The famous Ben Fernandez Quintet led by jazz pianist Ben Fernandez presents Jazz music with a bit of world music. A journey down the history of jazz. This is part of the War and Peace Arts and Music Festival 23-31 May 2019 with art exhibition open from 6 pm for the concert audience.
Jazz- 'Down the ages' will feature a mix of Jazz songs from around the world including popular tunes from the American songbook and a selection of French, Celtic, Latin, Middle Eastern, Chinese and Indian tunes performed in concert by some of New Zealand's finest jazz musicians.
Ben Fernandez, piano; Andrew Hall, saxophone/vocals; Ron Samsom, drums; David Hodkinson, bass; Maria O'Flaherty, vocals; Rasoul Abbas (special guest), Kamancheh