The Wellington Film Society’s program is back after a week off – and we’re still in the sixties, following on from Alphaville we’re in the world of John Frankenheimer. His Seconds (1966) is in fact the third film in his “Paranoia Trilogy” (following 1962’s The Manchurian Candidate and 1963’s Seven Days In May). The film […]
Harold López-Nussa Trio Opera House, Wellington (7pm) Sunday, June 11 To conclude a most excellent jazz festival the Sunday night show featured the Harold López-Nussa Trio featuring Harold on piano, his brother Ruy Adrian on drums and electric bassist Julio Cesar Gonzalez.
Bach Beat: Michael Houstoun & The Rodger Fox Big Band Opera House, Wellington (3pm) Sunday, June 11 One of the most intriguing musical collaborations of recent years has been that of Rodger Fox and Michael Houstoun. It works. And I know this from the recordings – but at this year’s jazz festival I finally got […]
I was in charge of the music at my good friend Sam’s 40th – in charge, as in behind the decks. He’d hired them – and I had two crates of records to work through. My records but Sam had pre-selected a lot of his favourites for me to work with…our tastes quite often line […]