“Channeling the spirited energy of hard bop with the progressive aesthetics of rock music, Spiegel carves out his own niche in the contemporary jazz scene.” Troy Collins, All About Jazz

Russ Spiegel (USA) – Russ Spiegel Trio

Groovy, swinging, and sophisticated at the same time, versatile New York city based jazz guitarist and composer Russ Spiegel hits all the right notes.

Covering a wide variety of styles from hard-swinging modern and post-modern jazz to rock, blues, funk and Latin and more, he has been garnering rave reviews for his performances all around the world.

For his NZ performances he is joined by Mark Lockett (drums) and Umar Zakaria (bass).

46th National Youth Jazz Competition

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

Tea Dance

Dance and dine with Tauranga Big Band

Street Party in Katikati

Visit Katikati for a family friendly party in the main street!

Jazz at the Mount

Soak up the sounds at Mount Mainstreet

Louis Baker

Authentic modern soul

Akash Dutta – The Trio Sessions

A musical jazz journey from pop to the rich cultures of India, Persia, and Arabia
Date: Sat 30 March
Baycourt Community & Arts Centre | X Space
70 min, no interval

$47 General Admission

$42 Concession & Early Bird

$40 Jazz Society Members