City Jazz's first CD, Dixie and Swing, is now available!

It can purchased at the band's concerts for $15.

Contact Mike Bain

Mobile: 021 299 0785

City Jazz is a great band from Wellington, NZ. The band plays all the great feel-good jazz tunes, like Muskrat Ramble and Hello Dolly (Louis Armstrong), Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington), American Patrol (Glenn Miller), etc.

For variety, the band can belt out some rock 'n' roll, featuring music from Elvis, The Beatles, Elton John, etc. City Jazz also plays ballroom dance tunes and quiet, background music. To listen to a 5-minute demo of the band, click on the link below.

City Jazz has been together since 2001. The band has played weddings, corporate events, government functions, jazz festivals, and private parties. The band charges very competitive fees.

The line-up is:
Grant Hannis (vocals/trumpet), Steve Holt (trombone/vocals), Mike Bain (saxes/clarinet), Arthur Grimes (saxes),
Kevin Abbott (guitar), Don Franks (keyboards),
Graham Flaws (bass), Don Mander (drums

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"Very good! I think we'll hear more from them."
Wellington Jazz Preservation Society

"The band received a standing ovation and cries for more from the foot-tapping, hand-clapping and swaying capacity audience."
Kapiti Observer newspaper

"A great performance...The audience obviously really enjoyed it."
Rotorua Jazz Club


Click here to listen to a five-minute introduction to CITY JAZZ!

Note: Music plays in Windows Media Player.