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Four Hands, Two Pianos, One Big Band
Wednesday 31 May 2023 | 7.30pm
In conjunction with the UH Music Festival Rodger Fox has arranged for two acclaimed pianists to play two grand pianos on stage together with the Rodger Fox Big Band (RFBB). This unprecedented concert performance is the second concert tour marking the 50th Anniversary of the RFBB and has been organised by New Zealand’s foremost jazz trombonist, big-band leader, jazz educator and producer, Rodger Fox CNZM.
The two pianists who will perform in concert with the Rodger Fox Big Band are the iconic New Zealand classical pianist Michael Houstoun CNZM and the acclaimed American pianist, composer, arranger and Grammy Winner Bill Cunliffe. Rodger has known both musicians for decades, and that friendship has made this unique concert tour possible.
Tickets $55 | Booking fees apply
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