International Jazz Day occurs every year on April 30, created by UNESCO to highlight Jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.
Mia Palencia launched her luminous career in the Malaysian music scene at the age of 14. Nineteen years, 6 albums, numerous concerts and tours later, Mia continues to live her dream of making music the centrepiece of her life’s work.
Having performed at jazz festivals and concerts across East Asia, Mia moved to Tasmania in 2009. Her awards include a University Medal and the Jack Duffy Memorial Award. Mia records, performs and tours as part of the vibrant Tasmanian music scene, with her jazz quartet In Good Company, soul ensemble Soul Truck, and the Derwent Valley Concert Band.
Featuring MIA PALENCIA – vocals
ALISTAIR DOBSON – saxophone
VIKTOR ZAPPNER – piano
NICK HART – guitar
HAMISH HOUSTON – double bass
LAWRENCE CHURCHES – drums