12th - 13th May, 2017
Miri, Sarawak

Press Release

KUCHING, Friday  – Borneo Jazz will organise, for the first time, a Networking Session entitled “Jazz & Money, Do They Mix?” on Saturday, May 13 from 2.00pm, at the Ruai Bar at ParkCity Everly Hotel. This inaugural session will be conducted by veteran international music producer, Patrick Lee-Thorp. It provides a platform ...
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KUCHING, Tuesday – The Cape Jazz Band, also known as the CJB, will be performing at the Borneo Jazz Festival on May 12 to 13, at ParkCity Everly in Miri. The CJB will be bringing a full brass section to the Festival, performing their Cape Jazz from Cape Town, South Africa. With ...
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Freedom To Be Blue: DELGRES In Borneo Jazz

Posted date: April 17, 2017
KUCHING, Saturday – The three-man band Delgres from Guadeloupe and France will be performing their Blues at Borneo Jazz on May 12 to 13 at ParkCity Everly, Miri. A child of Caribbean heritage born and raised in France, Pascal Danae discovered his love of Blues in his ancestral home of Guadeloupe, ...
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Idang Rasjidi, The Peaceful Pianist

Posted date: April 12, 2017
KUCHING, Wednesday – Indonesian Jazz icon, Idang Rasjidi and his band the Idang Rasjidi Syndicate, will be performing at the Borneo Jazz Festival on May 12 to 13 at ParkCity Everly, Miri, bringing with him his musical talents as well as the positive message he portrays through his music. Idang’s music ...
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Got A Yearning For Free Music Lessons?

Posted date: April 11, 2017
KUCHING, Tuesday – The Borneo Jazz “Outreach Programme,” a free music learning session, is back by popular demand and will be held over the festival weekend at ParkCity Everly Hotel, Miri. The Programme is held on the Borneo Jazz festival days and provides aspiring musicians with teaching sessions led by professional ...
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MICHAEL VEERAPEN: ARTISTE, MENTOR, STUDENT

Posted date: April 7, 2017
KUCHING, Friday – Michael Veerapen, an acclaimed Malaysian Jazz musician, will be performing with the Michael Simon’s Asian Connection at the Borneo Jazz Festival on May 12 to 13, at ParkCity Everly in Miri. Veerapen is well-known in the Malaysian Jazz scene since his time in funk-fusion band Asia Beat with ...
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Japan’s Osaka Monaurail In Borneo Jazz

Posted date: April 5, 2017
KUCHING, Monday – Japanese Jazz veterans, Osaka Monaurail will be performing their ‘superheavy funk’ Jazz at Borneo Jazz in May 13 to 14 at ParkCity Everly, Miri. From their humble beginnings in Osaka University in 1992, Osaka Monaurail has gone from a large band of over 20 musicians, to a 10 ...
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Borneo Jazz Open For Volunteer Applications

Posted date: March 1, 2017
KUCHING, Tuesday – Grab the opportunity to volunteer at this year’s Borneo Jazz Festival before applications close on April 7. Potential volunteers are encouraged to apply to the categories that best suit their physical capabilities and skills. The categories are liaison officer, stagehands, vendor management, merchandising, event secretariat, transportation, and media ...
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The Borneo Jazz Festival Is Back

Posted date: February 21, 2017
KUCHING, Tuesday – The Borneo Jazz Festival is back celebrating its 12th anniversary year from May 12 to 13 at ParkCity Everly in Miri. ­ This year’s Festival features international Jazz names like Laila Biali from Canada, CaboCuba Jazz from the Netherlands and Delgres from Guadaloupe/France. Laila was named the Society of Composers, ...
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