Sunday Sessions at TTE

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Coleman Hawkins
House Band: Alex Boulton (g), Emma  Minor (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 20 Sep 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro

Riki Gooch (NZ Idol Quartet)

Recipient of the 2020 Wellington Jazz Festival Commissions Riki Gooch presents the NZ Idol Quartet. Featuring the talents of Jacqui Nyman on Double Bass, Ruby May Solly on Cello, Jeff Henderson on Saxophones and Riki Gooch on Drums/Electronics. The quartet will perform a mix of improvised and composed pieces inspired by Henry Threadgill, Milford Graves and the Mōteatea song-form.

Riki Gooch (NZ Idol Quartet)
Featuring: 
Jacqui Nyman (b), Ruby May Solly (c), Jeff Henderson (s), Riki Gooch (d/e).
Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020, 8pm
Venue: The Third Eye, Upstairs at 30 Arthur St. Te Aro
Price: General $15, WJC members $10, and Students with ID $10

Sunday Sessions at TTE

Sarah Vaughan in 1963.

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Sarah Vaughn
House Band: Daniel Hayles (p), Phoebe Johnson (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 6 Sep 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro

Rachelle Eastwood Quartet

Rachelle Eastwood is a New Zealand jazz flutist.  This year Rachelle returned to Wellington after 2 and a half years in Montreal, also spending time in New York and Cuba (studying with the great Orlando ‘Maraca’ Valle). The band will be playing brand new tunes by Rachelle as well as tunes by greats such as Wayne Shorter, Charles Lloyd and Bobby Hutchinson.

Rachelle Eastwood Quartet
Featuring: 
Rachelle Eastwood (f), John Rae (d), Aryton Foote (p), Dan Yeabsley (b)
Date: Thu 3 Sep 2020, 8pm
Venue: The Third Eye, Upstairs at 30 Arthur St. Te Aro
Price: General $15, WJC members $10, and Students with ID $10

Sunday Sessions at TTE

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Alice Coltrane
House Band: Ayrton Foote (p), Patrick Bleakley (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 30 Aug 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro

Sunday Sessions at TTE

The Dena DeRose Trio gave an extremely well-received performance on Saturday afternoon at the 2012 Port Townsend Jazz Festival. Dena DeRose, piano and voice; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Dena DeRose
House Band: Ella Dunbar-Wilcox (v,p), Umar Zakaria (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 23 Aug 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro

Oscar Laven Quintet

After two successful showings post-lockdown, eclectic saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Oscar Lavën and his quintet are back. They will present a further selection of bold new music, mixing influences from the sanguine later music of John Coltrane with the surreal energy of early swing records. 

Oscar Lavën Quintet
Featuring: 
Oscar Lavën (s/h), Michael Talor (t), John Rae (d), Patrick Bleakley (b), Ayrton Foote (p)
Date: Thu 20 Aug 2020, 8pm
Venue: The Third Eye, Upstairs at 30 Arthur St. Te Aro
Price: General $15, WJC members $10, and Students with ID $10

Sunday Sessions at TTE

Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Jerome Kern
House Band: Alex Boulton (g), Seth Boy (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 16 Aug 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro

Sunday Sessions at TTE

Sunday Sessions
Each week the session features compositions by a great jazz artist. The house band open with a couple of tunes and then musicians are invited up to join in.

Featured composer: Shirley Horn
House Band: Ayrton Foote (p), Phoebe Johnson (b), Mark Lockett (d)
Date and time: Sunday, 9 Aug 2020, 2-4pm
Venue: The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro