Songs of The Great American Jazz Era
Celebrate the songs of the Great American Songbook with Caro, Roger and the Quintet.
Those wonderful songs of Cole Porter, Gershwin, Irving Berlin and gems of the era are portrayed with energy and style - and by a band that features some of the best jazz artists in the country.
So come and hear some songs by Billie, Ella, Sarah, Anita O'Day and many more; songs that will make you smile, songs that will touch your heart, and above all, songs that you won't forget.
Caro and Rog have been performing together for the past 10 years, entertaining corporate and VIP clients, headlining festivals and venues including Woollasten Winery ~ Nelson Jazz Festival, The Huffington Awards, Centre Culturel - Noumea, International Jazz and Blues Festival - Samoa, The New Zealand Rugby Awards, Auckland Domain....
Caro is a jazz vocalist originally from the UK. Her jazz style is filled with musicality, joy and passion with the ability to cut to the heart of a lyric. She has lived and performed in London, Sydney and Auckland, performing around the world with some of the top names in jazz.
Roger is an award-winning saxophonist with around 40 albums to his credit. He has lived and performed in New York, Sydney and Auckland and is in hot demand as an international artist.
Together they enjoy creating great music, humour and an uplifting evening to remember.
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Caro Manins - vocals
Roger Manins - tenor saxophone
Kevin Field - piano
Cam McArthur - double bass
Ron Samsom - drums