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  TA GO LAK


Three Sydney-based drummers perform a selection of compositions and improvisations emerging in response to Korean traditional rhythmic structures, as well as sounds and textures from the Asia Pacific region.

Simon Barker : drum sets

Hannah Kim : Korean traditional percussions

Chloe Kim : drum sets

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IMPROPER CITATION


Experimental improvisations that combine elements of jazz as well as sounds and textures from diverse musical traditions and rhythms

Matt Harris: Piano

Miles Rooney : Trumpet 

Chloe Kim: Drums

Oscar Peterson: Bass 

Charlie Sundborn: Saxophone

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  HOLOPEAK


Creating deep textures with a minimalist mindset,
Holopeak (FKA Czarektrio) is an improvising group focused on long-form contours.

Nick Mielczarek: Guitar

Chloe Kim: Drums

Harry Birch: Bass

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JACHLO
 

Focuses on developing knowledge in diverse rhythmic dialogues and using shared language in any improvising/musical settings.

Jacques Emery : Bass

Chloe Kim: Drums

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FACE SOUTH
 

Understands ways to improvise together, freely and uniquely. Sydney-based trio unites their communal love in jazz and individual tastes that span various genres. 

Chloe Kim: Drums

Oscar Peterson: Bass

Matt Harris: Piano

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KAY KAY DEE
 

KKD is an improvising trio which formed through the recent SIMA's 'Sonic Futures' Series (2019). The band seeks dynamic language and energy interchange in their musical journey.

Adrian Lim-Klumpes: Piano

Chloe Kim: Drums

Jim Denley : Saxophone

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AIGO TRIO
 

An improvising trio formed in 2017 while studying Jazz Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, built up strong trust, friendships and shared-language through playing music, having meals, taking photos and hanging out together. Aigo's music always have welcoming environment for new ideas and creativity to follow through.   

Miles Rooney: Trumpet

Chloe Kim: Drums

Nick Mielczarek: Guitar

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ACTION 5
 

Sydney based group that experiments with different musical actions and ideas. Not seeking to resolve or produce, rather to invite an open and honest dialogue with the audience, exploring fluctuations and indeterminate vibrations.

Miles Rooney: Trumpet

Chloe Kim: Drums

Joseph Lisk: Trumpet

Tina Stefanou: Vocals

Jacques Emery: Bass

CS BALLROOM BAND
 

Warped woodstock '38-core psychedelia with apocalypse noise made out of love and community. Waiting room music.

Alex Jasprizza - Tenor Sax

Nick Mielczarek - Electric Guitar

Charlie Sundborn - Alto Sax
Chloe Kim - Drums and Percussion

Jacques Emery - Bass Guitar
Hilary Geddes - Electric Guitar
Matt Harris - Piano, Keyboard
Ashley Stoneham - Drum Machine and Percussion

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RAIN PATTERNS
 

Emerged from the idea that the more female musicians actively involved in the Australian Jazz Community, the more positive inputs and new perspectives there will be to shape the current yet ever-changing music scene. Just as the windier and warmer a storm becomes, the more interesting and unique patterns, shapes, and sizes the rain begins to take on.

Tessie Overmyer- Tenor Sax

Carla Dobbie - Trombone

Bernice Tesara - Saxophone
Chloe Kim - Drums and Percussion

Hilary Geddes - Electric Guitar
Lauren Tsamouras - Piano, Keyboard
Lauren White - Bass 

Isabella Morison - Vocal

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