Ession wins “Best Performance” at West Coast Songwriters

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Video Vault: Ake Ake Waltz

It’s no wonder Joanna has a deep passion for songwriting.  It’s been passed down to her through the generations.  Here is a waltz her Great great grandmother, Mary Symonds, wrote in 1901.  Mary dedicated this piece of music to the New Zealand boys leaving for the Boer War.