One of Australia’s leading musical identities leading the ‘cream’ of Sydney’s finest young jazz musicians

Led by celebrated pianist and composer Judy Bailey AOM since the 1990s, the iconic Jazz Connection attests to Judy’s long and esteemed career as a composer and educator. Their energetic performances showcase the brightest young talent on Sydney’s jazz scene. Judy’s distinguished career spans more than six decades. Throughout her formidable musical life, Judy has blazed a trail for women musicians who have followed. Her work as a performer, composer and educator has seen her inducted into the Graeme Bell Hall of Fame and earned her an Order of Australia.

Judy Bailey (Composer/Conductor) Lachy Hamilton, Jack Stoneham, Michael Avgenicos, Anthony Tummillo, Chris Higgins (Saxophones) James Power, Tom Avgenicos, James Sarno, Tom Arblaster (Trumpets) Ellie Shearer, Jakob Parks, Lawson Mcguiness, Des Canning (Trombones) Matt Harris (Piano) Yutaro Okuda (Guitar) Sara Evans (Bass) Alex Hirlian (Drums)