BANDUNG-The Papandayan Jazz Bandung Festival (TPJBF) has been regularly held since 2015, the event that presents the leading jazz musicians both local and international will be held back in October 2017 later. TPJBF 2017 will come with a fresh new concept.
If the series is usually held six days in a row, this year TPJBF will be present during the month of October 2017. Certainly October will be the month of jazz lovers to enjoy the performances of their favorite musicians.
The TPJBF 2017 series will open on 3 October 2017 at 4 pm on TP Stage with a workshop from Chad Lefkowitz, resumed at 8 pm with the performance of a jazz musician from Bali, Yuri Mahatma and international musician Chad Lefkowitz with David Manuhutu, Kevin Joshua and Dave Jungle.
Chad is the world's leading saxophonist who is also a member of the grammy-winning Latin African Jazz Orchestra. Chad is also frequently featured on International television alongside pop icon world, Taylor Swift. His expertise in playing saxophone successfully brought Chad touring around the world, both as a soloist and international recording artist.
Before the appearance of Chad Lefkowitz - Brown, TPJBF will present Yuri Mahatma. Yuri Mahatma is a Jakarta-born guitar player who has migrated to Bali since 1980. Students of Martijn Van Itersons are often featured in various jazz events in Bali and internationally.
The TPJBF 2017 event will be present every Friday during the month of October. On October 6th stage TP Stage will feature Mery Kasiman, then Idang Rasiji on October 13th and Dhira Bong will also be performing on October 20th.
The peak event of TPJBF 2017 will take place on October 22, 2017, at 10 o'clock there will be performance from PCSM Home Concert at TP Stage, continued at 11 noon will present the White Room at Tropical Garden, then there is jazz clinic from Amrus Ramadhan and Nesia Ardi in TP Stage. Not only that at 3 pm Madame & Toean will perform at TP Stage, followed by New Blood and Nissan Foltz & The James Band at HB Grill Garden.
The peak event will take place at Suagi Ballroom featuring Grace Sahertian and the long-awaited Tohpati Bertiga.
The 2017 TPJBF series will close on October 27, 2017 at 8 pm on TP Stage, The Papandayan with performances from NewB - Natania Jualim, Eca Sumantri, Wesley Geraldo and Bobby Limijaya. Jo