22 Jul 2011 - 23 Jul 2011

Returning for its 4th edition, the Asean Jazz Festival will once again groove the shores of Harbor Bay, Batam on July 22nd to 23rd 2011.

Just as in previous years, the Festival features some of the best and most popular international Jazz stars as well as Indonesia’s finest musicians.

In this spectacular line up are : Kamal Musallam from United Arab Emirates, Radza Rasc  from Syria, Nasser Salameh  from Jordan,I. Varella from Mexico, Jeremy Trodjman from Switzerland, Sandra Viraj from the Philippines, and Natasha Patamapongs from Thailand.

From Indonesia, the country’s best jazz musicians will be present. They are : Dwiki Dharmawan, Dira Sugandi, Nita Aartsen, Ligro, Adi Darmawan, Agam Hamzah, Gusti Hendy, Eugene Bounty, Zulhamsyah, Donny Sunjoyo, Dani Syah, Johnes Radianto, Adi Prasojo, Rio Moreno Quartet, Bintang Indrianto, Demas Narawangsa, Sandy Galinging, Yeppi Romero Guitar Duo, Iga Mawarni , Jongens Jazz quartet,  Arif Setiadi, Barry Likumahuwa , Batam musicians, and Medan Jazz community.

The ASEAN Jazz Festival is held on the holiday island of Batam, - just half an hour by ferry from Singapore and Malaysia, - to allow easy access for all ASEAN Countries’ jazz enthusiasts to join in this great ASEAN musical gathering.

Hailed as an event that presents jazz not only as entertainment but also as a media for education and appreciation, the Asean Jazz Festival is an annual event initiated since 2008 by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia

The Asean Jazz Festival also acts as an invitation for visitors from all over South East Asia to further explore the marvels of Indonesia.

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