Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival Presents: Hilary Geddes and Jodie Michael Double Bill:
Sydney’s new generation will ignite the Foundry stage in a special festival double bill!
Hilary Geddes Quartet
Winner of the Jann Rutherford Memorial Award in 2019, Hilary Geddes’ music making is split between contemporary jazz and improvised music, and playing with popular indie band ‘The Buoys’.
As a jazz guitarist, Hilary has become an in-demand collaborator with the likes of Barney McAll and Mike Nock, while The Buoys are regularly featured on Triple J featuring on the Australian festival circuit. A truly modern, exceptional talent who will lead contemporary music in the direction she wants to see it go.
Hilary Geddes (guitar), Matt Harris (piano), Max Alduca (bass), Alexander Inman-Hislop (drums)
Jodie Michael Trio
Drummer Jodi Michael gained experience playing in jazz ensembles at the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, where she earned multiple scholarships. After touring the USA with the local Jazz Orchestra, Jodi returned to immerse herself in the US jazz scene, playing with world-class drummers like Michael Carvin, Eric Harland and Kenny Washington and going on to study the in the Global Jazz Master’s program at Berklee College of Music. Expect Jodi’s trademark fluid sense of rhythm for which she has become renown.