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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Auckland School Jazz Band Competition Finals

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

This is the Finals days for the Competition

Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

 

Combos:

1pm Auckland Grammar School Combo 

1:15pm Avondale Quartet - Avondale College

1:30pm Five Spot Combo - Avondale College

1:45pm Massey High School Jazz Combo

2pm Midnight Quartet - Sancta Maria College 

 

Big Bands: 

2:40pm Auckland Grammar Big Band   

3pm Rangitoto College Big Band

3:20pm Sancta Maria College - Big Band

3:40pm St Peters College Big Band    

 

 

The final will run from 1pm till 5pm. Combos will perform 1pm-2:15pm, there will be a short interval and then Big Bands will perform 2:40-4:20pm. Following the Big Band performances the judges will deliberate and then we will have an awards presentation.  We invite you to select and perform your best 3 songs with your total on stage time no longer than 15 minutes. Special thanks to Penny Dodd and Kevin Fields who will be adjudicating for the top awards from your performance at the final.

 

Awards will be presented to (in order of heats performance):

 

Rosmini Premier Combo

Glenfield College Combo

Rangitoto College Jazz Orchestra

The Melomaniacs - Sancta Maria College

Copenhagen Combo - Rangitoto College

Sancta Maria College Beginners Jazz Combo

Sockholm Combo - Rangitoto College

The Septrapolos - Sancta Maria College

Montreux Combo - Rangitoto College

Sacred Heart Jazz Combo

Green Bay High School Jazz Band

LBC Jazz Combo - Long Bay College

The Octatonics - Sancta Maria College

Long Bay College Big Band

Midnight Quartet - Sancta Maria College

One Tree Hill College Jazz Group

Sancta Maria College Junior Jazz Orchestra

Sacred Heart College Jazz Band

Sancta Maria College Big Band

MAGS Jazz Band - Mt Albert Grammar

Onehunga High School Jazz Band

Whangaparaoa College Stage Band

Auckland Grammar Big Band

Massey High School Jazz Combo

Auckland Grammar Combo

Aspire Big Band - Avondale College

St Peter's College Jazz Band

Kerikeri High School Jazz Band

Avondale Big Band

Lynfield College Jazz Combo

Blue Note Combo - Avondale College

Lynfield College Big Band

Five Spot Combo - Avondale College

LC Jazz Project - Lynfield College

Lynfield College Stage Band

52nd St Combo - Avondale College

St Cuthberts College Big Band

Avondale Quartet - Avondale College

St Cuthberts College Stage Band

Milestones - St Cuthberts College

North Sea Combo - Rangitoto College

Rob's Dogs Combo - Avondale College

Newport Combo - Rangitoto College

St Kentigern Jazz Combo

Rangitoto College Big Band

St Kentigern Big Band

Door Charge $5.00 - get there early it will be packed!

Earlier Event: August 6
Sisters of Swing
Later Event: August 13
The Flamin' Mudcats