Entries by shilliar_l2r4p95i

Hank Marvin Sound

THAT SOUND There has already been heaps written and published about Hank Marvin. Based in Perth Western Australia for the last thirty odd years and a lifetime of smash hits we just thought our readers may be interested in some of the great articles published about Hank. The following snippet can wet your appetite for […]

Radio Hauraki Reunion 2016

The forthcoming Radio Hauraki Reunion December 2016 is the 50th Reunion of Radio Hauraki in New Zealand. I was lucky to be a small part of this amazing history in 1966. Four young New Zealanders, the eldest only 27 years old at the time took on the New Zealand Government and established a Pirate Radio […]

Nelson Snapafest

Nelson was the city to host the two day Snapfest event on Friday 16th September 2016. The attraction for me was the Australian band “Mental as Anything” featuring Martin Cilia whom I have been following some time. Martin is a well established guitarist who is known for his ability throughout the world.

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Leo Sayer and Lulu

A small review on Leo Sayer and Lulu, by Glyn Tucker On a miserable wet Sunday night in Auckland, on 26th June, 2016 at Civic Theatre in Auckland, I went along to see a couple of singers from a bygone era perform a clutch of old songs for a mostly middle-aged audience. One of the […]

Montreux Jazz Festival 2016

Memorabilia at Montreux Jazz Festival Anyone visiting Switzerland in July 2016 should not miss this great opportunity at Montreux, home of the Montreux Jazz Festival. For the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival, Galartis invites you to discover Montreux Music Memorabilia, an exhibition-auction on the theme of music and arts, July 2-8 2016 at Casino Barrière Montreux. […]

Ray Woolf and the Mike Walker Trio

Here is a review of last years special concert with Ray Woolf and the Mike Walker Trio written by Bill Belton. Ray Woolf with The Mike Walker Trio 
Auckland Jazz and Blues Club PT Chev RSA I’m still buzzing from a night of great music, mostly standards, all well known, and played and sung by […]

Chris Parkinson Broadcaster

What is normal? Is there a part of humanity that is classified as normal? Or are we all individuals? Maybe look at it from another angle, are we meant to be normal? If so what is normal? These are questions we have been asking each other for years. Over time society has changed its values, […]

Delivering a good live performance

This great article was written by Paul Johansen from Stage Sound Ltd Having done live sound engineering for bands for over 30 years I have at least some insight into what makes a good live performance from the audiences point of view. Some very good talent is coming through at present and there is little […]

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Gray Bartlett

New Zealand’s number one guitarist and iconic Kiwi is Gray Bartlett MBE. Gray has just recently released his latest album Private Conversations and this album is a MUST buy. Hank Marvin has reviewed the album and has given it his thumbs up. Gray is currently touring New Zealand with a raft of New Zealand talent […]

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Hank Marvin on Gray Bartlett

Hank says good things about Gray Bartlett’s latest recording Gray Bartlett is an icon in New Zealand, he is probably our most well known guitarist and has had incredible success around the world, particularly in Japan. Gray has just completed his latest Album called Private Conversations and he is currently on tour in New Zealand. […]