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Musical celebration of Hadyn Sherley
17 June 2018
Sun 17th June 2018 - 4:30 pm.
Hadyn Sherley. QSM (29 Mar 1924-14 Jun 2007).
He was a household name for decades in New Zealand, due to his work on national and commercial radio, in a career that spanned over fifty years.
Hadyn will remembered for his National Radio jazz broadcasts "In a Mellow Tone”. Listen to Ella Fitzgerald sing his theme song In a Mellow Tone
The Wellington Jazz Club is cooperating with project leader John Joyce plus Paul Dyne, Nick Tipping and Radio NZ. The Sherley family members will attend and it is planned to record the performance for later broadcast.
'Paul Dyne' and 'John Joyce' have selected music representative of Hadyn's tastes and the accompanying dialogue written by John will be presented by 'Nick Tipping'.
Paul's jazz group includes himself on bass plus 'Anita Schwabe' on keyboard, 'Hannah Griffin' on vocals,'Craig Walters' on Saxophones, clarinet and flute and ' ' on drums.
For full details see http://www.wellingtonjazzclub.org.nz/jazz_club_gigs.htm