Courtney Valerie Trio

Enjoy your Medici meal with one of the Wairarapa’s top jazz vocalists and singers, Courtney Naera.  She is supported by Leo and Callum, two of New Zealand’s highly rated, up-and-coming jazz musicians.

  • Courtney Naera (vocals) – Courtney is a popular Carterton singer, who keeps busy playing in bars and restaurants locally, and throughout the Lower North Island. She teaches in several Wairarapa schools, and is a former UCOL music tutor.
  • Leonardo Coghini (keyboards) – Leo is a sought-after Wellington musician; recent work includes tours with pop singer Mitch James and the NZ Air Force Band.
  • Callum Riach (drums) – Callum is a current NZSM student with classical experience in National Youth and Secondary School Brass Bands. He began playing drums while growing up in Masterton.