Oval Office also performs with guest artists:

Live 7 piece BAND

Additional instruments such as additional horns, Percussion & guest artists may be added as Required



"one of Nz's finest funk outfits" Christchurch Press  


Oval Office

7 piece christchurch FUNK, SOUL, R'N'B band

STYLE: Funk, Soul, Pop, Top 40, Jazz, Blues, Reggae

LINEUP: Lead vocals, tenor saxophone, trombone, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums

SIZE: 7 piece plus

Hailing from Christchurch, Oval Office are a seven-piece funk band featuring some of New Zealand's finest musical talent.

Known for their tight, high energy shows, Oval Office play an engaging mix of funk, soul, jazz, blues and latin music delivering hard hitting grooves, explosive horn lines and enticing, soulful vocals.

oval office Sample Playlist

I Feel good (I got you)
I'm No good - Amy Winehouse
Billie Jean
At Last
Let's Stay Together
Is This Love
Get Lucky
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Car Wash
Mojo Hannah
Master Blaster
Rock With You



Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Mr Big Stuff
Son of a Preacher Man
What's Going On
You're Losing Me
I Shot the Sheriff
Three Little Birds
Wandering Eye
Blame it on the Boogie
Could You Be Loved
Cold Sweat
Shake Everything you Got-Maceo Parker
Play that Funky Music


What a Man
Lady Marmalade
Rock Steady
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Uptown Funk
Fell in Love with a Boy - Joss Stone
Sir Duke
Disco Inferno
I Wish - Stevie Wonder


Oval Office Bio's

Lissel Stewart (vocals)


Scott Taitoko (trombone)


Gwyn Reynolds (Tenor Saxophone)


Darren Pickering (Keyboards)


Andy Genge (Guitars)


Richie pickard (Bass)


Luke Smilie (drums)