ALCHEMY features four of New Zealand’s favourite singers - Ria Hall, Anna Coddington, Julia Deans and Bella Kalolo - performing 19 iconic Kiwi pop songs reinvented as world-class jazz.
The show includes bold new arrangements of songs made famous by Split Enz, Lorde, Herbs, Dave Dobbyn, Shona Laing, The Crocodiles, Crowded House, The Swingers, Hello Sailor, Prince Tui Teka, and Dragon.
ALCHEMY is an unforgettable live jazz experience, matching the songs you grew up loving with the singers you love today, backed by seven top-flight musicians: Dixon Nacey (guitar), Roger Manins (saxophone), Mike Booth (trumpet), Grant Winterburn (keyboards), Jake Krishnamurti (trombone), Cameron McArthur (bass) and Ron Samsom (drums).
Songs include Counting The Beat, I Hope I Never, Blue Smoke, Slice Of Heaven, Don’t Dream It’s Over, Nature, Gutter Black, Royals, Sensitive To A Smile, Maxine, April Sun In Cuba, Tears and Glad I’m Not A Kennedy.
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