Date: Friday 16, Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 January, 2015
Where: Foundry 616, The Lord Wolsely Hotel, APRA
The best of jazz of all kinds will descend on Ultimo in January for the sixth annual Jazzgroove Summer Fiesta 2015, presenting performances by nine leading Australian jazz ensembles across two venues. Centred around a concert series presented over three nights at Sydney’s finest jazz venue Foundry 616, the festival also features Jazzgroove On The Green at The Lord Wolsely Hotel, and a workshop with prodigious vocalist and composer Gian Slater, presented in conjunction with APRA.
Opening the Fiesta on Friday night will be Modern Meets Metal bringing Good ‘Evans and SCOREDATURA to the stage at Foundry 616, followed by the infamous Jazz/Hip Hop Fresstyle Sessions.
Sonic Explorations on Saturday 17 will include an album launch by Arrow, followed by Gian Slater (Melb), with late night grooves provided by Mister Ott.
On Sunday night,String Theory sees the return of expatriate Mike Majkowski (Berlin), and the Ben Hauptmann Trio, ending the festival with a Jazzgroove Jam Session.
The festival also presents Jazzgroove On The Green, an outdoor all-ages gig at the Lord Wolsely Hotel, featuring the Gerard Masters Quartet on Saturday 17, and The Cope St Parade on Sunday 18.
All of this combined with Vinyl Listening Sessions and Happy Hours at Foundry 616 make for an unrivalled taste of some of the best the Sydney jazz scene has to offer all year round.
For ticketing information, please visit jazzgroove.com