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November 2020

Ahimsa Meditations on Gandhi – Facebook event

3 November 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Facebook Live, https://www.facebook.com/events/1474389596082838
Online,
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FREE

Sandy Evans, one of Australia’s most well-known jazz saxophonists and composers, directs this musical interpretation of Gandhi’s writings on non-violence, joined by Australian-Indian musicians Sarangan Sriranganathan (sitar/vocals) and Bobby Singh (tabla), and her all-star band.

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Postcards from the Anthropocene

7 November 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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FREE
Sydney Internationals Women's Jazz Festival

As part of her Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence role this is the launch of "Postcards from the Anthropocene" with collaborators Hamish Stuart (drums) and Adam Hulbert (eurotrack modular synthesiser and theremin) from Halfback Books on Sydney's northern beaches.The album was recorded during last year's bushfire crisis and is offered as a protest against environmental destruction and climate change.In December 2019, Sydney was enveloped in a thick blanket of smoky haze. It was on one of the worst days for bushfire smoke that Sandy,…

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Pharos feat. the music of Sandy Evans

7 November 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Early and late show
Mary’s Underground, 29 Reiby Place
, CIRCULAR QUAY SYDNEY, NSW 2000 Australia
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$35 – $40
Sydney Internationals Women's Jazz Festival
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Pharos feat. the music of Sandy Evans

7 November 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Early and late show
Mary’s Underground, 29 Reiby Place
, CIRCULAR QUAY SYDNEY, NSW 2000 Australia
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$35 – $40
Sydney Internationals Women's Jazz Festival
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Magic Music: A Festival Finale Opening Doors to Magical Places

8 November 2020 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old 505 Theatre, 5 Eliza Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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$45
Sydney Internationals Women's Jazz Festival

Closing the festival, this special event features the talents of our 2020 Artist in Resident Dr Sandy Evans OAM, alongside long-time collaborators Satsuki Odamura and Steve Elphick for Magic Music.

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January 2021

Sandy Evans & Bobby Singh at the Sydney Festival

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Erskineville Anglican Church Hall, 55 Erskineville Road
Erskineville, NSW 2043 Australia
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$35
Bobby Singh and Sandy Evans

Jazz innovator Sandy Evans and tabla master Bobby Singh continue their long friendship and collaborative partnership with a performance exploring the intersections between jazz and Indian classical music.

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May 2021

Ahisma – Meditations on Ghandi

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fitters’ Workshop, Printers Way
Kingston, ACT 2604 Australia
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$60 – $65
hands covered in colour

Created and directed by Sandy Evans 150 years after Gandhi’s birth, Ahimsa fuses jazz, Hindustani and Carnatic chant with contemporary electronic sounds. Each of the movements is a musical response to a fundamental idea from Gandhi’s writings on Ahimsa (non-violence), translated into Sanskrit by Chris Whiteman and Vasudevacharya, and sung by the charismatic Sriranganathan.

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Ahimsa – Meditations on Ghandi

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fitters’ Workshop, Printers Way
Kingston, ACT 2604 Australia
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$60 – $65
hands covered in colour

Created and directed by Sandy Evans 150 years after Gandhi’s birth, Ahimsa fuses jazz, Hindustani and Carnatic chant with contemporary electronic sounds. Each of the movements is a musical response to a fundamental idea from Gandhi’s writings on Ahimsa (non-violence), translated into Sanskrit by Chris Whiteman and Vasudevacharya, and sung by the charismatic Sriranganathan.

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Masterclass: Sandy Evans

May 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ANU School of Music, Big Band Room, Australian National University ACT 2600 + Google Map
FREE
Sandy Evens photo by Karen Steains

Multi-skilled, immensely versatile and ever dedicated, Sandy Evans is one of the great dames of Australian jazz. Here Sandy interacts with the youngest generation of improvising musicians.

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Sandy Evans Trio

May 7 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Verity Lane Market, 50 Northbourne Avenue
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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$15 – $30
Sandy Evans with Brett Hirst and Toby Hall

One of Australia’s great jazz luminaries, with a reputation for fearless collaborations and monumental projects, Sandy Evans crowns the Sessions@Verity series by returning to her roots in a straight trio set. Pure unbridled music making.

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