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Grammy Ballot Performers at Friend of the Farmer Café
Lovers of great music and musicianship Groovexpress Is Back!
New Zealand based Contemporary Jazz quintet Groovexpress will be performing their new album "Amsterdaam! scheduled for release July 2017 along with tracks from their 'Live at GNR' album which was selected in the 2017 American Grammy Awards in Best Contemporary Instrumental and Best Jazz Guitar Solo. They will also be performing tracks from their internationally successful album 'Ukrainian Doll which received enormous airplay globally.
"Groovexpress is the real thing in jazz! They are true proponents, carrying on the tradition that jazz is to be perfomed and recorded with no overdubs. Just musicians speaking to others in the same moment, and that their playing together always makes a singular statement. Each member of Groovexpress is a consummate monster of a player, which is fully on display on their excellent new CD, LIVE AT GVR... the future of jazz looks very, very bright." - Al Gomes Co-founder, Big Noise, New York.
"New Zealand's best music export since Split Enz... How could any jazz music lover not get inspired after listening to Groovexpress? Just one listen to this very innovative jazz & soulful band will show you what it means to be recognised as the new beat of jazz music... LIVE AT GVR is one of the most brilliant "live albums" ever recorded & produced...anywhere!" - Paul Mac, Executive Producer, Phase Global Radio, Europe.
"All aboard the Groovexpress... featuring a vintage vibe with original material that encompasses jazz, blues, funk and more on their latest release UKRAINIAN DOLL. The internationally acclaimed band is based out of New Zealand and delivers upbeat, fun, sensual jazz with a retro spin that will inspire you... The album is receiving critical acclaim and airplay around the world. A band of highly accomplished individuals with deep resumes... creating music that is ageless and timeless by combining genres with fresh favours to attract music lovers worldwide! Groovexpress is the new face of smooth Jazz!" - Sandy Shore, President, smoothJazz.com Global Radio USA
Check out Groovexpress www.groovexpress.me
See you there!