2017 Freedman New Jazz Series

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).

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