Bit One of New Zealand's leading contemporary Jazz Groups, Chris Mason's band has released three albums, performed at many of the country's top Jazz and Arts Festivals and achieved international success with their recordings downloading via the internet.
Combining the classic acoustic sound of jazz with contemporary music technology, The Chris Mason band provides top quality entertainment from a duo of saxophone and bass through to a full six piece band, including a jazz singer out front, suitable for functions of 80 guests or more.
Whether you’re looking for cool jazz for an intimate party or a funky dynamic band for a larger event – we can provide the right music for you!
With a range of instrumental combinations we can provide the ideal sound for your event. We perform at a wide variety of private and corporate events, with our clients including:
Ellerslie Events Centre
Sky City Hotel and Convention Centre
Ellerslie International Flower Show
The Chris Mason Jazz Group repertoire covers a wide range of jazz-influenced music from the classic sounds of Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, through the dynamic jazz-funk of Herbie Hancock and John Scofield to covers by artists such as Van Morrison, Stevie Wonder and James Brown.
"The Chris Mason Group added style and class to the afternoon"
- Graeme Hunter, Managing Director, TV3 Network