New Year’s Eve. Four of us arrive, dressed in appropriate finery, at the pre-arranged time of 7.00pm, to set up to play at one of New Zealand’s most remote and exclusive rural resorts. We have been contracted, through an agent, to facilitate New Year’s celebrations for a couple of dozen guests. We are shown to the room in… Read More »
Hope your 2018 has kicked off well – hope to see you all soon somewhere. Ours began with a wedding, two cruises up the Whanganui River on the Waimaie paddle steamer and an afternoon concert at Aotea Lagoon. I’m frantically juggling the diary for the year’s schedule – regular gigs in place at Giuseppe’s (Mediterranean Food Warehouse), The… Read More »
The annual jazziest kicks off again this weekend and we are flattered and thrilled to have been invited back again with our tour party, numbering about 30 this year. We’ll be lining up with the sensational Feral Swing Katz, Gospel/soul chanteuse Pearl Noire and the Jazz Factory. Also sitting back in the sun at Emily Bay over a… Read More »
Jazz on Norfolk Island has become a well-known event on the Jazz calendar and has brought pleasure to many jazz enthusiasts. It is one of the “must see” events offering friendliness, uniqueness and high quality jazz set on a beautiful sub-tropical island. The 2017 event is fast approaching, join us for an unforgettable week of jazz on Norfolk… Read More »
Just need a few days to finish off songs about middle-aged men in lycra, people who talk at concerts, taking offence, cruise ship life and a few odds & ends. Watch this space!