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Blood, Sweat & Tears -- Touring NZ In Feb

Published: Wed 15 Oct 2008 10:45 AM
RHYTHM, BLUES AND ALL THAT JAZZ
“The greatest horn band in the history of popular music” Billboard
FOUR DECADES OF HIT MUSIC
Touring NZ in February
The best horn band in the history of popular music”, BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS announce that they will treat New Zealand audiences to their fabulous sounds in three very special concerts in February.
Currently touring Europe, the musical institution that has left an indelible mark on the American and global music scene since 1968 is celebrating 40 years of great music with concerts in Auckland, Napier and Wellington.
‘Not only the first, but the greatest jazz/rock fusion band of all time’
(Melody Maker)
Hits include: "You've Made Me So Very Happy" -"I Can't Quit Her" - "Go Down Gamblin'" "Hi-De-Ho"- "Sometimes In Winter" - "And When I Die"-
"Spinning Wheel" "Lisa, Listen To Me" - "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" - "Lucretia Mac Evil" - "God Bless the Child"
BS’s alumni roster reads like a Who’s Who of the world’s greatest musicians. Although there have been many changes in the band’s line up over the years BS continues its tradition of finding and showcasing the brightest talent around the world. Whether playing their greatest hits, or new arrangements of classic songs, the band provides a night you will never forget
BS’s longstanding audiences bring their children to the band’s performances; a new generation joins an existing wide demographic of loyal fans. 2006 saw record attendance and sold out shows. Blood Sweat & Tears has once again proven that great musicians produce great music. The horn section has recorded with Jazz great Jeff Lorber for his 2007 album. 2008 brought the bands first World Tour in many years. 2008 also saw the return of Founding Father Steve Katz (pictured), who will also be performing, with the BS line up for the NZ tour
BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS
IN CONCERT 2009
AUCKLAND ~ AOTEA CENTRE February 5th
Bookings: www.The-Edge.co.nz 0800 289 842
NAPIER ~ CHURCH ROAD February 7th
Ticket Direct. www.ticketdirect.co.nz 0800 224-224
WELLINGTON ~ OPERA HOUSE February 9th
Ticketek www.ticketek.co.nz 0800-ticketek
www.bloodsweatandtears.com
Artist Photographs Tour Details and Bio available from
www.tmcnz.com
ENDS

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