2017 Hong Kong International Jazz Festival – Outdoor Concert

30.9.2017 (Saturday)
2pm - 6 pm
Hong Kong Park Olympic Square
(Admiralty Station C1 Exit)

Free Admission

Alan Kwan/ Patrick Lui Quartet (Hong Kong/Australia/Taiwan)

Alan Kwan, guitar
Patrick Lui, piano
Scott Dodd, bass
Fish Huang, drums

New York-based jazz guitarist Alan Kwan and award-winning jazz pianist Patrick Lui, both from Hong Kong, will be joined by acclaimed musicians including bassist Scott Dodd (Australia) and drummer Fish Huang (Taiwan), presenting a set of new original jazz compositions.

Hang Em High (Switzerland/Austria/Poland)

BOND, 2 string bass & live electronics
Lucien Dubuis, baritone sax, bass & contrabass clarinets
Alfred Vogel, drums & percussion

“Hot like melted iron, cool as Clint Eastwood” - Hang Em High stands for low-western-rock-jazz-ambient punk with live electronics combining 3 unique characters from Switzerland, Austria and Poland. Be it psychotic, poetic, down to earth or up in the air, they just call their music Hang Em High.

EYOT (Serbia)

Dejan Ilijic, piano
Sladjan Milenovic, guitar
Milos Vojvodic, drums
Marko Stojiljkovic, bass

Known as the "Nirvana of Jazz", EYOT brings to life music of unique creativity which strikes a pleasant balance between simplicity and sophistication, coarse yet delicate. Free of genres, the 4 musicians bring a beautiful eclectic sound that swims from rock to jazz, punk and ambient, all formed into strong compositions.

Samba Jazz Collective (Brazil/Hong Kong)

Veronica Nunes, vocal & cavaquinho
Ricardo Vogt, guitar & vocal
Anna Fan, drums
Marcus Ho, bass
Kenny C Lin, saxophone
Stanley Lam, trumpet

Celebrating the centenary of samba music, Ricardo Vogt and Veronica Nunes put up this special line up for the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival. The programme will consist of original compositions along with well-known Brazilian classic, arranged by Vogt, with touches of electronics and improvisation. With the samba beat and the groovy heat, this music will guarantee to make you dance and sway.

2591 1340
Outdoor Concert

6700 0752
Other programmes of 2017 Hong Kong International Jazz Festival
(12noon – 8pm)

Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, in association with Hong Kong Jazz Association

2017 Hong Kong International Jazz Festival will be held on 3 & 5-7 Oct 2017. For more information, please visit the official website: www.hkijf.com/en/ / www.facebook.com/hkijf

Programmes are subject to change without prior notice. Content of the programmes does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.