Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival, Renata Arrivolo 'Tribute to Geri Allen' & Zela Margossian Quintet
- Date: Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:30pm & 9:50pm
- Venue: Foundry616 — 616 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW
- Series: This event is part of the Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2017 series
- Tickets: Adult: $30 | Concession: $26 | Student: $20 | Drinks/Dinner and Show: $44 - $75. Booking fees apply — Tickets can be purchased online
Renata Arrivolo plays regularly with her trio and quartet, which has had numerous residencies around Sydney. Renata has worked and studied with great pianists such as Aaron Goldberg and Kevin Hays. Her festival performance will be a very special tribute to hugely influential jazz pianist, composer, Guggenheim Fellow and role model for women worldwide, Geri Allen, who passed away aged 60 on June 27 this year.
Zela Margossian’s music is a reflection of her journey in life. Born in Beirut of Armenian heritage, Zela’s music bears influences from the rich and colourful cultures that she represents. Zela’s music is best described as a fusion of folk and jazz, particularly carrying influences from Armenian traditional music. She will be performing with a line-up of talented, multicultural musicians from Sydney who seamlessly combine their authentic sounds to create an exotic musical atmosphere that is sure to take you on an emotive and pleasurable journey.
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