Sydney Con Jazz Festival 2022 – City Hub Sydney
By Amber Griffin
the Sydney Con Jazz Festival will return to Sydney for the fifth time on June 5. The festival will take place at the Sydney Conservatory of Music, with over 100 pioneering jazz artists from Australia, the United States and Europe performing.
A myriad of jazz music will pour through five world-class concert halls, including more than 23 concerts and events. All of these performances and more in the space of a jazz-filled day.
“Once you are familiar with jazz, you hear it everywhere”
Performing at Sydney Con Jazz Festival in the headlining musical group Trio Grande – with Eric Harland. The bill will also feature a saxophone solo by Florian Ross-Architexture and saxophone playing extraordinaire Will Vinson.
Asked about the significance of the festival, Vinson shared with city hub that without jazz music, none of the popular music of the 21st century would exist as it does.
“Once you are familiar with jazz, you hear it in everything, in harmony, rhythm, voice, inflection.”
Vinson explained that both of her performances at the festival will be “unpredictable”. Artists are precisely blended together from different musical backgrounds to create never-before-seen and unique jazz performances that the audience will collectively experience for the first and only time during the event.
For one day only, the festival will be a celebration of jazz and its varied and vibrant music that you will want to experience firsthand. the Sydney Con Jazz Festival is a pearl in the oyster of the Sydney music scene, with unrivaled performances from artists around the world.
“Australian audiences understand what they listen to and have a real openness and kind of appetite for foreign music that comes from being so far away,” Vinson said. city hub with the desire to perform again in Sydney.
June 5. Sydney Conservatory of Music, 1 Conservatory Rd, Sydney. Various prices. Tickets & Info: www.sydneyconjazzfestival.com