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Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

Poland’s jazz music band performs in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on November 18, 2010 at 9:26 am

German jazz musicians to start European Music Festival in Vietnam

In Uncategorized on November 16, 2010 at 5:30 am

Jazz group prove their Chopin chops

In Uncategorized on November 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Popular US jazz singer comes to Hanoi

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2010 at 10:08 am

American jazz singer Andromeda Turre visits Vietnam to perform at the Sofitel Metropole of Ha Noi from June 2 to August 31.

Andromeda Turre, a popular US jazz singer, was born in 1981 in New York. Her parents, Akua and Steve Turre are also popular artists in the US, who introduced her to the piano at the early age of five. Later, she would perform along side world-famous vocalist Ray Charles.

Andromeda Turre is not only a jazz singer, but also a professional dancer and actress who has performed in a play by directed by Woody Allen.

Her first album titled, “Introducing Andromeda Turre,” was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2008 for Best Vocal Jazz Album.

Tokyo Disney featured her for 14 weeks as the “Queen of the Blues.”

Turre’s three-month-long appearance in Hanoi begins at 8:45 pm at Le Club, where she will be performing Tuesday through Sunday.

Source: SGGP

Jazz duo gearing up for HCMC performance

In Uncategorized on April 11, 2010 at 8:32 am

Vietnamese jazz legends Quyen Van Minh and Tran Manh Tuan have announced a collaborative performance on April 17 in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7.

“Sensational Jazz,” a concert performed by musicians Quyen Van Minh and Tran Manh Tuan, will take place on April 17 in District 7, HCMC Titled “Sensational Jazz,” the event will also feature a sophisticated buffet dinner in an elegant and luxurious outdoor venue at Ho Ban Nguyet .
 
The duo will be accompanied by Minh’s band, Bigband Song Hong, who have been playing together for the past decade.
 
The group will treat audiences to different genres of jazz from the past and present including blues, swing and bebop. In addition, jazz-inspired Vietnamese songs like Ha trang, Mot coi di ve, Co hong and Thu hoai niem, are part of the lineup.
 
Guest singers Tuyet Loan, Ho Quynh Huong, Kasim Hoang Vu and Duc Tuan will also join Minh and Tuan onstage.
 
The concert is organized by stage director Le Thuy while architect Nguyen Chung Nhan, who completed a master’s degree in architecture at the US-based South Florida University, will be in charge of the venue design.
 
Tickets cost VND1.7-2 million (US$87-102) and are available at Khong Ten Bar and the Duxton Saigon Hotel. The buffet dinner will be served from 6-8pm, before the performance.   

Source: SGGP