Welling­ton Jazz Fes­ti­val

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6 to 10 June, var­i­ous in­ner- city lo­ca­tions More than 100 live gigs un­fold across the cen­tral- city streets, bars and the Opera House as the coolest lit­tle cap­i­tal salutes jazz mu­sic with the hottest lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional artists. The ac­tion in­cludes a New Zealand de­but per­for­mance by five-time Grammy-win­ning Amer­i­can jazz bassist Chris­tian McBride’s quar­tet New Jawn, beat­laden jams from Tex­ans Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, cap­ti­vat­ing vo­cals from New York jazz singer Gretchen Par­lato, and boom­ing tunes from jazz pian­ist John Beasley’s MONK’es­tra big band. A key fix­ture on Aotearoa’s mu­si­cal cal­en­dar, the event at­tracted more than 25,000 peo­ple in 2017. jaz­zfes­ti­val.co.nz

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