The Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra: Giants of Jazz

(Tapere Nui, Te Auaha, 65 Dixon St, Wellington)

The RNZAF Jazz Orchestra is one of the most electrifying big bands in the country, featuring a line-up of top jazz professionals from Wellington’s thriving music scene. 

The musical focus of the group is the tradition of swing and improvisation as well as fostering compositional talent from within its membership. On Sunday 15 August 2:30 pm, at Te Auaha’s Tapere Nui Theatre, this 17-piece big band will perform works by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Thad Jones, and others, as well as newly-composed pieces by members of the band themselves. After performing to two full houses at the Wellington Jazz Festival, the RNZAF Jazz Orchestra is thrilled to be back in action!

Sunday 15 August, 2:30 pm
Tapere Nui Theatre, Te Auaha, 65 Dixon St, Wellington
Tickets: $25 (Adults) / $20 (Seniors) / $15 (Students) / $5 (Children)

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