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Based in New Zealand’s cultural capital city Wellington, Louis Thompson-Munn is a Pianist, Vocalist & graduate of the New Zealand School of Music Jazz Program.
Performing in a variety of ensembles and in many styles, Louis regularly plays and is a part of the thriving Wellington music scene. During the past few years he has been involved with a number of groups performing with many of the country’s top musicians.
Louis is the pianist and backing vocalist for Wellington’s premier covers band Superbad Soul Section. Formed in 2009, Superbad have performed for the Wellington Christmas in the Park Spectacular to a 35,000 strong crowd as well as the Gardens Magic series at the Wellington Botanic Gardens sound-shell to over 3000 people!
Louis has also performed at Wellington’s CUBA DUPA festival, Wellington Jazz Festival, Wellington Jazz Club, opened the 2015 Jazz in Martinborough festival, Hawkes Bay Jazz Club, Wanganui Jazz Club & the Auckland Jazz & Blues Club. Louis has also performed with NZ Jazz legend Rodger Fox, Lisa Tomlins, Royal NZ Air Force Band, Wellington City Shake-em-on-Downers & the Neo Hot Jive Orchestra, Tawhiri Funk & the Frank Burkitt Band to name a few.
Louis is currently performing with a number of groups – jazz trio Ol’ King Cole, covers band Superbad, authentic Funk/Soul band The Fades, The Wellington City Shake-em-on-Downers, The Victory Dolls, Uptakes, Trip-Hop act The 16th, performing solo and with other Wellington artists & bands.
Past bands include Riverblind & Astro Empire.
Friday 3rd May – UPTAKES @ Rogue & Vagabond, Wellington – 9:30pm
Saturday 4th May – FANNY PACK @ Southern Cross, Wellington – 9:30pm
Sunday 5th May – TRIO w/ Moira Jean & Thomas Friggens @ The Library, Wellington – 8:30pm
Saturday 25th May – THE FADES @ Southern Cross, Wellington – 9:30pm
Saturday 1st June – DUO w/ MOIRA JEAN @ Southern Cross, Wellington – 4:00pm
Saturday 8th June – THE WELLINGTON CITY SHAKE-EM-ON-DOWNERS @ Southern Cross, Wellington – 10:30pm (Wellington Jazz Festival)
Friday 14th June – UPTAKES @ Rogue & Vagabond, Wellington – 9:30pm