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The Good Vibes - Sunday 26th of June

Waikato Commerce Club, 197 Collingwood Street, Hamilton. 4.30-7.30

Adm. $20 public or $15 members

Mentored by Finn Scholes, talented teenagers James, Theo, Harry, Leon and George meet every Monday to jam together.  The Good Vibes genre is Jazz-Funk,  ‘We clear the nose and soothe the throat with our music and all that Jazz’.  They’ve participated in the Tauranga National Youth Jazz Festival since 2014, winning awards for Most Outstanding Trumpet/Flugel Player (2017, 2016, 2014), Most Outstanding Bassist (2017), Best 1st Year Performance (2014), Best Performance of a NZ Composition (2016), Most Outstanding Pianist (2016), Most Outstanding Keyboard Player (2015).  The combo is at their best performing in a relaxed setting, with recent gigs on the waterfront at the Tauranga Jazz Festival, Hallertau Craft Brewery in Riverhead, lazy Sunday afternoons at Revelry Bar in Ponsonby and a variety of private occasions.

The Good Vibes are delighted to be invited back to the Hamilton Jazz Society. This will be one of the last opportunities to see their fantastic keyboardist, Leon, perform with the band, he is off to study jazz piano in Europe!  Leon Hattori keyboard/piano, George Brajkovich drums, James MacEwen trumpet, Theo Salmon guitar and Harry Scholes bass.