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Iconic NZ Songs Reinvented as Jazz For One Night Only

Published: Fri 6 May 2016 10:14 AM
Iconic NZ Songs Reinvented as Jazz For One Night Only
Featuring Ria Hall, Anna Coddington, Tami Neilson and Julia Deans
Saturday 21 May | Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland
Four favourite New Zealand singers perform 19 iconic Kiwi pop songs reinvented as world-class jazz, inALCHEMY for one night only in Auckland in May.
Ria Hall, Anna Coddington, Tami Neilson and Julia Deans together with a seven-piece jazz band perform ALCHEMY at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell on Saturday 21 May.
The two-hour show features bold new arrangements of songs made famous by Split Enz, Lorde, Herbs, Dave Dobbyn, Shona Laing, The Crocodiles, Crowded House, The Swingers, Hello Sailor, Prince Tui Teka, Dragon and more.
ALCHEMY combines many of the songs New Zealanders have grown up loving performed by four top female singers and backed by a seven piece band of Dixon Nacey (guitar), Roger Manins (saxophone), Mike Booth (trumpet), Grant Winterburn (keyboards), Hadyn Godfrey (trombone), Cameron McArthur (bass) and Adam Tobeck (drums).
Songs being performed include Counting The Beat, I Hope I Never, Blue Smoke, Slice Of Heaven, Don’t Dream It’s Over, Nature, Gutter Black, Royals, Sensitive To A Smile, Maxine, April Sun In Cuba, Tearsand Glad I’m Not A Kennedy.
ALCHEMY – featuring Ria hall, Anna Coddington, Tami Neilson and Julia Deans – is at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell in Auckland on Saturday 21 May at 8pm. Tickets are available through Ticketmasterwww.ticketmaster.co.nz or 0800 111 999 or iticket www.iticket.co.nz
Supported by Creative New Zealand.
SET LIST (subject to change)
I GOT YOU (Split Enz)
NATURE (The Fourmyula)
MAXINE (Sharon O’Neill)
GLAD I’M NOT A KENNEDY (Shona Laing)
I HOPE I NEVER (Split Enz)
MUM (Prince Tui Teka)
BETTER BE HOME SOON (Crowded House)
BLUE SMOKE (Pixie Williams & The Ruru Karaitiana Quintet)
ROYALS (Lorde)
APRIL SUN IN CUBA (Dragon)
SENSITIVE TO A SMILE (Herbs)
DON’T DREAM IT’S OVER (Crowded House)
COUNTING THE BEAT (The Swingers)
ANCHOR ME (The Muttonbirds)
GUTTER BLACK (Hello Sailor)
SLICE OF HEAVEN (Dave Dobbyn and Herbs)
TEARS (The Crocodiles)
SLIPPIN’ AWAY (Max Merritt and the Meteors)
MAGIC WHAT SHE DO (Dave Dobbyn)
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