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Acclaimed jazz stars and ensembles to celebrate International Jazz Day in April
     To celebrate International Jazz Day the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will once again present the popular "Jazz Marathon" in April.
     Two non-stop sessions of jazz music will be staged at the Arena of Queen Elizabeth Stadium, bringing together renowned jazz players of many nationalities to jam and recreate various jazz styles including bebop, fusion and big band sounds, as well as jazz variants like ethnic, gypsy, tango and flamenco. Overseas artists will collaborate with local musicians to create a borderless soundscape through jazz. Details of the concerts are as follows:
April 27 (Saturday)
5pm         Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra (special guest: RubberBand, Will Vinson)
6.30pm    Angelo Debarre Trio (special guest: Sharon Lui)
8.15pm    Doctor 3
9.45pm    Ulf Wakenius Scandinavian All-Stars Quartet     
April 28 (Sunday)
5pm         Ted Lo, Rhani Krija and Chinese Ensemble on Jazz
6.30pm    Quadro Nuevo       
8.15pm    Patax (special guest: Angelita Li)
9.45pm    Steve Smith and Vital Information NYC Edition
     Tickets priced at $180, $280, $420 and $600 are now available at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk). Various demonstration workshops will be held from 3pm at the Function Room of the Queen Elizabeth Stadium prior to each performance. Admission is free for ticket holders of the corresponding date with limited seats available on a first-come, first-served basis.
     For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999. For programme and workshops enquiries and concessionary schemes, please call 2268 7321 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/programs_693.html.
Ends/Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:01
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