Events Living the Dream – Dixon Nacey Workshop – Hamilton
Living the Dream – Dixon Nacey Workshop – Hamilton
Come and learn from one of NZs most successful professional musicians, Dixon Nacey. The Tips, Tricks and Gear used by a leading NZ Performer, Session Musician, and Teacher. This night of open discussion and live performance will be invaluable for any one, of any age, thinking of pursuing a professional music career in NZ.
DATE: Monday 3rd September — 6:30pm
VENUE: Hamilton Rockshop
TICKETS: FREE, registration essential
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Dixon Nacey is a guitarist based in Auckland, New Zealand, whose 25 year music career has seen him perform with some of New Zealand’s top jazz & pop musicians as a backing artist and session player. Notably: Rufus Wainwright (USA), Alma Micic (USA), Ron Thaler (USA), Matt Penman (USA), David Friesen (USA), Larry Ransome (USA), Denise Perrier (USA), Andy Irvine (USA), Andrew Dickeson (Aus), Natalie Dietz (Aus), Michel and Shem Benebig (New Caledonia) Annie Crummer, Whirimako Black, Stan Walker, Che Fu, Jason Kerrison, Hollie Smith, Vince Harder, Ria Hall, Troy Kingi, Rob Ruha, Tami Nielson, Julia Deans, Anna Coddington, Nathan Haines, King Kapisi, Tama Waipara.
Dixon is the Artistic and Musical Director for the Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park show which tours NZ in November / December – a post he has held for 3 years (2016-2018).
He has recorded three albums (2008, 2011, 2013) with the ‘Samsom Nacey Haines Trio’, the first of which was a finalist in the 2009 Jazz Tui of The Year Award.
Dixon currently teaches jazz at Auckland University and has built a large following through his YouTube channel (opens new window) which lead to the development of what has become a very successful video tutorial based Jazz Guitar website (opens new window).