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 & Ruru Karaitiana song Saddle Hill.
Check out the ‘BANDS’ section and see what Louis is currently up to!