Thursday, 16 August 2012
Jazz concert to get Albany toes tapping AUCKLAND CITY
— Massey University's Albany campus will be jumping on Sunday at the Jazz Concert of the Year.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
Jam-packed repertoire for jazz festival WELLINGTON CITY
— Stirring sounds are set to resonate for jazz players young and old at the upcoming New Zealand School of Music Jazz Festival.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
A fifth Tui for Fox
Journey Home, the CD recorded by Rodger Fox's Wellington Jazz Orchestra, has won the Tui for Best Jazz Album of the Year for 2012 in the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
Friday, 24 February 2012
New Gold Seats On Sale For Earth, Wind & Fire at 50th National Jazz Festival Birthday Bash TAURANGA
— New Gold seats have been released for sale for the 50th National Jazz Festival Birthday Bash in Tauranga on Easter Sunday.
Friday, 10 February 2012
International jazz greats to perform at Christchurch festival CHRISTCHURCH
— One of Germany’s best known jazz musicians is coming to Christchurch to perform at the New Zealand International Jazz & Blues Festival from April 11 to 15.
Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Mundi National tour
Prepare to be transported! With inspiration from as far afield as the deserts of North Africa to the Amazon basin and beyond, Mundi takes you on an unforgettable journey.
Monday, 12 December 2011
Jazz Tui nominations for Massey musicians
Acclaimed pianist, composer and Massey University jazz lecturer Phil Broadhurst's new album Delayed Reaction is a family affair.
Thursday, 8 December 2011
National Jazz Festival Line-Up Announced TAURANGA
— Four Grammy award winners, a legendary German Jazz artist, a retrospective exhibition and a special birthday bash celebration concert are the highlights of the 50th National Jazz Festival in Tauranga in April 2012.
Friday, 2 December 2011
Jazz Legend Patti Austin Confirmed for National Jazz Festival Concert TAURANGA
— Grammy award winning jazz singer Patti Austin has been confirmed as the third headline act to play at the special 50th Birthday Bash of the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga.
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Queenstown JazzFest - Forecasting A Long, Jazzy Weekend QUEENSTOWN
— Queenstown is set for five glorious days of grooving as the 2011 Queenstown JazzFest launches this evening.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Jazz concert pays tribute to First Lady of Song CHRISTCHURCH
— One of New Zealand’s top jazz singers will be channelling the “First Lady of Song’’ when she performs a tribute concert to the late Ella Fitzgerald next month.
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Jazz in the Park CHRISTCHURCH
— Music lovers in need of a jazz “fix’’ will get just that when some of the best jazz and blues talent in New Zealand descends on Christchurch in early November.
Friday, 23 September 2011
Queenstown Jazzfest Continues To Grow QUEENSTOWN
— The organisers of the Queenstown Jazzfest 2011 is broadening its horizons with this year’s programme, with some new additions widening the festival’s focus while still leaving plenty of room for the jazz traditionalist.
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Nathan Haines: The Sound of Taste of New Zealand AUCKLAND CITY
— Jazz superstar Nathan Haines will be opening Taste of New Zealand – the biggest non-rugby event of the year with his unique jazz stylings.
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
US jazz legends come together for NZ gigs
Three international jazz stars, who have backed the likes of Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, James Taylor, Natalie Cole, Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Gary Burton and Toots Thielemans between them, will star in two New Zealand concerts this weekend.
Monday, 11 July 2011
Jazz pianist David Alexander at Museum on Thursday ROTORUA
— Rotorua Museum will resonate with the soulful and smooth playing style of jazz pianist David Alexander on Thursday [14 July] at 7pm as part of its Concert at the Museum Series.
Kiwi Bluesman Taking on the World AUCKLAND
— Darren Watson (www.darrenwatson.com) has been selected by The Auckland Blues Club (http://www.aucklandbluesclub.co.nz) as its representative at The Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA (www.blues.org).
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Major Winter Festival concert 'all about the jazz' QUEENSTOWN
— It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing...the major programmed concert event for the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival (June 24 – 3 July) is all about world class jazz.
Sunday, 24 April 2011
Resonator strikes right note with jazz award judges TAURANGA
— Resonator by Wellington drummer and composer Reuben Bradley has taken out the New Zealand Music Awards Tui for Best Jazz Album of 2010/11.
Friday, 22 April 2011
Tauranga band wins Youth Jazz Competition TAURANGA
— Tauranga Girls’ College Big Band has won the New Orleans Trophy for Best Big Band at the Port of Tauranga National Youth Jazz Band Competition held in Tauranga as part of the National Jazz Festival.
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Free music to the masses at ASB Queenstown JazzFest QUEENSTOWN
— Free jazz music will be brought to the masses at a range of exciting events during this year’s ASB Queenstown JazzFest (21-25 October).
Friday, 17 September 2010
ASB Queenstown JazzFest set for an Aussie invasion
An Aussie invasion is coming Queenstown’s way in October as top jazz acts from Down Under head across the Tasman to dazzle crowds at the ASB Queenstown JazzFest (21-25 October).