SESSION MUSICIANS AT PURESOUND
We are here to help you connect with talented musicians for your upcoming projects. Below is a list of highly recommend professionals who we have worked with in the past. If you are a musician and would like to be considered on our website as available for session work then flick us an email.
Session musicians are booked through PureSound on an hourly basis. For any questions, inquries or bookings get in touch
LORENZO VICHI (GUITARIST)
Lorenzo is a musician from Italy who's been based in Wellington for the past 6 years. Working as a master guitarist, Lorenzo has 15+ years of experience with his style varying from Metal (most preferred), to pop, hard-rock, alternative, ambient and lounge.
You can listen to Lorenzo via his YouTube channel 'Lorenzo Vichi' https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHmJD5c_od0d6ZWsYqVobSw
Or via his Instagram @_v_law_ https://www.instagram.com/_v_law_/
RORY JOHNS (PIANIST)
Having played the piano for over 15 years, Rory is a graduate at Te Kōkī NZ School of Music, completing his studies majoring in Jazz Performance. With experience performing at arts festivals around the country, Rory specialises in Jazz and Jazz-influenced music, such as Hip-hop, R&B and Soul. Check out his style via his instagram @rory_johns_
RAFE SWAN (DRUMMER)
Rafe has been playing drums for the past 10 years, whilst leading and performing with various Wellington-based groups throughout (Sofia Machray, Corduroy., Alba Rose, NZSM big band). Being a graduate at Te Kōkī NZ School of Music majoring in Jazz Performance, Rafe has acquired an extensive knowledge in a range of Jazz and fusion styles. This applies to most genres, with his preferred genres including Jazz, funk, rock, R&B and Hip-hop. Listen to Rafes style at:
MATT DALZELL (RHYTHM AND PICKING GUITAR)
Matt has been making noises with guitars since the 90s, exploring everything from 60s pop, to folk, roots, drones and industrial. He has a passion for sound experimentation, and can bridge a number of styles, modes, and cultural origins. He is currently working on classical Indian and Persian tonal systems. When he's not in the studio he's probably re-building one of his pedal boards or writing for his trip hop project, Metrosideros. You can hear his recordings at:
SAM CULLEN (VOCALIST AND GUITARIST)
Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Sam Cullen is an active solo artist in Aotearoa’s alt-pop scene. Having studied at Te Kōkī NZ School of Music also majoring in Jazz Performance, Sam has been singing and playing for 14 years. Sam’s skills cross a wide range of genres; from his Springsteen-esque songwriting and vocal style, to graduate level jazz guitar honed at Te Koki across his degree. These skills have allowed Sam to play solo on some of NZ’s biggest stages including the main stage at Rhythm & Vines in 2020.
Listen to Sams via the links below: