Since their inception the Nairobi band have become New Zealand's favourite jazz entertainers, touring regularly throughout the world, appearing at major festivals in New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Australia and Asia. Now in their 15th year together, Nairobi band are more passionate about their music than ever. They have released a total of seven albums together.
The performance is contagious, expressive, and much of it spontaneously improvised. The program includes a selection of jazz standards re-worked by the group, however Nairobi Trio are perhaps best known for their skilfully crafted original pieces, many of which evoke images of New Zealand's geographic beauty and cultural diversity.
Nairobi offer live musical services as an acoustic Duo, Trio, a concert Quartet or an electric Dance-band.
Options for Weddings
Nairobi ensemble provide the ultimate Wedding Band. An acoustic Duo or Trio, Quartet or Electric Dance Band.
Duo / Trio / Quartet
The Acoustic "unplugged" sound of the Nairobi Trio is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails. The band is completely mobile, able to wander among the guests without being to intrusive.
For larger functions the group provides amplification.
The Electric Band
A top quality dance-band. Electric violin, electric guitar/keyboards, bass, and drums including 4 vocalists (one of whom also plays a mean sax.) The Repertoire focuses on the dance floor, featuring classic hits from the '30's to the '90's - something for everyone. Ideal for later on in the night to get the party rockin'.
“Your music was just what I wanted for that type of party. Thank you for interpreting my wishes so correctly.” Margaret Rich
“We have had nothing but positive comments and requests as to where our guests may see you play again.” Allyson Taffard-Mellon
“Thanks to you all, once more, for making our 50th wedding anniversary an absolutely memorable day... to have had that special time was a bit like having Santa's sleigh suddenly arrive in one's living room! I couldn't believe my eyes”. Jacqueline & Ray Niall
“The dance topped off a wonderful day – and you had an excellent grasp on how to get everyone up onto the floor.” James Mitchell & Sue Turner
“The Nairobi Trio was absolutely the making of the evening, many of our guests remarked that it was the best wedding they had ever been to.” Sharon DeLuca & John Abbott
“Thank you so much for all the extra effort that you all put in to our special day. Everyone said that you were amazing during the Israeli dancing and we totally agree.” Shari & Mike
“We have had some fantastic comments back including our visitors from the UK and Australia, saying that it was one of the best weddings they had attended. We’re pretty sure that the length of time that the “Yiddish” dancing carried on for has got to be a New Zealand record.” Malcolm Silverman,
“The spirit and energy with which all your members participated had to be seen to be believed, and played a huge part in the success of the wedding.” Barbara & Michael Clements