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Simone Waddell (SYD) - Paris Cat Debut

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Simone Waddell is delighted to have her first ever show at The Paris Cat! After her sold out launch in Sydney of her jazz album, “My Romance” and the sold out launch of her original music album, "Surrender," she is gracing the stage of "The Basement" with an unforgettable night of contemporary jazz infused with groove. Musical themes of jazz, soul, funk, pop, and ballads will be woven through the show to create a powerful experience for all. 

Simone has a reputation for playing with the finest musicians and this night is no exception. Such strong musicality on display, it will inspire you to no end. 

Simone was the first Australian to receive a scholarship to one of the world's top music schools, Berklee, and was the first vocalist to ever complete the Research Masters Award at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Simone was also awarded $20,000 as the winner of the Nescafe Big Break. She has performed in Japan, USA, China, Europe and Australia, toured with Grammy nominated artist Taylor Dayne, been the Opening Act for one of her favourite jazz singers, Vince Jones, and has released four albums, one EP, and multiple singles. Her music videos have over half a million views online. Her recent work includes mentoring the globally recognised Watoto Children’s Choir in Uganda, numerous performances at Parliament House, and being an ambassador for Messenger Rescue to assist bringing freedom to those trapped in sex trafficking.

You are warmly invited to join Simone for what is guaranteed to be a night of wonderful music which will bring inspiration, healing, peace and groove into your soul. 

The night will feature as a special guest, the former Triple J Unearthed winner Cindy Frost. 


Drums - Phil Collings
Bass - Kim May
Guitar - Lucas Michailidis
Keys - Mike Pensini
Backing Vocals - Cindy Frost 

Don’t miss out and please book early to avoid disappointment. 

Earlier Event: February 15
End Notes - Robert Glasper Night
Later Event: May 25
Alinta and the Jazz Emperors