Lynn has been part of the NZ Entertainment scene for 20 years and in
time has amassed an impressive list of achievements:
Bass Guitarist/Lead Vocalist in local MOR Bands.
Lynn ventured into songwriting, writing and winning the Auckland Country
Music Awards, Best Original song for the years, 1992, 1993, 1995 and
Winner of the Auckland Regional Awards Best Original song for the
years 1993 and 1995.
Winner of New Zealand Country Music Songwriter of the Year award
also best senior performer, West Auckland Country Music Club.
Publishing Contracts, Pegasus Publishing NZ.
Best Original Song, Auckland Country Music Awards.
Finalist, NZCMA Songwriter of the Year.
Australian Engagements, Caboolture and Pine Rivers RSL’s Brisbane.
Release of debut album, ‘FOLLOW YOUR DREAM”.
Publishing Contracts with Pegasus Publishing NZ.
Resident entertainment on board The Spirit of NZ during Americas
Lynn produced and starred in The Vera Lynn Tribute Show.
Publishing deal for “Here Comes Love”. One of Lynn’s original
songs by Canadian Artist, Sheryl-Ann Ryan.
Finalist, MLT Songwriting Awards, Gore NZ.
Opotiki Charity Concert inaugural Songwriting competition, where
Lynn won the best NZ song and came second in the Senior Songwriting
Winner of Best Original Song, Westport Best of the West Awards.
Winner of Best Original song, Auckland Country Music Awards.
Finalist NZCMA Songwriter of the Year (Oct. 2005).
Some Other Highlights:
For the past 7 years, Lynn has organised and performed in songwriter
showcases at the Bay of Islands Country Rock Festival, where she has had
the opportunity of meeting many top NZ and Australian entertainers e.g.
Laura Downing, Michael King, Carter & Carter, Billy Bridge, Stephen
Cheney. She is also in demand as a songwriting/performance judge at
Country Music Awards around the North Island.
Lynn is a versatile and professional performer who is constantly in
demand to perform concerts of nostalgia music, as well as being a
popular choice for restaurants and clubs, where she plays her own unique
blend of country, jazz and easy listening contemporary music, She is
also part of a duo with either pianist, Julian Russell or guitarist, Kip
Tipuna. playing jazz, blues and nostalgic music. Recently Lynn joined
60’s rock n’ roll band, XPRESSO, as bass player and vocalist. She is
also available to perform with “The Stardust Band”, featuring songs from
her Vera Lynn Tribute show, either as a one hour show or as an evenings
entertainment of swing, jazz and nostalgia.
As a songwriter, Lynn is able to produce customized songs for all
occasions e.g. weddings, birthdays, anniversaries etc. also jingles and
other advertising requirements.
Some of the venues Lynn has performed at include:
The Bruce Mason Centre; The Pumphouse Theatre; Alhambra Restaurant;
Santa Lucia Restaurant; The Jazz Club; Downtown shopping Centre; Manukau
City Shopping Centre; Westcity Shopping Centre; St Lukes Shopping
Centre; Mad Dogs and Englishmen; plus many RSA’s, Workingmen’s Clubs and
private functions around Auckland and NZ.
Her voice and style has been likened to such as K. D. Laing, Sarah
Vaughn and in the field of nostalgic music, Vera Lynn.
For fabulous live entertainment for your venue you may book
Solo artist – Guitar/Vocals
Duo with Pianist, Julian Russell or Guitarist, Kip Tipuna
Bass Player/Vocalist with 60’s Rock n’ Roll Band, XPRESSO
The Vera Lynn Tribute Show with “The Stardust Band”.
Please phone Lynn to discuss your requirements.
+64-9-833-9965 OR mobile 027-458-3691
PRS, TLC Radio, December 2005