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Beefeater Sunday Jazz with Jonathan Besser and The Zestniks

Sun Aug 7th, 2016

Doors open: 5:00 pm
Gig starts: 5:00pm
Entry: R18
Cover charge: FREE!

Gimel Suite 1 (2012) and songs. New-ish Music by Jonathan Besser, performed by The Zestniks:

Peau Halapua - Violin*
Kali Halapua - Viola*
Finn Scholes - Vibes and Trumpet.
Eamon Edmundson - Double Bass
Alistair Deverick - Drums.*
Jonathan Besser - Piano
with very special guest vocalist - Carolina Moon

Gimel Suite #1 is wildly romantic, energetic yet sad; always tuneful music.
These days the Zestniks personnel are always updating themselves - keeping the music fresh and vibrant. This Golden Dawn performance will feature the Halapua sisters in a unique high profile tuneful & sisterly line-up. The vocalist Carolina Moon's inclusion takes us into a different orbit.

*New players.................
Drummer - Alistair Deverick is highly regarded, he's toured the Gimel Suite 1 around NZ in 2012 with Jonathan Besser's quartet, and makes his own critically acclaimed music under the moniker of Boycrush. He is also the drummer for the Ruby Suns and is currently on tour playing drums with Lawrence Arabia.
Violinist - Peau Halapua performs with the ' Dissonance Quartet and is active with the A.P.O's Sistema programme and she also performs with the Black Bird Ensemble.
Violist - Kali Halapua has recently returned from performing in various bands in Europe , Canada and America, she is also performs in the Black Bird Ensemble.


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