The Samson Nacey Haines Trio

An intimate guitar / bass / drum jazz trio featuring three of the country's premiere jazz artists. Playing material ranging from arranged standards & upbeat Latin tunes to lounge style background jazz – this stylish trio is perfect for any event: Concert, Corporate, Wedding, Birthday or Cocktail party. The group can also expand to include the pick of Auckland's jazz vocalists / pianists / saxophonists.

A super polished sound and sophisticated look ensure that this trio will sonically and visually suit your function.

The Trio.

This fantastic group features Ron Samsom (Canada) on drums, Kevin Haines (Nathan Haines’ Father) on upright bass and Dixon Nacey on guitar. Their album “Open To Suggestions” has just been released to great acclaim.

Ron Samsom – Drums: Ron’s musical career highlights include recordings, Performances and workshops with international elites Nathan Haines, Jim Brenan, Florian Ross, Stephen Harris, Karin Allyson, Randy Brecker, Marlena Shaw, Slide Hampton and Bob Wilber. Ron heads the jazz dept at Auckland University.

Dixon Nacey – Guitar: 17 year music career has seen him perform with New Zealand’s top jazz and pop artists including Nathan Haines, Tama Waipara, Annie Crummer, King Kapisi and Whirimako Black. He also teaches jazz guitar and improvisation at Auckland and Christchurch Universities.

Kevin Haines – Bass: Kevin began his career in the late fifties at the age of 15. playing with the Mike Walker Trio. He formed the group “The Second Generation” with his sons Nathan and Joel and since then has toured with many world class jazz musicians. Including Cal Collins, Nat Adderly, Mendell Lowe, James Morrison, Scott Hamilton, Charlie Byrd, Shirley Bassie and Earta Kitt.

Ideal for: background music for wedding, corporate event, concert, private party

They were totally awesome! 
We had the best time and their sets were gorgeous. 
Thanks ever so much. No problems here at all. 
Birthday Party

Wonderful – as professional as ever.
Thank you.
Julia Clancy
Eden Event Management Limited

Hi The performance was fabulous
We were more than happy with the outcome
Will not hesitate to recommend them
Jacqui Spence

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