KUCHING: Blues trio Delgres from Guadeloupe and France will be performing their brand of music at Borneo Jazz on May 12 to 13 at ParkCity Everly in Miri.
A child of Caribbean heritage, born and raised in France, Pascal Danae discovered his love of blues in his ancestral home of Guadeloupe, ... Read more
KUCHING: The Borneo Jazz Outreach Programme, a free music learning session, will again be held over the festival weekend at ParkCity Everly Hotel in Miri.
The programme will provide aspiring musicians with teaching sessions led by professional performers — some of them veterans.
On May 12 from 2pm to 3.30pm, the ‘Make ... Read more
KUCHING: Acclaimed Malaysian jazz musician Michael Veerapen will be performing alongside Michael Simon’s Asian Connection at this year’s Borneo Jazz, taking place at the ParkCity Everly Hotel in Miri from May 12 to 13.
Veerapen is very well-known in the Malaysian jazz scene, having been with the funk-fusion band Asia Beat ... Read more
KUCHING: Indonesian jazz icon Idang Rasjidi and the Idang Rasjidi Syndicate will perform at the Borneo Jazz Festival on May 12-13 at ParkCity Everly, Miri.
A press release yesterday said Idang’s music promotes a message of unity in diversity, where the different types of seemingly polarised rhythms, melodies and instruments blend ... Read more
KUCHING: Japanese jazz veteran Osaka Monaurail will be performing its ‘superheavy funk’ jazz at Borneo Jazz at ParkCity Everly in Miri this May 13 and 14.
From a humble beginning in Osaka University in 1992, Osaka Monaurail has gone from a large band of over 20 musicians, to a ten-person jazz ... Read more
KUCHING: The Borneo Jazz Festival is back to celebrate its 12th anniversary at ParkCity Everly, Miri from May 12-13.
This year’s festival features international jazz acts like Laila Biali from Canada, CaboCuba Jazz from the Netherlands and Delgres from Guadaloupe/France, said Sarawak Tourism in a press statement yesterday.
At Canada’s National Jazz ... Read more
All That Jazz
Ethno jazz, Dixieland swing jazz, New Orleans jazz, rock-infused blues, progressive acid jazz, afro jazz, classical jazz, organ jazz. That was the whole spectrum of jazz performed at this year’s Borneo Jazz Festival 2016. I didn’t even know there was so many! But I’m thrilled that I got ... Read more
Pre-Event: Planting Trees
Borneo is a massive island that is one of the rarest remaining areas of such rich biodiversity and lush rainforests. The Borneo Jazz Festival not only celebrates music, but also educates people about Borneo’s ecological significance and invites them to contribute. I was lucky enough to attend the Pre-Event ... Read more