Blowing all the right notes
What do you get when you put German and New Orleans jazz together with a pinch of punk and a sprinkle of rock? Answer: Matthias Schriefl.
This budding Allgäu-born trumpeter is heading here to perform at the Sydney Opera House with his new project Shreefpunk.
A part of the Jazz: NOW week, the band explores various styles of music and gives skilful insight into improvisation. Also performing at this festival are Divine Dialects, The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra, the Kristin Berardi Band featuring Mike Nock, and SNAP with Phillip Johnson.
Jazz: NOW is Australia’s largest boutique jazz festival giving Australian audiences the opportunity to experience the latest flavours of contemporary and improvised music.
The Jazz: NOW festival opens on Wednesday 19 September and closes on Saturday 22 September. Individual tickets start at $25 and season tickets start at $80. Bookings on 9250 7777 or sydneyoperahouse.com.