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10 June

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It’s jazz hot˚

book now at

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Welcome ...

USA

... to your favourite mid-winter break, the Wellington Jazz Festival, 6–10 June 2018. 4 Ballets 3 Choreographers 1 Composer

Come find your jazz groove as incredible live music and good times fill the city’s streets and bars at this annual jazz feast.

From a buzzing Opera House crowd, to an intimate date night for two, soak

up the soul-warming sounds of some of the world’s finest international and

George Balanchine DIVERTIMENTO NO.15

Jiří Kylián

PETITE MORT / SECHS TÄNZE

Corey Baker

© THE GEORGE BALANCHINE TRUST

New Zealand Premiere

World Premiere

New Zealand Premiere

SUPPORTED BY

NATIONAL TOURING PARTNER

FEATURING

national artists, and treat yourself to a Wellington weekend to remember.

THE LAST DANCE

Shelagh Magadza Artistic Director

R O YA L N E W Z E A L A N D B A L L E T 31 MAY – 2 JUNE • The Opera House Live with Orchestra Wellington

BOOK NOW

rnzb.org.nz

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Image: Stephen A’Court

Welcome ...

USA

... to your favourite mid-winter break, the Wellington Jazz Festival, 6–10 June 2018. 4 Ballets 3 Choreographers 1 Composer

Come find your jazz groove as incredible live music and good times fill the city’s streets and bars at this annual jazz feast.

From a buzzing Opera House crowd, to an intimate date night for two, soak

up the soul-warming sounds of some of the world’s finest international and

George Balanchine DIVERTIMENTO NO.15

Jiří Kylián

PETITE MORT / SECHS TÄNZE

Corey Baker

© THE GEORGE BALANCHINE TRUST

New Zealand Premiere

World Premiere

New Zealand Premiere

SUPPORTED BY

NATIONAL TOURING PARTNER

FEATURING

national artists, and treat yourself to a Wellington weekend to remember.

THE LAST DANCE

Shelagh Magadza Artistic Director

R O YA L N E W Z E A L A N D B A L L E T 31 MAY – 2 JUNE • The Opera House Live with Orchestra Wellington

BOOK NOW

rnzb.org.nz

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Christian McBride’s New Jawn

USA

Featuring Josh Evans, Marcus Strickland & Nasheet Waits In an absolute treat for New Zealand audiences, enjoy up close the swinging, “sturdy grooves” (The New York Times) of this six-time Grammy Award–winning jazz bassist and his hot new quartet. Bass player, bandleader and Artistic Director of the influential

Newport Jazz Festival, Christian McBride is the absolute business. From teenage prodigy to respected jazz legend, his “polished

yet righteously bluesy bop” (Timeout New York) has delighted

USA

audiences at the world’s hottest jazz spots for nearly three decades. Catch this unmissable opportunity to hear this masterful

collaborator – he’s played with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, James Brown, Sting, Carly Simon and the list goes on – in an intimate performance. A night of pure jazz from the best.

WHEN Wed 6 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird A$79 A$89–C$59

“Exceptional” THE GUARDIAN Image: Chi Modu

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book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Christian McBride’s New Jawn

USA

Featuring Josh Evans, Marcus Strickland & Nasheet Waits In an absolute treat for New Zealand audiences, enjoy up close the swinging, “sturdy grooves” (The New York Times) of this six-time Grammy Award–winning jazz bassist and his hot new quartet. Bass player, bandleader and Artistic Director of the influential

Newport Jazz Festival, Christian McBride is the absolute business. From teenage prodigy to respected jazz legend, his “polished

yet righteously bluesy bop” (Timeout New York) has delighted

USA

audiences at the world’s hottest jazz spots for nearly three decades. Catch this unmissable opportunity to hear this masterful

collaborator – he’s played with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, James Brown, Sting, Carly Simon and the list goes on – in an intimate performance. A night of pure jazz from the best.

WHEN Wed 6 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird A$79 A$89–C$59

“Exceptional” THE GUARDIAN Image: Chi Modu

Partnered by

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

USA

WHEN Sun 10 June, 7pm

This is one funky fresh party you won’t want to miss. Join one of

WHERE Opera House

A master of every genre, Chris “Daddy” Dave turns his sticks to jazz,

Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest drummers of all time on a mind-

blowing rhythmic journey through the freshest beat-laden jams.

“Alluring”

funk, hip-hop, Afrobeat, R&B and has made a name for himself

as drummer to Adele, D’Angelo, Robert Glasper, Justin Bieber and PRICE Early Bird A$59 A$69–C$49

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

others, including on three Grammy Award–winning albums.

Hot on the heels of his debut album release in January, he brings his “groundbreaking, explosive yet deeply soulful drumwork”

(Okayplayer) to Wellington. Leave your expectations at the door.

gretchen USA parlato flor

“Groundbreaking” OKAYPLAYER

USA

Featuring Marcel Camargo, Leo Costa & Artyom Manukian WHEN Fri 8 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird $69 A$79–C$49

Slip into the sublime sound of LA-born singer Gretchen Parlato, who brings her sultry, bossa-nova inspired vocal styling and four-piece band to Wellington for her first ever New Zealand appearance.

She counts Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock as mentors and has impressed from New York to Japan with her technical brilliance, “crystalline voice and fluttery improvisation” (The Washington

Post) and modern take on everything from jazz classics to R&B and Brazilian numbers. She’s also a highly regarded songwriter in her own right. Prepare to be seduced by an evening of pure, evocative talent.

Partnered by

Partnered by

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

USA

WHEN Sun 10 June, 7pm

This is one funky fresh party you won’t want to miss. Join one of

WHERE Opera House

A master of every genre, Chris “Daddy” Dave turns his sticks to jazz,

Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest drummers of all time on a mind-

blowing rhythmic journey through the freshest beat-laden jams.

“Alluring”

funk, hip-hop, Afrobeat, R&B and has made a name for himself

as drummer to Adele, D’Angelo, Robert Glasper, Justin Bieber and PRICE Early Bird A$59 A$69–C$49

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

others, including on three Grammy Award–winning albums.

Hot on the heels of his debut album release in January, he brings his “groundbreaking, explosive yet deeply soulful drumwork”

(Okayplayer) to Wellington. Leave your expectations at the door.

gretchen USA parlato flor

“Groundbreaking” OKAYPLAYER

USA

Featuring Marcel Camargo, Leo Costa & Artyom Manukian WHEN Fri 8 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird $69 A$79–C$49

Slip into the sublime sound of LA-born singer Gretchen Parlato, who brings her sultry, bossa-nova inspired vocal styling and four-piece band to Wellington for her first ever New Zealand appearance.

She counts Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock as mentors and has impressed from New York to Japan with her technical brilliance, “crystalline voice and fluttery improvisation” (The Washington

Post) and modern take on everything from jazz classics to R&B and Brazilian numbers. She’s also a highly regarded songwriter in her own right. Prepare to be seduced by an evening of pure, evocative talent.

Partnered by

Partnered by

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


John Beasley’s MONK’estra USA Get ready to get down with John Beasley and his

“extraordinary” (The Times) MONK’estra, one of the

hottest, most unique modern big bands you’ll hear today. Inspired by the spirit of revolutionary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, John Beasley – an acclaimed jazz pianist himself,

who’s played with Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard – has

taken Monk’s original music and offbeat style and run with

it, creating an energetic, experimental big band sound that is quite his own. A bit of swing, a dash of funk and a whole heap of good times in every phrase.

Sharing the joyride with local talent, the MONK’estra

players will hit the stage with some of New Zealand’s

USA

leading jazz musicians. A truly collaborative performance from Monk, to MONK’estra, to you.

WHEN Sat 9 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird $79 A$89–C$59

“Razor-sharp”

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Image: Eric Wolfinger

FINANCIAL TIMES

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


John Beasley’s MONK’estra USA Get ready to get down with John Beasley and his

“extraordinary” (The Times) MONK’estra, one of the

hottest, most unique modern big bands you’ll hear today. Inspired by the spirit of revolutionary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, John Beasley – an acclaimed jazz pianist himself,

who’s played with Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard – has

taken Monk’s original music and offbeat style and run with

it, creating an energetic, experimental big band sound that is quite his own. A bit of swing, a dash of funk and a whole heap of good times in every phrase.

Sharing the joyride with local talent, the MONK’estra

players will hit the stage with some of New Zealand’s

USA

leading jazz musicians. A truly collaborative performance from Monk, to MONK’estra, to you.

WHEN Sat 9 June, 8pm

WHERE Opera House

PRICE Early Bird $79 A$89–C$59

“Razor-sharp”

Partnered by

Image: Eric Wolfinger

FINANCIAL TIMES

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Robben Ford & Lydia Pense

USA

Rock out to a gala performance of pure musical heart

and soul with virtuoso guitarist Robben Ford and rocksoul-jazz singer Lydia Pense.

A five-time Grammy Award nominee, Robben Ford

WHERE Opera House

PRICE A$59, B$49

was named “one of the 100 greatest guitarists of the 20th century” (Musician). Singer Lydia Pense, said

to be imbued with the spirit of Janis Joplin, has been a powerful presence on stage for four decades with the band Cold Blood.

The evening will be opened by a performance by

up-and-coming jazz talent from the New Zealand School of Music.

Image: Ben McNicoll

WHEN Thu 7 June, 8pm

Jazz at St Peter’s WHEN Thu 7 – Sun 10 June

Presented by

Marsden, Medlyn & Fox

NZ

as diva Helen Medlyn and legend Midge Marsden take on all your torch song favourites, with New Zealand’s muchloved big band led by jazz trombonist Rodger Fox.

A renowned performer, Midge Marsden celebrates

50 years of performing his trademark foot stomping, jump-swing blues up and down the country. While

WHERE Opera House

PRICE $39

sassy jazz singer Helen Medlyn has charmed audiences near and far with her unique take on jazz standards.

Hear them whipping up a storm, with the Rodger Fox Big Band.

church in this free concert series featuring Nick Granville &

Francisco Torres, Anita Schwabe, and Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo.

Get set for an afternoon of swingin’ jazz and rockin’ blues,

WHEN Sun 10 June, 3pm

Step out of the city into the serene jazz surrounds of St Peter’s

WHERE St Peter’s on Willis

Then round out five days of heavenly music with the Sunday

PRICE FREE

Thu 7 June, 6pm: Nick Granville & Francisco Torres

Jazz Service, a much-loved Wellington Jazz Festival tradition. NZ/USA

Guitarist Nick Granville teams up with MONK’estra trombonist Francisco Torres for a jam session of epic proportions. Fri 8 June, 6pm: Anita Schwabe

NZ

Wellington jazz pianist Anita Schwabe and her quartet impresses with swinging sounds from her new album, Eat Your Greens. Sat 9 June, 6pm: Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo

AUS/NZ

New York-based pianist and Festival favourite Barney McAll puts

a jazz twist on hymns and spirituals, with one of New Zealand’s best known jazz–soul singers, Bella Kalolo.

Sun 10 June, 10am: Sunday Jazz Service Bringing together the best of jazz and worship, the Sunday Jazz Service is the perfect moment to reflect and rejoice.

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Robben Ford & Lydia Pense

USA

Rock out to a gala performance of pure musical heart

and soul with virtuoso guitarist Robben Ford and rocksoul-jazz singer Lydia Pense.

A five-time Grammy Award nominee, Robben Ford

WHERE Opera House

PRICE A$59, B$49

was named “one of the 100 greatest guitarists of the 20th century” (Musician). Singer Lydia Pense, said

to be imbued with the spirit of Janis Joplin, has been a powerful presence on stage for four decades with the band Cold Blood.

The evening will be opened by a performance by

up-and-coming jazz talent from the New Zealand School of Music.

Image: Ben McNicoll

WHEN Thu 7 June, 8pm

Jazz at St Peter’s WHEN Thu 7 – Sun 10 June

Presented by

Marsden, Medlyn & Fox

NZ

as diva Helen Medlyn and legend Midge Marsden take on all your torch song favourites, with New Zealand’s muchloved big band led by jazz trombonist Rodger Fox.

A renowned performer, Midge Marsden celebrates

50 years of performing his trademark foot stomping, jump-swing blues up and down the country. While

WHERE Opera House

PRICE $39

sassy jazz singer Helen Medlyn has charmed audiences near and far with her unique take on jazz standards.

Hear them whipping up a storm, with the Rodger Fox Big Band.

church in this free concert series featuring Nick Granville &

Francisco Torres, Anita Schwabe, and Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo.

Get set for an afternoon of swingin’ jazz and rockin’ blues,

WHEN Sun 10 June, 3pm

Step out of the city into the serene jazz surrounds of St Peter’s

WHERE St Peter’s on Willis

Then round out five days of heavenly music with the Sunday

PRICE FREE

Thu 7 June, 6pm: Nick Granville & Francisco Torres

Jazz Service, a much-loved Wellington Jazz Festival tradition. NZ/USA

Guitarist Nick Granville teams up with MONK’estra trombonist Francisco Torres for a jam session of epic proportions. Fri 8 June, 6pm: Anita Schwabe

NZ

Wellington jazz pianist Anita Schwabe and her quartet impresses with swinging sounds from her new album, Eat Your Greens. Sat 9 June, 6pm: Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo

AUS/NZ

New York-based pianist and Festival favourite Barney McAll puts

a jazz twist on hymns and spirituals, with one of New Zealand’s best known jazz–soul singers, Bella Kalolo.

Sun 10 June, 10am: Sunday Jazz Service Bringing together the best of jazz and worship, the Sunday Jazz Service is the perfect moment to reflect and rejoice.

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Myele Manzanza WHEN Thu 7 & Fri 8 June

WHERE Meow

PRICE Early Bird $15 $20

concerts at Meow. Featuring New York-based piano phenomenon

Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra NZ

and special guests.

Gather your whānau and friends to enjoy the lively

Join Tui Award-nominated drummer Myele Manzanza and

friends as they play some of his unique compositions, in two

Matthew Sheens, New Zealand bass stalwart Johnny Lawrence

Thu 7 June, 7pm: Myele Manzanza Trio

sounds of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra NZ/USA/AUS

An intimate performance from this dynamic trio. New works and

WHEN Sat 9 June, 12pm

Lawrence on bass.

Fri 8 June, 7pm: Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic

NZ/USA/AUS

Bring on the ruckus with Myele Manzanza and an expanded

band of special guests. Expect things to get loose, raw, funky

The popular RNZAF Jazz Orchestra features some

of Wellington’s most in-demand musicians and will

arrangements by Manzanza showcase the talent and creativity of

Myele Manzanza on drums, Matthew Sheens on piano and Johnny

at this special weekend lunchtime concert at Te Papa.

WHERE Te Marae, Te Papa

share a warm and welcoming programme of original New Zealand music and home-grown takes on the Great American Songbook.

PRICE FREE

It’s also the official release of the first full-length album

the group has recorded in their 81-year history, so come and help them celebrate!

and unapologetically loud.

Tuatara Open Late: The Jazz Edition NZ

“Inventive” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

City Gallery’s popular late-night openings feature art,

music, beer, food and more. In this special jazz-flavoured Image: Michael Hobbs

edition, hear Nigel Patterson (The Black Seeds, Fly My

Pretties) perform on Michael Parekōwhai’s extraordinary WHEN Thu 7 June, 5–10pm

WHERE City Gallery Wellington

PRICE Koha

carved piano sculpture, and take a tour of the exhibition

This Is New Zealand. Then refuel at the bar and enjoy more hot jazz from New Zealand’s finest, Bella Kalolo and band. Part of City Gallery Wellington’s regular programme of

after-dark art and fun, the first Thursday of every month.

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Myele Manzanza WHEN Thu 7 & Fri 8 June

WHERE Meow

PRICE Early Bird $15 $20

concerts at Meow. Featuring New York-based piano phenomenon

Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra NZ

and special guests.

Gather your whānau and friends to enjoy the lively

Join Tui Award-nominated drummer Myele Manzanza and

friends as they play some of his unique compositions, in two

Matthew Sheens, New Zealand bass stalwart Johnny Lawrence

Thu 7 June, 7pm: Myele Manzanza Trio

sounds of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra NZ/USA/AUS

An intimate performance from this dynamic trio. New works and

WHEN Sat 9 June, 12pm

Lawrence on bass.

Fri 8 June, 7pm: Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic

NZ/USA/AUS

Bring on the ruckus with Myele Manzanza and an expanded

band of special guests. Expect things to get loose, raw, funky

The popular RNZAF Jazz Orchestra features some

of Wellington’s most in-demand musicians and will

arrangements by Manzanza showcase the talent and creativity of

Myele Manzanza on drums, Matthew Sheens on piano and Johnny

at this special weekend lunchtime concert at Te Papa.

WHERE Te Marae, Te Papa

share a warm and welcoming programme of original New Zealand music and home-grown takes on the Great American Songbook.

PRICE FREE

It’s also the official release of the first full-length album

the group has recorded in their 81-year history, so come and help them celebrate!

and unapologetically loud.

Tuatara Open Late: The Jazz Edition NZ

“Inventive” SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

City Gallery’s popular late-night openings feature art,

music, beer, food and more. In this special jazz-flavoured Image: Michael Hobbs

edition, hear Nigel Patterson (The Black Seeds, Fly My

Pretties) perform on Michael Parekōwhai’s extraordinary WHEN Thu 7 June, 5–10pm

WHERE City Gallery Wellington

PRICE Koha

carved piano sculpture, and take a tour of the exhibition

This Is New Zealand. Then refuel at the bar and enjoy more hot jazz from New Zealand’s finest, Bella Kalolo and band. Part of City Gallery Wellington’s regular programme of

after-dark art and fun, the first Thursday of every month.

book now at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city.

Wednesday 6 June 1.30PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

3.15PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Jazz At Large Get ready to get jazz hot with more than 100 gigs over five days to choose from. Here’s how to get down: Find your jazz at jazzfestival.co.nz

From a daytime office escape to a bar-hopping night out, or a bit of familyfriendly fun, we’ve made it easy to find your jazz online – from pure jazz to funk, blues or soul-flavoured gigs. Simply visit jazzfestival.co.nz to make your programme picks, book tickets, find your venue and more.

Keep in the know with Jazz Notes

Sign up online for our regular Jazz Notes email for the inside word on Festival events, ticket offers and giveaways.

Make a meal of it with Jazz Bites

Enjoy jazz-flavoured pre- or post-show treats with some of Wellington’s best hosts. Check out our Jazz Bites food and drink offers online, including midnight jazz cocktails at Caroline, a three-course Jazz Supper at Field & Green, a Blue Train Burger special at Rogue & Vagabond – and lots more!

Celebrate the best at the Jazz Awards

The annual New Zealand Jazz Awards are back, with the winners of the APRA Best Jazz Composition and the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album to be announced at an industry Awards party on Festival opening night. To win one of five double passes to this invitation-only event, simply sign up to our Jazz Notes email (above) before 25 May 2018.

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

4.15PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5.30PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen

7PM

Oscar Lavën Trio

Local sax heavy-weight and band hits Moon for pizza and jazz Where: MOON FREE

7PM

Rogue Piano Lounge with Dayle Jellyman

Voodoo and vice vibes from the bordellos of New Orleans Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

8PM

Christian McBride’s New Jawn (USA)

Enjoy this six-time Grammy Award–winning musician and US bass master’s hot new quartet, in New Zealand for the first time. Where: OPERA HOUSE $59–$89

8PM

Jasmine Lovell-Smith

The fresh sax sounds of avantgarde chamber jazz Where: THE THIRD EYE $15

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

8PM

6.30PM

WJC presents a musical reunion to remember

Kroon for your Kai

Local singer–songwriters sing for their supper, with a jazz twist Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

7PM

Ed Zuccollo

Synth, soundscapes and electro-mechanical magic Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

7PM

The Five O’Clock Shadows

A fun-filled night of love, laughter and great music

Where: THE REALM RESTAURANT & BAR FREE

Peter Koopman Trio (AUS)

Where: PYRAMID CLUB $25

9.30PM

Little Blast Orchestra

Have a blast with a sevenpiece of swing heaven! Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

10PM

Yayné

10.30PM

Late Night Sessions THE JAM with Jake Baxendale

As the players jam and unwind, be prepared for anything Where: MEOW FREE

Thursday 7 June 8.30AM–4PM

NZSM Jazz Project: Big Band Competition

Secondary school jazz bands from around the country strut their stuff Where: OPERA HOUSE FREE

11AM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

11.30AM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

12PM

The CSUN Jazz “A” Band (USA) One of the finest college jazz bands in the USA Where: OPERA HOUSE FREE

2.30PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Be seduced by her sensationally smooth neo-soul sound Where: CAROLINE $10

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city.

Wednesday 6 June 1.30PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

3.15PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Jazz At Large Get ready to get jazz hot with more than 100 gigs over five days to choose from. Here’s how to get down: Find your jazz at jazzfestival.co.nz

From a daytime office escape to a bar-hopping night out, or a bit of familyfriendly fun, we’ve made it easy to find your jazz online – from pure jazz to funk, blues or soul-flavoured gigs. Simply visit jazzfestival.co.nz to make your programme picks, book tickets, find your venue and more.

Keep in the know with Jazz Notes

Sign up online for our regular Jazz Notes email for the inside word on Festival events, ticket offers and giveaways.

Make a meal of it with Jazz Bites

Enjoy jazz-flavoured pre- or post-show treats with some of Wellington’s best hosts. Check out our Jazz Bites food and drink offers online, including midnight jazz cocktails at Caroline, a three-course Jazz Supper at Field & Green, a Blue Train Burger special at Rogue & Vagabond – and lots more!

Celebrate the best at the Jazz Awards

The annual New Zealand Jazz Awards are back, with the winners of the APRA Best Jazz Composition and the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album to be announced at an industry Awards party on Festival opening night. To win one of five double passes to this invitation-only event, simply sign up to our Jazz Notes email (above) before 25 May 2018.

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

4.15PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5.30PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen

7PM

Oscar Lavën Trio

Local sax heavy-weight and band hits Moon for pizza and jazz Where: MOON FREE

7PM

Rogue Piano Lounge with Dayle Jellyman

Voodoo and vice vibes from the bordellos of New Orleans Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

8PM

Christian McBride’s New Jawn (USA)

Enjoy this six-time Grammy Award–winning musician and US bass master’s hot new quartet, in New Zealand for the first time. Where: OPERA HOUSE $59–$89

8PM

Jasmine Lovell-Smith

The fresh sax sounds of avantgarde chamber jazz Where: THE THIRD EYE $15

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

8PM

6.30PM

WJC presents a musical reunion to remember

Kroon for your Kai

Local singer–songwriters sing for their supper, with a jazz twist Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

7PM

Ed Zuccollo

Synth, soundscapes and electro-mechanical magic Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

7PM

The Five O’Clock Shadows

A fun-filled night of love, laughter and great music

Where: THE REALM RESTAURANT & BAR FREE

Peter Koopman Trio (AUS)

Where: PYRAMID CLUB $25

9.30PM

Little Blast Orchestra

Have a blast with a sevenpiece of swing heaven! Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

10PM

Yayné

10.30PM

Late Night Sessions THE JAM with Jake Baxendale

As the players jam and unwind, be prepared for anything Where: MEOW FREE

Thursday 7 June 8.30AM–4PM

NZSM Jazz Project: Big Band Competition

Secondary school jazz bands from around the country strut their stuff Where: OPERA HOUSE FREE

11AM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

11.30AM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

12PM

The CSUN Jazz “A” Band (USA) One of the finest college jazz bands in the USA Where: OPERA HOUSE FREE

2.30PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Be seduced by her sensationally smooth neo-soul sound Where: CAROLINE $10

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

4.15PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

Matt Steele Quartet (AUS/NZ)

Matt Steele returns home for a concert of original swing jazz Where: MEOW $10

5–10PM

Tuatara Open Late: The Jazz Edition

City Gallery’s late-night happenings get a live jazz twist Where: CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON KOHA

5.30PM

Robben Ford Workshop (USA) Listen and learn with guitar legend Robben Ford Where: OPERA HOUSE $20

6PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

6PM

The Forgotten New Anthony Donaldson Rants and Raves Again

The Wellington Wikipedia of jazz is back Where: CAROLINE KOHA

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Nick Granville & Francisco Torres (NZ/USA) Local guitarist meets MONK’estra trombonist

Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

6PM

Katelin Little & The Chris Beernink Trio

From New York to Israel, jump on a contemporary jazz trip around the world Where: ST JOHNS BAR & RESTAURANT FREE

6PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Question and Answer

Guitarist Callum Allardice and band present Pat Metheny’s 1989 classic album Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

7PM

Myele Manzanza Trio (NZ/AUS/USA)

An intimate performance from this dynamic, creative trio Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

7PM

The Teardrop Waltz

Catch the wildly infectious rhythms of early jazz from La Bête Where: LITTLE BEER QUARTER FREE

8PM

Aldebaran Quartet

Jazz vibes from deep space with vibraphone virtuoso John Bell Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

8PM

Robben Ford & Lydia Pense (USA)

Rock out to a gala performance of pure musical heart and soul Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$59

8PM

Shades of Shakti

Spicy Indian jazz fusion at its finest Where: CAROLINE $10

8PM

Twinset: Feat. Lisa Tomlins

Wellington’s jazz twins funk it up with a live vocal set

10PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Join Jake Baxendale and band for Charles Mingus’s 1963 epic Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10PM

3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Stretchfoot

3.30PM

Where: CAROLINE $10

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Taking Guerilla drum ’n’ bass tactics into the jungle

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Wellington Heads

11.30PM

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

Innovative and blazingly up-beat bebop featuring Brad Kang

Where: THE THIRD EYE $20

8.30PM

An epic evening of Capital Blues and grooves

9PM

Greg Malcolm

Sublime music and unique sounds from this worldrenowned guitarist Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

9PM

Jellyroll Blues and The Pussycat Dues

Get down to the honky-tonk blues with these sultans of swagger Where: LAUNDRY FREE

9PM

Late Night Jazz

A tasty treat of a trio

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW FREE

9.30PM

Carnivorous Plant Society

Mexican mariachi and spaghetti Western fantasy fuzz Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

10PM

Oscar Lavën Organ Trio

Hard-grooving organ trio with lashings of eclectic sax Where: HAVANA BAR FREE

Late Night Sessions with The Frank Talbot Quartet

Where: MEOW FREE

Friday 8 June FROM 7AM

A Jazz Trip

Wellington Airport gets wild about the Wellington Jazz Festival Where: WELLINGTON AIRPORT FREE

8.30AM–3PM

NZSM Jazz Project: Combo Competition

Secondary school jazz combos from around the country battle it out

Where: STUDENT UNION BUILDING, VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON FREE

12.10PM

The Dave Wilson Quintet

Bebop and modal grooves meet the avant-garde in this daring collab

Where: ADAM CONCERT ROOM, VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON FREE

1.30PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

6PM

Callum Allardice Quintet

Multi award-winning composer with a hard-hitting NY sound Where: CAROLINE $10

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Anita Schwabe (NZ)

Impressive swinging jazz piano and quartet Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

6PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Boss Tenors

Brekky Boy (AUS)

Oscar Lavën and band present Ammons & Stitt’s 1961 classic

Where: MEOW KOHA

6PM

Groovy surf-infused jazz and folk trio

5.30PM

Jazz Kōrero: Talking About Gender and Jazz in NZ

Explore the place of women today in jazz in this panel Where: THE THIRD EYE FREE

5.30PM

Jazz Night @QTLobby

The grooviest organ player in town with a prohibition-era twist Where: QT MUSEUM WELLINGTON FREE

5.30PM

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

Hot Jazz with High Society Crew A sizzling night of jazz flavours

Where: ST JOHNS BAR & RESTAURANT FREE

6.30PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

7PM

Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic (NZ/AUS/USA)

Jazz with CQ

A night of loose, raw, funky and unapologetically loud grooves

Where: CQ HOTELS WELLINGTON FREE

7PM

An intimate pre-dinner gig at the CQ Bar

5.30PM

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy

Relax into a cruisy café folk and electric jazz fusion Where: THUNDERBIRD CAFE $10

Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Suburban Jazz Band

This long-standing jazz collective is the “in” sound from down the road Where: SPRIG & FERN FREE

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

4.15PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

Matt Steele Quartet (AUS/NZ)

Matt Steele returns home for a concert of original swing jazz Where: MEOW $10

5–10PM

Tuatara Open Late: The Jazz Edition

City Gallery’s late-night happenings get a live jazz twist Where: CITY GALLERY WELLINGTON KOHA

5.30PM

Robben Ford Workshop (USA) Listen and learn with guitar legend Robben Ford Where: OPERA HOUSE $20

6PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

6PM

The Forgotten New Anthony Donaldson Rants and Raves Again

The Wellington Wikipedia of jazz is back Where: CAROLINE KOHA

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Nick Granville & Francisco Torres (NZ/USA) Local guitarist meets MONK’estra trombonist

Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

6PM

Katelin Little & The Chris Beernink Trio

From New York to Israel, jump on a contemporary jazz trip around the world Where: ST JOHNS BAR & RESTAURANT FREE

6PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Question and Answer

Guitarist Callum Allardice and band present Pat Metheny’s 1989 classic album Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

7PM

Myele Manzanza Trio (NZ/AUS/USA)

An intimate performance from this dynamic, creative trio Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

7PM

The Teardrop Waltz

Catch the wildly infectious rhythms of early jazz from La Bête Where: LITTLE BEER QUARTER FREE

8PM

Aldebaran Quartet

Jazz vibes from deep space with vibraphone virtuoso John Bell Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

8PM

Robben Ford & Lydia Pense (USA)

Rock out to a gala performance of pure musical heart and soul Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$59

8PM

Shades of Shakti

Spicy Indian jazz fusion at its finest Where: CAROLINE $10

8PM

Twinset: Feat. Lisa Tomlins

Wellington’s jazz twins funk it up with a live vocal set

10PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Join Jake Baxendale and band for Charles Mingus’s 1963 epic Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10PM

3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Stretchfoot

3.30PM

Where: CAROLINE $10

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Taking Guerilla drum ’n’ bass tactics into the jungle

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Wellington Heads

11.30PM

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

Innovative and blazingly up-beat bebop featuring Brad Kang

Where: THE THIRD EYE $20

8.30PM

An epic evening of Capital Blues and grooves

9PM

Greg Malcolm

Sublime music and unique sounds from this worldrenowned guitarist Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

9PM

Jellyroll Blues and The Pussycat Dues

Get down to the honky-tonk blues with these sultans of swagger Where: LAUNDRY FREE

9PM

Late Night Jazz

A tasty treat of a trio

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW FREE

9.30PM

Carnivorous Plant Society

Mexican mariachi and spaghetti Western fantasy fuzz Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

10PM

Oscar Lavën Organ Trio

Hard-grooving organ trio with lashings of eclectic sax Where: HAVANA BAR FREE

Late Night Sessions with The Frank Talbot Quartet

Where: MEOW FREE

Friday 8 June FROM 7AM

A Jazz Trip

Wellington Airport gets wild about the Wellington Jazz Festival Where: WELLINGTON AIRPORT FREE

8.30AM–3PM

NZSM Jazz Project: Combo Competition

Secondary school jazz combos from around the country battle it out

Where: STUDENT UNION BUILDING, VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON FREE

12.10PM

The Dave Wilson Quintet

Bebop and modal grooves meet the avant-garde in this daring collab

Where: ADAM CONCERT ROOM, VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON FREE

1.30PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

6PM

Callum Allardice Quintet

Multi award-winning composer with a hard-hitting NY sound Where: CAROLINE $10

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Anita Schwabe (NZ)

Impressive swinging jazz piano and quartet Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

6PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Boss Tenors

Brekky Boy (AUS)

Oscar Lavën and band present Ammons & Stitt’s 1961 classic

Where: MEOW KOHA

6PM

Groovy surf-infused jazz and folk trio

5.30PM

Jazz Kōrero: Talking About Gender and Jazz in NZ

Explore the place of women today in jazz in this panel Where: THE THIRD EYE FREE

5.30PM

Jazz Night @QTLobby

The grooviest organ player in town with a prohibition-era twist Where: QT MUSEUM WELLINGTON FREE

5.30PM

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

Hot Jazz with High Society Crew A sizzling night of jazz flavours

Where: ST JOHNS BAR & RESTAURANT FREE

6.30PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

7PM

Myele Manzanza & The Eclectic (NZ/AUS/USA)

Jazz with CQ

A night of loose, raw, funky and unapologetically loud grooves

Where: CQ HOTELS WELLINGTON FREE

7PM

An intimate pre-dinner gig at the CQ Bar

5.30PM

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy

Relax into a cruisy café folk and electric jazz fusion Where: THUNDERBIRD CAFE $10

Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Suburban Jazz Band

This long-standing jazz collective is the “in” sound from down the road Where: SPRIG & FERN FREE

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 7.30PM

8PM

10PM

From the 1950s till now with one of Wellington’s most eclectic jazz and R&B bands

Synth stomp blues featuring Dayle Jellyman and his band of merry followers

A journey through the Afro-Cuban music of Irakere

The Almost Jazz Quintet

Where: THE CLUBROOMS, SEATOUN KOHA

7.30PM Noir

A sultry blend of light jazz and easy listening music Where: THE LIDO CAFE & BAR FREE

Three Rays

Where: CAROLINE $10

8.30PM

Wallace (AUS/NZ)

A soulful voice and magnetic presence in a rising star Where: THE THIRD EYE $22.50

7.30PM

9PM

You won’t want to miss this New Orleans street swing swag

Catch the spacious vibe of Serendipity Quintet’s live album release show

Rimutaka All Stars Dixie Swing Band

Where: THISTLE INN FREE

A veritable jazz gelateria of delicious vocal flavours Where: CABLE TOP EATERY FREE

8PM

gretchen parlato flor (USA)

Be seduced by the incredible range of style and emotion of this acclaimed, Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$79

8PM

Peter Daly and The Strange Strings

Unearthly jazz by a smorgasbord of string players Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” — Albert Einstein Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW FREE

Boogie on down with this psych-pop boy band

The Vocal Wing Presents: Ruth Armishaw

The Labcoats

Saxophonist Blair Latham and band present Pharaoh Sanders’ spiritual classic

A tribute to jazz masters Miles Davis and Chet Baker

7.30PM

10PM

10PM

9PM

Where: DAYS BAY PAVILION $20

Where: HAVANA BAR $5

Late Night Jazz

7.30PM

Tribute: Miles & Chet (UK/NZ)

Cuba Libre

ONONO

Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

9PM

The Sublime Music of Steve Lacy

O’Connor, Bell and Malcolm perform music by the late, great jazz composer Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

9.30PM

The Wellington City Shake-Em-On-Downers

A scintillating speakeasy night with Strait City’s most swinging septet Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

10PM

Chocolate Thunder

Bringing back the jazz-fusion sound of Snarky Puppy to the cool capital

Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Karma

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10.45PM

JB3 & Peter Koopman

Classic and original funk and soul. Oh, yeah. Where: HASHIGO ZAKE FREE

11PM

Vulture Street Tape Gang (AUS) Beautifully blurring the lines between free jazz, neo­-soul, hip-hop and noise art Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $25

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Sulco d’Alma Feat. Rachel Fraser Latin American samba-funk rhythm and grooves Where: CAROLINE $10 PRE-SALES

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Surly

Post-war jazz influenced footwork, jungle, drum ’n’ bass bring a dancefloor workout Where: MEOW FREE

Saturday 9 June 11AM

GRG67 Album Launch

Start your day with some infectious fun and sizzling hot jazz Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $10

4PM

Ladies and Gentlemen

Skilful songstress Lauren Nottingham celebrates the sexes Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

4.15PM

7PM

Back to Black: Tribute to Amy Winehouse

Take a musical journey through the heart and songs of this beloved chanteuse Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day

7.30PM

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Smokin’ hot jazz in decadent lounge bar heaven

RNZAF Jazz Orchestra (NZ)

Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic

Saturday Night Jazz at The Sparrow

Where: TE MARAE, TE PAPA FREE

5PM

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW $10–$50

12PM

Enjoy lively renditions of the Great American Songbook and more

1.45PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

3PM

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy Three friends from Paraparaumu and Auckland play flutes and guitars

Where: THE RAUMATI SOCIAL CLUB KOHA

3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Arthur Street Loft Orchestra

Cinematic themes and reverberant variations for a 10-piece chamber jazz band Where: THE THIRD EYE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

5PM

Slightly Imperfect Presents …

The surreal, strange and wonderful songs of Scottish poet and songwriter Ivor Cutler Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

6PM

Caro Manin’s La Luna & The Gadjos

New Zealand’s premier vocal French gypsy band Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo (AUS/NZ)

4PM

A jazz twist on hymns and spirituals

The jazz piano gunslingers are back in town

6PM

Duelling Pianos with Ben Wilcock and Dayle Jellyman

Where: CAROLINE $15

4PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

Rogue Classic Albums Live: I’m Movin’ On

An homage to Jimmy Smith’s 1963 Blue Note classic Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

8PM

Festival All Stars Big Band play Benny Goodman

Treat yourself to this epic celebration of The King of Swing Where: CAROLINE $20

8PM

John Beasley’s MONK’estra (USA)

Smashingly off-beat melody, humour, beauty and swing abound in this hippest of big bands, capturing the spirit of Thelonious Monk Where: OPERA HOUSE $59–$89

8PM

Michelle Nicolle Quartet (AUS) Born to charm, enlighten and seduce through music Where: PYRAMID CLUB $25

8.30PM

Anita Clark Feat. Black Spider Stomp

Violinist and band blend a hypnotic, bewitching, intoxicating jazz brew Where: THE THIRD EYE $15

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 7.30PM

8PM

10PM

From the 1950s till now with one of Wellington’s most eclectic jazz and R&B bands

Synth stomp blues featuring Dayle Jellyman and his band of merry followers

A journey through the Afro-Cuban music of Irakere

The Almost Jazz Quintet

Where: THE CLUBROOMS, SEATOUN KOHA

7.30PM Noir

A sultry blend of light jazz and easy listening music Where: THE LIDO CAFE & BAR FREE

Three Rays

Where: CAROLINE $10

8.30PM

Wallace (AUS/NZ)

A soulful voice and magnetic presence in a rising star Where: THE THIRD EYE $22.50

7.30PM

9PM

You won’t want to miss this New Orleans street swing swag

Catch the spacious vibe of Serendipity Quintet’s live album release show

Rimutaka All Stars Dixie Swing Band

Where: THISTLE INN FREE

A veritable jazz gelateria of delicious vocal flavours Where: CABLE TOP EATERY FREE

8PM

gretchen parlato flor (USA)

Be seduced by the incredible range of style and emotion of this acclaimed, Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$79

8PM

Peter Daly and The Strange Strings

Unearthly jazz by a smorgasbord of string players Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” — Albert Einstein Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW FREE

Boogie on down with this psych-pop boy band

The Vocal Wing Presents: Ruth Armishaw

The Labcoats

Saxophonist Blair Latham and band present Pharaoh Sanders’ spiritual classic

A tribute to jazz masters Miles Davis and Chet Baker

7.30PM

10PM

10PM

9PM

Where: DAYS BAY PAVILION $20

Where: HAVANA BAR $5

Late Night Jazz

7.30PM

Tribute: Miles & Chet (UK/NZ)

Cuba Libre

ONONO

Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

9PM

The Sublime Music of Steve Lacy

O’Connor, Bell and Malcolm perform music by the late, great jazz composer Where: PYRAMID CLUB $15

9.30PM

The Wellington City Shake-Em-On-Downers

A scintillating speakeasy night with Strait City’s most swinging septet Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

10PM

Chocolate Thunder

Bringing back the jazz-fusion sound of Snarky Puppy to the cool capital

Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Karma

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10.45PM

JB3 & Peter Koopman

Classic and original funk and soul. Oh, yeah. Where: HASHIGO ZAKE FREE

11PM

Vulture Street Tape Gang (AUS) Beautifully blurring the lines between free jazz, neo­-soul, hip-hop and noise art Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $25

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Sulco d’Alma Feat. Rachel Fraser Latin American samba-funk rhythm and grooves Where: CAROLINE $10 PRE-SALES

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Surly

Post-war jazz influenced footwork, jungle, drum ’n’ bass bring a dancefloor workout Where: MEOW FREE

Saturday 9 June 11AM

GRG67 Album Launch

Start your day with some infectious fun and sizzling hot jazz Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $10

4PM

Ladies and Gentlemen

Skilful songstress Lauren Nottingham celebrates the sexes Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

4.15PM

7PM

Back to Black: Tribute to Amy Winehouse

Take a musical journey through the heart and songs of this beloved chanteuse Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day

7.30PM

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Smokin’ hot jazz in decadent lounge bar heaven

RNZAF Jazz Orchestra (NZ)

Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic

Saturday Night Jazz at The Sparrow

Where: TE MARAE, TE PAPA FREE

5PM

Where: THE BLACK SPARROW $10–$50

12PM

Enjoy lively renditions of the Great American Songbook and more

1.45PM

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

3PM

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy Three friends from Paraparaumu and Auckland play flutes and guitars

Where: THE RAUMATI SOCIAL CLUB KOHA

3.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Arthur Street Loft Orchestra

Cinematic themes and reverberant variations for a 10-piece chamber jazz band Where: THE THIRD EYE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

5PM

Slightly Imperfect Presents …

The surreal, strange and wonderful songs of Scottish poet and songwriter Ivor Cutler Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

6PM

Caro Manin’s La Luna & The Gadjos

New Zealand’s premier vocal French gypsy band Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

6PM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Barney McAll & Bella Kalolo (AUS/NZ)

4PM

A jazz twist on hymns and spirituals

The jazz piano gunslingers are back in town

6PM

Duelling Pianos with Ben Wilcock and Dayle Jellyman

Where: CAROLINE $15

4PM

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

Rogue Classic Albums Live: I’m Movin’ On

An homage to Jimmy Smith’s 1963 Blue Note classic Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND FREE

8PM

Festival All Stars Big Band play Benny Goodman

Treat yourself to this epic celebration of The King of Swing Where: CAROLINE $20

8PM

John Beasley’s MONK’estra (USA)

Smashingly off-beat melody, humour, beauty and swing abound in this hippest of big bands, capturing the spirit of Thelonious Monk Where: OPERA HOUSE $59–$89

8PM

Michelle Nicolle Quartet (AUS) Born to charm, enlighten and seduce through music Where: PYRAMID CLUB $25

8.30PM

Anita Clark Feat. Black Spider Stomp

Violinist and band blend a hypnotic, bewitching, intoxicating jazz brew Where: THE THIRD EYE $15

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 9PM

Dawn Diver

A progressive union of harmonic texture, syncopation and verse Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

9PM

Só Samba Presents Samba-Jazz Feat. Paulinho Tex (BRAZIL/NZ)

A hot jazz fusion with authentic upbeat roots samba Where: LEROY’S FREE

10PM

Hot Club de Kiwi

Bring your dancing shoes for unbridled joy! Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

10PM

Los Barrettos

Vibrant and colourful music where jazz and Afro-Cuban traditions collide Where: HAVANA BAR $5

10PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Thrust

Herbie Hancock’s album played live by pianist Dan Hayles and The Hoonhunters Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10.30PM

High Society and The Top Brass Raunchy traditional jazz sprinkled with swing, lounge, bop and more Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

10.30PM

Wellington Mingus Ensemble Takes the Cross

The 16-piece returns to the Cross, and this time it’s personal Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

11PM

Anthony Donaldson Introduces: The Mean Bones

Extraordinary musical behaviour from a stellar new line-up Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Brekky Boy & Friends (AUS)

Sydney scenesters set fire to the keys at this unmissable jam Where: CAROLINE FREE

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with DJ Martyn Pepperell

Delve into globally great jazz records after midnight Where: MEOW FREE

Sunday 10 June 10AM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Sunday Jazz Service

Bringing together the best of jazz and worship Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

11.30AM

Jazz with CQ

A family-friendly jazz brunch

Where: CQ HOTELS WELLINGTON FREE

1.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

2PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

2PM

Jazz Affogato

Hot jazz over cool classics Where: CABLE TOP EATERY FREE

3PM

Marsden, Medlyn & Fox (NZ)

Jazz diva Helen Medlyn meets blues legend Midge Marsden in this swinging performance with the Rodger Fox Big Band

11AM

Where: OPERA HOUSE $39

Tui Award–winning band DOG releases their brand-new album

3PM

Album Release: Dog Plus One

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $10

11AM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

11.30AM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Crescent

John Coltrane’s 1964 album played live by drummer Rick Cranson and band Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

3.30PM

6PM

7.30PM

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Jazz. Ain’t. Dead. (It’s merely currently unfashionable …)

A set inspired by ’60s hardbop and the avant-garde

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

8PM

An evening of superb classic jazz entertainment

Bringing you music old and new, mostly borrowed, sometimes ...

4PM

6PM

8PM

Ease into Sunday afternoon with smooth free-form jazz

Psychedelic groove-based free jazz with swing and sting

Dedicated to performing music from the Benson songbook, It’s Uptown!

Pianorama

The High Society Smokin’ Hot Quintet

Where: CAROLINE $20

Where: DAYS BAY PAVILION FREE

Four of the best in one mustsee gig for piano music lovers

Tangerine Acoustic Jazz Group

Where: SPRIG & FERN FREE

4.30PM

AfroKan (CUBA/NZ)

The Stinging Nettles

Where: MEOW $10

6.30PM

Afro-Cuban jazz, followed by a fun follow-me salsa class

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

4.30PM

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

Idhayam Carnatic Fusion Collective

Classical Indian music fused with contemporary jazz and funk Where: MOON $5–$10

The life and music of the High Priestess of Soul

5PM

Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Jake Baxendale’s Spooky Hardbop

6PM

4PM

3PM

Sheba’s Tribute to Nina Simone

Anton Wuts and The Orchestrators

John Bell, Chris O’Connor and Tom Callwood Three of New Zealand’s most creative jazz musicians Where: MEOW $10

Saxophonist Bryn van Vliet presents the 1962 album with full band

7PM

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz (USA)

Join one of Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest drummers of all time on a mind-blowing rhythmic journey through the freshest, beat-laden jams

Contra Trio

Where: LAUNDRY FREE

It’s Uptown!

Where: THE THIRD EYE $10

8PM

John Rae’s AH UM

A heartfelt homage to madcap Mingus

Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

9.30PM

Shanghai Sheba’s 1920s Speakeasy

Dress in theme for a rollicking ride of wicked delights Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

10PM

Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$69

A Tribute to Nina Simone

7PM

Where: CAROLINE $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy These friends in jazz delight with their unique jazz styling Where: THE FRINGE BAR $10

Margot Wuts and friends will put a spell on you

11PM

Late Night Sessions Finale The best of the Fest in an epic jam Where: CAROLINE FREE

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


Jazz At Large

It’s jazz hot˚

Enjoy amazing live music and jazz hot food & drink across the city. 9PM

Dawn Diver

A progressive union of harmonic texture, syncopation and verse Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

9PM

Só Samba Presents Samba-Jazz Feat. Paulinho Tex (BRAZIL/NZ)

A hot jazz fusion with authentic upbeat roots samba Where: LEROY’S FREE

10PM

Hot Club de Kiwi

Bring your dancing shoes for unbridled joy! Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

10PM

Los Barrettos

Vibrant and colourful music where jazz and Afro-Cuban traditions collide Where: HAVANA BAR $5

10PM

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Thrust

Herbie Hancock’s album played live by pianist Dan Hayles and The Hoonhunters Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

10.30PM

High Society and The Top Brass Raunchy traditional jazz sprinkled with swing, lounge, bop and more Where: HOTEL BRISTOL FREE

10.30PM

Wellington Mingus Ensemble Takes the Cross

The 16-piece returns to the Cross, and this time it’s personal Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

11PM

Anthony Donaldson Introduces: The Mean Bones

Extraordinary musical behaviour from a stellar new line-up Where: MEOW $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with Brekky Boy & Friends (AUS)

Sydney scenesters set fire to the keys at this unmissable jam Where: CAROLINE FREE

11.59PM

Late Night Sessions with DJ Martyn Pepperell

Delve into globally great jazz records after midnight Where: MEOW FREE

Sunday 10 June 10AM

Jazz at St Peter’s: Sunday Jazz Service

Bringing together the best of jazz and worship Where: ST PETER’S ON WILLIS FREE

11.30AM

Jazz with CQ

A family-friendly jazz brunch

Where: CQ HOTELS WELLINGTON FREE

1.15PM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

2PM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

2PM

Jazz Affogato

Hot jazz over cool classics Where: CABLE TOP EATERY FREE

3PM

Marsden, Medlyn & Fox (NZ)

Jazz diva Helen Medlyn meets blues legend Midge Marsden in this swinging performance with the Rodger Fox Big Band

11AM

Where: OPERA HOUSE $39

Tui Award–winning band DOG releases their brand-new album

3PM

Album Release: Dog Plus One

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $10

11AM

Film: An American in Paris – The Musical

Be quick to see this West End smash hit on the big screen Where: LIGHT HOUSE PETONE $11.50–$17.50

11.30AM

Film: Jazz on a Summer’s Day Relive the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in this cult classic Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Crescent

John Coltrane’s 1964 album played live by drummer Rick Cranson and band Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

3.30PM

6PM

7.30PM

Discover the captivating backstory of this Cuban cultural phenomenon

Jazz. Ain’t. Dead. (It’s merely currently unfashionable …)

A set inspired by ’60s hardbop and the avant-garde

Film: Buena Vista Social Club – Adios

Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

Where: MEOW $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

8PM

An evening of superb classic jazz entertainment

Bringing you music old and new, mostly borrowed, sometimes ...

4PM

6PM

8PM

Ease into Sunday afternoon with smooth free-form jazz

Psychedelic groove-based free jazz with swing and sting

Dedicated to performing music from the Benson songbook, It’s Uptown!

Pianorama

The High Society Smokin’ Hot Quintet

Where: CAROLINE $20

Where: DAYS BAY PAVILION FREE

Four of the best in one mustsee gig for piano music lovers

Tangerine Acoustic Jazz Group

Where: SPRIG & FERN FREE

4.30PM

AfroKan (CUBA/NZ)

The Stinging Nettles

Where: MEOW $10

6.30PM

Afro-Cuban jazz, followed by a fun follow-me salsa class

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

4.30PM

Where: ROGUE & VAGABOND $5

Where: SOUTHERN CROSS GARDEN BAR RESTAURANT FREE

Film: Bill Evans – Time Remembered

Insights into the life of multi Grammy Award–winning jazz pianist Bill Evans Where: LIGHT HOUSE CUBA $11.50–$17.50

5PM

Idhayam Carnatic Fusion Collective

Classical Indian music fused with contemporary jazz and funk Where: MOON $5–$10

The life and music of the High Priestess of Soul

5PM

Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

Jake Baxendale’s Spooky Hardbop

6PM

4PM

3PM

Sheba’s Tribute to Nina Simone

Anton Wuts and The Orchestrators

John Bell, Chris O’Connor and Tom Callwood Three of New Zealand’s most creative jazz musicians Where: MEOW $10

Saxophonist Bryn van Vliet presents the 1962 album with full band

7PM

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz (USA)

Join one of Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest drummers of all time on a mind-blowing rhythmic journey through the freshest, beat-laden jams

Contra Trio

Where: LAUNDRY FREE

It’s Uptown!

Where: THE THIRD EYE $10

8PM

John Rae’s AH UM

A heartfelt homage to madcap Mingus

Where: CAROLINE $15 EARLY BIRD / $20

9.30PM

Shanghai Sheba’s 1920s Speakeasy

Dress in theme for a rollicking ride of wicked delights Where: MEOW $20 EARLY BIRD / $30

10PM

Where: OPERA HOUSE $49–$69

A Tribute to Nina Simone

7PM

Where: CAROLINE $10 EARLY BIRD / $15

Michelle Scullion, Mark Watson & Ross Eaddy These friends in jazz delight with their unique jazz styling Where: THE FRINGE BAR $10

Margot Wuts and friends will put a spell on you

11PM

Late Night Sessions Finale The best of the Fest in an epic jam Where: CAROLINE FREE

find out more at

jazzfestival.co.nz


ST

JOHNSTON ST

CUSTOMHOUSE QUAY

WELLINGTON BOTANIC GARDE N

BRANDON ST

30

PANAMA ST

ARF

Booking fees apply. Early Bird ticket sales end 30 April. For more information, please contact Ticketmaster.

GREY ST

WH

24

NQ BTO LAM

On the door: At the venue an hour prior to the show, strictly subject to availability

ENS

6

In person: At Ticketmaster agencies nationwide

QUE

Phone: Ticketmaster 0800 111 999

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Jazz At Large events

SQ

16

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VICTORIA ST

WILLIS ST

BOULCOTT ST

THE TERRACE

To contact the Wellington Jazz Festival office, phone 04 473 0149. Please note: The information in this brochure is correct at time of publication. The Wellington Jazz Festival reserves the right to alter without any notice any events, artists and times. Full event terms and conditions can be found at jazzfestival.co.nz.

MOTORWAY

SALAM

ANCA

RD

Check the show’s event page at jazzfestival.co.nz for booking details. Free events are first-come, first-served, so we recommend you arrive in good time.

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1. The Arborist 2. The Black Sparrow – Cable Top Eatery 1 Upland Road, Kelburn 3. Caroline 4. City Gallery Wellington – The Clubrooms 12–16 Dundas St, Seatoun 5. Coco’s Bar & Grill 6. Concrete Bar & Restaurant 7. CQ Hotels Wellington 8. Crumpet – Days Bay Pavilion Days Bay, Lower Hutt 9. Field & Green 10. Foxglove Bar & Kitchen 11. The Fringe Bar 12. Hashigo Zake 13. Havana Bar 14. Hotel Bristol 15. Laundry 16. Leroy’s 17. The Lido Cafe & Bar 18. Light House Cuba – Light House Petone 52 Beach Street, Petone 19. Little Beer Quarter 20. Meow

– Moon 167 Riddiford St, Newtown 21. Opera House – Pyramid Club 272 Taranaki St, Mount Cook 22. QT Museum Wellington – The Raumati Social Club 34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South – The Realm Restaurant & Bar 7 Moxham Ave, Hataitai 23. Rogue & Vagabond 24. Sojourn Cafe & Bar 25. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant – Sprig & Fern 342 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon 26. St Johns Bar & Restaurant 27. St Peter’s on Willis 28. Te Marae, Te Papa 29. The Third Eye – Thistle Inn 3 Mulgrave St, Pipitea 30. Thunderbird Cafe – Victoria University of Wellington Kelburn Parade, Kelburn – Wellington Airport Stewart Duff Dr, Rongotai 31. Zibibbo

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Online: jazzfestival.co.nz

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Whether you’re going to one gig or one hundred, be quick to secure your seat. Tickets to paid events are on sale now.

Opera House events

BAL

PARA

How to book

Jazz hot spots

The Wellington Jazz Festival would like to say a huge thank you to our supporters,

FIELD

8

MANN

20

CABLE ST

22

ST

12

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MAJORIBAN

COURTENAY PLACE

14

27

11

2

TARANAKI ST

WILLIS ST THE TERRACE

Headline Partner

9

31

21

DIXON ST

and of course to our fabulous fans. We can’t wait to see you all soon!

ORIE

WAKE

17

19

to all the amazing artists and city venues who make this Festival such a buzz,

JESSIE ST VIVIAN ST

With thanks to

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13

ABEL SMITH ST

25 29

ARO ST

HAINING ST

18

15

TARANAKI ST

CUBA ST

VIVIAN ST

ARTHUR ST

COLLEGE ST

KENT TERRACE

LORNE ST

CAMBRIDGE TERRACE

Partners

23

TORY ST

VICTORIA ST

GHUZNEE ST MARION ST

Core Partner

3

BLAIR ST

ST

ALLAN ST

ERS

1

KELBURN PARADE

Our thanks

NN

NTAL

28 MA

Check out our mobile-friendly online map at jazzfestival.co.nz


ST

JOHNSTON ST

CUSTOMHOUSE QUAY

WELLINGTON BOTANIC GARDE N

BRANDON ST

30

PANAMA ST

ARF

Booking fees apply. Early Bird ticket sales end 30 April. For more information, please contact Ticketmaster.

GREY ST

WH

24

NQ BTO LAM

On the door: At the venue an hour prior to the show, strictly subject to availability

ENS

6

In person: At Ticketmaster agencies nationwide

QUE

Phone: Ticketmaster 0800 111 999

10

5 HUNTER ST

JER

Y UA

VO I

Jazz At Large events

SQ

16

UAY

VICTORIA ST

WILLIS ST

BOULCOTT ST

THE TERRACE

To contact the Wellington Jazz Festival office, phone 04 473 0149. Please note: The information in this brochure is correct at time of publication. The Wellington Jazz Festival reserves the right to alter without any notice any events, artists and times. Full event terms and conditions can be found at jazzfestival.co.nz.

MOTORWAY

SALAM

ANCA

RD

Check the show’s event page at jazzfestival.co.nz for booking details. Free events are first-come, first-served, so we recommend you arrive in good time.

4

1. The Arborist 2. The Black Sparrow – Cable Top Eatery 1 Upland Road, Kelburn 3. Caroline 4. City Gallery Wellington – The Clubrooms 12–16 Dundas St, Seatoun 5. Coco’s Bar & Grill 6. Concrete Bar & Restaurant 7. CQ Hotels Wellington 8. Crumpet – Days Bay Pavilion Days Bay, Lower Hutt 9. Field & Green 10. Foxglove Bar & Kitchen 11. The Fringe Bar 12. Hashigo Zake 13. Havana Bar 14. Hotel Bristol 15. Laundry 16. Leroy’s 17. The Lido Cafe & Bar 18. Light House Cuba – Light House Petone 52 Beach Street, Petone 19. Little Beer Quarter 20. Meow

– Moon 167 Riddiford St, Newtown 21. Opera House – Pyramid Club 272 Taranaki St, Mount Cook 22. QT Museum Wellington – The Raumati Social Club 34 Poplar Ave, Raumati South – The Realm Restaurant & Bar 7 Moxham Ave, Hataitai 23. Rogue & Vagabond 24. Sojourn Cafe & Bar 25. Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant – Sprig & Fern 342 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon 26. St Johns Bar & Restaurant 27. St Peter’s on Willis 28. Te Marae, Te Papa 29. The Third Eye – Thistle Inn 3 Mulgrave St, Pipitea 30. Thunderbird Cafe – Victoria University of Wellington Kelburn Parade, Kelburn – Wellington Airport Stewart Duff Dr, Rongotai 31. Zibibbo

26

DE

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FEATHERSTON ST

BOL TON

CE S

RRACE

Online: jazzfestival.co.nz

LAN

THE TE

Whether you’re going to one gig or one hundred, be quick to secure your seat. Tickets to paid events are on sale now.

Opera House events

BAL

PARA

How to book

Jazz hot spots

The Wellington Jazz Festival would like to say a huge thank you to our supporters,

FIELD

8

MANN

20

CABLE ST

22

ST

12

ERS ST

MAJORIBAN

COURTENAY PLACE

14

27

11

2

TARANAKI ST

WILLIS ST THE TERRACE

Headline Partner

9

31

21

DIXON ST

and of course to our fabulous fans. We can’t wait to see you all soon!

ORIE

WAKE

17

19

to all the amazing artists and city venues who make this Festival such a buzz,

JESSIE ST VIVIAN ST

With thanks to

7

13

ABEL SMITH ST

25 29

ARO ST

HAINING ST

18

15

TARANAKI ST

CUBA ST

VIVIAN ST

ARTHUR ST

COLLEGE ST

KENT TERRACE

LORNE ST

CAMBRIDGE TERRACE

Partners

23

TORY ST

VICTORIA ST

GHUZNEE ST MARION ST

Core Partner

3

BLAIR ST

ST

ALLAN ST

ERS

1

KELBURN PARADE

Our thanks

NN

NTAL

28 MA

Check out our mobile-friendly online map at jazzfestival.co.nz


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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival programme  

Get ready to find your jazz hot spot, 6–10 June!

2018 Wellington Jazz Festival programme  

Get ready to find your jazz hot spot, 6–10 June!

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