Summer Sunday Jazz

Every summer Coopers Creek puts on a season of laid back jazz on Sunday afternoons at our vineyard in Huapai, an easy 25 minutes from downtown Auckland.

The 2019 season of Summer Sunday Jazz starts on 13th January and runs through to 31st March. There will be an additional concert on Easter Sunday, April 21st. Note there will not be an Easter Monday concert.

The entire line up for the 2019 season is available here.

Otherwise this month's bands are:

Trudy Lile & Mojave - Jan 13th

New Zealand born jazz flutist and vocalist Trudy Lile is well known to audiences around New Zealand jazz festivals, and has been a regular feature to Coopers Creek audiences, performing with her band Mojave who are considered some of New Zealand’s finest professional jazz musicians. The repertoire is a fresh, sophisticated and energetic blend of great things jazz and latin with a warm infectious groove delivered with cheek and wit! www.trudylile.co.nz
Blue Fusion – Jan 20th

Crunchy blues with a soulful centre is what Auckland band Blue Fusion deliver, covering a wide variety of styles and genres. Blue Fusion are : Robert O’Donnell on guitar and vocals, Graeme Webb on guitar, Mal Smith on keyboards, Rick Cotter on drums and vocals and Greg O’Donnell on bass and vocals.

The band plays cool interpretations of the “swampy blues” sound featuring the music of artists from the American Southern States such as Tony Joe White, JJ Cale and Leroy Parnell, Johnny Lang, Eric Clapton, etc

The De Sotos  -  Jan 27th                                                                                                   

Fuelled by a powerful blend of rock-infused country blues, The DeSotos combine rich harmonies with reverberant guitar sounds, chunky bass runs and warm flourishes of Hammond organ. Alt Americana Country, NZ style. 'Shadow of Love' Paul's new solo album recorded with The DeSotos was released in April 2017 and gained strong critical acclaim. The DeSotos are: Paul Gurney – lead vocals, guitars, blues harp; Stuart McIntyre – bass, vocals; Ron Stevens – Hammond, keyboards, vocals; Michael Burrows – drums, vocals. www.facebook.com/thedesotos   www.thedesotos.com

There's no cover charge - just come on out and have a great time!

Bands play 1 – 4pm, and the Cellar Door is open 10.30am – 5.30pm. 

You are welcome to bring a picnic and we have delicious cheese and fruit platters available. Please note absolutely no BYO wine. Light beer, soft drinks and barista coffee available, as well as fantastic wine!

Phone (09) 4128560 or check our Facebook page on the day if the weather looks a little damp.  

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