KUCHING, Monday – Three bands from the Borneo Jazz line-up will be performing in a preview at Ming Café, Miri on Wednesday, May 11 from 8.00pm onwards.
The bands performing are O Sister! (Spain), Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion (Germany & Cuba), Yuichiro Tokuda’s RALYZZDIG (Japan), while the opening performance will be by guest rock band, “The Old Skool” from Brunei.
O Sister! plays music from the golden ages of ‘Dixie’ and ‘Swing’ jazz, and is described as a tribute to North American popular music from the 1920s and 30s.
The Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion, known as the “Masters of Classical Crossover”, because of their multiple award-winning program, Classic meets Cuba. They have sold more than 500,000 albums worldwide and received the Echo Klassik and Jazz Award twice within the last few years. The Klazz Brothers were also nominated for Grammys for their albums: Classic meets Cuba, Jazz meets Cuba and Mozart meets Cuba.
Yuichiro Tokuda’s RALYZZDIG is a highly decorated modern Jazz band, and has been acclaimed as “the cutting edge of the present progressive form of jazz” in Jazz Life magazine.
Tickets are available at pre-sale prices with adult passes selling at RM80.00 for a one-day pass and RM140.00 for a two-day pass. For children ages between seven to 12 years, ticket is priced at RM40.00 for the one-day pass and RM60.00 for the two-day pass. Family package is also available, with two adult passes and two child passes for RM160.00.
Pre-sale tickets can be purchased online at www.jazzborneo.com and will only be available until May 12.
The event is organized by the Sarawak Tourism Board, endorsed by Tourism Malaysia and is jointly supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism, Sarawak and partnering with Malaysia Airlines Berhad as the presenting sponsor.
Picture shows O Sister! from Spain.
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Date: 9 May 2016