Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Saturday 6th October 2018
New York big guns, saxophonist Joey Johnson and bassist Jakob Dreyer reunite with New Zealand based drummer Mark Lockett to launch their new album ‘Any Last Requests.’ recorded at Acoustic Recording Studios, Brooklyn, on 21 July 2017
This stunning release is the result of a residency the trio had for several years at a popular NYC cafe where they performed five nights a week. While paying respect to the jazz tradition, the trio sound modern and fresh always searching for new ideas, pushing and expanding the musical landscape.
Johnson a graduate of the famous William Patterson University and a mainstay on the NYC scene for more than 15 years appearing regularly, at Bluenote, Smalls, Fat Cat and 55 Bar.
Dreyer a very in demand bassist, recently relocated to NYC from Hamburg where he has been studying with world reknown John Patitucci.
Lockett resided and worked extensively as a musicain in NYC for nearly half a decade, he has studied with Ari Hoenig and Jim Black.
A show not to be missed.
doors open 7.30 pm concert starts 8pm
Nelson & suburbs
48 Van Diemen Street (Upper Trafalgar Street), Nelson
bar operating eftpos available
Tickets from online reservations and limlted door sales