Veronica Swift (USA)
Courtyard, State Theatre Centre | Sunday 10 November | 7pm | Tickets $40-45 | Buy now
At just 24 years of age, Veronica Swift is recognised as one of the USA’s top young jazz singers; her sound, charisma and ability to channel the spirits of Anita O’Day, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald is sure to delight Perth audiences. Growing up on tour with her parents – renowned jazz pianist Hod O’Brien and celebrated jazz singer Stephanie Nakasian – she recorded two songs as a child – one at age 9 and the other at 13, and she’s been performing around the world every since.
Fumio Itabashi Orchestra (Japan)
Courtyard, State Theatre Centre | Saturday 9 November | 7pm | Tickets $30-35 | Buy now
Fumio Itabashi is a highly-regarded jazz pianist from Tokyo. The Quartet features long-time collaborator and legendary alto player Eiichi Hayashi, bassist Takashi Seo and Singapore-based Australian drummer Darren Moore. For this concert they’ll perform as a 10-piece including some of Australia’s most adventurous improvisers.