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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Amazing Nina Simone

Wednesday 8 June, 6.30pm
Light House Cuba

The story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius. Read on

Price: $17.50

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

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

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

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

Live at CQ: Alfred Memelink & Don Franks

Wednesday 8 June, 8pm
CQ Bar

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

The Lex French Quartet with Aleister Campbell

Wednesday 8 June, 10pm
Havana

A tribute to Charlie 'Bird' Parker. Read on

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

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

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

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