International Jazz Day will be celebrated on Saturday, April 30 with a performance by the St George Brass Band at Hurstville Central Shopping Centre.
The band will be belting out a few hours of lively jam sessions to celebrate the day from 11am for shoppers and commuters.
All that jazz: The St George Brass Band will be celebrating International Jazz Day at Hurstville Central.
Hurstville Central spokesman Donovan Moodie said the St George Brass Band has some wonderful musicians including a State Champion cornetist, a cornetist with the NSW Fire Brigades Band, two brothers on horn and trombone, all supported by a tubist.
“Saturday 30 April is International Jazz Day, which was created to help highlight the role that jazz music plays in uniting people in all corners of the globe,’’ he said.
“We think International Jazz Day is the perfect day to celebrate in Hurstville with its mix of many cultures and dialogues.
“There is an extraordinarily rich cultural melting pot here in Hurstville and our centre and that’s what International Jazz Day is helping to recognise.’’
Based at Bexley School of Arts,the band is well-known to many in the community after performing at Anzac Day and Remembrance Day ceremonies.
Band members range in age from 13 into their 60s andhavewon awards at state championship level including the under-15 ensemble senior quintet inthe open ensemble event and inthe Sydney Metropolitan Band branch solo and ensemble championships.
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