Shane and Nick

Lead Guitar-Vocals: Shane Tupe
Bass/Acoustic Guitar-Vocals: Nick Elton

Shane and Nick 1980 - Formed in their hometown Blenheim where they gigged around the local pups, clubs and taverns etc, Later to be discovered by Aline Denton of the Lion Brewery circuit around 1983, where the duo went on to tour the North Island and played at all the Cobb & Co bars with their trusty Roland 808 drum machine.

Nick Elton went on to teach music in schools around Auckland and has had many successful musician students and mentored many young Jazz bands.