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02/02/2021

Diggy Dupé: More Music, More Life

Grey Lynn looms large in the life of Diggy Dupé, including a feature in the opening shots of the video for single That’s Team, which features fellow rapper AP and a cast of quite evidently proud friends and colleagues ...

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28/07/2021

Stephen Galvin: Jazzing Around

Releasing an album that he describes as ‘…original New Zealand jazz and contemporary music’, while taking its diverse musical cues from the famed likes of Django Reinhardt, Carlos Santana and T-Bone Walker, Auckland ...

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Interviews

15/06/2021

Anna Hawkins: The Dreamer Within

With the April release of ‘Dreamer’ Anna Hawkins has delivered four richly-voiced LPs since 2013. ‘Be it pop, show musical theatre, classical opera, folk, Celtic, her voice enfolds and enhances all musical material ...

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Interviews

11/06/2021

Dianne Swann: Giving Us A Piece Of Her Mind

Explaining the title of her newly-released debut solo album, Dianne Swann says it relates to the human condition; in a nutshell that sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, that we cannot always feel happy, and we all find ...

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28/05/2021

Michele Ducray: Midnight at the Christchurch Oasis

Songwriter and avowed Gemini Michele Ducray is these days Christchurch-based, but has a family history of tasting life in other, more challenging parts of the world. That perhaps helps explains the way that her level-headed ...

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Reconciliation

13/08/2021

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Venus Ate Mars

21/12/2020

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Deep Thinking

14/07/2021

Deep Thinking: Heavy Weather Hombre

This issue’s piece is a bit of a tough hombre. (See that, I used Spanish, not bad for a bassist!) I have transcribed one of Jaco Pastorius’ signature compositions, Teen Town from the Weather Report’s legendary 1977 ...

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Deep Thinking

16/02/2021

Deep Thinking: Black And White Boy… On Bass

As we’ve spent the last few issues doing some tricky stuff more suited to solo bass performances, I thought that this issue’s tune should feature some straight–ahead rock. I’ve chosen one of my favourite Crowded House ...

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Deep Thinking

09/10/2020

Deep Thinking: Alex And His Ragtime Bass

Hi everyone, for this lesson, I have taken the liberty of using a piece that I wrote as a study for my UK students before I came to New Zealand. It is a cross-hand tapping piece that I wrote after the birth of my second son ...

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Deep Thinking

15/09/2020

Deep Thinking: Cross Hand Exercises

Hi everyone! Many movies have a prequel delivered after the main feature has been released, but this article is the other (right) way around, a warmer up that will hopefully prepare you for the next Deep Thinking article ...

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Deep Thinking

17/01/2020

Deep Thinking: Carol Kaye Of The Wrecking Crew

In this Deep Thinking session, we are going to look at a couple of tracks recorded by legendary US session bassist, Carol Kaye. Carol was a member of the Wrecking Crew, a team of recording musicians used by the great and ...

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