audience enthralled.” – Sydney Morning Herald 

The trio is a story of musical friendship dating back 28 years. Three of Australia’s most renowned, experienced, and travelled musicians seek new exciting places through their adventurous playing together. Cody, Evans, and Swanton explore originals, standards, and free playing in a fun and confident fashion, with infectious grooves, strong time, humour, and moments of sublime lyricism.

Renowned jazz pianist Chris Cody has thrilled audiences at festivals and venues around the world from New York to Zanzibar, working with jazz greats Roy Hargrove, Herb Geller, Rhoda Scott, Lisa Simone, Brice Wassy, and Miles Davis alumni Rick Margitza along the way.

Sandy Evans has played and recorded with Clarion Fracture Zone, Ten Part Invention, the catholics, Australian Art Orchestra, and many other groups. She has a keen interest in Indian classical music, collaborating regularly with Sarangan Sriranganathan, and Bobby Singh, and inaugurated the Jazz Improvisation Course for Young Women run annually by SIMA.

Lloyd Swanton is well known for his work with the Necks, who have toured the world for over 20 years, the catholics, Dale Barlow, the Benders, Mike Nock, Clarion Fracture Zone, Sandy Evans, Vince Jones, Tim Finn, Stephen Cummings, Wendy Matthews, Dynamic Hepnotics, Bernie McGann and many other jazz groups.

“Heart and soul has audience enthralled.” – Sydney Morning Herald 

“Full of music and talent.” – Le Monde, France