Radio New Zealand Interview

Mike Nock: NZ Jazz Pianist
Originally aired on Upbeat, Friday 24 January 2014
Sydney-based New Zealand jazz pianist and recipient of the 2014 Don Banks Music Award from the Australian Arts Council.

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Artery article on Don Banks Award

Saturday night at Sydney’s Seymour Centre jazz pianist Mike Nock was awarded with the Australia Council Don Banks Music Award. The annual award is Australia’s top music honour, recognising a senior individual’s outstanding contribution to music in Australia…
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Don Banks Award – photos from Saturday 1 February

Huge thanks to Karen Steains for these photos of 1 February 2014, with the Don Banks Award and Suite SIMA at (you guessed it) a SIMA concert

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Sydney Morning Herald: A bit of recognition goes a long way towards the next highlight in Mike Nock’s career

A handful of artists get to bask in adulation. Mike Nock recommends basking in anything you can get, as opportunities are rare. He is happy to settle for a little acclaim. And few acclamations offer better basking rights than the Don Banks Award, Australia’s premier annual acknowledgment of a lifetime contribution to music, bestowed […]

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Kindred in HD

Here’s  a link to a recent HD video  with Laurence and  myself  at the ABC studios.


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Mike Nock profile on

AllAboutJazz has just posted a new profile on Mike

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I’d like to let you know about this new film by choreographer/cinematographer Sue Healey which features a wide range of my music. Sue and I […]

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Between or Beyond release on CD

Between or Beyond – The Mike Nock Underground – a classic recorded in 1970 at the legendary MPS Studio Villingen in Germany’s Black Forest with the FOURTH WAY rhythm section (Eddie Marshall drums, Ron McClure electric bass, Mike Nock piano and electric piano) has recently been released on CD for the first time. (Tower […]

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Downbeat review of the Melbourne / Umbria Jazz Festival

The Nov 2005 issue of Downbeat reviewing the Melbourne/Umbria Festival wrote:
But the revelations were the Australians – in particular Paul Grabowsky and Mike Nock – Pianist Nock, a Sydney-based maestro, delivered two appealing sets at the Forum Theatre: one with his eclectic Big Small Band (a Hal Russell meets Carla Bley nonet) and the […]

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