Kōrero: Jazz and dance bands

Richard Nunns and Evan Parker, 1999

Richard Nunns and Evan Parker, 1999

Richard Nunns of Nelson (left), originally a jazz musician, later became expert at making and playing traditional Māori instruments (taonga puoro). He is seen here in 1999, playing a pūtātara with leading British jazz clarinettist Evan Parker. The two men improvised on their chosen instruments to make the 2004 album Rangirua.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Richard Nunns Collection
Reference: PAColl-9112-6-27

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of Fairfax NZ

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Bourke, 'Jazz and dance bands - Later 20th and early 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44958/richard-nunns-and-evan-parker-1999 (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Bourke, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014