Feb 08, 2020

The Retro Pack perform their hit show "Jazz on Broadway"

Wellington Jazz Clubs

April joins The Retro Pack to perform their hit show "Jazz on Broadway" for the Wellington Jazz Club (members only)

Dec 30, 2019

Seeing in 2020 in the mountains

New Years Eve at the Chateau!

Singing in the New Year at the gorgeous Chateau Tongariro.

Nov 15, 2019

Private Function

Antipodes Christmas party

Entertaining for the third year at the Christmas party of this iconic Kiwi brand and celebrating the launch of their new premises.

Nov 23, 2019

April joins Ruby Page and Nanz Page at the Royal Brighton Yacht Club

April in Melbourne

April joins the incredibly talented and popular Ruby Page and Nanz Page and their jazz band at the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, Melbourne, Australia.

Oct 29, 2019

11th Chinese Film Festival in New Zealand

Golden Fern Awards

April sings at this event at The Roxy Cinema.

Jul 22, 2019

Jazz on Broadway at Circa Theatre

The Retro Pack

* Fun * Dynamic * Nostalgic * Toe-tapping *

A group of Wellington’s hottest jazz singers and musicians present a celebration of the golden era of music in a fun-filled and high energy variety show. The Retro Pack have presented award-winning shows in the past at jazz festivals and at Circa Theatre including ‘Blue Eyes’; a tribute to Frank Sinatra, ‘Unforgettable – the Story of Nat King Cole’ and ‘The Glory of Gershwin’ which featured in the Wellington Jazz Festival in 2016.

Curtain up!  Light the lights! For a New York state of mind.

Book @ Circa.co.nz

May 23, 2019

Wing It Productions

Musical Antipasto

A musical smorgasbord of Wellington musical theatre artists at the Cable Top Eatery.  Brought to you by Wing It Productions.  Book a ticket by emailing tdreaver@hotmail.com today for a night of hilarious and heartwarming acts! The cost is $35/$25 concession and includes a light supper.

Jun 06, 2019

Jazz on Broadway

Wellington Jazz Festival present The Retro Pack

The Wellington Jazz Festival comes to Kapiti - The Retro Pack introduce their new show "Jazz on Broadway" at Kapiti Playhouse, Ruahine Street, Paraparaumu.  Tickets are $25. You can book at the TicketDirect Information Desk at Coastlands or online at www.ticketdirect.co.nz.

Jun 08, 2019

Tunes With Views!

Cable Top Eatery - Wellington Jazz Festival 2019

Wellington's "voice of honey" sings and swings popular jazz standards.  Midday until 2:00 pm

A midday treat for the senses - listen to the intimately gorgeous vocals of April Phillips while enjoying a glass of wine and get blissfully lost in one of the most beautiful and expansive views in Wellington.

April is well known to Wellington audiences as a producer of, and performer in, many musical shows including the Stellar Award winningBlue Eyes the music of Frank Sinatra at Circa Theatre. She sang the songs of Nat King Cole in Unforgettable at Old St Pauls where she also brought you The Glory of Gershwin for the Wellington Jazz Festival 2016. More recently she’s been singing with The Retro Pack and the Crooners & Swooners act with vocalist/saxophonist James Tait-Jamieson.

Enjoy lunch or gelato, or our special jazz week offer of a cheese platter and 2 glasses of wine or cider for $40.

April performs at Cable Top Eatery courtesy of The Vocal Wing.

May 12, 2019

7:00 pm

A Rippon Good Night at Circa Theatre

April takes part in a spectacular line up of performers in this variety benefit concert at Circa Theatre.

Mar 26, 2019

2:00 PM

A Sentimental Journey at Rymans, Waikanae (Public)

Songs from the golden era of jazz and blues at Charles Fleming Village, Waikanae.  Tickets from Rymans.

Jan 25, 2019

5:00 pm

Birthday Party - Waikanae (Private)

Private birthday party in Waikanae.

Dec 06, 2018

1:00 pm

Corporate Christmas Party (Private)

Mito NZ Christmas Party (private gig).

Nov 16, 2018

7:00 pm

Corporate Christmas Party (Private)

Thrilled to be performing for the second year at the Antipodes Christmas Party (private gig).

Jul 25, 2018

3:00 PM

Crooners & Swooners at Rymans, Kilbirnie

With James Tait-Jamieson.

Jul 23, 2018

2:00 PM

Crooners & Swooners at Rymans, Waikanae

With James Tait-Jamieson.

Jul 18, 2018

1:00 PM

Crooners & Swooners at Rymans, Avalon

With James Tait-Jamieson.

Jun 16, 2018

2:00 pm to 4: pm FREE

Jazz Affogato at Cable Top Eatery

Enjoy great coffee and lovely meal with a spectacular view of Wellington from the Cable Top Eatery (top of the Cable Car, Kelburn, Wellington) and enjoy some free jazz entertainment.  

Jun 09, 2018

2:00 pm to 4: pm FREE - Cable Top Eatery, Kelburn

Jazz Bites - Wellington Jazz Festival

Enjoy great coffee and lovely meal with a spectacular view of Wellington from the Cable Top Eatery (top of the Cable Car, Kelburn, Wellington) and enjoy some free jazz entertainment.   Part of the Wellington Jazz Festival.

Jun 02, 2018

2:00 pm to 4: pm FREE

Jazz Affogato at Cable Top Eatery

Enjoy great coffee and lovely meal with a spectacular view of Wellington from the Cable Top Eatery (top of the Cable Car, Kelburn, Wellington) and enjoy some free jazz entertainment.  

May 12, 2018

2:00 pm to 4: pm FREE

Mother's Day Jazz at Cable Top Eatery

Enjoy a coffee and meal with your mum - a spectacular view of Wellington from the Cable Top Eatery (top of the Cable Car, Kelburn, Wellington) and enjoy some free jazz entertainment.  

Apr 07, 2018

Evening

Taranaki Jazz Club

THE RETRO PACK performing hits of the golden era of jazz and swing with Andrew London, James Cameron, James-Tait Jamieson, and Greg Crayford.

Mar 31, 2018

10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Foxton Easter Fair

The Crooners & Swooners Show with James Tait-Jamieson.

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Crooners & Swooners with April Phillips and James Tait-Jamieson at Wellington Jazz Club

Crooners & Swooners show

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