Freedman Jazz Fellowship Concert
Artist: Nick Garbett, Ellen Kirkwood and Emma Stephenson
Venue: Sydney Opera House
Date: 30 October 17
The Freedman Jass Fellowship Concert presents jazz luminaries performing competitively in a showcase to decide the 2017 Freedman Jazz Fellow. The 2017 finalists are trumpeter Nick Garbett, trumpeter, composer Ellen Kirkwood and pianist, composer Emma Stephenson.
Each performs a set of music to contend for the prestigious $20,000 award. Past winners read like a Who’s Who of Australian jazz – guitarist Ben Hauptmann, saxophonists Julien Wilson, Andrew Robson and Matt Keegan, pianists Andrea Keller, Matt McMahon, and Tal Cohen, trumpeter Phil Slater, bassist Christopher Hale and vocalist Kristen Berardi.
Presented by Sydney Improvised Music Association. Tickets from $38 at sydneyoperahouse.com