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Double Bill: Noordhuis-Nicolle Quartet & Virna Sanzone/Phil Stack Duo

July 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

Noordhuis-Nicolle Quartet

“…trumpeter/composer Nadje Noordhuis possesses one of the most unforgettably lyrical voices in modern music.”

– All About Jazz

Both trumpeter Nadje Noordhuis and vocalist Michelle Nicolle are jazz artists at the top of their game that have changed the game. Both possess qualities and abilities on their respective instruments that challenge what those instruments are supposed to do.
Musical collaborators and friends for over twenty years Michelle and Nadje come together again with a new quartet for SIMA. Performing along with other longtime collaborators, Jonathan Zwartz and Ronny Ferella, this chordless quartet will explore standards and original repertoire allowing the trumpet and voice space to roam, discover and soar.

Nadje Noordhuis – Trumpet/Flugelhorn
Michelle Nicolle – Voice
Jonathan Zwartz – Acoustic Bass
Ronny Ferella – Drums

“Nicolle’s warmth and an effortless flow of ideas makes the old sound new. This is a voice Australia should be proud of.”

– Limelight

Virna Sanzone/Phil Stack Duo

“…The sumptuous sound quality of this stream of singer Virna Sanzone and bassist Phil Stack…highlighted the intensity they attained with no audience”

– John Shand, SMH

Songstress Virna Sanzone joins forces with National Jazz Award winning bassist and Thirsty Merc rocker Phil Stack for a passionate performance featuring re-imagined jazz gems and soul shiners. Virna is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most captivating singers. Deeply soulful with the ability to sail effortlessly through the most intricate jazz melodies. Phil’s brilliance lies in his gift to seamlessly traverse jazz and rock, earning him a reputation as a master of both genres. An expressive and personal performance.

Virna Sanzone – Voice
Phil Stack – Bass


July 24, 2021
7:30 pm
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Mary’s Underground
29 Reiby Pl
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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