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Programme 7 of 13

Reed player Colin Hemmingsen has been playing for over 30 years and in the last year has released 5 albums. He established New Zealand’s first jazz school where he is still senior lecturer and has complimentary careers in both the jazz and classical worlds.  He discusses the elements of bringing his dual careers together, and interchanging between his many instruments.

Music Details:

Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto:  Desafinado (Off Key)
Composer: De Mendonca
From the album: Getz / Gilberto

Colin Hemmingsen (performing Mike Nock): Transformations
Composer: Nock
Album: Transformations

Wayne Shorter: Ana Maria
Composer: Shorter
From the album: Native Dancer

Colin Hemmingsen (performing Mike Nock): Sketches: Movement 1
Composer: Nock
Album: Sketches

Colin Hemmingsen: Tonopah
Composer: Tipping
From the album: Triple Time (2012)


Colin Hemmingsen's official website
Colin Hemmingsen at the New Zealand School of Music