MIL OSI – Source: Maidment Theatre – Press Release/Statement
Headline: Houstoun – Fox Project
Please note this production will not be held at the Maidment Theatre. Patrons will be contacted with new venue details once they have been finalised.
Maestro meets Maestro
New Zealand’s premiere classical and jazz musicians are coming together for a series of concerts and a recording session in 2015.
Michael Houstoun – classical piano maestro and Rodger Fox – renowned jazz artist are masters of their craft. The joining of these two New Zealand icons will blend the best of classical with the best of jazz along with ith special guest vocalist, Erna Ferry.
Program will be drawn from: “Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3 (1st mvt) (Arranged for piano and 18-piece big band by Grammy award winning arranger/composer Bill Cunliffe from the USA) “Two New Arrangement from internationally acclaimed composer – arranger Bill Cunliffe to feature piano and jazz big band “Raff Riff- solo piano piece by Mike Nock will be re-arranged for piano and big band by Dr.David Lisik. “Psathas piece Psyzygysm rearranged by Daniel Hayles.”
The big band will also present material from its forthcoming recording of New Zealand original compositions by such composers as John Rae, Norman Meehan, Rodger Fox, Chris Selley, John Psathas, Andrew Hall, Roger Manins, Anita Schwabe, Phil Broadhurst and Nick Granville.
EARLY BIRD PRICING UNTIL 20 DECEMBER – includes a copy of the Rodger Fox Big Band 40th Anniversary CD!