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Phil Broadhurst - 'Panacea' review

‘Panacea’ is the third of Phil Broadhurst’s ‘dedication trilogy’ series and as fine as the earlier two albums were, this one stands out. Everything about it is superb, the individual performances, the ensemble playing, the recording quality, the cover art by Cameron Broadhurst and above all the compositions. 868 more words

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Louise Gibbs - The Seven Deadly Sins

 On Wednesday the UK-based vocalist, arranger composer Louise Gibbs brought her Seven Deadly Sins project to Auckland’s CJC (Creative Jazz Club). The audience, unrepentant antipodean sinners that they are, found much to enjoy. 558 more words

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RhymSter x Mike Booth - HopSkipNaJump [Free Download]

With more and more time out in the scene RhymSter keeps harvesting more talent and networking with some prime underground hip hop MCs. Back on the sound waves since his last release… 125 more words

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Nathan Haines sings & plays - The Little Big Band

Nathan Haines is a master of the melodic and the model and he has a beautiful and distinctive sound on all his horns (and winds). He has a strong following around the world and it is no wonder when he turns on gigs like this. 712 more words

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Phil Broadhurst Quintet + 1

In the coming months there will be a new Phil Broadhurst album released, ‘Panacea’. Broadhurst is an enduring musical presence, a backbone of the Auckland Jazz scene. 629 more words

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Pleasure Point Sextet @ CJC

The end of August CJC gig featured Wellington based ‘Pleasure Point Sextet’.  The Sextet represents an interesting project, formed by Californian based pianist/composer/arranger Steve Abrams when he visited Wellington in 2005.   430 more words

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Phil Broadhurst Quintet @ CJC Jazz April gig

The second gig in the CJC #jazzapril series featured a quintet led by veteran Auckland musician Phil Broadhurst.  Phil is a very familiar figure on the New Zealand Jazz scene thanks to his many recordings, his broadcasting, gigs and Jazz education.   795 more words

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