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Katie Martucci, Mark Mazengarb and Jess Hindin

Katie Martucci, Mark Mazengarb and Jess Hindin

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When:

  • Sat 15 Jun, 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Where:

Wellington Bluegrass Society, Peel Place, 54 Richmond Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $25.00
  • Member or child: $20.00

Note - to book for this event, please email bluegrass@xtra.co.nz before the day of the concert.

All the way from New York, don't miss Katie Martucci on her brief tour of New Zealand. Joined by renowned NZ musicians Mark Mazengarb (guitar) and Jessica Hindin (violin), this will be a night of world class swing, old time and Gypsy jazz music.

"I'm really excited to be able to bring Katie out to New Zealand - I first saw her perform at a festival in the USA and was blown away by her voice and guitar playing."

"If you like Norah Jones, Django Reinhardt, Swing or Old Time music - you'll love this show!" - Mark Mazengarb, who is organising the tour.

Hailing from the rich musical history of the Catskill Mountains in New York State, Katie Martucci grew up singing, and playing fiddle and guitar. The daughter of a jazz pianist, she began performing with her father at a young age. By the first grade, she was writing her own songs and playing for tips.

Her musical journeys led her to the Ashokan Western and Swing Week Fiddle and Dance Camp, vocal lessons with Laurel Masse of Manhattan Transfer, a brief stint of collegiate acappella at Skidmore College and ultimately, to the New England Conservatory. While at NEC, Katie studied voice, fiddle and songwriting in the Contemporary Improvisation Department, and had the opportunity to study with Dominique Eade, Ran Blake, Hankus Netsky, Carla Kihlstedt, and Eden MacAdam-Somer.

Mark Mazengarb is kiwi guitarist who recently spent seven years touring the USA full-time with American guitarist and singer Loren Barrigar. Mark has performed with many other world class musicians, including Tommy Emmanuel and Frank Vignola. (www.lorenandmark.com)

Jessica Hindin is one of New Zealand's most sought after violinists for her versatility and virtuosity. Classically trained, she has performed with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra but is also renowned for her superb improvisation - reminiscent of the great Stephane Grappelli.

Mark has previously performed in concert at the WBS as a solo artist, with Loren Barrigar, also with Nigel Gavin and Colin Speir.

Mark and Jess have previously performed in concert at the WBS with the group Beyondsemble.

Bookings:
- accepted before the day of the show
- email bluegrass@xtra.co.nz
- include your name, phone contact and the number of tickets required
- you will receive a reply by email to confirm your booking
- there are no booking fees nor any additional fees for this event

Notes:
- door sales on the day, at the venue, from 7:50pm
- seating is general admission
- ticket includes complimentary tea and coffee
- free parking available by or near the venue
- licensed bar at venue (no BYO allowed)

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