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Bret McKenzie and Jermaine Clement are New Zealand's self-proclaimed "fourth most popular folk-parody duo" and make musical comedy an art form. In a buoyant career spanning almost fifteen years, Flight of the Conchords has become one of New Zealand's favourite comedy and musical acts.
After getting their start in stand up comedy, Bret and Jermaine created a radio series for BBC Radio 2 before launching into their acclaimed HBO comedy series Flight of the Conchords, which propelled the duo into the limelight on a global scale. The series spanned two seasons and earned them 10 Emmy nominations and a WGA nomination for Best Comedy Series. They also have been recipients a Grammy award. Individually their success has lead to roles on the big screen. Jermaine has taken on roles in various movies including Rio and Men In Black III. While Bret won the Best Original Song Oscar for one of his compositions as Music Supervisor for The Muppets film.
In 2012 the duo returned home and embarked on their sold out New Zealand tour, which became the most successful tour by a NZ artist. Throughout their live performances the group perform on multiple instruments from toy piano's, ukulele's, keytar, wazinator, bongos, recorders, steel drums and triangles to name but a few. Performing tracks from their albums like Business Time, Too Many Dicks on the Dancefloor and Hurt Feelings.
Wazinator Acoustic Stompbox
Charly Resonator Bells
Hohner B9577 F Alto Recorder
Hohner B9504 C Saprano Recorder
Hohner B9509 C Saprano Recorder
Boss TU3 Tuner Pedal
Boss LS2 Line Selector Pedal
Jumbie Jam Steel Drum
LP Generation 2 Bongos
LP Handheld Cyclops Tambourine Steel Jingles Black
Rhythm Tech Trigger Triangle
Sonor Jungle Kit
Sonor S-Classix 12x5 Snare Drum
Zildjian 13" K Custom Dark HiHats
Zildjian 12" K Custom Dark Splash
Zildjian 17" K Custom Dark Crash
Zildjian Cymbal Safe
Protection Racket Drum & Hardware Bags