about louis…


Based in New Zealand’s cultural capital city, Louis Thompson-Munn is a piano, keyboard player & vocalist who performs regularly in Wellington & is a graduate of the New Zealand School of Music’s jazz program. Louis regularly performs in a variety of styles & ensembles with many thriving Wellington & New Zealand musicians.

The past few years has seen Louis involved with a number of groups & has performed with many of the country’s top musicians. Performing with Superbad Soul Section for the Wellington Christmas in the Park Spectacular has seen 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 performed at Wellington’s CUBA DUPA festival, Wellington Jazz Festival, opened the 2015 Jazz in Martinborough festival, Waiheke Jazz, Art & Music Festival, Toast Martinborough, Wellington Jazz Club, Taranaki Jazz Club, 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, Neo Hot Jive Orchestra, Tāwhiri Funk & the Frank Burkitt Band to name a few. Most recently performing with The Victory Dolls at the 70th anniversary of Blue Smoke Records performing the Pixie Williams song Saddle Hill.

Check out the ‘BANDS’ section and see what Louis is currently up to!