What's On : LiveMusic
ALBUM LAUNCH: “The Night's Last Words” by Jason Cheng
Fri 14-12-2018, 8:00 PM - 2 h 30 m
"The Night's Last Words" is the title of the new album and is also the title of one of the tracks written by musician, composer, entertainer and entrepreneur, Jason Cheng.
The Wanted, an a cappella group from Taipei, was founded in June 2014, and has since won the championship in several international competitions. The media in Taiwan have dubbed it “the Taiwan version of Pitch Perfect”.
Open Platform – American Jazz Standards
Alan Kwan, Kengchakaj Kengkarnka, Wong Tak-chung, Andy Gander
Mon 17-12-2018, 8:00 PM - 2 h
In this sixth Open Platform show, the host band is led by Alan Kwan (guitar), joined by Kengchakaj Kengkarnka (piano), Wong Tak-chung (bass) and Andy Gander (drums).
From September to December, jazz guitarist Tjoe Man Cheung will be sharing his music, joined by his musician friends.
A Clarinet Christmas
Camellia Johnson, Lai Bo-ling
Fri 21-12-2018, 8:00 PM - 1 h
Clarinetist Camellia Johnson and pianist Lai Bo-ling join forces to present a programme that will put you in the Christmas spirit!
Jazz Masterclass – Alex Sipiagin
Alex Sipiagin, Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra
Sat 22-12-2018, 3:00 PM - 2 h
Jazz Masterclass is one of the programmes of the “Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” project, presented by the Fringe Club and Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra. This time, Russian trumpeter Alex Sipiagin will conduct a masterclass for band members. Trumpet, trombone, and saxophone players are invited to be participants. It's open to the public to sit-in as audience.
Patrick Lui is an award-winning pianist, keyboardist, composer, arranger and producer. He founded a jazz orchestra under his name - the Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra, playing his original big band scores.
The Happy-Go-Lucky Bigband, led by Japanese trumpeter and conductor Kenny Matsuura, was formed in 2010 as a rehearsal big band at a rented studio in Kowloon.
Jazz Night with Zauce
Fri 04-01-2019, 9:30 PM - 2 h
Formed in early 2018 in Hong Kong, Zauce is a jazz band featuring a fine blend of four musical souls from Hong Kong, the USA and Togo, Africa, with different cultural backgrounds and different musical training and tastes.
Fri 11-01-2019, 8:00 PM - 2 h
Jazz+ : Shaolin Fez
Shaolin Fez Official EP Launch
Sat 12-01-2019, 8:00 PM - 2 h
The first Jazz+ show in January will also be the official launch of the latest EP by SHAOLIN FEZ. The band will perform original Symphonic Jazz Rock music from its newly crowdfunded EP.
From January to April, jazz drummer Anna Fan will be sharing her music, joined by her musician friends.
Exordium Collective Launch – “Beaming Shadows”
Sat 26-01-2019, 8:00 PM - 1 h
It is the launch concert of Exordium Collective (“ExCo”), explores the contrast of light and shadow through the physical gestures of the musicians. The performance incorporates live electronic sounds that act as the shadow of the evening.
Formed in 2010, the Island Express Jazz Orchestra specializes in large ensemble arrangements by modern jazz composers.
Andante Musica: Valentine’s Day Piano Duo Concert
Clarissa Wang, Gloria Shih
Thu 14-02-2019, 8:00 PM - 1 h 10 m
On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a special and unforgettable night with your loved one. Renowned Taiwanese pianists Gloria Shih and Clarissa Wang invite you to a romantic evening featuring beautiful classical pieces.