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MIJF: Kira Kira (Australia/Japan)


MIJF: Kira Kira (Australia/Japan)

  • Date: Thursday, 8 June 2017, 6.30pm
  • Venue: The Jazzlab — 27 Leslie St, Brunswick, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $49 | Concession: $43 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

The “Ellington of free jazz”, thrilling Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Australia’s own Alister Spence present the world premiere of Kira Kira (‘shine’). Commissioned through the MIJF’s International Exchange Program, this startling and inventive new work explores the intersections of contemporary Australian and Japanese improvisation. Fujii and Spence are joined by a specially-formed ensemble of Australian and Japanese improvisers for a brilliant display of collective music making, energy and beauty.

Performers: Alister Spence, Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, Tony Buck

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9001 1388 or by email to info@melbournejazz.com

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