SIMA presents

Melissa Aldana Quartet

Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2022

27 Oct 2022

Melissa Aldana established herself as a creative force to be reckoned with from an early age. She was born in Santiago, Chile, and grew up in a musical family as a third-generation saxophonist.

Aldana was the first female instrumentalist to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, surpassing her father who was a semi-finalist in 1991.

Her latest contemplative and emotive album 12 Stars is a powerful statement from the signature saxophonist and her highly talented band.

Inspired by the arcs and nuances of tarot, 12 Stars features a series of tributes to moments of challenge and triumph in Aldana’s New York life. It firmly captures her "bold harmonies and attention-grabbing solos" (Jazzwise).

She's a story-teller and an improviser with a deeply meditative interpretation of jazz language and vocabulary.

Special guest opening performance from Jo Lawry and Dan Tepfer, which is sure to be rich with playfulness, virtuosity, deep connection and surprises.

Melissa Aldana Quartet
Tenor Saxophone Melissa Aldana 
Drummer Kush Abadey
Guitar Lage Lund
Bass Pablo Menares 

Jo Lawry/Dan Tepfer duo
Vocals Jo Lawry
Piano Dan Tepfer

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

York Theatre

Thu 27 Oct 7:30pm

180 minutes (including interval). Partial lockout applies.

Adult $79

$6 transaction fee applies.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $69
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $59

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $59
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $49
Student & Under 35s* $39

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Contains loud or sudden noises. Photography and filming with professional equipment prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

York Theatre

Thu 27 Oct 7:30pm

180 minutes (including interval). Partial lockout applies.

Adult $79

$6 transaction fee applies.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $69
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $59

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Adult $59
Concession (Senior, Pensioner, Veteran, SIMA Member)* $49
Student & Under 35s* $39

$6 transaction fee applies.

*ID required during ticket purchase for verification purposes. ID for SIMA members = SIMA membership number. Read more.

If booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers only redeemable when booking online. Read more.

Contains loud or sudden noises. Photography and filming with professional equipment prohibited.

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Melissa Aldana Quartet
Tenor Saxophone Melissa Aldana 
Drummer Kush Abadey
Guitar Lage Lund
Bass Pablo Menares 

Jo Lawry/Dan Tepfer duo
Vocals Jo Lawry
Piano Dan Tepfer

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

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