Home‎ > ‎


Jan Elliott and Tom Didovich



Pictured playing at a charity event at The Ponsonby Cruising Club, they entertained all night with their brilliant material.

DIDELLI is a musically appealing collaboration between singer song-writer-guitarist Jan Elliott and versatile pianist Tom Didovich, which has resulted in a unique musical banquet of interesting songs, ranging through folk, pop, rock and jazz genres.

Combining under the name 'DIDELLI' these two experienced musicians form a unique duo with a wide appeal. Their repertoire is varied and engaging and ranges from jazz standards such as Take Five, Love Me Or Leave Me and Twisted, to songs by artists such as Elizavita, Vaya Con Dios, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Adele, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eva Cassidy and of course some Jan Elliott originals. 

You are never quite sure what contrasts and unique treatments are coming next.

Come along and be delighted by DIDELLI MUSIC which has been described as

 'Quirky, Fresh, Jazzed up Folk 'n Soul'.

To listen to a sample of DIDELLI MUSIC click this link:


For more information on Jan & her original music click this link: https://sites.google.com/site/janelliottmusicnz/home

For a further sample of Tom’s piano playing of covers click this link. (5Min:30sec duration)

Jan Elliott is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and performer across a wide variety of musical genres. Jan has an amazingly unique mellifluous voice. Previously spending much time in Christchurch, Jan has performed both as a soloist and in bands at numerous venues including Christchurch Cathedral Square, Christchurch Arts Centre, Various Music Festivals, Wine and Food Festivals and Folk Clubs. 
Highlights of her musical journey are winning the 'CTV (Canterbury Television) Talent Quest' and being awarded a thirty minute TV appearance called 'Jan Rapley Live at Bourbon St' which featured a number of Christchurch's notable performers such as Graham Wardrop, Al Park of the Latter Day Sinners band and Gatz n Sax.  
Jan’s original songs are compelling and quirky, with lyrics that will move and touch your heart. Jan is a versatile vocalist, her repertoire includes everything from blues, rock, pop to jazz and folk.

Tom Didovich is an accomplished keyboard and piano player and has a Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance from Trinity College London. He has a classical background and a penchant for jazz blues and popular music. Tom has performed in a variety of bands and duos playing jazz, blues, pop and rock. 
Bands include: Smooth Time, Western Bypass, Mojovibe, Hi Lo‘s, Glass Half Full,  Moomintrolls Travelling Orchestra, Time Bandits, and solo piano.

DIDELLI is a unique duo with a wide appeal due to the variety of musical genres. With Jan as a versatile vocalist, all musical tastes can be satisfied, including some famous children's songs as well. 
Repertoire includes songs by Van Morrison, The Corrs, Mama Cass, Roberta Flack, Dave Brubeck, Allman Brothers, Bobbie Gentry, Joni Mitchell, Katie Melua, Adele, Billy Joel, Golden Horse, Fairground Attraction, Nina Simone, James Taylor, Shania Twain, Vaya Con Dios, Leonard Cohen, Elizavita and of course Jan Elliott originals. Favourites are Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Twisted, Moondance, Perfect, Stormy Monday, Take Five, Snow in Venice, Just the Way You Are, From a Distance, I Feel the Earth Move.

Last updated 04 July 2018