Representing selected New Zealand and overseas blues and roots musicians.
Mike Garner is a well-known NZ Blues singer and songwriter. He has a wealth of blues experience, over nearly 40 years, having played in Europe, Australia, NZ and the Pacific, Japan, and Kathmandu in Nepal. He has made 6 CDs.
For the past two decades guitarist Derek Jacombs has been the singer and songwriter with blues & roots favourites Kokomo. The band has released 10 studio albums and a live CD and DVD. He has also written music for theatre and television, served as Director of the National Jazz Festival, and is one half of cult duo The Self-Righteous Brothers.
Including, as it does, two of the country's most prolific songwriters, the show also features a swag of original songs.
Together they blend original songs, old time blues and Americana into an engaging duo show. They perform on guitars, resonators, banjo and mandolin.
and Mike Garner