Tag Archives: swing

Cattlestops at Raumati Social Club

Our local haunt and spiritual home…James Cameron and Andrew London try new Western swing and country-rock tunes. Fantastic food, great ambiance ..just bring a little Koha and we’ll be even happier to see you! Usually (but not always) accompanied by Wayne Mason and Ross McDermott.

Retro Pack

The Retro Pack is a loose collaboration of swing and jazz musicians who had their first outing a decade ago with the award-winning show ‘Blue Eyes’; a tribute to Frank Sinatra conceived by playwright and vocalist April Phillips. April, Andrew and crooner/saxophonist James Tait-Jamieson comprise the core of the project, with Kirsten London playing bass since the retirement… Read More »

Hot Club Sandwich

Hot Club Sandwich began in the radio NZ recording studio in Wellington around 1992 with a collaboration between Andrew London and pianist/bass player Terry Crayford. The original repertoire was jazz standards in the 1940s Grappelli/Reinhardt ‘Quintette du Hot Club de France’ style. Terry originally played a split electric keyboard with basin the left hand and a violin sample… Read More »

Andrew London and The Swing Voters

The Swing Voters are a five-piece unit recruited to play Andrew’s original songs, and selected swing, R’n’B & country rock classics in a bigger band setting than the usual trio format. With the solid rhythm section of Kirsten (bass) and drummer Ryan Watson, and Andrew’s chugging rhythm guitar, soloists Brian Omundsen (sax & harmonica) and Wayne Mason (piano)… Read More »