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|Fri 8 Jul ’11, 8:00pm–11:30pm||
Where: Brewers Bar, 107 Newton St, Mt Maunganui
- General admission: $5.00
What is Tasty Brown?
That very feeling when you hear your favourite song; that butterfly effect dancing on your chest after every breath; that aroma from your favourite food giving you that tasty sensation...
Who is Tasty Brown?
The ultimate live experience bringing energy and groove to a dynamic stage performance with their own tasty fusion of neo-reggae and R&B. A six-piece crew based in Hamilton New Zealand has a wealth of individual experience in the music industry, now combined creating music that moves and inspires...
It's all about the groove.
Hinemoa Pohatu - vocals/saxophone/song writer:
An all round performer & singer from Tauranga Moana. A wealth of industry knowledge and experience performing with some of NZs favourite bands & talented musicians. Recording her own sound/thoughts/ideas in song has been a lifetime dream and now there is light at the end of the tunnel where dreams are becoming reality.
Jay - musician/producer/writer & composer:
On the road, on stage, in the studio, creativity, passion, excitement and fun has kept Jay in the NZ and international music scene for many years. He has already written, recorded and produced 2 successful tracks playing on local radio stations, thanks to Mum, Dad, Brother & God, his biggest influences in music.
Paul Northover - vocals/songwriter:
Residing in Hamilton with blood-lines tracing to the East Coast, Paul started out as a club DJ playing in the hottest and most successful clubs in NZ. Blessed with awesome friends around him he was able to step into the live band arena and has never looked back, drawing most of his inspiration from those very people. A new-found songwriter looking forward to the journey ahead. In his own words, he says “It's a whole new level of entertainment, going from playing the music to performing the music, communication through song, the international language everyone understands...its beautiful thing.”
Damian Porima - guitar/vocals:
From the home of The Kawhia Kaifestival. Talents and knowledge passed down from his father. Dee played with many musicians from Ronnie Taylor to Midge Marsden. Dee's soulful sound features on many NZ albums, making his contribution to the NZ music industry very tasty.
Mike Manuel - musician/producer/engineer/writer & composer:
Tasty Brown began as Onthaone in Mike's kitchen. It was a dream of Mike's to gather musicians with a passion to write and perform original music. Mike's dream is now reality, known as Tastybrown. This Bass player has produced 2 instrumental albums, with more bands lining up to be recorded and produced.
Bob Pohatu - manager/2nd-fittest (only just)/rice cracker representative:
East Coast Boy. His experience comes from hands-on learning and understanding all facets of the industry, but mainly in the business side. It was only a natural progression to move into management and event coordinator roles.