The first concert of Freedman New Jazz series in 2017 was:
Phil Slater Quintet with special support by James McLean
part of SIMA’s Summer Jazz
Saturday 25 February (8pm)
Sound Lounge – Seymour Centre, Chippendale
The performance showcases four outstanding Freedman Fellowship winners, now leading voices in Australian contemporary jazz.
Next concert was a collaboration with the Australian National Maritime Museum and presents a project by former Freedman recipient Matt Keegan.
The Three Seas
Saturday 18 March (8pm)
Australian National Maritime Museum, Pyrmont
The Three Seas combines elements of Indian folk music with a western style of song form and production in a band of performers from India and Australia.
Read the 4-star review by John Shand in SMH HERE
Freedman New Jazz series is presented with the support of Freedman Foundation, managed by The Music Trust and administered by SIMA (Sydney Improvised Music Association).