Louis also performs in a number of other groups…
THE VICTORY DOLLS
Lauren Armstrong / Moira Jean / Katelin Little
3 part close-vocal harmonies
New Zealand’s capital presents: The Victory Dolls! A jazz vocal trio showcasing the talents of Lauren Armstrong, Moira Jean & Katelin Little with a focus on close harmony and vocalese as they perform outstanding pieces from Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, and the Manhattan Transfer, to the Boswell Sisters and the Andrews Sisters.
Lauren Armstrong / vocals
Moira Jean / vocals
Katelin Little / vocals
Louis Thompson-Munn / piano
Chris Beernink / double bass
Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa / drums
Moira Jean is one of Wellington’s most sought-after vocalists. With her contemporary look, wide-ranging sound and passionate delivery, she’s sheer versatility.
The front-woman of choice for high-profile bands such as The Fades, Superbad and Raw Collective, she also regularly collaborates with some of the country’s top musicians including jazz big-band legend Rodger Fox’s FunkBone Experience, and drummer, composer and producer Reuben Bradley, playing his original music as well as performing at jazz festivals around the country as part of Reuben Bradley’s Sing! Sing! Sing!
Whether it’s raw, gutsy emotion or her engaging humour, Moira Jean always gives her audiences a good time. Inviting. Engaging. Effervescent. Absolutely professional and with a work ethic that always delivers.
Your friendly neighbourhood retro 80’s band.
A chance to pull out all the synth toys and play all those 80’s bangers!
THE FRANK BURKITT BAND
Original Americana & Scottish Folk
The Frank Burkitt Band are a string band fronted by singer-songwriter and guitarist Frank Burkitt. Playing a range of American Roots music, the FBB are becoming one of the best-known string bands in NZ, gaining recognition for their tight arrangements, interesting songwriting, and uplifting and colourful performances.
After being based in New Zealand, Frank has now relocated to the UK after an extensive tour of New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, England and a solo tour of Canada. Louis performed with Frank on a number of shows & on their 2018 release ‘Lost but Alive’.