John McGough: Live Musician
A former New Zealand National champion, John is now one of the country's finest cabaret instrumentalists providing music on both Trumpet and Flugal Horn as well as vocals. John has also been awarded for his talents as a professional entertainer winning a Scroll of Honour for his achievements in the New Zealand Entertainment Industry presented by the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand.
Performing in cabaret style, providing back ground music, or music for dancing, classic covers are performed from well known artists as well as the trumpet favourites from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Herb Alpert and Eddie Calvert. All played in a style that is very much John McGough.
Opening of the Sky Tower, Auckland
World Cup Rugby Final
"Phantom of the Opera" Cast & Crew Opening Night party
"This is It" Millenium Concert, Auckland Domain; and numerous television appearances.
He has toured worldwide, played in all New Zealand's major venues and can be accompanied (on request) by the sensational dance troupe Danceforce.
Live shows also incorporate vocals. Music from Joe Cocker, The Commitments, Van Morrison, Stevie Wonder are favourites with the crowd. John works with backing tracks recorded on CD making him much more economical to hire than a band.
Click on the samples below for a preview of some of the tracks off Johns CD "Two Shades of Brass".