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Andy Sugg NZ Tour

Andy Sugg NZ Tour

Sat Apr 8th, 2017


Nelson, Nelson

Doors open: 7:30pm
Gig starts: 8pm
Entry: R18

Cover charge: $15.00

Andy Sugg is a Melbourne–based tenor and soprano saxophonist. His music explores contemporary post-Trane improvisation in original compositions written for a small group setting.

While firmly grounded in its stylistic time and place, the Andy Sugg Group plays music that has left home. It’s music in the moment, played by highly articulate musicians with something to say both as soloists and as members of a collective. The Group’s music embraces an eclectic range of compositional influences, which include contemporary jazz, funk, R&B and avant-pop. It’s Andy’s “blowing band”; a vehicle for extended improvisation in the best traditions of contemporary jazz.

This will be Andy’s first tour of New Zealand and is the launch of his current album, Wednesdays at M’s, was recorded in New York City. Joining Andy will be Brad Kang (g), Bradley Grainger (b) and Mark Lockett (d).

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