NELSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC

NELSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Teaching trumpet at The Nelson School Of Music (NSOM) I am proud to be the Brass Instructor at the NSOM and you can read more at here. The Nelson School of Music offers a broad range of music education by professional accredited teachers. The Nelson School Of Music is...
THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND AT THE BOATHOUSE

THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND AT THE BOATHOUSE

THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND AT THE BOATHOUSE Friday 10th March 2017 Styled after the great bands of the Forties and Fifties – is a traditional stage band that plays syncopated written arrangements with improvised interludes. Most people will be familiar with Glenn...
THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND

THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND

THE NELSON JAZZ CLUB BIG BAND Sunday 5th March 2017 Styled after the great bands of the Forties and Fifties – is a traditional stage band that plays syncopated written arrangements with improvised interludes. Most people will be familiar with Glenn Miller, Benny...
BOURBON ST BEAT

BOURBON ST BEAT

BOURBON ST BEAT! Sunday 12th February 2017 Relax on the Village Green and enjoy the summer sounds of Jazz, dixieland, Boogie, Swing and Latin music. Their latest highlight in 2016 saw them as guest entertainers on the P&O cruise liner ‘Pacific Pearl’, with...
KATRINA KALILL APPEARING AT THE  SUTER NIGHT CLUB

KATRINA KALILL APPEARING AT THE SUTER NIGHT CLUB

Katrina Kalill at The Suter! Read the PRESS REVEIW!! Excerpts from the gig at: https://www.nzjazz.com/video/ To see more go to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo8vr15BkUQS99XfX59zRtw Featuring the sultry lady of the blues Katrina Kallil with: Chris Harris (Trumpet,...
WRITING FOR JAZZ PIANO?

WRITING FOR JAZZ PIANO?

Piano parts take some extra effort when writing, to get exactly want you need/want from your piano player! I recently signed up at http://jazzpianoschool.com/ to get more tips and ideas about comping/voicing/ and other “piano” questions. Do have a look and...
NELSON JAZZ CLUB

NELSON JAZZ CLUB

We’re looking forward to playing at The Boathouse again. Nelson Jazz Club Big Band Boathouse Gig Come join us for some great music and bring your dancing shoes! Featuring our amazing vocalist Dan Moon. $10 on the door. Friday, December 2 at 8 PM...
ARRANGING LESSONS

ARRANGING LESSONS

Whether you have a song  in your head that you want to right down or you’re composing a symphony, i can help you with arranging and composition lessons. I use SIBELIUS, FINALE, and BAND-IN-A -BOX to get the notes on paper then you can print them, email them,...
MY WIFE LIDIYA

MY WIFE LIDIYA

Meet my wife Lidiya…..we travel together when possible LIDIYA is from Sevastopal in Crimea. We worked on the RCCL Explorer, so I brought her to New Zealand and married her. We try to travel together as much as possible and she still likes to fly and sail… Lidiya and I...
A JAZZ GIG IN FRANCE

A JAZZ GIG IN FRANCE

Recently back from a jazz gig in FRANCE , here’s the review from the local press. When time allows, I go to to France in the summer to play at a jazz festival with my friend Armel...