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Memories are made of this - Ben Fernandez Quartet

When:

Thu 29 Nov 2018, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Where: Lewis Eady Showroom, 75 Great South Rd, Epsom, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admissiom: $16.00 ($15.00 + $1.00 fees)
  • Studen/Senior: $10.00
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Listed by: Ben Fernandez

Memories are made of this is an evening of music presented by Ben Fernandez and friends. It will feature some of Auckland's leading musicians.
Andrew Hall - saxophone and vocals
Ron Samsom - drums
Russell McNaughton - bass and
Ben Fernandez - piano

will also feature special guests- Maria O'Flaherty and Verity Burgess on vocals and Joshua Fernandez on piano.

Ben will present a program covering the different styles of music that he has played along his journey as a musician. Ben is a Pianist, composer and arranger. He has a Masters Degree in Jazz performance from the University of Auckland. Ben has performed at concerts and events in over 25 countries and is an award- winning composer of music for jingles, TV shows and movies. Ben is also an educator and conducts regular workshops on improvisation in New Zealand and overseas. Ben will be joined by some of Auckland's finest musicians. Dr Andrew Hall - saxophone player, band leader and one of the most in demand musicians in the city. Ron Samson - Is the head of jazz at the University of Auckland. He has won many awards both locally and internationally for his music. Russell McNaughton is a much in demand bassist and plays a wide variety of music styles.

The concert will also feature Verity Burgess and Maria O'Flaherty on vocals. Verity Burgess a fantastic singer, dancer and actor who is making waves in London. Ben and Verity used to gig a lot together before Verity moved to London a few years ago. She now performs leading roles in many musicals and productions in London and Europe. Maria O'Flaherty is one of Aucklands leading jazz singers and educators. She sings in many different languages and styles.
Ben will also be joined on stage by his 9 year old son and budding pianist - Joshua Fernandez.

It promises to be a fantastic evening of music. Do come along.

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