Auckland Jazz and Blues Club

Welcome to the home of jazz in Auckland
The Club was formed around 1992 to further the interests of Jazz & Blues in Auckland.

The Club has a membership of around 250 and has regular club nights every Tuesday at The Point Chevalier RSA, Great North Rd Pt Chevalier Auckland. These club nights start at 7.30pm and are $5.00 entry for club members ($15.00 to others) Each night features a different local or out of town band for the entertainment. Sometimes an International star makes an appearance

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Trudy Lile

  • Point Chevalier RSA 1136 Great North Road Auckland, Auckland, 1022 New Zealand (map)

Trudy Lile

Notorious for her energetic flair, Trudy is a jazz flutist and vocalist, who performs regularly in Auckland, and has performed throughout New Zealand at Jazz and Arts Festivals in the last fifteen years. She has also recorded, performed and toured as featured soloist with the The Jazz Divas, Sisters Of Swing, Auckland Jazz Orchestra, The Rodger Fox Big Band, Black Sand Diva, Rodger Fox’s Funkbone Experience, Andy Atwill, Jon Sanders, Whirimako Black (2009 Jazz album of the Year), Ishtar, King Kapisi, Many Hands (tour of Korea 2000), and most recently appeared on the soundtrack of New Zealand film, ‘Mt Zion’ 2013. 

In 2012 Trudy appeared in concert at the invitation of renowned US saxophonists Bennie Maupin (USA) (Herbie Hancock - Headhunters) and Dick Oatts (USA)(Vanguard Jazz Orchestra). She has also toured internationally to Australia, Singapore, The Carribean, Indonesia, Korea, China and Antarctica.

Trudy graduated from Massy University with MMus in 1999, was vocal and flute tutor at New Zealand School of Music, Massey University. She has also been teaching vocalists, flutists, pianists, jazz ensembles, chamber groups and concert bands in schools the last 30 years

Kevin Field – piano

Cameron McArthur – bass

Ron Samsom  - drums

Door Charge
Members and Students wit ID $5.00
Non Members $15.00

Earlier Event: November 6
Edwina Thorne
Later Event: November 20
Roger Manins standards