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WW Auckland: Frank Booker with Nathan Haines & Leonard Charles

First broadcast date: 6 November 2017

Auckland based DJ and producer Frank Booker presents a wide ranging look at the music of his city. New Zealand jazz legend Nathan Haines is interviewed about his roots growing up on the North Shore of Auckland, before departing for London (via New York), and finally returning to Auckland.

Jeremy Toy AKA Leonard Charles presents a half hour mix, featuring unreleased music from his projects featuring the likes of Guilty Simpson, Louis Baker and more. He also talks about the impact a serious head injury has had upon his music making process.

Also featured is music from the likes of Julien Dyne, Bailey Wiley, Yoko-Zuna, Manuel Darquart, and the many projects of the wildly talented vocalist Tom Scott, including @Peace and Average Rap Band.

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Frank Booker

Frank Booker is a DJ, Producer and Educator based in Auckland City, New Zealand. He has quietly built a worldwide reputation for incredible edits and amazing DJ sets. His main claim to fame may well be that he was the DJ of choice for Prince (RIP) during his tour of NZ during 2016.

Nathan Haines

Nathan Haines is a musician who blends his love of jazz harmony and melody with modern production styles and a dance floor sensibility.

Leonard Charles

Leonard Charles AKA. Jeremy Toy is a producer / multi-instrumentalist from Auckland, New Zealand.


Recloose – Electric Sunshine [Rushhour]
Manuel Darquart – I’m Not Over You [Childs Play]
Julien Dyne – Steady Eddie [Edit] [Down in The Basement]
Nathan Haines – Weatherman (Unreleased)
Frank Booker – Hope [Fine Art Recordings]
Nathan Haines – Ancestral Dance [Haven Music]
Nathan Haines – Gitmo Ritmo [Haven Music]
Yoka-Zuna feat. Rodney Fisher – More Like You [This Place Here]
Mark de Clive Lowe feat. Nia Andrews – Hollow [Rope-a-dope]
Mark de Clive Lowe – Control [KOG Transmissions]

Leonard Charles feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow – Airworks [Hit N Run / Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – Don’t Cry [Hit N Run / Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – Wonder Woman [Become Eternal / Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – 5 Stars [Become Eternal / Wonderful Noise]
World Premiere: Leonard Charles – Breaking Over You feat. Guilty Simpson [Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles feat. Ruby Walsh – Stop [Hit n Run / Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – U-Love [Hit n Run / Wonderful Noise]
World Premiere: Leonard Charles feat. Louis Baker – Way We Were feat. Louis Baker [Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – Waves [Hit n Run / Wonderful Noise]
Leonard Charles – One for Ghost [Hit n Run / Wonderful Noise]

Marcel Vogel feat. Khalil Anthony – Dance the Blues Away (Julien Dyne Dub) [Lumberjacks in Hell]
Marcel Vogel feat. Khalil Anthony – Dance the Blues Away (Julien Dyne Remix) [Lumberjacks in Hell]
Lord Echo feat. Mara TK – The Sweetest Meditation (Julien Dyne Remix) [Soundway]
Julien Dyne – Design 444444 [Unreleased]
Julien Dyne feat. Ladi 6 – Hours [BBE / Wonderful Noise]
Manuel Darquart – Will’s Trippin [Coastal Haze]
Manuel Darquart – Gutterball [Childs Play]
Yoko-Zuna feat. Bailey Wiley – Ones Cycle [This Place Here]
Bailey Wiley – Lady [Unreleased]
@Peace – Where I Come From [Self-released]
Average Rap Band – El Eh [Self-released]
Feelstyle – Going Home [Festival Mushroom Records]
Yoko-Zuna feat. Tom Scott – Orchard [Loop]

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