Concerts 2019

Hollie Smith

Hollie Smith

Hollie Smith A Special Night of Jazz “Whispers … soars, a beautiful treat for the ears.” Rip it Up magazine  Witness Hollie Smith present a unique one-off jazz inspired concert. Playing contemporary, traditional and original songs with her band of leading jazz musicians: Dan Hayles (keys), Cory Champion (drums) and Johnny Lawrence (bass) – be …

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Jazz High Tea

Hotel Armitage | Jazz High Tea Poolside Join us for an elegant afternoon with a twist. Join us for an elegant afternoon with a twist. Indulge in a three tiered stand of sweet and savoury delights, enjoy a glass of bubbles or tea and coffee while enjoying an intimate performance from Carol Storey & Friends. …

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Antipodes Good Winter “Antipodes hits the mark … the writing is superb. The musicianship is also great … it is the communication of a shared vision that lifts them above the ordinary.” – John Fenton, Jazz Local 32 Antipodes is an ocean-spanning collaboration, formed in Berlin and featuring musicians from Wellington, Sydney, and Berlin. Joined …

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Kim Paterson

Kim Paterson Quintet

Kim Paterson Quintet NZ Catch these Jazz Masters Kim Paterson is a living musical legend, from his time in Australia in the 60s with Bernie McGann playing jazz that was ground-breaking, through to his work with Dr Tree, Space Case and Jazzmobile. Kim has played with Mike Nock, Alan Broadbent, Russ Garcia, Frank Gibson Jnr., …

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Downtown Tauranga Carnival

Downtown Tauranga Carnival City comes alive with Jazz!!  Downtown Tauranga is the place to be this Easter Saturday and Sunday. The Strand comes alive with a carnival vibe that you don’t want to miss.  Enjoy jazz, swing, blues and funk from NZ’s best on multiple stages along the Strand set amidst dozens of fine bars …

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Jazz at the Movies

Jazz at the Movies

Jazz at the Movies Featuring The Glenn Miller Story (1954)   Join us at Rialto for a classic jazz movie and to be treated to a live jazz performance. When & Where Sat 20 April 2019 Rialto Cinema Tauranga Band starts at 1pm Admission $40 including a drink on arrival Book At BOOK AT RIALTO: …

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Hurricane Party

Hurricane Party

Swing into Soul with the Hurricane Party Get your dancing shoes on … Two bands – double the dance grooves! Join us at Totara Street and shake the house down! Big Ticket are an 8-piece Auckland band playing popular songs with a vintage twist. They’re the only band that you’ll hear playing a 40’s swing …

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Bella Kalolo

Bella Kalolo A Tribute to Aretha – Queen of Soul  “… she comes across like one of James Brown’s funky divas … capturing that feeling with as much authenticity as a retro-soulster like Sharon Jones.” – Nick Bollinger, Radio New Zealand Review Be spellbound as NZ’s soul diva Bella Kalolo delves into the songs of …

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Queen City

Queen City Big Band in Concert

Queen City Big Band in Concert You’re in for a toe-tapping treat!  Settle in for a matinee show of classic Big Band music from festival favourite Queen City Big Band. Playing great tunes from the libraries of Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddie Rich to the contemporary big band music of today including the …

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Duelling Pianos

Duelling Pianos The jazz piano gunslingers are back in town! Get set for a boogie woogie play off as jazz piano gunslingers Ben Wilcock and Dayle Jellyman go head to head with referee John Rae on drums. These high energy performers harness the electricity of early jazz clubs. No one plays by the rules …  …

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