Concerts 2019


Jazz Sunset Cruise

Jazz Sunset Cruise Join us for a scenic jazz cruise on the historic Kewpie  This wonderfully quaint cruiser will take you on a gentle harbour tour of the sparkling waters of Tauranga Moana.   Sit back and indulge in a selection of fine wine and beers and let the on-board jazz band entertain you as the sun …

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Jazz at the airport

Jazz at Tauranga Airport

Jazz at Tauranga Airport We welcome our visitors to Tauranga with jazz in the Arrival/Departure lounge. When & Where Friday 19 April 2019 Tauranga Airport 1 – 3pm Admission Free Share this Event You may also like Hollie Smith Jazz High Tea Antipodes Kim Paterson Quintet Downtown Tauranga Carnival Hurricane Party Bella Kalolo Duelling Pianos …

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Clipper Lounge

Jazz at the Armitage

Hotel Armitage Join us for Uptown jazz at the Hotel Armitage Jazz in the Lobby Friday 19 April 2-4pm Be welcomed by a pianist playing the grand piano in the hotel lobby. Enjoy bubbles or a coffee in the Clipper Lounge and while away the afternoon. Jazz in the Clipper Lounge Friday 19 April 6-9pm …

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Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker with Strings

Charlie Parker with Strings – Featuring from New York – Dick Oatts Classical and jazz worlds find common ground “Dick Oatts playing contains a wonderful mix of influences, a direct line from Sonny Stitt, Johnny Hodges, Cannonball, Charlie Parker and Lee Konitz; even a hint of the 70s soulful rasp of David Sanborn in his …

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Allana Goldsmith

Allana Goldsmith Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan A rare gem, the kind of artist one hears for the first time and is immediately captivated  In the tradition and style of the divas of the past and with a voice that would melt honey, Allana and her band channel the spirit of Ella Fitzgerald …

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Secret Islands

Secret Islands Sextet

SECRET ISLANDS SEXTET The latest from NZ jazz innovator Jim Langabeer, this eclectic ensemble of Auckland leading jazz musicians have been developing a new kind of Aotearoa jazz. “subtle, heartstopping, – rich in contrasting colour, rich in character” – John Fenton Langabeer’s compositions, Secret Islands, are a series of original jazz pieces that effortlessly assimilate …

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Sumo Jazz in Concert

Sumo Jazz in Concert with guests: The National Youth Jazz Competition Judges South Island jazz masters Sumo Jazz bring their original jazz funk to Tauranga! This promises to be an exciting night of eclectic jazz ranging from acoustic straight-ahead to all out fusion from the ever-original Sumo Jazz team featuring: Gwyn Reynolds (saxophone), Darren Pickering …

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42nd National Youth Jazz Competition

42nd National Youth Jazz Competition Young jazz stars of the future compete for trophies and glory! The National Youth Jazz Competition showcases the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools across New Zealand. Everyone is in for a special treat as they listen to these musically talented Combos and Big Bands strut their stuff …

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