Vocalist Carolina Moon brings her acclaimed intercultural project to LOT23 in a fresh reincarnation of groove and ancient roots. Ethnos takes modern concepts in world music and blends them with sounds of the East, mysticism, ethno pop, ambient groove and some stunning medieval influences from around the world. Ethnos features a line-up of top musician performers - Carolina Moon - vocals, bells, arrangements; Nigel Gavin - guitar, glissantar, banjo ; Roger Manins - soprano, sopranino saxophones, clarinets, flute; Cam McArthur - double bass, electric bass ; Ron Samsom - drums, cajon.
Besser and the Zestniks The Zestniks are composer Jonathan Besser's latest music group, comprising a number of leading young Auckland classical and jazz musicians. They will be performing a number of Jonathan’s original works, along with exciting improvisations.
Guest vocalists are Carolina Moon, who sings some original Besser songs, and Maori international singing star Mere Boynton, “…one of Wellington's musical taonga" (William Dart, NZ Herald 7.3.15) The Zestniks are - Yvette Audain - clarinet; Iselta Allison - viola; Finn Scholes - vibraphone and trumpet; Eamon E. Wells - double bass; Yair Katz - drums; Jonathan Besser - piano
Come and enjoy a complete cabaret evening, with the best of music, food and beverages in our unique studio setting. Please note, this gig will be recorded and filmed, as part of the “CJC Live at LOT23” series, so expect to see some cameras around the place. They won’t get in your way, and we promise – no close-ups of you!
LOT23 Cafe | Gallery | Studio | Venue 23 Minnie Street, Eden Terrace, AK