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The Troubles, 2012

The Troubles, 2012

Wellington jazz band The Troubles was formed by Scottish-born drummer John Rae. As composer-in-residence at the New Zealand School of Music in 2010, he put together the group one by one over a series of live shows. This photo shows them playing at Wellington café Meow in 2010. From left are Alexis French, Jake Baxendale, Dan Yeabsley, Tristan Carter, John Rae, Hannah Fraser, Patrick Bleakley, Andrew Filmer and Charley Davenport. 

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Reference: 9 August 2012
Photograph by Craig Baxter

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Chris Bourke, 'Jazz and dance bands - Later 20th and early 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

Story by Chris Bourke, published 22 Oct 2014