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A Night of Musical Nostalgia: Hits from the Golden Age of Swing

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The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead

72 Hillsborough Rd

Hillsborough

Auckland, 1345

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Hear some of the most romantic swing songs ever written, performed by the wonderful Helen Pahulu and Andrew Healey.

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Hear some of the most romantic swing songs ever written, performed by the wonderful Helen Pahulu and Andrew Healey. Songs made famous by such jazz legends as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, presented in a contemporary ‘nu-swing’ style that will be sure to get you ‘feeling the beat’.

Andrew and Helen, are joined by the Naughton/White quartet featuring Chris Naughton - piano, Adam Naughton - drums, Anthony White - bass and Cameron Kelso on sax. Get ready for a night of charm, innocence and romance, with classics such as; I’m old Fashioned, All of Me, A Foggy Day, Can’t We Be Friends and many more songs from the golden age of jazz.

Evening's Programme:

Ladybird

I’m Old Fashioned

In a Mellow Tone

Can’t We be Friends

Anthropology in Bb

Sonora in F minor

All of Me

One Note Samba

Georgia

Foggy Day

A Flower is a Lovesome Thing

Fly Me to the Moon

Blackbird

The Performers:

HELEN PAHULU

Helen Pahulu is a jazz vocalist based in Auckland, New Zealand. She is currently in her final year studying for a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance. Her vocal style is inspired by Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. She is currently lead singer for the ‘Collective’ a Pasifika jazz ensemble based at the University of Auckland.

ANDREW HEALEY

Andrew has performed professionally since his teenage years. He has sung and played in bars, restaurants, theatres; you name it. Andrew’s favourite singers include Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick Junior and Michael Bublé. Andrew is lead singer of Standard Deviation:

https://www.bandsforhire.co.nz/products/standard-deviation

CHRIS NAUGHTON

Originally a classically trained pianist, Chris ‘the doc’ has played jazz styles from swing to Brazilian samba in the UK and New Zealand. Chris is currently Musical Director for the swing band Standard Deviation, and has more recently together with Adam Naughton, Anthony White and Cameron Kelso formed the Naughton/White quartet. With Standard Deviation Chris has also produced and composed songs and jingles:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2954123731274837

ADAM NAUGHTON

Adam has played drums since the age of 12 with a variety of rock groups before switching to  playing jazz with Standard Deviation, and latterly the Naughton/White Quartet. Adam is currently directing a samba band in Mount Albert.

ANTHONY WHITE

Anthony White started playing the double bass in 2010 in London. He has studied at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, California, and gigged around the San Francisco Bay Area. 

CAMERON KELSO

Cameron Kelso is a recent graduate of the University of Auckland and an active member of the Auckland jazz scene. Currently Cameron is performing with the Queen City Big Band, the Filthy Junk Traders, and the self-led Voidfish Quartet.

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The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead

72 Hillsborough Rd

Hillsborough

Auckland, 1345

New Zealand

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The James Wallace Arts Trust is dedicated to nurturing the creation and development of the arts in all of its wonderful forms. We provide enduring support to the ‘art of one’s time’, and are committed to creating an invaluable diary of New Zealand contemporary art.

Visit our galleries at the Pah Homestead, 72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough, Auckland. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-3pm and 8am-5pm on weekends. Entry by koha.

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