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Ruby’s Summer Fiesta Returns

It's proved one of Sydney's most popular venues with its unique indoor/outdoor setting and splendid architectural design. Ruby's, in the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre at Zetland is one of the best places to hear a live band and experience a balmy Sydney February night. SIMA'S month long Summer Festival moves to the venue for a […]

Sydney’s International Women’s Jazz Festival hits the stage

BY ASTON BROWN The Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival prepares for welcome the return to the stage across 10 days of music to highlight the contribution that women are making to jazz. The festival, which runs from November 12 to 21, will showcase a diverse range of acts across several Sydney venues. In conversation with […]

Hillary Geddes

Over the last few years the concept of slow TV has become quite the phenomenon, in large part thanks to SBS and their multi-hour long rail journey productions. In March this concept takes a new twist thanks to jazz guitarist Hillary Geddes and SIMA. On March 11 Geddes and her quartet will be performing improvised […]

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival – Mahalia Barnes

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease and live music slowly comes back to life in Sydney and wonderful new event championing the fantastic female artists in our city is set to return in the coming weeks. The Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival (SIWJF) is a yearly highlight on the live music calendar, but will be […]

Jake Mason Trio

Best known for his work with Cookin’ On 3 Burners, Jake Mason is a multi-instrumentalist and prolific songwriter who has released 12 albums, gained multi-platinum sales worldwide and established his own label and production house. Despite this incredibly impressive list of accolades Jake Mason has never been satisfied by simply sticking to a tried and true […]

Pataphysics – Tip Of The Spear

In the last few years we’ve witnessed a revolution in the rap game. Where the main topics were once women, money and thugs they’ve since been replaced with more thoughtful topics which explore the social issues of racism, classism and economics. Aussie rapper and producer Pataphysics continues this new style of rap in his latest […]

Winston Surfshirt – Sponge Cake

The debut record from Sydney group Winston Surfshirt is a little bit pop and a little bit hip-hop with just a touch of West Coast rap adding the icing on the cake. Throughout the 16 track offering the group serve up bright, airy songs which are perfect for a lazy summer afternoon listen but the […]


Sushi and jazz may be a match made in heaven – a sophisticated and elegant combo. Enjoy the salmon sashimi and wagyu beef while smooth musicians fulfil your La La Land fantasies with delightful live jazz music at Jazushi. It's a unique dining experience. The beautiful interior decor, the mood lighting and scrumptious food, makes […]

The Meltdown

The Meltdown have brewed up a concoction of songs which defy genre boundaries by blending in elements from jazz, blues, southern soul, roots, gospel and just a pinch of country. With so many elements playing a part in these songs it was crucial that they had one binding force, which comes in the form of […]

Foundry616 Third Anniversary

In the time since Foundry616 first opened its doors in 2013, the jazz club has fostered a significant number of burgeoning young Australian talent whilst also growing the reputation of the club within the scene to the point where it is now considered a cornerstone of Sydney’s jazz music scene. For founder Peter Rechniewsk, opening […]