Jazz Festival

NZSM Gala Jazz Concert 2011: Invitation

The 2011 NZSM Jazz Festival was an inaugural event that gave high school jazz orchestras, big bands and combos the opportunity to come together over a weekend and perform, learn and appreciate the art of jazz. American Jazz Stars Alex…

NZSM Gala Jazz Concert 2011: Stolen Moments

The 2011 NZSM Jazz Festival was an inaugural event that gave high school jazz orchestras, big bands and combos the opportunity to come together over a weekend and perform, learn and appreciate the art of jazz. American Jazz Stars Alex…

NZSM Gala Jazz Concert 2011: Maiden Voyage

The 2011 NZSM Jazz Festival was an inaugural event that gave high school jazz orchestras, big bands and combos the opportunity to come together over a weekend and perform, learn and appreciate the art of jazz. American Jazz Stars Alex…

NZSM Gala Jazz Concert 2011: Night in Tunisia

Alex Sipiagin (trumpet), Bob Shepherd (sax) and Steve Houghton (drums) were guest artists at NZSM’s 2011 Jazz Festival. These three superb musicians were commentators, adjudicators, and tutors over the two days of the festival for high school big bands, jazz…

NZSM Jazz Festival 2011: Improv contest winner

As part of the 2011 New Zealand School of Music Jazz Festival the inaugural NZSM Improvisation Contest was held. On the evening of Thursday 18 August the six finalists, chosen from entries from all over the country, were put through…