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Downtown Jumping with Jazz this Easter

Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:46 am | National Jazz Festival

This Easter, more than twenty bands and performers will once again flood Tauranga waterfront for the 53rd National Jazz Festival’s Downtown Carnival. Taking place in the central city on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April, Tauranga’s biggest street ... More >>

National Jazz Festival reveals 2014 lineup

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 11:06 am | National Jazz Festival

National Jazz Festival launched in Tauranga on Friday night, as the festival programme for Easter 2014 was revealed. More >>

International jazz superstar hits town

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 1:21 pm | National Jazz Festival

Nathan Haines, New Zealand’s own international jazz superstar, is headling the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga this Easter. With tickets selling fast, the new organisers of the festival are delighted to have New Zealand's biggest international ... More >>

Auckland and Tauranga Share Awards at Youth Jazz Competition

Sunday, 8 April 2012, 11:30 am | National Jazz Festival

Auckland and Tauranga schools shared the top awards at the 35th National Youth Jazz Competition held in Tauranga as part of the 50th National Jazz Festival this weekend. More >>

Legendary German Jazz Musician Tours To NZ

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 4:58 pm | National Jazz Festival

Legendary German jazz saxophonist and renowned composer Klaus Doldinger heads to New Zealand in April with his band Passport, performing concerts in Tauranga and Wellington. More >>

Superstars Earth, Wind & Fire and Keb Mo Head to NZ

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 12:26 pm | National Jazz Festival

Multi-Grammy award winning soul-funk superstars Earth Wind & Fire and iconic Grammy award-winning blues singer/songwriter Keb Mo have been confirmed to play one New Zealand concert only in April as part of the 50th birthday celebrations of the National ... More >>

Kiwi Blues legend to perform free concert in Christchurch

Friday, 28 October 2011, 12:00 pm | National Jazz Festival

Local guitar hero Harry Harrison will team up with New Zealand blues legend Midge Marsden for one hour of nothing but the blues during a special one-day music festival in Christchurch next Sunday, November 6. More >>

National Jazz Festival Releases

Saturday, 23 April 2011, 7:10 pm | National Jazz Festival

Wet Weather Fails to Dampen Spirits at National Jazz Festival National Jazz Festival continued today despite some wet weather. The Festival, which this year marks its 49th anniversary, is running in Tauranga over the five days of Easter. Today marked ... More >>

Tauranga Scoops Awards at National Youth Jazz Competition

Saturday, 23 April 2011, 7:08 pm | National Jazz Festival

Tauranga schools hit the jackpot at the Port of Tauranga National Youth Jazz Band Competition, taking all major awards at the contest held in Tauranga as part of the National Jazz Festival. Tauranga Girls College Big Band won the New Orleans Trophy ... More >>

Tauranga band wins Youth Jazz Competition

Friday, 22 April 2011, 4:14 pm | National Jazz Festival

Tauranga band wins Youth Jazz Competition Tauranga Girls’ College Big Band has won the New Orleans Trophy for Best Big Band at the Port of Tauranga National Youth Jazz Band Competition held in Tauranga as part of the National Jazz Festival. It ... More >>

Jazz Legend Tribute Features At National Jazz Festival

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 11:21 am | National Jazz Festival

A special tribute to jazz legend Russell Garcia will be a highlight at the National Jazz Festival’s TV3 Jazz Village this year. More >>

Huge Success for National Jazz Festival at Easter

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 9:50 am | National Jazz Festival

Two international headline acts, a programme of top New Zealand jazz musicians, sunny weather and a hugely popular jazz village drew more than 60,000 people to the 48th National Jazz Festival in Tauranga at Easter. More >>

Auckland Bands Win National Youth Jazz Competition

Sunday, 4 April 2010, 2:25 pm | National Jazz Festival

Two Auckland bands have picked up the major awards in the Port of Tauranga National Youth Jazz Band Competition held in Tauranga over the past two days as part of the National Jazz Festival. More >>

Thousands Flock to National Jazz Festival

Sunday, 4 April 2010, 1:20 pm | National Jazz Festival

Around 20,000 people enjoyed sunshine and jazz music at the National Jazz Festival’s Downtown Carnival today in Tauranga. The carnival is a free event as part of the National Jazz Festival and continues on Sunday with four stages featuring a diverse ... More >>

Pukekohe High School Takes Jazz Title

Saturday, 3 April 2010, 12:52 pm | National Jazz Festival

A last minute song change may have been just what was needed for Pukekohe High School Stage Band to secure the New Orleans Trophy for Best Big Band in the Port of Tauranga Youth Jazz Competition today. More >>

National Jazz Festival in Tauranga for Easter

Friday, 19 March 2010, 9:32 am | National Jazz Festival

Tauranga is the place to be for Easter with the 48th National Jazz Festival taking place in the city across five days from April 1-5. More >>

Carnival time at National Jazz Festival for Easter

Thursday, 11 March 2010, 2:04 pm | National Jazz Festival

The 48th National Jazz Festival has just announced the line up of top New Zealand bands and international guests for the iconic Downtown Tauranga Carnival and TV3 Jazz Village as part of the Festival in Tauranga at Easter. More >>

Stunning Line Up for 2010 National Jazz Festival

Friday, 11 December 2009, 1:51 pm | National Jazz Festival

Two international music legends, a new jazz fusion club, the premiere of a project marrying music to historic New Zealand film footage, and a tribute to “the greatest female jazz/pop singer of the 20th century” feature in the 48th National Jazz Festival ... More >>

Sebel to cook up storm on Jazz Riverboat

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 11:36 am | National Jazz Festival

In what Jazz Festival Director Arne Herrmann calls “a perfect match” Tauranga’s luxury waterfront hotel confirmed today a major sponsorship for the 2009 National Jazz Festival by taking the naming rights to The Sebel Trinity Wharf Jazz Riverboat. More >>

Iconic Jazz Festival appoints new Director

Monday, 28 July 2008, 2:55 pm | National Jazz Festival

For 46 years Tauranga has been the stage for the National Jazz Festival delivered to thousands of Jazz fans from around the country. What only a few people realize is that this iconic event has been organized by volunteers all this time. More >>

 

 

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