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20 Feet From Stardom

Wednesday 8 June, 3pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

20 Feet From Stardom

Thursday 9 June, 3pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

20 Feet From Stardom

Friday 10 June, 3pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

20 Feet From Stardom

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

20 Feet From Stardom

Sunday 12 June, 5.10pm
Light House Cuba

Lisa Fischer and other top backing singers step into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $17.50

A Jazz Trip

Friday 10 June, 9am
Wellington Airport

The Wellington Airport gets wild about the Wellington Jazz Festival. Read on

A Short History of Choro

Saturday 11 June, 2pm
Wellington Museum

Learn about the father of samba and grandfather of bossa nova. Read on

Price: $10

ŻIŁŁIONŻ & KING OYSTER

Friday 10 June, 8.30pm
Moon1

A double-header of hip hop, future funk, retro funk, space-fro and jazz fusion. Read on

Price: $10

Borrowed, Blue, Old but New
(NZ)

Sunday 12 June, 3pm
Opera House

Take a break with some of New Zealand’s most iconic entertainers, as they jazz up the great New Zealand songbook. Featuring Rodger Fox Big Band, Hollie Smith and more. Read on

Price: $39-49

Bruce Brown Project

Sunday 12 June, 12.30pm
Hotel Bristol

“His songs are like potato chips, once you hear one, you’ll wanna hear all of them” (Arthur Hamilton, writer of Cry Me a River). Read on

Callum Allardice Quintet

Wednesday 8 June, 6pm
The Third Eye

Enjoy the captivating new direction of this cutting-edge guitarist’s ensemble. Read on

Price: $10

Cliff Leatherbarrow Trio

Sunday 12 June, 4pm
The Butcher & Brewer

An eclectic mix from Art Blakey to Amy Winehouse, Dixieland to bebop. Read on

Clube do Choro!

Saturday 11 June, 9.30pm
Basque

High-energy Brazilian jazz. Read on

Darren Watson & The Dangerous Experts

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Hashigo Zake

The rhythm ’n’ blues guitar legend debuts his new band. Read on

David Feehan Band

Wednesday 8 June, 9pm
Hotel Bristol

This 12-piece will have you on your feet with their contemporary jazz laced with blues and soul. Read on

Dayle Jellyman, Mike Jensen and Andrew Laking

Friday 10 June, 8pm
The Sprig & Fern

Come down to the Sprig & Fern to hear Dayle Jellyman (piano), Andrew Laking (double bass) and Chris O’Connor (drums) play a mix of their favourite tunes, from heart warming New Orleans infused favourites to the angular East Coast sounds of Thelonious Monk. Read on

Dejablue

Friday 10 June, 9pm
Hotel Bristol

Jump swing of the 30s and 40s for the rock ’n’ roll generation. Read on

Double Trouble

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Matterhorn

Enjoy some seriously soulful old school R&B sounds and jazz standards. Read on

Duelling Pianos Matinee Show

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Meow

“What would happen if the best gunslingers in the West used pianos instead of guns?” Read on

Price: $10

Finger Snapping Good

Wednesday 8 June, 3pm
The Butcher and Brewer

5 days of superb jazz coupled with exciting food offerings, craft beer and warm open fires all in the home of hospitality in the Hutt, The Butcher and Brewer Read on

Hoonhunters feat Mike Isaacs

Thursday 9 June, 9pm
Havana

The spirit of Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters lives on in these funk/fusion grooves. Read on

Indigo

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
Thistle Inn

One for lovers of sax and smooth jazz. Read on

Jazz at St Peter’s: Festival Jazz Service

Sunday 12 June, 10am
St Peter’s on Willis

The traditional end-of-festival jazz service, featuring special guests award-winning Kevin Clark and his group. Read on

Jazz at St Peter’s: Kevin Field & The A List Band

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
St Peter’s on Willis

The pianist whose influences stretch from acoustic jazz to funk and even a hint of disco. Read on

Jazz at St Peter’s: Lex French Double Quartet – A Matariki Suite

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
St Peter’s on Willis

Especially for this show, the trumpeter has rearranged his Matariki Suite to include a string quartet. Read on

Jazz at St Peter’s: Lisa Tomlins Quartet – Mad About Dinah

Friday 10 June, 6pm
St Peter’s on Willis

A musical tribute to the short-lived but never forgotten Dinah Washington. Read on

Jazz Han’s Festival Band

Wednesday 8 June, 8pm
Laundry

The multi-talented Hannah Fraser and band showcase upbeat takes on jazz favourites. Read on

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Wednesday 8 June, 1.15pm
Light House Cuba

The classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Thursday 9 June, 1.15pm
Light House Cuba

The classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Friday 10 June, 10.50am
Light House Cuba

The classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Saturday 11 June, 4.15pm
Light House Cuba

A classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

Jazz on a Summer’s Day

Sunday 12 June, 4.15pm
Light House Cuba

A classic documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. Read on

Price: $17.50

JB3

Friday 10 June, 10pm
Hashigo Zake

JB as in saxophonist Jake Baxendale, with jazz, boogaloo, Latin, funk, soul and R&B. Read on

Jellyroll Blues and the Pussycat Dues

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
Laundry

Piano blues and honky-tonk stomp to lift the spirits and feet. Read on

Jura presents Jazz DJ Set with Alba Sharply

Saturday 11 June, 11pm
Caroline

Covering a whole lot of musical territory alongside some guest DJs. Read on

Jura presents Jazz DJ Set with The Linen Look

Friday 10 June, 10pm
Caroline

Coltrane crossed with Funkadelic, then filtered and deconstructed by Autechre and Aphex Twin. Read on

Jura presents Three Tenors: Le Jazz Hot

Friday 10 June, 8pm
Caroline

As much frightening power as a cornered beast from three of the hottest sax men of the Festival. Read on

Price: $10

Karrin Allyson with the Tom Warrington Trio and NZSM Big Band
(USA/NZ)

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
Opera House

Be swept away by smooth jazz chanteuse Karrin Allyson, joined by the Tom Warrington Trio and New Zealand School of Music Big Band. Read on

Price: $39-59

Kevin Clark

Sunday 12 June, 6.30pm
Kelburn Village Pub

The Tui Award-winning pianist and trumpeter (sometimes simultaneously!) with bassist Rowan Clark. Read on

Kind of Roux

Wednesday 8 June, 6pm
Logan Brown Restaurant

Kind of Roux bring an eclectic mix of jazz from the swing, bebop and hard bop eras, with a few originals to boot. Read on

Kind of Roux

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
Logan Brown Restuarant

Kind of Roux bring an eclectic mix of jazz from the swing, bebop and hard bop eras, with a few originals to boot. Read on

King Kreabsley’s Kavalcade

Thursday 9 June, 10pm
Matterhorn

Smoky torch songs – and a horn section clad to a man in turtlenecks! Read on

Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton
(USA)

Sunday 12 June, 7pm
Opera House

The huge voice that has backed the Rolling Stones for 25 years, Lisa Fischer is now stepping into the spotlight. Read on

Price: $59-79

Live at CQ: Alfred Memelink & Don Franks

Wednesday 8 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

Swinging standards and ballads with a touch of romance. Read on

Live at CQ: Jazzfirefly Quartet

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

Original material and fresh takes on traditional jazz and world grooves. Read on

Live at CQ: Kevin Clark

Friday 10 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

The Tui Award winner and his group are synonymous with jazz in New Zealand. Read on

Live at CQ: Tequila Sunset with Kelvin Roy

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

If your feet won’t dance to this music of the Americas your heart surely will! Read on

Maferefún Yemayá

Sunday 12 June, 4pm
Southern Cross

Hard to say if you aren't Cuban, but lots of fun! Read on

Mahi & Braille Records present Melancholy Babes

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Caroline

This supergroup’s years of experience allow them a portal into the deepest realms of jazz. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi & Braille Records present Sunburst Finish

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
Meow

Psychedelic free jazz boasting some of the best improv talents in NZ. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi & Braille Records present The Bung Notes

Friday 10 June, 9pm
Meow

Imagine Muddy Waters and John Coltrane playing jazz instrumental versions of Tom Waits. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi & Braille Records present The Lab Coats

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
Meow

Some of NZ’s most daring musicians tread the line between weirdness and beauty. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi & Cory Champion present Love Love

Friday 10 June, 5pm
Meow

Love is… Love is… Love is… Love is… Love is… Feel. Read on

Mahi & Meow present The Jam

Thursday 9 June, 9pm
Meow

Wellington’s best jazz irregulars join forces with musicians from Meow’s Thursday sessions. Read on

Mahi presents Ant Donaldson: Walking The Walk

Sunday 12 June, 4pm
Meow

Shooting from the hip about the history of jazz, with records from early 78s to today. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents B.Lo DJ Set

Friday 10 June, 11.55pm
Meow

A freakish mix of jazz, electro and dance. Read on

Mahi presents Duelling Pianos: Uncensored

Friday 10 June, 11pm
Meow

Jazz gunslingers Ben Wilcox and Dayle Jellyman go head to head. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents Hopetoun Brown

Saturday 11 June, 11pm
Meow

A late-night blow-out from the horn section of funk juggernaut Supergroove. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents In The Mood: The Music of Glenn Miller

Saturday 11 June, 3pm
Meow

Bringing an energetic new feel to dance band standards. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents In The Mood: The Music of Glenn Miller

Sunday 12 June, 2pm
Meow

Bringing an energetic new feel to dance band standards. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents James Illingworth Trio

Friday 10 June, 7pm
Meow

A night of raucous outbursts and playful musical interpretations. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents Lucien Johnson Album Release

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
Meow

A saxophonist and composer of rare excellence and mettle. Read on

Price: $15

Mahi presents Nigel Patterson Quartet

Wednesday 8 June, 6pm
Meow

The powerhouse of jazz intuition and style showcase debut album Hitsi Hu. Read on

Price: $15

Mahi Presents Roger Manins Trio

Wednesday 8 June, 10pm
Meow

Hard-swinging traditional jazz that morphs into modern grooves and ballads. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents The Jam Sunday Sessions

Sunday 12 June, 9pm
Meow

Wellington’s best jazz irregulars join forces with musicians from Meow’s Sunday sessions. Read on

Mahi presents The Snouts

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Caroline

Jeff Hendersnout on saxosnouts, Phill Drysnout on guitarsnout and Chris O’Connsnout on drumsnouts – OINK! Read on

Price: $10

Mahi presents The Troubles Live Album Recording Show

Sunday 12 June, 8pm
Meow

A sublime mix of jazz, dark classical and eastern melodies. Read on

Price: $15

Mahi presents Thomas Friggens DJ Set

Saturday 11 June, 11.55pm
Meow

A rare chance to catch the genre-defying musician in full DJ mode. Read on

Mahi presents Twinset

Sunday 12 June, 6pm
Meow

Swingin’ versions of their own tunes as well as lesser-known standards. Read on

Price: $10

Mahi, Uncle Silverback & Captain Fruju present West Side Story

Saturday 11 June, 7pm
Meow

A variation on Leonard Bernstein’s score from the 1957 musical. Read on

Price: $10

Mavis!

Wednesday 8 June, 4.50pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Mavis!

Thursday 9 June, 4.50pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Mavis!

Friday 10 June, 4.50pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Mavis!

Saturday 11 June, 6.50pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Mavis!

Sunday 12 June, 6.55pm
Light House Cuba

An in-depth look at the trailblazing soul singer’s 60-year career. Read on

Price: $17.50

Me-N-Bob

Thursday 9 June, 7pm
The Hideaway Bar

A vibrant and sophisticated cocktail of piano and voice. Read on

Me-N-Bob

Friday 10 June, 5.30pm
The 1815 Café & Bar, Wellesley Boutique Hotel

A vibrant and sophisticated cocktail of piano and voice. Read on

Me-N-Bob

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
The Hideaway Bar

A vibrant and sophisticated cocktail of piano and voice. Read on

Moon1 Party with Pea Stew and Ck + DJ Dopeamean

Saturday 11 June, 9pm
Moon 1

Discover what one of Aotearoa’s finest producers can do live. Read on

Price: $10

Mulatu Astatke with Black Jesus Experience
(ETH/AUS)

Friday 10 June, 8pm
Opera House

Take a trip with the father of Ethio jazz Mulatu Astatke and his "favourite backing band". Their hypnotic grooves and Afro-beat funk will seduce you. Read on

Price: $49-59

Murray Giblin 'The Piano Man'

Wednesday 8 June, 5.30pm
The Hideaway Bar

Doffing a fedora to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Read on

Nikita Tu-Bryant & Daniel Yeabsley

Friday 10 June, 8pm
Matterhorn

Reunited and stirring up some of their songs from Spooky, as well as more recent numbers. Read on

Noir

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
The Lido Café

Sultry, smooth jazz with vocalist Mary Watson and her band. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Big Band Contest

Thursday 9 June, 9am
Opera House

High school bands from around the country strut their stuff. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Combo Competition

Wednesday 8 June, 9am
Memorial Theatre, Victoria University

Young jazz musicians perform and receive feedback from Festival artists. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Combo Competition

Wednesday 8 June, 2pm
Memorial Theatre, Victoria University

Young jazz musicians perform and receive feedback from Jazz Festival artists. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Improvisation Contest

Wednesday 8 June, 1pm
Memorial Theatre, Victoria University

The country’s finest young jazz improvisers show us their skills. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Instrumental Workshops

Friday 10 June, 11am
Various venues, Victoria University

Led by teachers from the New Zealand School of Music and guest artists Tom Warrington, Joe La Barbera and Larry Koonse. Read on

NZSM Jazz Project: Workshop with Karrin Allyson

Friday 10 June, 9am
Memorial Theatre, Victoria University

The Grammy award nominee and vocalist shares some insights. Read on

Ol’ King Cole

Wednesday 8 June, 7pm
The Green Man Pub

Music inspired by Nat ‘King’ Cole and other artists of his era. Read on

Oy Azoy

Friday 10 June, 10pm
Havana

A colourful mix of klezmer, funk and Latin music. Read on

Price: $5

PK Hotskins

Sunday 12 June, 3pm
Matterhorn

Soul shuffle, smokin’ swing and Latin boogaloo by the fire on a Sunday afternoon. Read on

Poltroon with Gerard Crewdson

Thursday 9 June, 8pm
The Pyramid Club

Two of Christchurch's top jazz musicians play an improvised set at Pyramid Club Read on

Price: $10

Reuben Bradley Quartet feat Roger Manins

Thursday 9 June, 10pm
Hashigo Zake

The Tui Award-winning drummer presents a selection from his three acclaimed albums. Read on

Richard Thai Quartet

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
St Johns

This tenor saxophonist is a quiet storm emerging on the NZ jazz scene. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: A Love Supreme

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Saxophonist Roger Manins and band present John Coltrane's 1965 album. Read on

Price: $5

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Birds of Fire

Friday 10 June, 10pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Drummer Shaun Anderson and band present The Mahavishnu Orchestra's 1973 epic. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Blue Train

Sunday 12 June, 5pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Trumpeter Ben Hunt and band present John Coltrane’s 1957 album. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Coltrane’s Sound

Friday 10 June, 6pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Drummer Reuben Bradley and band present John Coltrane’s 1964 album. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Mingus Ah Um

Sunday 12 June, 8pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Drummer Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa and band present Charles Mingus’s 1959 album. Read on

Price: $5

Rogue Classic Albums Live: Night Train

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Pianist Ben Wilcock and band present Oscar Peterson's 1963 album. Read on

Rogue Classic Albums Live: The Blues and the Abstract Truth

Thursday 9 June, 10pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Trumpeter Michael Costeloe and band present Oliver Nelson’s 1961 album. Read on

Price: $5

Rogue Classic Albums Live: The Original Dixieland Jass Band

Wednesday 8 June, 10pm
The Rogue & Vagabond

Multi-instrumentalist Oscar Laven and band present The Original Dixieland Jass Band's seminal 1917 78rpm releases. Read on

Price: $5

Ruth Armishaw

Wednesday 8 June, 6pm
Cin Cin

Spanning the vocal-jazz repertoire with quirk and charm, the perfect complement to your pre-show meal. Read on

Ruth Armishaw

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
Cin Cin

Spanning the vocal-jazz repertoire with quirk and charm, the perfect complement to your pre-show meal. Read on

Ruth Armishaw

Friday 10 June, 6pm
Cin Cin

Spanning the vocal-jazz repertoire with quirk and charm, the perfect complement to your pre-show meal. Read on

Ruth Armishaw

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
Cin Cin

Spanning the vocal-jazz repertoire with quirk and charm, the perfect complement to your pre-show meal. Read on

Sal Valentine and the Babyshakes

Friday 10 June, 11pm
Matterhorn

This rhythm ’n’ soul 10-piece set the bar high for thrilling shows. Read on

Só Samba present Samba-Jazz

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Havana

Dance the night away to exciting rhythms and melodies. Read on

Price: $5

Shaken Not Stirred

Friday 10 June, 10.30pm
Southern Cross

Modern swing, Latin soul and sensual dark lounge in a show-stopping performance. Read on

Shaken Not Stirred Burlesque

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Hotel Bristol

Hot jazz, cool jazz, smooth and rough jazz – plus Burlesque dancers! Read on

Sky Canvas

Thursday 9 June, 8.30pm
Moon1

An exhilarating new breed of jazz/funk/future soul. Read on

Price: $10

Snarky Puppy
(USA)

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
Opera House

Get down to the new jazz sound from the underground and revel in a night of raw “animal magic” (The Telegraph). Read on

Price: $39-79

Stephanie Bishop and the Peppermints

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
Ancestral

A fresh blast of jazz, blues and soul that’ll knock your socks off. Read on

Tangerine Acoustic Jazz Group

Sunday 12 June, 4pm
Sprig and Fern, Thorndon

Ease into Sunday afternoon with a relaxed set from long time collaborators, Andrew Laking (double bass) and Justin Firefly (guitar) playing a diverse mix of tunes. Read on

Ten Dollar Pizza Wednesday with Lauren & Sam

Wednesday 8 June, 6pm
Moon1

Jazz standards and modern soul performed with intimacy and finesse. Read on

The Adventures of a Dance Band Pianist

Saturday 11 June, 8pm
77a Wellington Rd, Paekakariki

A BYO evening of piano, spoken word and a Charlie Chaplin short. Read on

Price: $20

The Adventures of a Dance Band Pianist

Sunday 12 June, 7pm
77a Wellington Rd, Paekakariki

A BYO evening of piano, spoken word and a Charlie Chaplin short. Read on

Price: $20

The Al Jenkins Band & Guests

Friday 10 June, 7.30pm
The Clubrooms, Seatoun

An eclectic mix of jazz and rhythm’n’ blues from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Read on

The Amazing Nina Simone

Wednesday 8 June, 6.30pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

The Amazing Nina Simone

Thursday 9 June, 6.30pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

The Amazing Nina Simone

Friday 10 June, 6.30pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

The Amazing Nina Simone

Saturday 11 June, 6pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

The Amazing Nina Simone

Sunday 12 June, 6pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

The Eggs

Saturday 11 June, 11.30pm
Matterhorn

New Zealand’s funkiest boogaloo supergroup. Read on

The Glory of Gershwin

Friday 10 June, 8.30pm
Old St Paul's

A celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams of the early 20th century. Read on

Price: $30

The Glory of Gershwin

Saturday 11 June, 2pm
Old St Paul’s

A celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams of the early 20th century. Read on

Price: $30

The James Tait-Jamieson Quartet

Saturday 11 June, 7pm
The Green Man Pub

Jazz standards focusing on those made famous by Frank Sinatra. Read on

The Jazz Robots

Saturday 11 June, 4pm
Southern Cross

Masters of psychedelic mechanical arts, The Jazz Robots present an assortment of sonic frequencies. Read on

The Jopeti Trio

Thursday 9 June, 7pm
The Green Man Pub

Joe Callwood, Peter Elliott and Tim Jaray unite for this one-off show. Read on

The Laven-French Quintet

Friday 10 June, 7.30pm
Little Beer Quarter

Expect swingin' soul-jazz mayhem and fine tailoring. Read on

The Laven-French Quintet

Saturday 11 June, 7.30pm
Little Beer Quarter

Expect swingin' soul-jazz mayhem and fine tailoring. Read on

The Lex French Quartet with Aleister Campbell

Wednesday 8 June, 10pm
Havana

A tribute to Charlie 'Bird' Parker. Read on

The Matinee’s

Sunday 12 June, 8pm
Laundry

Cory ‘Young Lion’ Champion and his new band of jukebox jazzmen. Read on

The Pleasure Point Quartet

Friday 10 June, 5pm
St Johns

A powerful and exciting group that play a wide variety of styles, from hard driving bop to beautiful ballads. Read on

The Pleasure Point Quartet, feat Jhan Lindsay

Sunday 12 June, 3.30pm
Kelburn Village Pub

A powerful and exciting group that play a wide variety of styles, from hard driving bop to beautiful ballads. Read on

The Snouts

Friday 10 June, 1pm
National Library of New Zealand

Incendiary saxophonist Jeff Henderson’s new trio with drummer Chris O'Connor and guitarist Phill Dryson. Read on

The Wellington Mingus Ensemble

Saturday 11 June, 10.30pm
Southern Cross

Featuring guest vocalists Lisa Tomlins and George Rutherford. Read on

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Wednesday 8 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The first of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Thursday 9 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The second of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Tuesday 10 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The third of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Saturday 11 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The fourth of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

TTE Jazz Jam Session

Sunday 12 June, 10pm
The Third Eye

The last of five nights of late-night hangs and music. Read on

Price: Koha

Vuyiseka feat Coco Favre

Thursday 9 June, 6pm
Public Bar & Eatery

A musical snapshot of delectable jazz from Latin America and beyond. Read on

Price: $10

Wayne Shorter Quartet
(USA)

Wednesday 8 June, 8pm
Opera House

Experience the searing sax styling of jazz giant and Miles Davis favourite Wayne Shorter, performing with his multi-Grammy Award-winning quartet. Read on

Price: $69-114

Wellington Heads Double Drum Special

Thursday 9 June, 7pm
The Realm

Louis Jordan-inspired jump music joins with 50s rhythm ’n’ blues and more. Read on

Wellington Night Market Winter Warmer

Saturday 11 June, 5pm
Lower Cuba Street

Come join the feast for ears and taste buds. Read on