Jacques Emery is known as a versatile double bassist, multi-instrumentalist and improviser in Sydney’s creative music scene. He has worked with luminaries such as Mike Nock, Paul Cutlan, and Barney McAll, and has appeared at jazz festivals in Berlin, Wrocław, London, and Melbourne with the Australian Art Orchestra. He leads the trio Soft Attack, featuring Freedman Jazz Fellows Thomas Avegnicos and Novak Manojlovic. His EP of solo double bass compositions ‘ARCO’ was released in late 2022 to much acclaim, after a premiere performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.