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Sun Song Suites By Umar Zakaria

When
Fri Jun 11th, 2021
Where

Doors open
6:00pm
Gig starts
6:00pm
Entry
All Ages
Cover charge*
$29
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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A Wellington Jazz Festival first - from dawn to dusk, a solar-inspired day of jazz.

In a special all-day event dedicated to lovers of both jazz and classical music, New Zealand composer and double bassist Umar Zakaria presents an extended suite of compositions for combined jazz and string trio. Across four performances, Sun Song Suites explores the human construction of time through our relationship with the sun, and how different times of day bring out different capacities of the human spirit.

Winner of the 2018 Tui for Best Jazz Artist, Umar presents this innovative experience alongside Ruby Solly (Cello, Taonga pūoro), Tristan Carter (Violin), Duncan Haynes (Piano), and Luther Hunt (Drums).

The suite will begin with ‘Dawn Songs,’ and explore the moods of morning sunrise with a special pre-workday performance.

‘Daylight Songs’ will pick up at the lunch rush, delving into the potentials of work and play under the light of day.

Contemplating the compulsion to reveal our true nature at the threshold of dreams and reality, ‘Twilight Songs’ will follow at 6pm.

Then finally, ‘Night Songs’, explores the impulse to rebel against permanence at the close of each day.

Take your pick or attend the full suite of these immersive performances from one of Aotearoa’s most acclaimed young musicians.

He waewae tapu tēnei whakaaturanga ki te Taurima Tautito o Pōneke - Ao te pō, Pō te Ao

Ko te mahi a tēnei ringa toi a Umar Zakaria, he whakaatu I te hononga o te tangata ki a Tamanuiterā, mā roto I ngā waiata whakatangi pūoro tautito. Ka āta tirohia te ngoi o te ngākau tangata, I te aranga o Tamanui, i tōna poupoutanga, ā I tōna toremitanga anō hoki.

Ko ōna hoa hāpai ko Ruby Solly (Cello|Whiranui, tāonga pūoro|Māori instruments), rātou ko Tristan Carter (Violin|Whira), ko Duncan Haynes (Piano), ko Luther Hunt (Drums|Taramu)

E whā ngā whakaaturanga. Tētehi a te ata, tētehi a te tina, tētehi a te ahiahi, ā ko te mea whakamutunga hei te pō tonu.

Nā reira kei a koe te tikanga, me haere ki tētehi, me haere rānei ki te katoa, I te mutunga iho, ka rongo koe ki te kounga o reo pūoro tautito.

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Tags
jazz, Umar Zakaria, Ruby Solly, Tristan Carter, Duncan Haynes, Luther Hunt

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