A triple threat, ARIA-winning Australian performance powerhouse brings Play School to life, for the kids.
JUSTINE CLARKE AND BEN HAUPTMANN 11AM
ABC’s Play School host and double ARIA Award winner for Best Children’s Album, Justine Clarke’s musical work has been an utter smash. She has released multiple gold and platinum-selling albums and DVDs though ABC Music. For her appearance at the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, Clarke will be accompanied by celebrated jazz guitarist Ben Hauptmann.
BYO picnic rugs and dancing shoes! This event is presented in partnership with 107 Projects.
Justine Clarke (Vocals) Ben Hauptmann (Guitar)
Rockabilly and jazz with a classic, rollicking feel. You will dance.
MARY HEART QUINTET 12.30PM
Mary Heart hollers rhythm & blues classics as she pumps out driving bass lines on her double bass named ‘Craig’. Her unique blend of foot-stomping rock-n-roll, rollicking swing, and blues-based, upbeat rhythms will be sure to entertain as we fill Green Square with the sounds of Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Wanda Jackson, Ruth Brown and Chuck Berry. Let the good times roll!
Mary Rapp (Vocals, Bass) Chris O’dea (Saxophone) Carl Dewhurst (Guitar) James Greening (Trombone) Warren Trout (Drums)
Fresh and all-female collective NEO was born from the music program at UNSW. Inspired by neo-jazz, neo-soul and RnB genres, NEO celebrates the music of contemporary female musicians from Australia and abroad.
Lily Stokes (Vocals) Eleisha Seroukas (Alto Saxophone) Grace Easton (Piano) Sarah Homeh (Bass)
FLORA AND FAWN 3PM
Rounding out the day, Flora and Fawn is the moniker of Ofri Einav and Lotus-Rose Kypriotis whose shared love of jazzy, folky, groovy goodness comes together to create a one-stop shop for original, emotional and quirky music.
Ofri Einav (Vocals, Keys) Lotus-Rose Kypriotis (Vocals, Guitar)