Live Music

Steve and Jo have been performing in New Zealand for the past 5 years. In England they played with the band "Dont Call me Jane", usually in pubs and clubs in the South East of England.

In New Zealand they perform with the Taupo 4 piece band "Working Class". They also play regularly as part of the duo "Bliss" , and Jo is the vocalist and Steve the guitarist for the "Great Lake Big Band."


Working Class

Working Class are an ideal band to choose for your function, wedding, pub or club. We are a four piece band consisting of keyboards, bass, guitar and drums. We specialise in close harmony arrangements of popular songs of any genre from the sixties up till the present. We tailor our set to suit any venue or occasion and are happy to play requests if asked on the night.

Click on the song titles below to hear a couple of Working Class Songs:

Working Class songs

old time rock and roll

give me some loving

Please click here to see a sample of some of the songs in the Working Class set list.



Bliss are an acoustic duo consisting of Steve Paull on guitar and Jo Paull on Bass guitar. Bliss have a repertoire of close to 200 songs and are an excellent alternative to a full band.

We can provide music for parties, events, functions, weddings, pubs and clubs.

Jo has a simply superb singing voice and can turn her hand to anything from Janis Joplin to Ella Fitzgerald! Combine this with the effortless guitar work of Steve and their amazing harmonies and you will have an event to remember!

Click on the song titles below to hear some Bliss Songs:

Bliss songs


time after time

losing my religion

Please click here to see a sample of some of the songs Bliss have in their set.


The Great Lake Big Band

The Great Lake Big Band have been established in Taupo for over 20 years. The band have a strong rhythm section and a brass section of around 15 musicians, with some truly outstanding soloists.

The vocalist for the Great Lake Big Band is the fabulous Jo Paull.

The Big Band have experience of playing at any type of event from Jazz Festivals to Tea Dances.

For booking enquiries for the Great Lake Big Band please click here.

Please click here to see a sample of some of the songs the Great Lake Big Band have in their set.

Click here to read a review of one of the Great Lake Big Band's latest gigs.

New website

Finally have got round to redesigning the website. Hope you like the new image. Please take the time to explore what blissnz has to offer.


School Orchestral Arrangements

A new feature which has been added to the website. If you are a music teacher at a Primary or Intermediate school and are frustrated at the lack of good quality musical arrangements for years 4 to 8 then this page is for you.