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Ella Dunbar-Wilcox with the Umar Zakaria Trio

Sunday December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Ella’s back! Christchurch’s own Ella Dunbar-Wilcox presents a programme of jazz standards, fresh from her recent experiences at the New Zealand School of Music and the NZ Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Expect a combination of simply swinging favorites as well as never-before-heard arrangements by Tui award-winning bassist and composer UmarZakaria. Ella Dunbar-Wilcox was born in Christchurch and was a member of the Burnside High School’s Specialist Music Programme. Ella was the vocalist for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra in 2015 and 2016 and currently sings with the New Zealand School of Music Big Band.

The Umar Zakaria trio features Umar Zakaria (US) on bass, Dominic Spiteri (CHCH) on piano, and Dexter Stanley-Tauvao (WGTN) on drums.

Photo by Nick Granville

Tickets $15 GA or $10 Concession/Student + booking fee from Eventbrite


Sunday December 16, 2018
2:00 pm
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