24 Oct 2016

Is a love of music passed down through the family?

From Upbeat, 1:45 pm on 24 October 2016
Nick Tipping as a baby with his Dad playing bass

Nick Tipping as a baby with his Dad playing bass Photo: Supplied

Jazz musician Nick Tipping grew up in very musical surroundings.

His parents Simon and Rachel Tipping are both musicians and music teachers.

His grandfather is Peter Godfrey – is known to many as the father of choral music in New Zealand.

Nick Tipping and his bass

Nick Tipping and his bass Photo: Supplied

Cynthia Morahan spoke to Nick about whether his musical pedigree affected his choice to follow a life in music.