South Auckland students prepare to defend music title

Vids 10/08/2016

It's a voice you would expect to hear in a crowded New Orleans jazz club or smokey Parisian Cabaret but it belongs to 15-year-old Manurewa high school student PJ Tele'a.

His band is preparing to defend their title at Auckland Council's performing arts competition Stand Up, Stand Out but they're not the only musical talent from Manurewa.

13-year-old Finau Fulivai won last year's solo instrumental category. So how is Manurewa turning out these musically talented students?