11 Feb 2018

Fast Blues Shuffle - Dean Whaitiri

From Standing Room Only, 1:48 pm on 11 February 2018

Saxophonist and businessman Dean Whaitiri spent time on the streets when homeless as a teenager - now in his mid-70s you'll still find him out on the streets - busking.

Dean taught himself to play saxophone and went on to tour with bands, even playing for the late Sir Howard Morrison during the Maori showband era.

He's part of the buskers line up appearing in From the Streets to the Stage at Galatos on the 22nd of February, for the Auckland Fringe Festival

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