Tag Archives: Jazz

Mark de Clive-Lowe Unlocks His Creativity

Mark de Clive-Lowe Unlocks His Creativity

Auckland-born Mark de Clive-Lowe, 44, is “a jazz artist with both a visionary outlook and an old soul. As a concert pianist deeply steeped in the jazz tradition, he’s courageously committed himself to modern…

Fat Freddy’s Drop Slings And Arrows Jam

Fat Freddy’s Drop Slings And Arrows Jam

Listen to the the beats of Freddy’s BAYS Studio, Slings And Arrows jam session in the house. Fat Freddy’s Drop are a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose…

Lynch Pin Performs Wonder

Lynch Pin Performs Wonder

Originally from Auckland, SF Jazz Collective bassist Matt Penman studied at Boston’s Berklee College of Music before relocating to New York in 1995. Penman, 37, is a longtime lynch pin of the Collective, which…

Back to the Place He Loves

Back to the Place He Loves

Los Angeles is losing one of the greatest living jazz pianists, and a composer-orchestrator who has few peers, if any, New Zealand native Alan Broadbent. Before Broadbent moves his family to New York this…

Gifted with melody

Gifted with melody

Wellington jazz vocalist Tessa Quayle’s self-produced album Whisper Not — a selection of ten jazz and American Songbook standards — is reviewed by US music site All About Jazz, which describes Quayle as a…