With nightly programming, the festival also includes a free workshops and kids program at the Redfern Town Hall. In 2012, the festival includes for the first time an opening night Q&A to take place at the Old 505 Theatre with members of the jazz community debating ‘The Sydney Sound’.
“…I have been trying to work on finding a balance between the experimental, improvisational elements and the more functional melodic, harmonic worlds that I love exploring…”
“In his last dozen years Motian began to sound like a complete neophyte who just happened to be blessed with an unerring instinct for what that music demanded, moment by moment.”
“The chromatic scale is not the easiest thing to do on a harp.”