25 October 2017 - Nanny Assis (NY) with Maggie Gould & Kevin Field @ The Thirsty Dog

25 October 2017 - Nanny Assis (NY) with Maggie Gould & Kevin Field @ The Thirsty Dog
The Thirsty Dog
469 Karangahape Rd
$20 Door charge
$15 CJC members / students
$10 Student members


Nanny Assis - vocals/guitar
Kevin Field - piano
Alex Griffiths - bass
Plus Maggie Gould - vocals
Roger Manins - saxophone

Nanny Assis is a Brazilian, New York based vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter. Nanny has just won best male vocalist for the Brazilian Press Music Awards 2017 and nominated for best show in New York, also best instrumentalist. He will perform songs from his Double Rainbow album, with standards also. Nanny is an outstanding vocalist drummer/percussionist and a talented songwriter who has touched hearts and souls through his music. Anybody that sees Nanny perform immediately feels his rhythms and notes often snatching audiences away, other times energising them enough to stand up and dance "and sweat until you cant sweat no more" to use Bob Marley's lyrics. Nanny Assis is quite simply a gifted artist.

Nanny has been collaborating with vocalist Maggie Gould in New York and Maggie has her inspiration from Ella Fitzgerald, Astrud Gilberto, Ivan Lins, Chet Baker and Elaine Elias. Her music is described as soft, sultry, vocals with space, her performances have taken her to festivals Tauranga Jazz, Samoa, Monterey, Rome, Venice to London clubs and New York city.

The Nanny Assis Band is playing with Kevin Field keyboard,- Kevin pianist/composer has performed with industrys best form Nathan Haines to NZSO he has released many albums and is a member of Dr Dog Jazz ensemble winner of best jazz album 2015 NZ Music Awards. Alex Griffth on Bass and Roger Manins sax are international artists that are not to be missed.

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