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Sabu Toyozumi

Pioneering free improv drummer

Event Details


Wed 15 Mar 2017 until Sat 25 Mar 2017


08.00pm until 11.00pm


National tour



Pioneering free improv drummer Sabu Toyozumi will be gracing our shores this month for an eight-show tour. The Japanese artist, whose career spans across five decades and has seen him work with a huge array of artists from jazz icon Charles Mingus to noise maverick Keiji Haino, will be making his debut on New Zealand soil with a specially formed quartet featuring Jeff Henderson (saxaphone), Tom Callwood (bass) and Daniel Beban (guitar).

  • Wednesday 15th March, Wine Cellar, Auckland
  • Thursday 16th March, Common Room, Hastings 
  • Friday 17th March, Pyramid Club, Wellington
  • Saturday 18th March, Pyramid Club, Wellington
  • Wednesday 22nd March, None Gallery, Dunedin
  • Thursday 23rd March, Darkroom, Christchurch
  • Friday 24th March, Tim’s Place, Marahau
  • Saturday 25th March, Dharma Bum’s Club, Blenheim.

This event was assisted by an Asia New Zealand Foundation arts grant