Date(s) - 01/12/2022
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of Wollongong
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HERE&NOW is a new presentation from the WollCon Jazz Series celebrating the cutting-edge; four
nights of state-of-the-art, live, original music featuring the most exciting young artists on the
improvised music scene.
Thibaud Kessell is a pianist and composer with an eclectic interest in art-making. Kessell
has collaborated with Archibald Finalist Amber Boardman and his compositions were featured in
June Lee’s film Parallanes, a finalist at Tropfest.
Jiem is a contemporary jazz group that traverses gracefully between soft playfulness and brash
intensity. Emerging out of Sydney’s jazz scene, close collaborators Tessie Overmyer (saxophone),
Miles Rooney (trumpet), Ryu Kodama (drums), Harry Birch (bass), and Matt Harris (Piano) mark an
exciting new chapter in Australian Jazz.