Note: Under the Red Traffic Light Setting, tickets to each event will be limited to 100. Patrons will need to wear masks at all times, except when consuming food or drink in their seats.
9 April – Back to Basie with the Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra
With support from the Jesse Kokaua Quartet
Nick Cornish directs Dunedin’s most established Big Band, presenting a set of Count Basie Classics!
A full opening set will featuring local guitarist Jesse Kokaua, double bassist Lloyd Williams, drummer Kevin Finigan and Bill Martin on Tenor Saxophone.
21 May – The DYJO plays Steely Dan and more!
The Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra will present new charts by Steely Dan, Pat Metheney and Florian Ross under the direction of Bill Martin.
18 June – Kind of Blue with the Geoff Culverwell Sextet
Wellington trumpeter Geoff Culverwell leads an all star band to perform a tribute to Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” album. With Gwyn Reynolds on tenor and Nick Cornish on alto, this incredible band will transport you to the age of 50s modal jazz, emulating the sounds of Miles himself, John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderly.