Auckland Jazz & Blues Club Presents: Hi Vibe
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|Tue 3 May ’11, 7:30pm||
Where: Pt Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Rd, Auckland
Restrictions: All Ages
- Admission: Free
Event listed by: Pete McGregor
David Curtis - keyboards/vibes/vocals accomplished piano tuner/technician and skilled multi instrumentalist, David comes from a rich musical heritage. His CV includes Satellite Spies, Hello Sailor, Graham Braziers Legionaires, Debbie Harwood, Rikki Morris, Ray Woolf, Brendan Dugan & Suzanne Prentice, and supporting international acts such as Jimmy Barnes. He’s in demand for session TV and recording work, e.g. Graham Brazier's latest album East of Eden.
Johnny Scott - drummer/percussionist. Growing up in a musical family he started playing drums at the age of 18. During '70s/'80s played extensively throughout Australia. Back to NZ Johnny played with the Seven Deadly Sins, FBI, Greg Johnson and Graham Brazier in the '90s. More recently with Rikki Morris, Margaret Urlich, Debbie Harwood and Shane Cortese. His love of swing and jazz stems from playing with his father’s band The Wally Scott Orchestra.
Richard Dean - lead guitar. He has played the guitar from age 9. He studied classical guitar with Emile Bibobi for 6 years & theory with Dorothea Franchi. Through the '70s he played in shows including "Godspell" for Mercury Theatre and many for Northshore Operatic, & Stetson Productions. He played under Joe Webster's "Honky Tonks", "Contraband", who began at Oliver's Changing Times club, backing the great Billy T James and other top stars like, Shane Craig Scott, and the Hi-Marks. The early '80s were spent touring as a solo artist and later a duo for Lion Breweries Entertainment, enjoying a year long residency at Macys.. The mid '80s he played in Tux-edo Junction, a 7 piece show band.
Dan Antunovich - bass guitar. At 24 Dan is already an established musician, with several years touring experience, both in New Zealand and overseas. Dan is an extremely versatile and sought after bass player. Currently a member of New Zealand's premier show band "Superhighway", and well known NZ band DDub, Dan is also involved in various free-lance performance, recording and TV projects within New Zealand.