Lion City Youth Jazz Festival

Lion City Youth Jazz Festival

27 May 2018
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Jazz Association (Singapore) Limited proudly presents The Lion City Youth Jazz Festival, featuring the Jazz Association (Singapore) Youth Orchestra (JassYO!) performing alongside widely-acclaimed international jazz legends.

The concert marks the culmination of a five-day training programme that had international, regional and local mentors imparting their jazz musicianship skills to youth with outstanding jazz talents – specially selected from auditions. Together with the mentors, the youths will perform and make musical magic with catchy tunes and toe-tapping arrangements at this first Lion City Youth Jazz Festival.

Award-winning saxophonist, jazz master and composer Benny Golson, homegrown music director, pianist and composer, Jeremy Monteiro and multitalented composer and arranger Fritz K Renold are some of the jazz legends that will lend their expertise to the young, aspiring musicians.

At the concert, the audience will be taken on an eclectic musical journey with selections from renowned jazz standards as well as original compositions and arrangements by Jeremy Monteiro, Fritz K Renold and established Singaporean jazz pianist – Mr. Chok Kerong. Jazz aficionados can also look forward to iconic classics from Benny Golson such as Whisper Nowand I Remember Clifford.

Tickets to The Lion City Youth Jazz Festival are now available on SISTIC!