French Touch – Nz in concert – 17 January
Etienne Bizjakis a gypsy jazz violinist from Belgium who has been living in Auckland for one and a half years. He has been playing with many musicians all around Auckland such as Edwina Thorne, Cousin Alice, Yulia Maclean, John Ellis and Peter Scott. He also has his owngypsyjazz band – ‘Fever Swing’ -with guitarist Michael Kovalov.
Victor Billonis a French singer-songwriter who has been playing music for seven years, mainly with his former band in France, Bizbiz, apop-rockgroup from Montpellier. Victor came to New Zealand originally just to travel around and see the country, but soon after he met Etienne he quickly decided to change his plans.
They have produced alive albumof fourteen songs, four of which are original compositions and are in the process of composing more of their own material, with the goal of recording a studio album in May 2014.
To follow the band’s progress, click on any of the links below:
Free entrance. 2$ for a raffle with a lot of prices including a voucher for one our upcoming workshops!