June Hayes returns to New Zealand’s entertainment scene with fresh versatility.

Widely renowned jazz singer ‘with a voice like velvet’, June’s ‘new groove’ embraces jazz and contemporary classic popular music comfortably blending two musical genre in ways that provide the ideal entertainment package for a wide variety of events.

With an ever increasing song list of over 450 jazz and contemporary tunes, June and her group The June Hayes Set will design their performance to meet the needs, theme and mood of your event.
·Subtle background sound
·Cameo performances
·Elegant, sophisticated classic jazz
·Grooving contemporary classic pops
·Dance music – gliding through a mix of jazz, blues and classic pops

June’s reputation as the jazz singer with a ‘voice like velvet’ has seen her perform for a wide variety of corporate, private events, and festivals throughout New Zealand including Napier’s Art Deco Festival, the Tauranga Jazz Festival, Devonport Wine & Food Festival, Cornwall Park Summer Music Series, Auckland’s People in Parks and numerous others, backed by a who’s who of Auckland’s finest musicians.
One of her most memorable New Zealand performances was for the Manukau Business Enterprise Awards, where at the last minute June was asked to sing New Zealand’s National Anthem in Te Reo and English before the Prime Minister and other ministerial dignitaries, for which she earned enormous praise.

The 2001 release of her debut jazz album, ‘June Hayes – To whom it may concern’ earned a special appearance at the 2002 Brecon International Jazz Festival in Wales, performing alongside internationally renowned drummer - the late Martin Drew and UK bassist Andy Kleindert who at that time was resident at Ronny Scott’s in London.
In 2012 while travelling abroad, June performed a ‘sell-out’ fine dining jazz experience with a line-up of jazz musicians from ‘Ipswich’.

After an almost two year break from New Zealand's entertainment scene June is making a come back with some new strings to her bow.

Her newly released album, 'June Hayes - Journey for the return home' , a project twelve months in the making, was launched on 26 January 2013 in Russell. This collection of all original music exposes June’s hidden talent for songwriting. She describes this creative side of herself as ‘a contemporary singer/songwriter and 'powerfully penned' lyricist’. 'For some reason writing poetry and lyrics comes easily to me. And just as easily tunes seem to pop into my head. When the two arrive together and gel, its magic!', June says.

With the album now out in the market place, audiences can look forward to seeing, hearing and being entertained by June and 'The June Hayes Set'.

June Hayes Set is available from duo to quintet
Duo – voice and guitar or piano
Trio – add double bass
Quartet – add drums or sax
Quintet – add drums and sax

Ideal for: wedding arrival (bride entrance, or signing), background mood music for wedding reception, dining, corporate functions, prestige events, house party, jazz performance for concerts or festivals, contemporary music mix

Sample Vocal Repertoire

A Day In The Life Of A Fool
A Fine Romance
A Foggy Day
A House Is Not A Home
A Nightingale Sang
A Time For Love
Abraham, Martin & John
After You've Gone
Aint Misbehavin
All Blues
All Of Me
All of You
All or Nothing At All
All that Jazz
All the Things You Are
All Too Soon
Almost Like Being In Love
Alright okay
Always on My Mind
Always On My Mind
Am I Blue
And I Love You so
Angel Eyes
Anticipation Blues
Anything Goes
Arthurs Theme
As long As I Live
As Time Goes By
At Long Last Love
At Seventeen
Autumn Leaves
Bad Habits
Basin Street Blues
Baubles, Bangles & Beads
Beautiful Friendship
Begin the Beguine
Besame Mucho
Between 18th & 19th Chestnut St
Bewitched, Bothered, …
Bidin My Time
Bill Bailey
Black Coffee
Blacksmith Blues
Blame it on my Youth
Blame It On The Bosa Nova
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
Blueberry Hill
Body & Soul
Both Sides Now
Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Bridge over Troubled Water
But Beautiful
But Not For Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
Call Me
Can't Take My eyes Off You
Can't We Be Friends
Cant Help Loving Dat Man of Mine
Careless Whisper
Change Partners
Change the World
Change the World
Cheek to Cheek
Close To You
Cold Cold Heart
Come Away With Me
Come Fly With me
Come Rain or Come Shine
Comes Love
Crazy Rhythm
Cry Me A River
Day by Day
Day In, Day Out
Deed I Do
Deedles Blues
Devil May Care
Didn't We
Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me
Do You Know the Way to San Jose
Don't Be That Way
Don't Know Why
Don’t Get Around Much
Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Down By the Riverside
Drinking Again
East of the Sun
Easy to Love
Ebb Tide
Elmers tune
Embraceable You
Everyday I Have The Blues
Everytime We say Goodbye
Exactly Like You
Fields of Gold
Fly Me to The Moon
Fools Rush In
For All We Know
For Once In My Life
For Sentimental Reasons
Frim Fram Sauce
Gee Baby Aint I Good to You
Georgia On My Mind
Give Me the Simple Life
Glory of Love
God Bless The Child
Going Out of My Head
Gone With The Wind
Good Morning Heartache
Goody Goody
Got A Gal in Calico
Got The World On A String
Great Balls of Fire
Green Dolphin Street
Guess Who I Saw Today
Gypsy In My Soul
hallelluja I Love Him So
Hard Hearted Hannah
Have You Met Miss Jones
Hello Dolly
Hello Like Before
Here Comes the Sun
Here Comes The Sun
Here's That Rainy Day
Honeysuckle Rose
Hopelessly Devoted To You
How About You
How High the Moon
How Long Has This Been Going On
I Aint Got Nothin But The Blues
I Can't Get Started
I Can't Give You anything But Love
I Can't Tell You Why
I Could Have Told You So
I Could Write A Book
I Don't Know Enough About You
I Don't Know How to love Him
I Got It Bad
I Got Plenty Of Nothing
I Just Found Out About Love
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
I Let A Song go Out of My Heart
I Love Being Here With You
I Never Felt so Band
I Only Have Eyes For You
I Thought About You
I Wish You Love
I Wont Last A Day Without You
I'll Be Seeing You
I'll Never Fall In Love Again
I'll String Along With You
I'll Take Romance
I'm Beginning to See the Light
I'm Glad There Is You
I'm Gonna Go Fishing
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down…
I'm Just A Lucky So and So
I've Got A Crush On You
I've Got You Under My Skin
I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face
I've Never Been in Love Before
If I Had You
If I Loved you
I'm In the Mood For Love
In A Mellow Tone
In A Sentimental Mood
In The Still Of The Night
Inside A Silent Tear
Is You Is My Baby
Isn't It A Pity
It Aint Necessarily So
It Don't Mean A thing
It Had To Be You
It Was A Very Good Year
It's Too Late
it’s a Lovely Day Today
Its Alright With Me
Its Not Easy Being Green
June's Song (A Song For You)
Just Friends
Just In Time
Just One Of Those Things
Just The Two Of Us
Just The Way You Are
Killing Me Softly
Lady Be Good
Lady Wants To Know
Let It Be Me
Let There Be Love
Lets Do it
Lets Face The Music and Dance
lets Fall In Love
Lets Get Lost
Like Someone In love
Little boy
Little Girl Blue
Little Jazz Bird
Lost in the Stars
Love For Sale
Love I Know That Your'e Feeling It
Love is Here to Stay
Love Letters
love Me or Leave Me
Love Me Tender
Love's Been Good To Me
Lover Man
Lullaby of Birdland
Lush Life
Mack The Knife
Making Whoopee
Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Me and Mrs Jones
Mean to Me
Meet Me Midnight
Melting Pot
Miss Otis Regrets
Miss Sarejevo
Mona Lisa
Mood Indigo
Moon River
Moonlight in Vermont
More Than You Know
Mr Bojangles
Mr Paganini
Mrs Robinson
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
My One and Only Love
My Romance
My Ship
My Way
Nature Boy
New York New York
New York State of Mind
Nica's Dream
Nice & Easy
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Night and Day
No Moon At All
No Regrets
Ol Devil Called Love
On A Clear Day
On Broadway
On the Street Where You Live
One For My Baby
Only Trust Your Heart
Only You
Opus One
Orange Coloured Sky
Our Day Will Come
Out of Nowhere
Over The Rainbow
Paper Moon
Peel Me A Grape
Pennies From Heaven
Pick Yourself Up
Play Your Hand Girl
Please Don’t Talk About Me
Polka Dots & Moonbeams
Poor Butterfly
Popsicle toes
Prelude To A Kiss
Raindrops Keep Falling on my head
Rainy Days & Mondays
Rainy Nights In Georgia
Rainy Nights In Georgia
Rio de Janiero Blue
Rio de Janiero Blue
Robbins Nest
Rock A Bye Your Baby
Rock Around The Clock
Round Midnight
Route 66
Satin Doll
Save Your Love For Me
Saving All My Love
Saving All My Love
Say A little Prayer
Send In The Clowns
Sentimental Journey
September In the Rain
September Song
Shadow Of Your Smile
Shiny Stockings
Sittin and A rockin
Sleepin Bee
Smackwater Jack
Smooth Operator
So Many Stars
Softly as in a morning sunrise
Some Cats Know
Some Other Time
Somebody Loves Me
Someone Else is Steppin In
Someone To Watch Over Me
Something Cool
Sophisticated lady
Spanish Harlem
Speak Low
Star eyes
Stars Fell On Alabama
Stella by Starlight
Stompin At The Savoy
Stop In the Name of Love
Stormy Weather
Straighten Up and Fly Right
Streets of London
Stupid Cupid
Suddenly Spring
Summer Samba
Summer Wind
Sunnyside Of The Street
Sunshine Of My Life
Sway With Me
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take Hold of My Soul
Take the A Train
Taking a Chance on Love
Teach Me Tonight
Tears In Heaven
That Old Black Magic
That Old Feeling
That Sunday That Summer
That's All
That’s Amore
The 59th Street Bridge Song
The Best is Yet To Come
The Birth Of The Blues
The Days of Wine & Roses
The End of a Love Affair
The Girl From Ipanema
The Gypsy
The Hungry Years
The Lady Is A Tramp
The Lady's In Love With You
The Last Waltz
The Late Late Show
The Look of Love
The Man I Love
The Masquerade Is Over
The Midnight Sun
The Nearness of You
The One I Love Belongs To …
The Party's Over
The Rented Mule
The Second Time Around
The Song Is You
The Tender Trap
The Very Thought Of You
The Wave
The Way We Were
The Way You Look Tonight
Them There Eyes
There Will Never Be Another You
These Foolish Things
They All Laughed
Things Aint What They used To Be
This Can't Be Love
This Guys in Love with You
This is new
This Masquerade
Til There Was You
Time After Time
Tisket A Tasket
To Whom It May Concern
Too Darn Hot
Top Of The World
Travellin Light
Tuxedo Junction
Under the Boardwalk
Until I Met You
Walk On by
Watch What Happens
We'll Be Together Again
We'll Meet Again
We're All Alone
We've Only Just Begun
Wee Small Hours of the Morning
What A Difference
What Now My Love
When I Fall In Love
When I'm With You
When In Rome
When Joanna Loved Me
When Sunny Gets Blue
When You Say Nothing At All
When You Say Nothing At All
When You Smile
When You Wish Upon A Star
When Your Lover Has Gone
Where Did Our Love Go / Baby Love
Where or When
Whiter Shade of pale
Who Can I turn to?
Who's Sorry Now
Willow Weep For Me
You are Everything
You Came A Long Way From St Louis
You Can't Hurry Love
You Don't Know Me
You Don't Know What Love Is
You Go To My Head
You Took Advantage of Me
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
You'd Better Love Me While You May
You'll Never Know
You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me
You're My World
You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves..
You're Still The One
You've Got A Friend
Zing Went the Strings

Thanks, all good – the trio were enjoyed and played a great range.
Shaun Corlett
General Manager
Heritage Hotel & Spa du Vin

Pete, the conference was the best ever and the 470 Rotary decision maker participants were impressed and especially your contribution to our music entertainment was superb, thanks for the efforts.It was great!
Please pass on to June Hayes, Prima band, Ray Wolfe , Tom Sharplin, Larry Morris and supporting acts and band members our congrats for their superb contribution.
June Hayes , Ray Wolfe and Prima , Tom Sharplin were hits with the audience, especially Prima.
You personally contributed much to the success of this conference entertainment ratings thanks!
D9910 Conference
Richard Gee

Thank you for your big support for our group.
We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Hi Pete,
Thanks for your email, the band were fabulous. Everyone really enjoyed them, they complimented the ambience of Puka Park perfectly, and I know we will use them again in the future.
Thanks again Pete.
Kind regards.
Leigh Keown
Operations Manager
Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort

Thanks for your e-mail.
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
They were very pleased with all the arrangements and was very impressed
by the band's professional performance.
I really appreciate (the band) for providing us such a wonderful performance
and am looking forward to next opportunity.

Hello Pete,
It was fantastic – all the guests loved them and there will be certainly more bookings coming from this.
I was very impressed.
Cheers Kind regards
Jannie Shepherd
Sales and Marketing Manager
Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort

Thank you for arranging for June Hayes' band to provide background music at our client function on Wednesday night. Their performance and repertoire were both tasteful and professional, and thoroughly enjoyable!
Once again thank you for your assistance and please pass on our thanks to June and here band
Diana Cullen Jones Fee

Thank you Pete,
Yes, the consensus around the office has been that Saturday night was a roaring success. We had several comments from guests that the jazz band was very professional and set the mood beautifully. June and the band sounded great, I really enjoyed the upbeat repertoire. Thank you for being so reliable and I hope that we will have the opportunity to call upon your talents again in the future.

Kind Regards,
Karen Chang (Russell McVeagh ball)
June's band was the background for guest arrival and pre dinner drinks, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber

Hi Pete,
Thanks for your email. June and her trio were lovely, just the right atmosphere and lovely people too. Thanks a lot.

Sheryll Carey
Practice Manager Jones Fee (event Auckland Art gallery)

Dear Pete,
Thanks very much, the day went absolutely perfectly, and the band were
wonderful. Thank you for all your help, and we will be recommending you to
our friends in the future.
Adam and Anita

Dear Pete
Thanks very much for the excellent music on Saturday at our combined 50th / 80th birthdays. The band was a highlight for me. Live music that is vibrant but also unobtrusive was just the effect I was hoping for. It was great.
Don Hounsell 

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