Senses Sextet

Playing as part of the Martinborough jazz festival the Senses Sextet is a Christchurch based group co-led by Nick Dow and Damien Motu and formed in 2014 as the Senses Quintet.

The Senses Sextet strives to bring a blend of jazz-themed popular music. This year the Senses Sextet includes the beautiful sounds of tenor saxophone and jazz vocals. This group will be sure to satisfy all five of your senses.

This six-piece is made up of talented Ara Music Arts graduates

  • Nick Dow (Piano)
  • Damien Motu (guitar)
  • Jesse Hughes (drums)
  • Alice Tanner (vocals)
  • Jimmy Rainey (tenor saxophone)
  • Chris Wethey (double bass)

At Jazz in Martinborough 2016 members of the group also appear as Rainey and Dow and The Damien Motu Collection