(Pōneke / Wellington)
After years backing many artists on the keys, Louis TM is now out to make his own mark on the musical landscape. Inspired by modern soul revival, classic soul cannon, R&B, funk and indie sounds, Louis TM brings his unique style of soul to the fold.
Based in New Zealand’s cultural capital city Wellington for over 15 years, Louis Thompson-Munn is a piano, keyboard player & vocalist & is a graduate of the NZ School of Music’s jazz program. Louis regularly performs in a variety of styles & ensembles with many thriving Wellington & New Zealand musicians all over the country.
The past few years has seen Louis involved with a number of artists, bands & has performed & worked with many of the country’s top musicians. From jamming with The California Honeydrops at Wellington’s Rogue & Vagabond, or performing with the elite of New Zealand’s music scene, there’s no setting too big or small.
Louis has performed at Wellington’s CubaDupa, Wellington Jazz Festival, opened the 2015 Jazz in Martinborough festival, Waiheke Jazz, Art & Music Festival, Toast Martinborough, many regional jazz clubs all around NZ. He has also performed with NZ Jazz legend Rodger Fox, Ria Hall, Laughton Kora, Lisa Tomlins (L.A.B./Fly My Pretties), Darren Mathiassen (Shapeshifter/Hollie Smith), and the Royal NZ Air Force Band to name a few.
Louis also performed with The Victory Dolls at the 70th anniversary of Blue Smoke
Records performing the Pixie Williams & Ruru Karaitiana song Saddle Hill and had involvement in the 2020 documentary ‘Pixie’. Most recently performing a summer run of shows with Ria Hall.
4.45pm, Sun 27 Feb | FREE
Fortune Favours Music Series Stage, Te Whanganui-a-Tara (behind Te Papa)