Type: Jazz Band
Effervescence was formed by Niduk Wijetilleke on piano with Guy Halpe on bass in 2016 after Niduk moved to New Zealand. 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.
Effervescence play mostly jazz but are very versatile and flexible. Some of the other styles they play include: Blues, Pop and Soul.
In addition to performing as a duo, they can provide other formats to suit your needs. These include: solo piano or trio (with either drums or a vocalist)
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
Yes thanks all went well and everyone enjoyed the line dancing.
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