Fresh original music presented by Wellington’s newest jazz orchestra: a jazz festival special brought to you by the Arthur Street Loft Orchestra concert series.
Born from the Arthur Street Loft Orchestra’s collaboration with award-winning jazz artist Umar Zakaria, Beacons brings together some of Wellington’s most dedicated and original jazz artists in a large ensemble format. Featuring a signature sound shaped by the flute and electric bass, their performance will explore the trajectory of jazz through modern rhythmic landscapes via all-original compositions and arrangements written by their own members.
Flute: Rachelle Eastwood
Alto Saxophone: Eilish Wilson
Tenor Saxophone: Nicholas Baucke-Maunsell
Baritone Saxophone: Dylan Holmes
Trumpet: Jack Harre, James MacEwan
Trombone: Martin Greshoff, Isaac Roche
Piano: Ella Dunbar-Wilcox
Bass: Tyaan Singh
Drums: James Feekes