30 May 2018 - Sumo (Christchurch) @ Backbeat Bar

30 May 2018 - Sumo (Christchurch) @ Backbeat Bar
100 Karangahape Rd
Presale Tickets
$15 Door charge
$10 CJC members / students
$5 Student members


Gwyn Reynolds - Sax
Darren Pickering - Keys
Mike Story - Bass
Joe McCallum - Drums
Brad Kang - Guitar

This week's concert at CJC sees the jazz quartet Sumo release their second album Shiko. The album concept is based on the successful version of their first album, where six guest artists are invited to compose a piece with the quartet. As they may use the other guest artists also in three composition, the final result is a recording of vibrant contrasting original pieces. The quartet (Gwyn Reynolds - Sax, Darren Pickering - Keys, Mike Story - Bass, Joe McCallum - Drums) are joined by Guitarist Brad Kang to play tunes off both Sumo albums and some sneaky extras. Shiko - One of the basic sumoexercises, in which the rikishi raises a leg high in the air to the side, then brings it down with a stamp. It is also performed on the dohyo to drive away bad spirits.

CJC Creative Jazz Club Aotearoa

Every Wednesday CJC presents a featured member artist or international guest.

Doors open approx 7.30pm

Backbeat Bar