Ben plays with different bands that cover a wide variety of styles that range from jazz and blues to rock and roll, pop and dance music.

He performs in a number of settings namely duos, trios, quartets and larger ensembles. He is also a much in demand "solo- pianist".

Contact Ben to plan the best option for your event.

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This group was formed four years ago while all five members were studying jazz at the New Zealand School of Music. The band has its own unique style and a refreshing approach to music that is vibrant and energetic, surprising and impressing audiences all over the country. They have a vast repertoire of tunes with interesting arrangements of sambas, bossa novas, funk, blues, swing and contemporary jazz. They can tailor make their music to match the mood of any event .

The band features the smooth vocals of Maria O’Flaherty, Ben Fernandez on piano, Nick Jones – violin, Russell McNaughton – bass and Alain Koetsier on Drums.

Members of the band have performed at parties, events , weddings, product launches, dances and jazz festivals in different parts of the world. Together they bring a fresh approach to mainstream and contemporary jazz that will have your toes tapping and your senses stimulated. “These guys (and gal) will show you that jazz is very much alive for Generation X” - ( concert review in the Auckland Jazz and Blues Magazine)
Ben Fernandez (piano) and Verity Burgess (vocals)

Ben and Verity have a repertoire that covers jazz standards, old classics,  easy listening pop songs and also some dance music. Our music is well suited for  for corporate functions, weddings, sing-alongs . Hear us at the Stamford Plaza , Albert St.,  Auckland every Thursday from 5pm- 9pm.