Wellington City Shake Em Downers

60s, Jazz & Swing


Artist Bio

The Wellington City Shake-’Em-On-Downers are the Strait city’s most swinging septet, bringing you energetic and iconoclastic interpretations of vintage jazz classics. As well as standards from the New Orleans and swing songbook, they also perform raging new compositions inspired by the era.

Wellington City Shake Em Downers is a debonair seven-piece made up of prolific NZSM graduates Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa (drums), Emma Wollum (accordion and vocals), Michael Costeloe (trumpet and vocals), Robert Henderson (double bass), Oscar Laven – with hat – (saxophone, clarinet and vocals), Alexander Boulton (Guitar, Banjo), Kaito Walley (Trombone)

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