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High School Jazz Bands

High School Jazz Bands

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  • Sun 29 May ’16, 1:00pm


Christ's College, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $15.00
  • General Admission - Under 18: $10.00

Join us for a finale like no other as four High School jazz bands showcase their talent playing a mix of jazz standards and new arrangements. With programmes set to develop technique, improvisation, musicianship and appreciation of jazz styles these aspiring youngsters will keep the traditions of jazz music going well into the future.

Christ’s College, 1pm

The Christ’s College Big Band has 20 members, playing a range of music styles including swing, funk, and Latin.

St Andrew’s College, 1.50pm

Led by Duncan Ferguson, the St Andrew’s College Jazz Band has won the Southern Jam for four consecutive years.

Burnside High School, 2.40pm

Burnside High School Big Band, directed by Chris Petch, has won “Best Big Band” at the NZSM Jazz Festival four times and CPIT Jazz Quest in 2015 and 2013.

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, 3.20pm

The Rangi Ruru Jazz Band plays a wide repertoire under the expert direction of Michael Lawrence. A regular participant at JazzQuest, and Southern Jam, the band has won both Silver and Gold awards.

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