A sophisticated yet versatile package, Mojave Quartet is a contemporary jazz quartet based in Auckland. Formed in 2000, Mojave Quartet features the unique sound of jazz flute within the format of a jazz quartet.
Their music is expertly performed by an ensemble of high calibre, experienced professional musicians, who can read the mood of the audience and adapt the musical ambience to fit any event or function.
The music explores Jazz, Latin, Blues, Reggae, Lounge and other energetic grooves; exciting new original material, as well as favourite Jazz standards.
Mojave Quartet performs regularly in Auckland at Jazz venues and Festival performances all around New Zealand are a regular feature. Highlights include a sell out concert at The National Jazz Festival in Tauranga 2007, as well as recent popular performances at Nelson Jazz Festival and Mission Bay Jazz and Blues Festival in 2009.
Our superb flute player Trudy has completed her Masters of Music (M Mus) in Jazz performance and teaches at The New Zealand School of Music, Albany Campus.
She has performed as soloist with the Jazz Divas, the Rodger Fox Big Band, New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra and in the Massey University Masters and their Music series.
In addition she has recorded in many musical genres; from The Jazz Divas, The Rodger Fox Big Band, Whirimako Black, Andrew Atwill, Ishtar, Black Sand Diva, Dave Gibson, to King Kapisi.
Next time you need laid back jazz through to more upbeat funky jazz numbers, think of Mojave and call Talent On Line for a free quote.
"Hi Sam, We had an awesome night and the band were spot on! Everyone is buzzing about the evening and the music was perfect for the pre dinner drinks and during the meal.Please pass on my thanks to Mojave Trio they were awesome." Stephen Green, Two Degress Mobile