The Devil’s Gate Unit is a brand new septet featuring a stellar lineup of Wellington's creative jazz musicians including members of the Phoenix Foundation, Orchestra of Spheres, Six Volts, Little Blast Orchestra and Louis Baker’s band. The Devil’s Gate Unit plays all original compositions, with an emphasis on exploring sophisticated yet unorthodox forms. The group boasts a huge timbral palette, from Indonesian gamelan to synthesizers. The group has been formed specifically for the post-lockdown live gig environment.
Anthony Donaldson - drums
Tom Callwood - double bass
Daniel Beban - guitar and electronics
Cory Champion - vibes and percussion
Steve Roche - trumpet and electronics
David Donaldson - percussion and small instruments
Blair Latham - saxophones and clarinets