This is freshly minted contemporary jazz bursting with panache – All About Jazz
Featuring a diverse line up of some of Sydney’s finest musicians, the ARIA-nominated Zela Margossian Quintet are bringing their kaleidoscopic original works and ethno-jazz sounds to the 2023 Wellington Jazz Festival.
Headlining at Meow, be one of the lucky few to experience this intimate gig featuring arrangements seamlessly fusing Armenian traditional music, jazz and classical roots lead by virtuosic pianist Zela Margossian.
Riding high on the back of their critically acclaimed 2022 album release, The Road (Ropeadope Records, USA), Zela Magossian Quintet will take you on an emotive and captivating musical journey.
Hustle to snag a seat at this headline performance – tickets are strictly limited.
This performance is supported by the Melbourne International Jazz Festival as part of their Export Series programme.
He rārangi kano rau o ētehi o ngā tino kaipuoro o Poihākena, e kawea mai ana e Zela Margossian Quintet ā rātou mahi takawhīwhiwhi me ō rātou tangi tautito taketake ki Te Taurima Tautito o Pōneke 2023.
Kei ngā upoko whakaaturanga o Meow, tāpuia tētehi tīkiti, ka tere pau, ā, waimaria koe me ka whai tīkiti ki tēnei whakaaturanga e whakawhenumi ana i ngā puoro taketake o Āminia, te puoro tautito, me te puoro ōkawa, i raro i te ringa arataki o te ika-ā-whiro kaipiano nei o Zela Margossian.
E whai hua tonu ana rātou i tā rātou kōpae 2022 kua nui nei whakamanahautia ōna, ko The Road (Ropeadope, Records, USA), Mā Zela Magossian Quintet koe, kōrua, koutou rānei e ārahi i runga i tētehi haerenga i te ao ātaahua o te puoro.
Kia kakama te hoko tīkiti ki tēnei upoko wahkaaturanga – He iti noa iho ngā tīkiti.
The Zela Margossian Quintet is an ethno-jazz band performing original works and arrangements carrying influences from Armenian traditional music. Comprised of talented and multi-cultural musicians from Sydney, Australia, the band was founded by Beirut-born pianist Zela Margossian. Currently based in Sydney, Margossian performs her original compositions with her quintet. Zela Margossian Quintet’s music is a fusion of folk, jazz and classical, carrying influences from traditional Armenian music. In 2021, Zela Margossian Quintet signed a record deal with the American Jazz Label, Ropeadope and released their album The Road internationally in February 2022.
Zela Margossian - piano
Stuart Vandegraaff - saxophones, clarinet
Jacques Emery - double bass
Alexander Inman Hislop - drum kit
Adem Yilmaz - percussion