Directions in Jazz: West Coast/Cool Jazz

Cool Jazz at Paekakariki

FRIDAY AT 7 PM UTC+12; St Peters Village Hall, Paekākāriki

Recently returned from 20 years performing abroad, award-winning pianist Duncan Haynes presents Directions in Jazz, a series of concerts celebrating the joy of improvisation, each one showcasing a different flavour of the music we call jazz.

May 2021 puts the focus on Hard Bop and West Coast/Cool Jazz. Both feature killing bands with decades of international experience and a burning passion for improvisation.

Duncan Haynes (pn) Louisa Williamson (ts) Mike Costello (tp) Umar Zakaria (bs) Mark Lockett (dr)