GREG KNOWLES BAND
Bio Greg Knowles Greg Knowles of Otautahi Christchurch, born in Waiharakeke Blenheim to Bernie and Elinor Knowles(nee Gray) of Motueka and Waiharakeke respectively.
With a sound that is in turns smooth, charactered, soulful and lightly influenced by Chet Baker, Wynton Marsalis, Blind Boys of Alabama and his mum. Greg presents a selection of some of his favourite sounds and songs performed in the company of some fine musicians whose presence he values and whose contributions give this place called earth more sense. John Bevin, Piano, Michael Bell, Acoustic Bass, Matt Davis, Tenor Sax and Jonty O’Connor, Drums.
Waiharakeke - 'Water where the flax grows' ('The Waters of the flax'). Motueka - 'Island of Weka'.