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HJS Newsletter March 2017


AGM - Tuesday, 7.30PM, 21st March 2017 at the Commerce Club. It is important that all HJS members attend!


• All subscriptions are due in March 2017. Please grab a renewal form from the web page hjs.org.nz/join or from the desk. Early payment will help Hamilton Jazz Society's fundsholiday time.

• Please give some thought to joining the HJS committee for 2017, to replace retiring members. If you are interested, contact our president, Simon Hopewell president@hjs.org.nz, or another committee member.


Coming Up:

Sunday, 26th of March

The Wellington Jazz Quartet

Waikato Commerce Club 4.30-7.30 | Adm. $20 public or $15 members

 he Hamilton Jazz Society proudly presents The Wellington Jazz Quartet in concert, Sunday 26th March, 4.30 - 7.30pm, at the Waikato Commerce Club, 197 Collingwood Street, Hamilton.

The Wellington Jazz Quartet are a collection of second and final year jazz performance students fresh from the New Zealand School of Music. Regular performers around Wellington, the quartet comes to Hamilton for the first time to perform a selection of swinging jazz standards. The group's stylistic influences range from the Swing Era to modern day jazz groups such as the various configurations of the Kenny Garrett band. 

Group members include Elizabeth Hocking on saxophones, Rachael Hinds on bass, Luca Sturny on guitar and Lennox Grootjans on drums. 

Supporting the Quartet is renowned local and international musician Tim Armstrong. Tim, (guitar, keyboard and vocals), will be bringing us a range of jazz and blues. Asa always, it will be great entertainment. Do join us for a relaxed afternoon of great music and dancing.

Beverages, snacks and meals are available for purchase at the Club.


HJS Committee is:

• Simon Hopewell - President,

• Philip Tinkler - Vice-President,

• Priscilla Wilson - Secretary,

• Ian Falconer - Membership Secretary,

• Maciek Hrybowicz - Webmaster + Newsletter,

• Tracy Hopewell - Treasurer,

• Jenny van der Hulst - Promotions.

Visit our website at www.hjs.org.nz