Samui International Jazz Music Festival 2012 – announcing
the third edition of the festival: 14 – 20 October
Jazz on a tropical island – what a wonderful combination!
This is in every sense a unique event and we are happy to welcome everybody to be part of it – to enjoy the diversity of Jazz Music in convivial surroundings.
For the 3rd year 40 exceptional Thai and international artists, from 10 different nations, will come to Koh Samui to perform at stunning beach side locations around the island and will enchant the visitors with relaxed Jazz tunes.
Look forward to meet Paulette McWilliams, a Chicago native, who you’ve definitely heard before! She has been on stage and performed with artists like Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross and her discography reads like the who’s who in music history: Everyone from Sammy Davis Jr. to Placido Domingo, with every genre of music in between. Don’t miss her, when she comes to perform on the main-stage of the festival 19th of October – FREE ENTRANCE!
Also performing Peter Beets, from the Netherlands, a world class jazz pianist, who has shared the stage with jazz greats like Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater. From South Africa meet the Karen Devroop Jazz Quartet. Their quartet’s repertoire spans a very broad spectrum of styles and genres ranging from Bebop to Latin and contemporary Jazz.
More music – highlights and the exact venues and times will be announced shortly.
Five days of Concerts at Hotel Venues with entrance fee (500 THB):
o 14 Oct. Amari Palm Reef Chaweng
o 15 Oct. Rocky Boutique Resort Lamai
o 16 Oct. The Library Koh Samui
o 17 Oct. Nora Buri Resort & Spa
o 18 Oct. Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa
19th/20th October: Two days free concerts at the ‘Main Stage’ on Chaweng Beach at the Beachfront of Amari Palm Reef Hotel.
Should you not be so lucky to live on Koh Samui, check-out the ‘Hotel Booking’ link on our Website with the list of the Festival Hotel Partners offering special promotions for the duration of the festival.
Note the dates in your calendar and join us, when the air of Koh Samui is once again filled with Jazz Music: 14 – 20 October, 2012!