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Epitome, woman's jazz n blues Band

02 Aug 2015


EPITOME WOMANS JAZZ N BLUES BAND 
with
Edwina Thorne on Trumpet 
Renee Cosio on Keyboards
Henrieta Tornyai on Bass
Bernie Pukeroa on Drums
Kim Halliday on Guitar.

An original project with emphasis on dynamics, timbre, and emotions. Using global rhythms on Miles Davis type modes, this unique combination of exceptionally  talented musicians,  will play their interpretations of popular standards, and more.

Kim Halliday has been involved with Music in different forms for many years as a musician/ composer/ arranger, teacher & workshop facilitator. Kim studied privately with John Savin a Teacher from the guitar institute in Los Angelos & then with Robert Fripp[ King Crimson], voted best guitarist 3 years consecutively, completing 8 courses, covering all facets of guitar technique & composition which led her to varied musical collaborations, involving more than 35 recording projects, & 15 established bands .Kim has composed music for documentary sound tracks & dance performances. Her Pacific Curls trio has been completed 5 successful Canadian tours & 4 NZ tours, as well as festivals around Australia ,South Korea , New Caledonia, China & the UK, including performing at Womad UK, the City of London Festival, Scotland, & Borneo, for the Rainforest World music Festival

Trumpet Diva Edwina Thorne, won the second highest award at the Variety Artists Awards Ceremony in 2014 for excellence in Music.
Last year, Edwina also won her own fathers cup at the Auckland Brass Band  Association Competitions, performed at Jazz Festivals and clubs in New York, followed by the Queens town JazzFestival, and then the Samoan Jazz Festival. Edwina has released 5 albums and is an international performer having played in Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and through out Europe. 

Renee Cosio is a jazz pianist/vocalist who has completed a bachelor of music in jazz performance at Massey University. Renee performs regularly at weddings/corporate functions and restaurants whose style has been compared to Diana Krall and Norah Jones.

Henrieta Tornyai is a phenomenal acoustic bass player who was born in Yugoslavia, is a graduate from the New Zealand School of Music in Auckland in Jazz Performance and also studied under Prof. Richard Davis in Madison Wisconsin, USA.

Bernie Pukeroa is a drummer of enormous respect for her feel and tenacity for many challenges that this experienced groove merchant brings to this stellar line up. Well known for her work with the Gerlz ,
Pink Terrace and Guggi Waka.

CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL RECORDING ENGINEER

08 Dec 2013

 CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL RECORDING ENGINEER
Doshene 
Is the new engineer at Gazelle Music Ltd Recording Studios. Doshene will start recording at Edwina Thorne in February and host of other exciting projects with local and international artists. 

t.doshene@gmail.com

Audio Engineer Wanted

15 Nov 2013

Requirements:

-Minimum Graduate Diploma in Audio Engineering.

-Preferlably a female engineer  

-Mixing and editing voice and music using sound mixing boards.

-Record speech, music and other sounds on recording media using recording equipments.

Contact edwina@edwina.net.nz

 

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