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Soak up the flowing original melodies and inspirational improvisation from this new trio: Besser on piano; Bell on vibraphone; Scott on bass and O'Connor on drums.

When: Tue 15 March, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: TV3 Garden Stage, Festival Garden, Aotea Square

Gimel (or Gimel Kins) is the prolific composer pianist Jonathan Besser's new music group. Gimel is a trio at its core, Besser on piano with the vibrant Vibraphonist John Bell; brilliant Bassist Peter Scott, and now with the renowned drummer Chris O'Connor joining in for their summer shows.  Besser's music is related to both classical and jazz music - it uses notated counterpoint and flowing original melodies with Jazz structures, which leave a lot of room for the performers to improvise and for the music to come alive.

Image credit: Gill Hanly


Join us at the Festival Garden to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the FREE music on the TV3 Garden Stage!

TV3 Garden Stage line-up of great local musicians and DJs.