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SHOWAYJO: A Cross-Cultural Jazz Exploration

21/09/2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SHOWAYJO is a special collaboration between musicians from the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) in Perth, Western Australia and exchange partners from the Showa University of Music in Kawasaki, Japan. The two groups will come together to form a cross cultural big band playing classic big band repertoire as well as premiering a special new composition created by all the band members. WAYJO’s Ricki Malet (trumpet) and Showa University’s Masa Ikeda (trombone) will also share the stage with these young musicians.

Presented by WAYJO, and proudly supported by North West Shelf Gas over the past 5 years, this Cultural Exchange Through Music project joins talented performers across the hemispheres in a way the transcends linguistic boundaries.

You can preview a little of last year’s collaboration HERE.

The latest 10-track SHOWAYJO collaboration CD is free on entry (while stocks last).

Enjoy this special night of live, cross-cultural jazz exploration – for one night only!

SHOWAYJO: A Cross-Cultural Jazz Exploration
Sat 21 Sep, 7.00pm
The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge
Tickets from ellingtonjazz.com.au

Details

Date:
21/09/2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.ellingtonjazz.com.au/event/showayjo-a-cross-cultural-jazz-exploration/

Organiser

WA Youth Jazz Orchestra
Phone:
+61 8 9471 1950
Website:
https://wayjo.com

Venue

Ellington Jazz Club
The Ellington Jazz Club, 191 Beaufort Street
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Phone:
+61 (0)8 9228 1088
Website:
http://ellingtonjazz.com.au

West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra Association
ABN 75 330 922 427

We acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Nyoongar nation as the custodians of the land on which WAYJO is located, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to all Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, and their Elders past, present and emerging.

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