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When:

Mon 30 Sep 2013, 7:00pm–9:00pm

Where: NZSM Concert Hall, Block 1, Massey University, Entrance C, Wallace Street, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adults: $20.00
  • Seniors/Students: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Visiting Australian jazz pianist Mark Isaacs presents a one-off concert in the NZSM Concert Hall this evening.

Hailed as 'a splendid musical mind' by the Los Angeles Times, Mark Isaacs (b. 1958) has achieved widespread recognition as a pianist and composer working in both classical music and jazz.

As a jazz pianist he has toured extensively in Europe, Russia, Asia, the USA, Australasia and the Pacific performing at major festivals including the Tokyo Jazz Festival and Pori Jazz, Finland. He has collaborated with some of the most distinguished figures in international jazz including Dave Holland, Roy Haynes, Kenny Wheeler, Adam Nussbaum, Vinnie Colaiuta and Bob Sheppard and has released many internationally-acclaimed CDs on labels such as ABC, Naxos, Soundbrush and Vorticity.

He was twice 2007 & 2009 he was nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Jazz Album in and in 2008 his composition Walk a Golden Mile received the award for 'Instrumental Work of the Year' at the Australian Classical Music Awards.

Mark was involved with programming jazz at the Brisbane Powerhouse from 2005-2010, including curating the inaugural Brisbane Jazz Festival. He holds a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, New York.

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