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NZ School of Music
Thursday, 16 October 2014 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Back to Roomfulla Blues at the Bristol on Thursday by popular demand is the NZ School of Music.
The New Zealand School of Music Big Band, features some of the country’s best up-and-coming jazz talent. With increasing numbers of appearances at festivals and in concert around New Zealand, their profile is growing by the year.
The band has appeared in concert with international artists including Mike Nock, Jon Papenbrook, Jim Pugh, Clay Jenkins, Georgie Fame, Bob Sheppard, Bill Reichenbach and Bruce Forman.
The band records a CD annually, and in 2009 they won a Tui award for the best jazz recording of the year. Their diverse repertoire includes a cross-section of material made famous by bands and artists such as Woody Herman, Bob Mintzer, Buddy Rich, and Bill Holman, Count Basie and Maynard Ferguson.