Event Details

42nd National Youth Jazz Competition

Friday 05 April to Saturday 06 April

Family FriendlyLocal

PRICES

Adult (Full Day) $19.00
Adult (Half Day) $12.00
Ticketing service fees apply.

WHEN

Friday 05 April 10:30am
Saturday 06 April 8:30am

WHERE

Baycourt Addison Theatre & X Space

Description

Presented by: Tauranga Jazz Society

The National Youth Jazz Competition showcases the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools across New Zealand.
 
Everyone is in for a special treat as they listen to these musically talented Combos (X Space) and Big Bands (Addison Theatre) strut their stuff for trophies, prizes and awards.
 
Make sure you get along and support our jazz stars of the future.

Combos - X Space:

  • Friday 5 April 8.30am-5pm
  • Saturday 6 April 8.30am-4pm

Big Bands - Addison Theatre:

  • Friday 5 April 10.30am-5pm
  • Saturday 6 April 8.30am-4pm

Prizegiving:

  • Saturday 6 April 5-6pm.

Other Events you might like

42nd National Youth Jazz Competition

April 05

Young jazz stars of the future compete for trophies and glory! The National Youth Jazz Competition showcases the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools across New Zealand.


Sumo Jazz in concert

April 05

Kiwi jazz masters Sumo Jazz bring their original jazz funk to Tauranga! Joined by Dr Rodger Fox (trombone), Dr Dave Wilson (sax), Dixon Nacey (guitar). Listen as they explore the edge of jazz.


Secret Islands Sextet

April 18

The latest from NZ jazz innovator Jim Langabeer, this eclectic ensemble of Auckland’s leading jazz musicians have been developing a new kind of Aotearoa jazz


Allana Goldsmith - Tribute to Ella and Sarah

April 19

In the tradition of divas of the past & with a voice that would melt honey, Allana & her band channel the spirit of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan in a tribute to two of the greatest jazz divas of all time.


Charlie Parker with Strings: Featuring Dick Oatts

April 19

American alto-saxophonist Dick Oatts combines with The New Zealand String Quartet & Rodger for a concert of legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker’s most memorable work with Strings – jazz standards with a twist of bebop.


Queen City Big Band

April 20

A matinee show of classic Big Band music from festival favourite Queen City Big Band. Playing tunes from Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddie Rich & big band music of today like Big Phat Band and Michael Bublé


Duelling Pianos

April 20

Get set for a boogie woogie play off as jazz piano gunslingers Ben Wilcock and Dayle Jellyman go head to head with referee John Rae on drums.


Bella Kalolo

April 20

Be spellbound as NZ’s soul diva Bella Kalolo delves into the songs of Aretha Franklin. Bella and her amazing band, The Atmos, pay RESPECT to Aretha bringing you a show that’ll take you back to those Aretha-classics!


Kim Paterson Quintet

April 21

Kim Paterson is a living musical legend, from his time in Australia in the 60s with Bernie McGann playing jazz that was ground-breaking, through to his work with Dr Tree, Space Case and Jazzmobile.


Hollie Smith - A special night of Jazz

April 21

Witness Hollie Smith present a unique one-off jazz inspired concert.


Antipodes - Good Winter

April 21

Antipodes is an ocean-spanning collaboration of NZ and AUS musicians, formed in Berlin.