New Music Collective

Christchurch's New Music Collective

July 31st 7:30PM @ Orange Studio

1063c Ferry Road
Doors open: 7:30PM
General Admission: $20 Concession: $10

Limited seating, so book your tickets online. Don’t miss out on seeing this incredible New York based drummer!

Mark Lockett Trio (NY) – Live @ Orange7:30PM

**New Music Collective Presents: Mark Lockett**

Tickets available from the Orange website:

Mark Lockett is a talented performer, composer and educator who has played with some of the finest jazz musicians on the Australasian scene today. He has recorded and toured extensively throughout Australia,
New Zealand, Japan, and Singapore with his own trio, quartet and quintet ensembles.

Mark has performed alongside Julien Wilson, Dave Rex, Paul Van Ross, Mark Fitzgibbon, Philip Rex, Alex Boneham, Mark Elton, Michelle Nicole (Australian Jazz Vocalist of the Year 2001, 2003 and 2004), Alison Wedding (2004 Bell Award winner), Tim Hopkins (1993 Australian Jazz Award winner), Roger Manins (2002 Australian Jazz award winner), Joe Chindamo and Jamie Oehlers (2003 Montreux Jazz festival saxophone competition winner) to name a few.

Mark’s latest release Sneaking Out After Midnight (2012, Rattle Records) includes a suite of original tunes. Recorded at Acoustic Recording in Brooklyn NY and features NY heavy weights Joel Frahm (Saxophone) and Orlando Le Fleming (Bass).“Mark Lockett shines in his new trio recording” – Mike Nock (March 2013). “This CD sounds
phenomenal. I Love it” – Ari Hoenig (June 2013).

Other releases by Mark include About Time (2004, Move Records), Mark Lockett, Paul Van Ross Live at Spleen (2005, New Market Records), and Now and Then (2009, Move Records).

Mark has studied with world-renowned international performers Joe Morello, Ari Hoenig, John Riley, Henry Cole, Jim Black, Graham Morgan, Andrew Gander, Felix Bloxsom, Ben Vanderwal and Roger Sellers.

Born in Wellington (New Zealand), Mark now resides in New York.

This concert will feature local Christchurch musicians Chris Wethey (Bass) and Rueben Derrick (Tenor Sax).

Coming up at NMC

August 4th 7:00PM @ Orange Studio

Dixon Nacey – Live @ Orange 7:00PM

**New Music Collective Presents: Dixon Nacey (AKL)**

Tickets available from the Orange website:

Dixon Nacey is a guitarist based in Auckland, New Zealand, whose 20 year music career has seen him perform with some of New Zealand’s top jazz & pop musicians as a backing artist and session player. His guitar can be heard on a variety of albums and he teaches jazz and regularly hosts guitar workshops throughout the country. Notable pop and jazz artists he has been fortunate enough to perform with include Nathan Haines, King Kapisi, Tama Waipara, Annie Crummer, Whirimako Black, Caitlin Smith, Roger Manins, Michel Benebig (New Caledonia) and Tim Hopkins.

He has recorded three jazz albums (2008, 2011 and 2013) with the ‘Samsom Nacey Haines Trio’, the first of which was a finalist in the 2009 Jazz Tui of The Year Award. He also leads his own jazz combos, manages and performs with ‘The Kingpins’ corporate band, plays a covers band circuit with ‘Black Salt’ and has recently been through USA, Canada, New Caledonia, Singapore, The Cook Islands and Thailand with his music.

Dixon currently teaches jazz theory, guitar and leads combos at Auckland University, Massey University and Excel School of Performing Arts. As a music teacher he has also built a large following through his YouTube channel ( which lead to the development and launch of what has become a very successful video tutorial based Jazz Guitar website;

New Music Collective (NMC) is a local body of Christchurch musicians that create and facilitate performance opportunities for original/creative/new music.

This happens with two bands performing every fortnight. NMC works in alongside other main centres and help host national and international touring acts with the aim of expanding the creative music community, creating opportunities and collaborations and providing inspiration.

Produced and edited by Sam Blakelock
Filmed by Harry Knight, David Chan and Sebastian Beyrer

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