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Live Music every night Tuesday through Sunday. Local, National, and International. Comfy sofas, atmospheric lighting and delicious drinks. In the basement, 118 Tory St

Melancholy Babes

We have these fine chaps playing for us on Tuesday July 13 & 20

The trio of saxophonist Jeff Henderson, bassist Tom Callwood and drummer Anthony Donaldson are three of the country's most experienced and innovative jazz improvisors and blend an array of influences into their own unique sound. Expect music that soars like a bird, snaps like a crocodile and breathes like a dragon!

Saxophonist Jeff Henderson is a prolific international performing and recording artist who has recently returned from a month touring Japan with drummer Shoji Hano. He has performed with Many leading jazz and experimental musicians such as Steve Lacy, Han Bennink, Tetuzi Akiyama and Marilyn Crispell and has close associations with great New Zealand musicians such as Mike Nock, Richard Nunns and Gerard Crewdson.

Drummer Anthony Donaldson is a legend in New Zealand music, from the seminal avantjazz collective the Primitive Art Group to The Six Volts to his massive stage show productions with The Village of Idiots, Anthony Donaldson is one of the most influential and inspirational musicians and
bandleaders in New Zealand today.

Bass player Tom Callwood is a member of popular bands Little Bushman and the Phoenix Foundation. Recently he has released the album Little Bushman with the NZSO, toured Australia and performed extensively throughout New Zealand. His jazz credentials are exemplary, having performed with Mike Nock, Roger Sellars, Leila Adu and Marilyn Crispell to name but a few.