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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Spring time

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

Some of Auckland’s favourite (and NZ’s finest) Jazz musicians come together this spring to deliver a series of SPRINGTIME JAZZ concerts, and are delighted to be bringing their programme to the Club. Featuring well-loved standards on the theme of spring around the globe, plus a sprinkling of originals, Julie and Mike have enjoyed collaborating on this programme, with both contributing arrangements for the occasion. Amongst familiar old tunes such as “April in Paris”  and “It Might As Well Be Spring” will be lesser-known standards like “Spring Is Here”, and Freddie Hubbards “Up Jumped Spring”. With the emphasis on Julie’s sultry vocals and the melodic mastery of internationally renowned trumpeter Mike Booth, this concert promises to warm the heart, bring an occasional tear to the eye, and give hope that spring is only a few days off.

JULIE MASON is very familiar to Club audiences, having featured at the club since its inception with a wide range of musicians. Now, with 40 years of professional experience under her belt throughout Australasia/the South Pacific and Europe, she brings a new maturity in her vocal interpretations of the familiar tunes of “The Great American Songbook”. Adding to that her work as pianist with many great vocalists (Beaver/Malcolm McNeill/Hattie St John/Susan de Jong....) she is one of NZ’s finest “Hyphenates” (Vocalist/Pianist)- a coin phrased by influence Diana Krall. She is delighted to be working yet again with her rhythm section of choice for the past 3 decades, Frank and Alberto.

Julie Mason - Piano. Frank Gibson - Drums. Alberto Santarelli - Bass. Mike Booth - Trumpet.

 Members and Students with ID $5

Non-Members $15

Earlier Event: August 20
The Young Pete Um Bruce Stephen Combo
Later Event: September 3
Frank Gibson Quartet