2021 Concert Series

Note: Under Covid Alert Level 2 Tickets will be limited to 100 in accordance with the guidelines for entertainment venues. If there is a change of alert levels prior to the date of the concert, an additional 60 tickets will be made available. Patrons should wear face coverings in accordance with healthy and safety guidelines, but will be able to remove their masks during the concert should they purchase drinks from the bar.

Spring Season

13 November – Bill Martin Septet

Club director Bill Martin presents a full set of his original compositions arranged for a seven-piece band, including trumpet, alto, tenor and trombone!

October 16 – Jayden’s Jive: The DYJO and the Djangocalpyse Trio

Alto saxophonist Jayden Jesudhass leads a Big Band comprised of the best young improvising talent in Dunedin. Playing compositions by Florian Ross and Steely Dan, this energetic group will also perform compositions by their director, Bill Martin. A full second set will be performed by the Djangocalypse trio, featuring Andy Parsons and Simon Christie on acoustic guitars, with Daniel Potter on the double bass.

Past Concerts

March 6 – Michael Gordon Septet and Molly McGee

Tenor Saxophonist Michael Gordon presents two sets of his original music with a seven piece band. He is supported by local singer Molly Mcgee.

April 17 – Re-birth of the Cool

Dunedin’s own Ralph Miller leads a group of local horn players with a stellar rhythm section to present Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool album!

May 15 – Blowing in from Kapiti!

Wellington trumpet legend Geoff Culverwell travels from the Kapiti Coast to perform a set of his original compositions with an all-star band!

June 19 – The Jac

Wellington alto saxophonist and composer Jake Baxendale brings his all-star band “The Jac” to perform their newly released album “A Gathering”.

July 31 – Umar Zakaria Trio

Tui-award winning composer and bassist Umar Zakaria performs with local pianist George MacLaurin to close the 2021 Dunedin Youth Jazz Festival Showcase Concert!

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