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Two Farben Live

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Two Farben is the duo incarnation of the larger auckland based ensemble called New Farben

Both groups features NZ musical icon Jonathan Crayford on synthesizer and effects and ladi6 drummer Julien Dyne on drum set and sampler.

Two Farben uses music from Julien Dyne as the basis for as a launch pad for spontaneous dance music.

No two shows are the same for this high energy and inventive duo

Jonathan Crayford is an award winning pianist, multi-instrumentalist and film composer, from New Zealand. As a musician in New York he has worked with Kurt Rosenwinkel, David Binney, Mambo Macoco, Groove Collective, Barney McAll and in Europe with David Murray, Tony Allen, Questlove, Macy Gray, Bobby Carcasses (Cuba) and many others internationally.

Julien Dyne

(born 1979 . montreal /canada) is a multi talented Drummer, Producer, DJ and Visual Artist .
Best known for his solo output on BBE records (worldwide) and Wonderful Noise (Japan), he also performs and records with Ladi 6, The Circling Sun, Some Other Planets, New Farben plus has recorded with Opensouls , Fat Freddys Drop, @peace, Tom Scott / Avantdale Bowling Club , Lord Echo, Eru Dangerspiel , Christoph El Truento , James Duncan , She’s So Rad, Nathan Haines and many other top acts

He has toured locally and internationally with artists Kody Neilson / silicon/ Opossom and Lord Echo

Award winning composer
Chris O'Connor is the drummer in The Phoenix Foundation. He has toured the globe playing drums for Don McGlashan, Neil Finn, Richard Nunns, Grada, Cloudboy and Tami Neilson. Chris is equally comfortable amongst the pop stylings of SJD, the formal refinement of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra and the freely improvised ecstasies of Jeffery Henderson. In demand as a session musician, he appears on over 50 albums, and his playing can be heard on the silver screen, including Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings and Taika Waititi's Hunt for the Wilder People. A passionate teacher, Chris has inspired students at Auckland University, Massey University, and Unitec. Chris is currently studying towards a Masters of Music Therapy. (

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