Epitome, woman's jazz n blues Band02 Aug 2015
EPITOME WOMANS JAZZ N BLUES BAND
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.
Video of Domain performance21 Jan 2013
Clare Inn Wednesday 11pm20 Jan 2013
I am performing at the Clare Inn this Wednesday at 10pm, it is a great pub in Mt Eden on Dominion Rd
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