Event held on June 04

Hilary Geddes Parkside + Claire Cross Into Light

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Event runs from 7:00 PM to 9:20 PM


In this special event programmed just for Canberra we introduce two award-winning new generation jazz leaders and powerhouse women Claire Cross and Hilary Geddes, and their strikingly distinctive music projects ‘Into Light’ and ‘Parkside’ Sound sculptors creating sonic worlds of their own they draw upon a wide range of artistic and musical influences and a commitment to the role of place in listening and performance that will leave you inspired by what is happening in music now. Recipient of Australia’s most prestigious jazz award in 2021, The Freedman Jazz Fellowship, Hilary Geddes leads a quartet comprised of Sydney’s new generation of jazz stars. Her quartet is beautifully synchronized to create unique sonic landscapes and expansive and uplifting music that’s reminiscent of the great Bill Frissell – with an elemental Australian flavor. Her debut album Parkside was released in 2021 with ABC Jazz as part of the ABC Jazz Scholarship, bringing young Australian voices to the wider public Bringing together some of Melbourne’s most exciting improvisers including Freedman Fellowship nominee Flora Carbo (saxophone/bass clarinet) and trombonist Jordan Murray, Claire Cross presents her latest project ‘Into Light’, a darkly-hued, immersive suite exploring the theme of hope and the complexities of struggle. With swells of lush textures interwoven with improvisation and delicate melodies, Into Light is inspired by ambient-chamber ensemble works, with a subtle jazz sensibility. Entry Cost All tickets $30 - Standard: $35.00 Concession: $33.00 Student: $30.00