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  • 27 Apr & 28 Apr
    Fri & Sat, 8pm
  • Victoria Theatre
  • (1h 15m, no intermission) 


     $40*

    *Limited concessions available for students, NSFs and seniors
    Limited student tickets at $10

    Tote Board Arts Grant
    All Primary Schools (Upper Pri), Secondary Schools, Junior Colleges / Centralised Institute & ITEs may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise up to 50% of the programme cost. Special Education Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise up to 70% of the programme cost. 

     

 
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Jacob Collier

Hailed as one of the most prodigious and innovative musicians of his generation, witness the two-time Grammy Award winner's virtuosity in this debut concert.

Jacob Collier has proven himself worthy of every superlative that has been used to describe him. Hailed as one of the world’s most prodigious and innovative musicians of his generation, the London-based autodidactic multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, arranger and producer is a two-time Grammy Award winner at only just 23 years old.

Defying labels in his music but often referred to as a jazz genius, the young virtuoso grew up in a musical family and first rose to popularity when his homemade multi-track YouTube videos went viral. Collier’s musical style is a fusion of jazz, a cappella, groove, folk, electronic music, gospel, soul and improvisation, and often features extreme use of re-harmonisation. His impressive interpretations of popular songs attracted legendary fans in the jazz community including record producer Quincy Jones who was so impressed, he signed Collier up to his management company.

 In July 2016, Collier released his debut album, In My Room, recorded, composed and produced entirely by him in his London home. Critically well-received, the album went on to top jazz charts and win him two Grammys. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness his multi-instrumental, multi-visual performance on stage.

(Photos by Betsy Newman)


REVIEWS & PRESS

"…an absolute genius" - Quincy Jones

"Jazz’s new messiah" - The Guardian

"He is to me one of a very, very small handful of truly great artists in the world today" - Hans Zimmer



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