06 May Monday – Divergence Jazz Orchestra


Monday 6th May, 2019, 8pm
Doors open from 6:30 pm

Online booking is now closed. Please purchase tickets at the door.


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After releasing two albums of original music, the 19-member Divergence Jazz Orchestra have established a unique and inspired artistic voice. Now, after some time away, Divergence has returned to Australia’s premier jazz venue, Foundry 616, to deliver their own brand of Australian jazz music with a monthly Monday night residency continuing on April 1st. Directed by Jenna Cave (composer/conductor) and Paul Weber (trombone), Divergence boast a powerful and beautifully balanced orchestral sound anchored in groove, exhibiting immense sensitivity and subtly and breaking from the big band tradition of old. Divergence have received rave reviews for their two albums, The Opening Statement and Fake It Until You Make It.

Join Divergence as they perform band leader Jenna Cave’s original compositions, and  works by other leading Australian jazz composers BernieMcGann, Miroslav Bukovsky, Andrew Murray, Cam McAllister, Andrew Scott and many more. Each of their tunes featured contain that zest, energy and buzz that are at the core of Divergence Jazz Orchestra’s principles, with an affinity for groove that accentuates the validity and freshness of a jazz orchestra in today’s musical landscape.

“Four stars…Divergence Jazz Orchestra is remarkably strong and consistently pleasing… Cave writes with depth and maturity well beyond her years, a virtue not lost on the DJO, which carries out her wishes to the letter” – Jack Bowers, ALL ABOUT JAZZ (USA)


Jenna Cave (conductor/resident composer and arranger);

Trombones: Paul Weber (Co-Musical Director, lead), Alex Silver, Rose Foster, Luke Davis (bass);

Trumpets: Matt Collins, James Power, Paul Murchison, Will Endicott, Will Gilbert,

Saxes: Justin Buckingham (lead alto, flute), Loretta Palmeiro (alto, soprano, flute, clarinet), Scott Kelly (tenor, alto), Louis Klaassen (tenor), Bec Scolnik (baritone, bass clarinet).

Rhythm: Yutaro Okuda (guitar), Luke Sweeting (piano), Hannah James (bass), Alex Hirlian(drums)



General – $22.00 incl booking fee
Concession – $12.00 incl booking fee
Sydney Con Students – $7.00 incl booking fee
Drinks & Show – $40.00 incl booking fee

Full bar & bistro for light meals available

Additional information

Ticket Type

General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show, Sydney Con Students

Event Details

Date: 6 May 2019

Start time: 20:00

End time: 23:00

Venue: Foundry 616

Phone: 02 9211 9442

Email: info@foundry616.com.au