Tuesday, September 28, 2010

This Wednesday The Flamingo Trio at The Groove Jazz Lounge...


The Flamingo Trio - A night of classic jazz, with a light splash of blues, jazz funk and jazz R&B. No cover charge of course, from 7.30pm.

Kirsten Te Rito, James Illingworth and Rick Cranson will be mixing it up with sassy vocals, hot drum licks and retro organ styles, the Flamingo Trio combine a selection of jazz, blues, funk and R&B. Versatile vocalist Kirsten Te Rito has graced many a stage. Standout appearances include Disney's “The Lion King” in both Melbourne and Shanghai, backing vocalist for the pairing of the Little Bushman and the NZSO as well as fronting R&B/soul group Bebe Deluxe. Pianist and composer James Illingworth is a regular on the Wellington music scene and can often be found ripping it up to an appreciative audience. His recent credits include the Recloose Live Band, Iva Lamkum, Rio Hemopo, Lisa Tomlins and Bebe Deluxe. Drummer Rick Cranson from the well known Kiwi psychedelic rock group the Little Bushman exudes class, skill and talent.

As always, the third set will be an open jam, so bring your instrument/voice (and maybe charts?)

At The Ruby Lounge, upstairs, 14 Bond St from 7.30 every Wednesday night, in association with Groove 107.7FM.

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