“An unequivocally chilled-out and enthusiastic masterclass in Big Band virtuosity. The relaxed, understated style of their presentation is almost deceiving – these are some seriously talented musicians with a showcase of skill.” Review of “The Ages” show.

All Girl Big Band – Powerhouse of Sound

In a largely male dominated musical genre, 18 Christchurch women are changing the face of the big band jazz scene. This completely female, All Girl Big Band create a “powerhouse of sound” which will blow you away!

Hear the All Girl Big Band showcase some of their favourite tunes with vocalist Christchurch based/Tauranga raised, Naomi Ferguson. From swing to funk to pop and soul you will hear many tunes you know and love along with a few new ones.

Be prepared for an outstanding show of infectious joyful music making from these talented musicians.

Music Director/Lead Alto saxophone: Lana Law

Saxophones: Jennie Gough, Rachael Travaille, Georgina Rees-Stevenson, Helen Renaud

Trumpets: Sarah Hickman, Julia Mallett, April Holland, Katie Lucas

Trombones: Charlotte Crone, Clara Dujakovic, Judith Bell, Rebecca Harris

Piano: Nanako Sato

Guitar: Snow Townsend

Bass: Wendy Phua

Drums: Cat Wall

Vocalist: Naomi Ferguson

Speakeasy Supper

5 course degustation with live jazz

46th National Youth Jazz Competition

Showcasing the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools from all of New Zealand.

Jazz Café & VIP Bar

After a day at the festival, relax to a fantastic jam session at the Jazz ...

James Morrison (AUS)

A Night with James Morrison Quartet

Blue Eyes – The Music of Frank Sinatra

A cabaret with a story

Street Party in Katikati

Visit Katikati for a family friendly party in the main street!
Date: Thu 28 March
Baycourt Community & Arts Centre | Addison Theatre
90 minutes plus interval

$47 General Admission

$40 Concession & Early Bird

$35 Jazz Society Members

$15 Students/Children