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2011 Wangaratta preview: Sandy Evans

Sandy Evans When the Sky Cries Rainbows
Oct 19, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011

Hear Jessica Nicholas preview another performance at the 2011 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz - Sandy Evans and band... now playing.

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Sandy Evans' new album When the Sky Cries Rainbows has just picked up the AIR Award for Best Independent Jazz Album.  She will be performing this 60 minute set live at the 2011 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz:

3pm, October 30, 2011: WPAC Theatre,
Wangaratta Festival of Jazz

In the band

Sandy Evans; tenor/soprano
James greening; trombone
Phil Slater; trumpet
Brett Hirst; bass
Toby Hall; drums

Hear an interview with Sandy about her suite When The Sky Cries Rainbows here.

Sandy will also be performing a duo set at Wangaratta with pianist Paul Grabowsky.

8.30pm, October 29, 2011: WPAC Theatre,
Wangaratta Festival of Jazz

The audio excerpt in this feature was taken from Jessica Nicholas on ABC Jazz (October 14, 2011).
CD: When The Sky Cries Rainbows (SET 00111)

Artist Biography


Sandy Evans is an award-winning Australian jazz composer, saxophonist, and teacher active from 1982. In the 1980s Evans played in the group Women and Children First. Later she was a member of the Sydney band Ten Part Invention. Evans composed the music for the 1999 radio drama Testimony: The Legend of Charlie Parker, which showcased the poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa, and was broadcast on ABC's...

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