Jazz enthusiasts are in for a soulful treat as Allana Goldsmith, a distinguished Ngati Porou contemporary jazz artist, is set to captivate the audience at the Vino and Vibes event at Wrights Vineyard & Winery on January 28th. The event promises an enchanting afternoon of jazz tunes starting at noon and lasting until 5 pm.
Allana Goldsmith, has been a prominent figure in the Auckland jazz scene for a decade, seamlessly blends her warm contralto voice with Māori roots and modern pop and jazz standards. Hailing from Te Araroa, she infuses Te Reo Māori into jazz classics and crafts original soulful tunes, adding a unique touch to her performances.
The event kicks off with DJ Missing Link spinning funky vibes from 12 pm to 2 pm, setting the stage for an unforgettable day. Following that, Allana Goldsmith and her Jazz Trio will take over from 2 pm to 5 pm, promising a versatile and enchanting experience for the audience.
She is excited to collaborate with percussionist Miguel Fuentes part of her jazz trio. Allana said their format will feature beats based around percussion, creating a danceable and fun atmosphere. She said that while jazz is often misunderstood, this performance is bound to be exciting and enjoyable for all attendees. Allana is excited about the gig.
“Hikaka rawa, I just can’t wait. It’s my first time doing that gig. I’m based in West Auckland, and any excuse to come home and play is great, she said.”
Tickets for this event cost $30 for adults and $25 for under 16s. Gourmet pizzas, ice creams from the Ice Cream Bros., and delights from the deli area will be available to complement the musical experience.
For those eager to secure their spot, tickets can be booked online at Wrights Vineyard & Winery’s website or through Gisborne iSite. Gates open at 11 a.m., so don’t miss out on the chance to immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of Allana Goldsmith and her band.
Whānau are encouraged to bring picnic blankets for a laid-back and enjoyable day as Allana Goldsmith, with her warm contralto voice and dynamic band, transports the audience into the enchanting world of jazz.
This jazz-filled Sunday promises an extraordinary blend of music, culture, and talent, making it a must-attend event for music lovers in the region.