With a resume that’s boasts sessions and tours with the likes of Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, the Bee Gees, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Chick Corea, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Al Jarreau, Joe Cocker, Kate Bush and David Sanborn (to name a few), Steve Gadd has put his indelible stamp on rock, jazz, blues, fusion and pop. Regarded by many as the world’s number one drummer, the opportunity to see the legend play in Christchurch is a once in a lifetime event.
Joining Gadd is James Carter, voted best baritone saxophone player in Downbeat Magazine several years in a row.
This duo are backed up by the Rodger Fox Big Band, New Zealand’s premiere jazz orchestra.
It’s a night, in fact a weekend, not to be missed. Visit chchbigbandfest.com to see more information and more exciting events in the Christchurch Big Band Festival.
Earlybird tickets available until Tuesday 14 August – Get in quick!