Sunday Sessions at the Cross

Unfortunately due to Wellington being at alert level 2 the WJC Sunday Sessions are unable to invite musicians to join in.

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Larry Young
House Band: Christopher Yeabsley (O), Daniel Yeabsley (S), Mark Lockett (D)
Date and time: Sunday, 27 June 2021, 2.30-4.30pm
Venue: The Southern Cross, 39 Abel Smith Street, Te Aro

Unground Sound

Soul-jazz and boogaloo beat with Wellington staples Chris Yeabsley (organ), Cory Champion (drumset), and Whanganui rising star, James “Guitar” Paul (guitar).

Tickets available on Eventfinda.co.nz

Sunday Sessions at Lovebite

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Cedar Walton
House Band: Matt Steele (P), Seth Boy  (B), Mark Lockett (D)
Date and time: Sunday, 20 Jun 2021, 2.30-4.30pm
Venue: Lovebite, 2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro

Sunday Sessions at Lovebite

Wellington Jazz Festival 2021

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Ahmad Jamal
House Band: Duncan Haynes (P), Umar Zakaria (B), Mark Lockett (D)
Date and time: Sunday, 13 Jun 2021, 2.30-4.30pm
Venue: Lovebite, 2 Forresters Lane, Te Aro

Directions in Jazz

WJC at the Wellington Jazz Festival 2021

Award-winning international pianist Duncan Haynes curates another instalment of his Directions in Jazz project, this time concentrating on the classic Hard Bop repertoire of the 50s and 60s. Featuring the hard-blowing, all-swinging lineup of Mike Costeloe, Umar Zakaria, and Mark Lockett.

Food Available at the venue.

Doors open at 6.30pm. 1st set starts at 7.30pm, 2nd set approx 8.30pm

Pre-purchasing tickets highly recommended. Door sales if available $20/$15

PLEASE NOTE: some seating has restricted viewing

Directions in Jazz: The Hard Bop Sessions
Featuring
: Duncan Haynes (p), Mark Lockett (d), Umar Zakaria (b), Mike Costeloe (t), Roger Manis (s)
Date: Thur 10 June 2021, 7.30pm
Venue: Lovebite, 2 Forresters Lane
Price: Tickets available on Eventfinda, Door sales: General $20, WJC members $15, and Students with ID $10

Sunday Session at the Cross

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Esbjorn Svenson
House Band: Duncan Haynes (p), Umar Zakaria (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 06 Jun 2021, 2.30-4.30pm
Venue: The Southern Cross, 39 Abel Smith Street, Te Aro