Virna Sanzone Quartet – Saturday, 7th of May 2022:
“…a memorable performance and moreover a beautiful experience…how fortunate the Sydney jazz audience is, to be able to hear such music of the highest excellence…” – Eric Myers, The Australian
Following recent sold-out performances, Foundry 616 is thrilled to welcome Virna Sanzone back for a night of exploratory, multicultural, jazz-infused music at its best!
Acknowledged as one of Australia’s most distinguished jazz and soul artists, multilingual vocalist, Virna Sanzone has worked with an impressive list of Australian greats, including Paul Grabowsky, The Australian Art Orchestra, Paul Kelly, and Tina Arena to name a few. Tonight she joins forces with three of Sydney’s finest musicians Matt McMahon (piano), Brett Hirst (bass), and Evan Mannell (drums).
Virna Sanzone – voice
Matt McMahon – piano
Brett Hirst – bass
Evan Mannell – drums
“Relaxed and unaffected, Sanzone’s voice danced…with irrepressible swing…” – John Shand, SMH
“…left the musicians breathless and the audience whooping with delight” – Jessica Nicholas, The Age
“Sanzone has a voice like the caramel layer in a piece of caramel slice…so smooth, warm, and pliable…and you’d definitely want a second serve with another piece to take home. It’s rich and beautiful.” – Lissa Christopher, SMH
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