Spring is here and before the weather gets far too uncomfortable to enjoy some good music concerts outdoors, the 3rd International Jazz Festival will be kicking off 15 March onwards.
Spread over four days, 15 to 18 March, the event will be taking place at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri. All shows start at 6:30 pm onwards and the shows are open to all. All you need to do is keep a tab on which artists are performing when.
Organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, the International Jazz festival is all set to move in with musical ease the third year running and has been a huge hit the last two years. Clearly for the city’s music lovers, this is a treat one one wants to miss.
15th March will have New Bone Quintet Band from Poland, Sylivie Bourban from Switzerland and Oscar Acevedo Quarter from Colombia.
16 March will be flagged off by UNK: The Radha Thomas Ensemble from India, Ararat from Israel, Imany from France and will wrap up the day’s music with Oleg Butman Jazz Trio from Russia.
17 March has Jorge Prado Huellas Quartret from Spain, Indian band Dhruv, Sachal Vasandani from the USA and the Malcom Braff Trio from Switzerland.
The final day, 18 March packs a real treat with Toshanbar (India), The New South Africa Jazz Collective (South Africa) and wait for this...Loiuz Banks!
So there you have it. Mark out your picks and head over. You won’t regret this!
TRY SOME CRAZY MIXING AS WELL
And if EDM isn’t your scene either or you want something earlier in the week, Bandish Projekt will be performing at Cocaine, GK 1 on 15 March, 9 pm onwards. Watch Mayur Narvekar, composer, producer, DJ, remixer, performer and multi-instrumentalist take over the console.
WANT EDM INSTEAD?
If Jazz is not your scene, maybe you should wait it out a bit. An EDM (electronic dance music) artist is all set to hit Delhi on 27 March. Heard of DubFx?
Dub Fx (Benjamin Stanford) is a worldwide street performer and studio recording artist from St Kilda. His trademark is creating rich live music using only his own performance aided by Live looping and effect pedals combined with his voice. Dub has released 2 Live CDs, first, an ultra rare burnt CD of random recordings from street performances and second Live in the Street.