Jazz Concert of the Year – with Eric Marienthal

I am lucky enough to be playing as part of the house band for Eric Marienthal as part of the NZSM’s Jazz Concert of the Year 2014. It would be great to see you there if you can make the concert.

Tickets can be purchased from Eventfinder.  All details below: –


When: Sun 24 Aug 2014, 8:00pm–11:00pm

Where: Massey University Albany Campus, State Highway 17, Auckland

The New Zealand School of Music returns again with the best jazz concert of 2014. Special guest from the USA Eric Marienthal will be joined by tutors and New Zealand Jazz legends Rodger Fox, Frank Gibson, Alberto Santarelli and Mark Baynes.

Phil Broadhurst, NZSM Albany Head of Jazz Studies and Three times winner of the “Jazz Album Of The Year” award, performs music from his latest Tui nominated album ‘Flaubert’s Dance’ with Auckland jazz heavyweights Roger Manins, Oliver Holland and NZSM graduate , Cameron Sangster.

This will be an unmissable night. Exclusive, intimate seating. Get in quick as tickets sell out fast.

$30 G.A
$20 Students\seniors

Doors open at 7.30

Cash bar with drinks and snacks available

Eric Marienthal started his professional career in 1980 with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hurt. After returning to Los Angeles Eric became a member of the Chick Corea Elektric Band. He recorded 6 CD’s with Chick’s band and 2 of those CD’s were Grammy award winners. Eric went on to perform with artists such as Elton John, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Aaron Neville, Johnny Mathis, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, David Benoit, The Rippingtons, The Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band, Patti Austin, Lou Rawls, David Lee Roth, The Yellowjackets, B.B. King, Ramsey Louis, Patti Labelle, Olivia Newton-John, and many others.

Phil is one of New Zealand’s leading jazz artists. Pianist, composer and educator, he became the first jazz musician to be awarded the MNZM for services to jazz in 2001. He is currently Head of Jazz Studies at the New Zealand School of Music, Massey University, Albany, Auckland. In 2013 Phil’s quartet released Flaubert’s Dance on the Rattle label. Like its predecessor Delayed Reaction, it was finalist in the Tui Awards for Best Jazz Album. His numerous credits include work in the U.S., U.K. and other foreign parts, and collaborations with many jazz greats visiting N.Z. He has played in concert with several saxophone greats including Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, and Scott Hamilton. Phil also presents “The Art of Jazz” a weekly jazz programme broadcast nationwide on Concert FM. (92.6 in Auckland) on Saturdays at 1 pm.


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