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Quincy Conserve

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Active until  1975
Genre  Rock
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Origin  Wellington, New Zealand (1967)
Albums  The Quincy Conserve, Listen To The Band, Tasteful
Record labels  EMI, Universal Music LLC
Similar  Nigel Mazlyn Jones, The La De Das, Danser's Inferno, Les Demerle, Xhol Caravan

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The Quincy Conserve was a New Zealand group that started out in 1967. They were one of the biggest bands in the lower North Island.


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Among the various lineups, the membership has included Bruno Lawrence. For a while trombonist Rodger Fox was a member. For a period of time they were the house band for Wellington’s HMV Studios.


The group started out in late 1967, and was formed by Malcolm Hayman. In 1968, they were backing Allison Durbin on some of her recordings.


In 1970, Kevin Furey who had previously been with the group Top shelf joined the group. At a point in time that year, the lineup consisted of Furey, Malcolm Hayman, Bruno Lawrence, Johnny McCormick, Dennis Mason, Dave Orams and Rufus Rehu. Also in 1970, the Bruno Lawrence composition "Ride the Rain" came in the finals at the Loxene Golden Disc Awards.

In 1971, the group briefly reunited with Allison Durbin to play at the Downtown Club in Wellington. In 1973, they backed The Brothers Johnson at the Downtown Club.

In 1974. They released the single, "Song For The Man", composed by Paul Clayton, backed with "Epistolary", composed by Anderson and Wise. It was released on the Ode label. The following year it was released in Australia on Warner Brothers. Tony Kaye produced both sides of the release. It was also an APRA Silver Scroll nominated song for 1975.

They disbanded in the mid 1970s.

later years

In 1980, guitarist Kevin Furey, who was married to the cousin of Deane Waretini's Manager George Tait, played the trumpet on Waretini's hit "The Bridge". Furey later played for several years with the Royal New Zealand Navy band. In 2013, Furey teamed up with Larry Morris to play in his band Larry Morris & Rebellion. In later years Malcolm Hayman was in a band called Captain Custard which featured Murray Loveridge, Dave Alexander and Don Burke. A later line up of Captain Custard included Peter Whyte, Stu Petrie and Jimmy Dwan.


  • Kevin Furey (guitar / trumpet / vocals)
  • Malcolm Hayman (lead guitar / vocals)
  • Dave Orams (bass guitar)
  • Rufus Rehu (keyboards)
  • Johnny McCormick (saxophone)
  • Dennis Mason (saxophone)
  • Brian Beauchamp (drums)
  • Earl Anderson (drums)
  • Raice McLeod (drums)
  • Ria Kerekere (vocals)
  • Discography

  • The very best of the Quincy Conserve - EMI Music New Zealand - 2001
  • Songs

    Aire of Good FeelingEpitaph - Quincy Conserve 1967-71 · 1972
    Ride the RainListen To The Band · 2014
    All Right in the CityEpitaph - Quincy Conserve 1967-71 · 1972


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