Legendary David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Press Release – Pyramid Club

David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Legendary Jazz Bassist David Friesen at Wellington’s Pyramid Club – Friday 20 October.


David Friesen (USA) has recorded over 65 CD’s as a leader/ co-leader and appeared as a sideman or featured artist on more than 100 recordings. He has performed and/or recorded with famous jazz musos such as Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Sam Rivers, Michael Brecker, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddy Hubbard, Mal Waldron, Jaki Byard, Chick Corea, John Scofield, Elvin Jones, Jack Dejohnette, and many others. Friesen was listed as one of the 24 most influential bassists in the history of jazz by jazz educators on a recent Jazz Bass Survey. Friesen characterises his music as harmonically and melodically creative original compositions.

Friesen is touring around New Zealand, promoting his latest album Another Time, Another Place, recorded live at Auckland’s Creative Jazz Club in 2015 and released on the NZ label Rattle Records. Accompanying David are Kiwi band mates Dixon Nacey (guitar) and Reuben Bradley (drums), both acclaimed musicians in their own right.

Doors to the Pyramid Club open at 7:30pm with music starting approximately 8pm.

Entry is $20 or $15 if you are a financial member of the Wellington Jazz Cooperative or have valid Student ID. RSVP and use the secret code “another time another place” when you arrive and receive a sweet treat.

Please note the Pyramid Club is cash only.
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