CJC Creative Jazz Club presents 2 emerging bandleaders: Ben Lerner and Alex Pipes.
Ben Lerner NZ Quartet (AUS/NZ)
Ben Lerner - Saxophone,
Kevin Field - Piano,
Mostyn Cole - Bass,
Andy Keegan - Drums
Ben Lerner returns to New Zealand for the first time since moving to Sydney to present a host of original compositions with a top local band.
Fresh off the back of appearances with Mike Nock’s Nocktet, Steve Barry’s Quartet, and numerous appearances with other Australian heavyweights, Ben will perform a set of original music alongside an exciting local band, including the 4-movement Vocare Suite, written to encompass Ben’s experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Alex Pipes Quintet
Alex Pipes - Guitar
Daniel McKenzie - Tenor Saxophone
Joe Kaptein - Piano
Wil Goodinson - Bass
Rhohil Kishore - Drums
Alex Pipes is a guitarist and composer based in Auckland, New Zealand. A recent graduate of the Jazz programme at the University of Auckland, Alex is continuing his studies at an honors level while gigging and performing in and around Auckland.
For his CJC debut as a bandleader, Alex fronts a band of the finest young musicians through his compositions, encapsulating learnings from his studies, experiences as a musician, and his myriad of musical influences.
$20 General Admission
$15 CJC Members
$10 CJC Student Members
+$1/per ticket for EFTPOS/CREDIT at door
Presale tickets available from Eventfinda until 5pm on day.
Door sales unless sold-out prior