Big Band Jazz Spectacular
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All Ages Licensed

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Hamilton Arts Festival


  • Sun 25 Feb 2024, 7:30pm–9:30pm


A big band jazz spectacular featuring an all star line-up of current and past students and associates of Hamilton Boys’ High School.

Featuring a 40-piece jazz orchestra backing two of the most outstanding singers in the Waikato performing the biggest hits from Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

Special guests Ash Puriri and Jessica Ruck-Nu'u will sing hits including: New York, New York, My Way, The Lady Is A Tramp, Come Fly With Me, That's Life, The Very Thought Of You, Paper Moon, I Only Have Eyes For You, and many more.

The jazz orchestra will be conducted by Paul Norman (University of Waikato). Alumni musicians performing will include Mike Booth (trumpet), Andrew Hall (sax), Nathan Koretz (sax) and others. The string section will feature local icons: Sharon Stephens, Victoria Trenwith and Chris Nation.

The proceeds from this concert will help fund the Hamilton Boys' High School US Tour in September of 2024.

As this is a licensed event, no liquor can be brought onsite.

BYO rug or low seating.

Big Band Jazz Spectacular qualifies for multi show discount off GA tickets

Rhododendron Lawn, Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens, Cobham Drive, Hamilton

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