To celebrate, the Listener is offering one reader an exquisite experience including two nights’ accommodation with CQ Hotels Wellington plus double passes to see each of these top jazz acts:
A two-time Grammy Award winner, jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson has been dubbed “America’s best singer” by Time magazine.
“A contralto as rich and supple as vintage leather.” – New York Times
MANTIS:The Music of Drew Menzies
Arranger Reuben Bradley, international jazz artists and the New Zealand String Quartet honour the music of the late Drew Menzies.
“A remarkable recording on all levels, MANTIS should be high on the list of everybody’s must hear recordings.” – Mike Nock
IVA LA MKUM & JENNIFER ZEA
One night, one stage, two red hot vocalists. Soulful and stylish Iva Lamkum shares a double-bill with Venezuelan songwriter and cantante Jennifer Zea, finalist for Best Jazz Album (2013 New Zealand Music Awards).
“… a portrait of a stylish, staunch, fierce, young singer” – NZ Herald on Iva Lamkum
“Spiritual, sensual, and playful” – NZ Herald on Jennifer Zea
TO ENTER the draw, Please fill in the form below. Alternatively, write your name and address on the back of an envelope and send it to: Wellington Jazz Festival Promotion, New Zealand Listener, Response Bag 500123, Auckland 1142. Entries must be received by May 17, 2013.
Prize does not cover transport costs.
Supported by Festival Partners, Media Partners, Accommodation Partners and Grants.
Full line-up at jazzfestival.co.nz