Monthly Archives: April 2012

Jazz saxophonist – Klaus Doldinger

Wonderful evening last week with Klaus Doldinger’s Jazz fusion band ‘Passport‘.   First formed in 1970 the ‘Passport’ of today includes two percussionists as well as a drummer, keyboard, lead and bass guitarists with Doldinger on saxophone and flute.   The band … Continue reading

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The New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival

Woke up this morning to rain and grey skies.   But the weather hasn’t dampened my enthusiasm,  for it is the opening day of the Jazz and Blues Festival in Christchurch.   Over the next five days we are going to have … Continue reading

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Whitianga – last post from the Coromandel

During our holiday we stayed just across the harbour inlet from Whitianga.   To access the town we caught the local ferry service – a three minute trip, saving us a one hour drive.     This excellent service brings you into the … Continue reading

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