Bandleader, Entertainer, Event Specialist.
Jason Wilcox studied jazz performance at the Christchurch Polytech Jazz School for three years after moving from Mississippi in the early 90s to live in New Zealand. With extensive bandleader and arrangement experience in pop and jazz ensembles, Jason has also worked as a solo guitarist throughout New Zealand. He has been a show guitarist in many live stage productions, including Chess, Little Shop Of Horrors, Fiddler On The Roof, and Rush, and composed and arranged for the popular outdoor theatrical, Linnaeus Prince Of Flowers. In the late 90s Jason recorded for NZ radio with the Aja jazz trio. He has been employed as a professional showband guitarist in the Carribean with Carnival Cruises, and the Royal Carribean Cruise Line. He teaches and performs regularly throughout NZ, from weddings and corporate functions to festivals and local jazz combo playing.
Jason is the lead vocalist with the percussion extravaganza group Pandemonium.
THE LATE SET
Jason plays with the band Late Set and also has a solo acoustic set which is a mix of jazz and acoustic pop which is pure listening pleasure. He plays at around Christchurch regularly throughout the year.