The New Valley Stompers
Wellington's New Valley Stompers are a long time favourite with lovers of traditional Dixieland Jazz music. They've cracked on with evolving personnel for many years now, making a huge sound around Wellington . As established performers they offer genuine improvisation and talented high-quality musicianship
This eight piece group is Chris Caudwell on trombone, Dave Thompson on clarinet, Bill West on trumpet, Graham Kelly on the keyboard, Daryl Prowse on banjo, Roger Metcalfe on sousaphone, Marian Price-Carter on vocals and Barry Carter on the washboard .
The band plays their own arrangements of trad jazz standards and is up to date with previously little known numbers coming out of New Orleans by the Tuba Skinny and Shotgun bands.
This accomplished New Valley Stompers band of musicians is guaranteed to get your feet stomping and your hands clapping as they perform their repertoire of Dixieland standards" https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/nzlive/audio/2018669529/nz-live- the-new-valley-stompers#