The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here in Aotearoa and around the world.
Hollie Smith: A Special Night of Jazz
Witness Hollie Smith present a unique one-off jazz inspired concert. Playing contemporary, traditional and original songs with her band of leading jazz musicians: Dan Hayles (keys), Cory Champion (drums) and Johnny Lawrence (bass) – be wowed!
Hollie Smith is one of NZ’s most iconic musicians. Her powerful and emotive voice saw her win the Most Outstanding Vocalist at the National Youth Jazz Competition back in 1999. She has worked with Fat Freddys’ Drop, Trinity Roots, and rose to fame in 2006 with the single ‘Bathe in the River’.
Winner of multiple NZ music awards and international artist performing in Canada, US, and the UK including the prestigious Montreal Jazz Festival to over 50,000 people.