”Embracing Uniqueness and Tolerance”
The 4th annual Ubud Village Jazz Festival will be held, once again 12-13th August at ARMA Museum and Resort, Ubud and will feature a world-class line-up. A culmination of the Festival’s commitment to bring together a diverse and unique group of jazz musicians has resulted in a collection of performances that includes exciting new artists, legends and student groups all connected around special custom programming and unique musical experiences that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.
Acclaimed legendary jazz musicians from Indonesia such as Margie Segers, Oele Pattiselano, Glen Dauna (with sons Rega and Indra) performing as The Daunas, Jeffrey Tahalele and Arief Setiadi. World class bass player, Reuben Rogers, who has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Joshua Redman, and Dianne Reeves, will perform as a duo with Peter Bernstein, one of the most respected and inspiring jazz guitarist. Bernstein was first discovered by Jim Hall, and labeled as the most impressive guitarist he has ever heard.
International artists include LOUIS! Project from Holland, a surprising music program about the legend, Louis Armstrong. The show will bring you swing, spirituals, improvisation, blues and vocals that will make you think you are in New Orleans. And for the first time in Indonesia, Youn Woo Park Trio will perform all the way from Korea. Ian Scionti Trio, endorsed by Accion Cultural Espanola, Spain explores the limit between jazz and flamenco, and will present the cohesive dialogue between the two traditions for the Festival guests.
Yuko Shirota quartet (Angin Asia) from Japan will also bring her uniqueness style of jazz to the audience of Ubud Village Jazz Festival.
Mia Samira, Salamander Big Band (Bandung) , Balinese based jazz groups Bali Gypsy Fire and Joyfe Jazz Quintet, and East West Jazz Ensemble feat Gregory Gaynair (Germany) will spoil your thirst of real jazz for two days.
The Ubud Village Jazz Festival is not only about great music, be prepared for a culinary experience with 26 food outlets and 1 hour of free flow wine by Plaga Wine and be amazed at the artistic design of the stages. Performances will span over three stages, each with a different theme. Padi stage, inspired by the Balinese tradition of rice farming, Giri stage, in honor of the great Mount Agung, and Subak, the famous Balinese irrigation system for rice fields.
Encouraged by a range of local communities, Ubud Village Jazz Festival is one of the most respected Jazz Festivals in the region. The majority of team members volunteer for the event from a variety of backgrounds such as art, media, video, design, music and even culinary! Yet, it keeps the spirit of Ubud Village Jazz Festival….
A small festival with a big message!
For the third year, Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2016 is proud to promote Jazz education in Indonesia. The Bali Jazz Summer School will be held over 3 days prior to the festival and will be divided into 6 classes featuring, drums, piano, double bass, vocal, and brass and reed instruments. Festival co-founder, Yuri Mahatma explains “This is a great opportunity for young Indonesians to gain valuable knowledge and improve their skills through classes in theory and daily jam sessions”.
For more information, please visit: www.balijazzsummerschool.com
Visit their website to secure your early bird tickets. Only available until June. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary deal!
➢ Early Bird ticket price (Including taxes) April- June 2016 period
One Day ticket : IDR. 300,000
Two days ticket : IDR. 500,000
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➢ Normal ticket price (Including taxes) July-Aug 2016 period
One day ticket: IDR 400.000
Two days ticket: IDR 600.000
For further information or inquiries, check : www.ubudvillagejazzfestival.com
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