Effervescence plays jazz, and sophisticated jazz arrangements of modern songs. They can perform as solo piano, piano and bass duo, trio with a vocalist, and they also perform with guests. Effervescence is Niduk Wijetilleke on piano and keyboards, Guy Halpé on fretless, 6-string and upright bass, and Mike Murane on vocals.
Niduk holds a Bachelor’s degree in music from Berklee College of Music, Boston and has performed internationally for many years. Guy too has vast experience and has been performing in New Zealand for the past sixteen years in many bands.
Niduk’s previous work experience includes more than ten years of performing in the finest hotels of Dubai. This includes a three-year residency at Dubai Grand Hyatt as the house pianist.
Ideal for: music for restaurants, corporate functions, concerts, wedding receptions and hotel contracts. Their music can range from either being in the background to a very engaging performance.
Effervescence play all the well-known standards in addition to their originals. This is a sample of their repertoire and can be played both solo and duo
500 Miles High
A Child is Born
All the Things you Are
Body and Soul
Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)
Darn That Dream
Here’s that Rainy Day
How High The Moon
I Love You
In A Sentimental Mood
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Night and Day
On Green Dolphin Street
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
Someday My Prince Will Come
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Stella By Starlight
Take the ‘A’ Train
The Nearness of You
There is no Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You
When Sunny Gets Blue
When You Wish Upon a Star
You Are The Sunshine of My Life
Kia ora David
We were very pleased with Effervesence and with your service thank you
Effervesence were wonderful to work with and the guests loved them.
Yes thanks all went well and everyone enjoyed the line dancing.
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