Emmet Cohen - Piano
Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts. Downbeat praised the "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary" he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences at what he terms "the deepest level of humanity and individuality." Leader of the "Emmet Cohen Trio" and creator of the "Masters Legacy Series," Cohen is an internationally acclaimed jazz artist and dedicated music educator.
Philip Norris - Bass
Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Philip Norris currently resides in New York City pursuing his degree in Jazz Studies at The Juilliard School. Philip first began his path in music on the Piano and Horn.
Kyle Poole – Drums
Hailed by Jazz Speaks as a "young prodigious drummer", Los Angeles native Kyle Poole has been residing in New York City since 2011 and continues to impress wherever his drums take him next. Along with his band of fellow NY jazz upstarts aptly titled "Poole & the Gang", Kyle has performed in New York's most esteemed jazz clubs, notably Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola & SMOKE Jazz, culminating in a weekly residency at Small's Jazz Club lasting nearly 3 years.
Music 101 consisting of Delfeayo Marsalis (Trombone), Javon Jackson (Saxophone), Jeremy Manasia (Piano), David Williams (Bass) and Willie Jones III (Drums).
Delfeayo Marsalis -Trombone
As an acclaimed trombonist, composer, and producer, Delfeayo Marsalis has also dedicated his prolific career to music theatre and education. Along with the Marsalis family of musicians including his father Ellis, the artist was destined to a life in music. Marsalis has a dual Bachelor's degree in Music performance and Production from Berklee College of Music, and a Masters in Jazz Performance from the University of Louisville. A Doctorate has also been conferred from the New England College.
Javon Jackson- Tenor Saxophone
Tenor Saxophonist Javon Jackson came into international prominence touring and recording with the legendary drummer Art Blakey as a member of his band, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Symbolizing a new generation of musicians that blended tradition with neo-jazz, Jackson went on to release 14 recordings as a band leader and tour and record over 135 CDs with jazz greats
Jeremy Manasia- Piano
Pianist Jeremy Manasia has been a fixture on the New York City jazz scene for over 20 years, as an in-demand sideman, bandleader, composer, recording artist, and educator. His 6 records as a leader spotlight more than 40 compositions, and his bebop rooted, soulful, impressionistic sound on the piano. He has been a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition, the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, and the American Pianists Association Jazz Piano Competition.
David Williams- Bass
David Williams' route to the top of the jazz world has been somewhat unconventional: it has taken him from Trinidad to London to New York to Washington, DC to Los Angeles and back to New York. But there is nothing conventional about brilliance, and as a bassist, that is what David Williams exemplifies. His sound is deep and resonant, his section playing seems effortless, his solos are rhythmic and compelling, and his intonation is flawless.
Willie Jones III –Drums
With an unparalleled style of rhythmic expression, drummer Willie Jones III is one of the world's leading jazz drummers. In addition to honoring his monumental influences - the late greats Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey and Billy Higgins - Jones' bold articulation and constantly innovative sense of swing are results of his life-long musical experience.
Leonhard Skorupa – Saxophone, Composition
Andi Tausch - Guitar
Daniel Moser - Bassclarinet, FX
Hubert Bründlmayer - Drums
Prog rock, chamber Jazz, dynamic ever-shifting rhythms, unusual instrumentation? Check. Vienna-based Sketchbook Quartet freely play with genre stereotypes. Form surf rock to squealing improv, their unorthodox instrumentation and elaborate compositions, combined with their passion, make for a dynamic fresh and groovy sound.
Laurent de Wilde (piano)
Bruno Rousselet (bass)
Philippe Soirat (battery)
Laurent de WildeMusician, producer, writer and radio host
At age 22, hemoved to New York to perfect his jazz piano and at the end of the 80's he had already recorded 3 albums under his own name. Back in Paris in the 90's, he kept recording on both side of the Atlantic, attracting significant interest from his peers (Victoire de la Musique, Prix Django Reinhardt), eventually signing with Sony Jazz. At the same time, he published a biography of Thelonious Monk (Monk, Gallimard,1996), which was internationally acclaimed.
From then on, Laurent followed simultaneously a wide variety of projects :his own jazz trio, his electronic bands, but also co-writing a musical play. A master at passing on a large public the pleasure of listening to music, Laurent was the master of ceremony for the 20th edition of the Victoires du Jazz in 2022.
This band is rooted in the tradition of swing and blues sounds of the New York bands such as Horace Silver, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, One For All. We love recordings from the Blue note, Prestige, Riverside, Steeple Chase, Smoke Sessions label. We've been playing at Fabster, a local jazz club in Jakarta, for a year.
Luca Ciarla -Violin
Mike Del Ferro -Piano
Maurizio Perrone -Double bass
Violinist Luca Ciarla meets extraordinary pianist and composer Mike del Ferro for Jazz goes to the Opera, a dazzling performance of arrangements from the operatic tradition and original compositions. Del Ferro, a sophisticated opera connoisseur, is the son of tenor Leonard del Ferro, who performed and recorded with the divine Maria Callas. Jazz goes to the Opera is a stylish game where Luca and Mike, joined by the steady and creative bass playing of Maurizio Perrone, invent surprising harmonic evolutions on some of the best melodies ever written. "…one of the most interesting violinists nowadays on the international scene, capable of browsing around different sounds and genres without ever losing his unmistakable style." la Repubblica (Italy)
Sandro Roy – violin, guitar (www.sandro-roy.com)
Boris Netsvetaev – piano
With the formation "Sandro Roy Unity Duo",a formation emerges which merges
the special musical core of Gypsy & Jazz
Sandro Roy, A classically trained violinist who at age thirteen won first place at the state-wide competition Jugend Musiziert. But he is also a jazz player and has played with legendary Bireli Lagrene and already he has his own bands and successful performances as a soloist (with the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra Amsterdam,Münchner Rundfunkorchester and many more). But Sandro Roy has also had another musical upbringing that has made him into a universal musician and performer. He is a jazz&classical musician, composer and arranger.He played concerts all over the world like in USA, Greece, Serbia, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Italy, Spain and of course Germany.
Boris Netsvetaev works as a pianist and composer. He was born in St. Petersburg, where he alsostudied music theory and composition at the Rhymsky-Korsakov music college.Today, Boris Netsvetaev can be seen in a wide variety of formations, such as with the band "Souldacity" or his string-piano trio with violin and cello, where he performs, arranges and composes chamber music between classical and jazz.
Koh Mr. Saxman is a name of endearment for Sekpol Unsamran – Thailand's first and foremost saxophonist with more than 15 solo albums under his credits. His international recognition is proven by countless collaborations in studio recordings and in concert performances around the world. Through "The Sound of Siam", an exclusive project he initiated, Koh presents traditional Thai music to the world in all its splendors with a touch of new and exciting possibilities.
With decades of performing, songwriting and producing to his credits, Koh is committed to being a mentor contributing to music learning inside and outside Thailand.
ASIA7 is an Asian Pop band mastering its music with a clear, sweet voice of the vocalist blended with the sounds of Thai folk instruments such as saw-duang (a Thai fiddle), pin (an Isan lute), khaen (an Isan bamboo mouth organ), saxophone, keys, guitar, bass and drums.
Although the name of the band carries the number 7 but the band actually has 8 members. ASIA7 originated in 2016 from the gathering of close friends in the College of Music, Mahidol University. It has had opportunities to give numerous performances both in Thailand and other countries such as Norway, Korea, India, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Laos.
During 2020, ASIA7 refrained from performing and entered GMM Audition for new artists to join music companies under GMM Grammy affiliation. This audition ended ASIA7's independent artist status and the band has since been a part of GeneLab Records.
1. Aoy, Amornphat Sermsap (Vocal)
2. Yoye, Narisara Sakpanjachot (Saw Duang, Saw U)
3. Ton, Tontrakul Kaewyong (Pin, Khaen)
4. Oam, Kritamet Kittiboonyatiwakron (Saxophone)
5. Suntorn, Suntorn Duangdang (Guitar)
6. Boom, Preeda Kesdee (Keys)
7. Dew, Phoowich Tawasinchanadech (Bass)
8. Note, Thitirat Dilokhattakarn (Drums)
Voice Jazz Bachelor Of Music Rangsit University
• KPN Award 2010 Winner
• The Voice All Stars Thailand Winner 2022
"The SSKRu Jazz band was founded by watchara solosphrom. This band belongs to the Department of Music Education of Education Faculty, Sisaket Rajabhat University. This band has been established for 8 years."
"The Stumbling Swingout's mission is to engage with listeners and dancers, and to create awareness of music in the swing era. Featuring music from Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Count Basie to name a few. The band's energetic, engaging and unique performances can gaurantee an unforgetable experience."
Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University Jazz Orchestra (SSRU Jazz Orchestra) was found in around 2015 (7 years ago). The band includes SSRU students who interested in Jazz music, and the band continue developing.
The SSRU Jazz Orchestra had the opportunity to perform music in various events, such as, Thailand International Jazz Conference 2020 (TIJC2020),
the 80th anniversary celebration of SSRU, "Dokkaew Waew Concert" Concert, also university events and public services, etc. The band conducts by Assist.professor Dr.Rungkiat Siriwongsuwan and Lecturer Krittavit Bhumithavara
MSU Big Band is part of ensemble class in College of Music, Mahasarakham University.
Director by Asst. Prof. Warakorn Seeyo
"A contemporary youth band (Thai Music and Fusion Jazz) from Sukhothai College of Dramatic Arts
1. Winner of the Contemporary Music Contest win the royal trophy Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Yamaha Thailand Music Contest 2010
2. Representing Thailand in ASEAN BEAT GRAND FINAL 2010
3. First Runner-up Award, International Music Competition, 4th Year Love Song of the Land Program
4. First Runner-up Award of the 1st Thailand Music Championship
Nakhon Sawan Music Awards
5. Royal Trophy from His Majesty King Rama 10 1st place winner of "Kitawatanasilpa, Thai music for the land" "
UBRU Big Band Music Department Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences It was established in 1983, led by Assistant Professor Pranot Polasa.
Originally a Big Band, size 4x4, playing in various events both inside and outside the university. Until developed into a 5x10 band, music genres that play both Jazz and Pop music in general, but the highlight that the UBRU Big band is focusing on creating is the introduction of Isan folk songs to remix in the form of Big band Jazz, such as Mahanathee Si Thandorn Nok Sai Bin Kam Thoong, Poo Pa Lan , etc.
UBRU Big band has been honored to play at various events both domestically and internationally on many occasions, such as
- Thailand international jazz conference or (TIJC)
- League club event Organized by the Royal Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh
- The friendship of the golden land event in Mandalay Republic of the Union of Myanmar
"Our band started to come together a long time ago. from previous generations And the next generation continues to carry on. Passed on through the ages Each of them is already interested in jazz and Thailand International Jazz Conference. So decided to join the band and practice to perform at this event. Popeye refers to being a naval officer.
Our concept is to perform music in public. on behalf of the navy"
Horwang Big Band has been founded since 2014. The band was formed by Horwang Marching Band's students and the alumni of Horwang Marching Band.
Which the band has performed both in school and various places continuously and have also participated in Big Band Workshop by Professor Osamu Matsumoto in 2017 and 2019.
Horwang Big Band have participated in Thailand Jazz Competition 6 times and was honored to be featured in Thailand International Jazz Conference since 2014 up
We, the 3rd Party Big Band, is formed by the alumni of CU Band. Each member came from different career paths. Which means some of us are musicians and some are not. This is what makes us different and unique.
Rajprachasamasai Phaimatayom Rachadabhisek Jazz Orchestra (RJO) was founded in 2019 by students in the school's marching band, run and directed by Kritsanapong Klang-ek. RJO made its public debut in the July "Love Song of the Land" competition. 2019 After that, RJO has developed and created an opportunity by performing music under the concept "Practice Make Perfect".
Thaksin University is one of the first higher education institute in the South of Thailand, which was originally called the College of Education initiated by the Ministry of Education. On the 1974 the College of Educational was promoted and renamed as Srinakharinwirot University, Songkhla Campus.
The Music department was part of the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty however, in 2003 the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts was created and the music department was relocated to this new faculty.
Thaksin University Big Band Jazz was established on 1998. The members of band consisted of 1-4 years students and instructors.
SKRU Big Band is the band of music major, faculty of fine arts, Songkhla Rajabhat University. All of the band
members are undergraduate students. The main mission of SKRU Big Band is to participate in various university
ceremonies. SKRU Big Band has a tendency or direction to adjust the band to be more popular in response to the
nature of the present work together with producing more creative works in the form of concerts to be seen.
CU Band is a Big Band under the supervision of the International Music Club. Chulalongkorn University Student Club The first performance was performed at the welcoming ceremony for new students on 27 July 1956. However, during the 1950s, the popularity of string bands had increased and the CU Band had few activities during this period. Until the end of 1970, a group of students gathered together and tried to form a new Big Band band, having had the opportunity to play an important performance on the music day on September 20, 1972. CU Band Band is well known at the university, national and international level. Including always bringing the proceeds from the performance to the public charity. At present, there are traditional music activities which are held every year, the most important of which is the music performances on Memorial Day. "Music Day" which is held every 20th September of every year. In order to commemorate the time when performing music in front of the throne in 1972.
The Rmutt Jazz Orchestra (RJO) was founded by students of Department Music and Drama faculty of fine and applied arts Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi in the Autumn 2016,the Ensembles represents the majority of the individual University colleges, Students will gain experience in ensemble performance through a focus on intonation, phrasing, blending, and articulation. Emphasis will be given to hearing and expressing your musical ideas with stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy. Good listening skills are required. and perform previously performed arrangements and original arrangements. In this ensembles, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. The RJO the highest of five peer Ensembles at the college, each a standard 19-piece Jazz Orchestra instrumentation five saxophones, five trombones, five trumpets, piano, guitar, bass, and drums.The RJO are a student-run group with an aim to play a broad range of musical styles such as jazz, swing, latin, funk and blues.The Ensembles plays several gigs throughout the academic year including Music Club Concerts and also puts on its own Jazz Night at the University and also performs at events such as the end academic Festival.
SWU BAND is a Srinakharinwirot University band made up of students from all faculties who enjoy playing music together. The music club's goal is to perform at various university events.
The Mahidol University Jazz Orchestra [MJO] was initially formed in 2003 by jazz studies students at Mahidol University conducted and directed by Dr. Joseph Bowman and under the advice of Dr. Gene Aitken. Its first public debut was in 2004 at the auditorium of Siam Motors Building - a home of Siam Music Yamaha Co., Ltd. MJO continuously develops its performing skills with various leading conductors including Shuichi Komiyama, David Hart, Udo Van Boven, and Hashem Assadullahi.
In 2007, MJO has been honored to perform at Chiayi Music Festival 2007-2008, Taiwan ROC and recently participated in the Fourth Thailand International Jazz Conference [TIJC] 2015 and Jazz in The Park with MJO at Santi Chai Prakan Park 2013. MJO plays a multitude of jazz genres – Standard, Latin, Vocal, Fusion, as well as the classical style of Symphonic Band. At present, MJO's repertoire embraces compositions from world-class jazz composers (for instance, Gordon Goodwin, Maria Schneider, Bob Mintzer, Bub Curnow, and Mark Tylor) to the MJO's original.
MJO is scheduled to release its first album, which includes compositions by Mahidol University College of Music's Jazz students, in early 2018. MJO is currently directed by Taweesak Booranapanitpan, Annawin Kerdteesud, and Sarit Tanpensuk.
Since our Jazz students have increased every year, the Mahidol University's Jazz Department has increased from having two large ensembles to three large ensembles, adding the brand new Mahidol University Jazz Stage Band. The music performed by the ensemble includes compositions from the Swing era (Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Benny Goodman) in Original Arrangements and New Vesion Arrangements. Members of the band are mainly students from the Pre-College Jazz Program. The purpose of this ensemble is to provide experience for students to become a Jazz musician in the future. Currently, Mahidol University Jazz Stage Band is conducted by Taweesak Booranapanitpan.
Rangsit University Jazz Orchestra is one of the premiere student jazz orchestras in Thailand. The band is directed by Dr. Denny Euprasert, Dean of Rangsit University Conservatory of Music, and assisted by Arnupap Kammar. RSU Jazz Orchestra served as a representative of the Rangsit University through its performances, and it functioned as a learning experience for its members. The RJO takes an active role in presenting music of the members as well as the standard jazz repertoire. RSU Jazz Orchestra performed at numerous international festivals such as Thailand International Jazz Conference, Sawasdee Jazz Festival, Chiangmai Jazz Festival, China Jazz Education Festival, Big Band Madness Festival, and Taichung Jazz Festival.
"The background story of the band is 7 people gathering to form this band, those people are in the same university and also the same faculty. In the LEO's music
contest the first contest that the band participated. When the members of the band perform together they think that they could get along together and that is the history of the band named ""LASTTRAIN"""
The Loner Manouche" is Bangkok based Manouche-Jazz (Gypsy-Jazz) quartet.Was formed in 2020 to gather and play Manouche Jazz with their passionated. Then started to have a very first gig by invited to "Khao-Yai Jazz Festival #1". After that, they have played through the bar,cafe,restaurant,and events some in Bangkok since then.Mainly they play originally Manouche-Jazz tunes or Manouche-Jazz artist's composed and some of Re-arrangements of Manouche- Jazz tunes,though. Their musics are really focused on both of grooves and the mood of harmonies which can got you swing hard or even sweetened mood.
Sri' has been formed by the Thai new generation of Jazz musicians, 'Vetit' is the saxophone player and 'Beaut' is the lead vocalist. Both of them have the same music style and the same purpose to create their art by releasing emotions in their songs. The name of Sri has been named after their grandmothers. Sri has released their first EP album 'LOVE POETRY'
We are the group of professional jazz musicians around Bangkok whom assembled to play music together with the common belief that 'Jazz makes ENERGY',
called 'NRG Jazz Group'….
"All Thidsa is a 'post-Molam band' based in Mahasarakram, northeast Thailand ('Isan'). They are specialists in performing molam music in the Isan region.
Most of the band members started to practice molam music when they were in middle school, and have performed as freelance musicians with the many
different kinds of molam bands since then. All Thidsa band are very popular for their live performances, in which they improvise, with musical dueling between
Arthit's ""Phin"" and Weerayut's ""Sor"" a highlight of their performances. Currently, most of the band are lecturers in folk music (including molam), in the department of
Traditional and Western Music at Mahasarakram University. "
Cats Away is a company of jazz enthusiasts who like to add their playfulness to the songs to keep them fun and exciting. The styles of music that will be heard from them are varied. We're from Chiangmai, Thailand. We start playing together since 2019 at Jazz club name is Moment's Notice in Chiangmai, and play in Festival likes, Bloombeat Festival , Chiangmai Street Jazz Festival ,Pai Jazz and blues festival etc.
"Dikon is an international production team and contemporary jazz band. We incorporate Thai solists and have worked with a number of the musicians in the Bangkok
jazz scene. The music is written to feature the soloists specifically and highlight their style. We try to blend the styles of funk and R&B with the colors and composition
form of jazz music. "
Professional and amature jazz snobs get together and play their butt off.
"Uncoincidence Quartet is a Contemporary Jazz ensemble which was formed by Tonnam, Ohm, Neen and Phan. For 4-5 years, the band members have performed
together. The band has worked on a wide range of materials throughout the years, including original compositions in jazz, rock, fusion, experimental, avant-garde, and other styles as well as arrangements of jazz standards."
Peny Quartet was initially formed by Pannawat (Naknan) who is alumni of pre-college music Mahidol University. Pannawat gathered all his friends that are good at vocals, bass, and drums in the Faculty of Communication Arts Chulalongkorn University and Pannawat started to talk about music with them and found similar music styles that we liked. Peny Quartet love to express themselves through music.
"TUKMO Jazz Band. It is a band founded by music major students, that want to play gypsy jazz, music that the band re-arranged from Thai music and the songs
that re-harmonized for use in performing activities in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Songkhla Rajabhat University. The band has a concept to bring Thai music in each
region to come in different forms of music such as Funk , Smooth jazz , Gypsy jazz etc., and jazz standard that the band has re-harmonized. The band hopes to bring
these songs to perform in various venues."
"Our band started off as a Jazz duo and performed at the prior TIJC2020. We are now a trio band with 3 members consisting of Hub, Haemavitch Varith: The singer and
guitartist of this band; currently a Grade 11 student at Varee Chiang Mai International, August, Naagorn Koocharoenthworn; our drummer, currently a Grade 8 student at
Montfort College Chiang Mai, and finally our Pianist, Song Hymn, Khitalant Suanta, currently a Grade 9 student at Bangkok Christian Collage."
"Jazz monk is a Fusion jazz band formed by students of College of Music, Mahidol University, Jazz, Year 1-3 who are interested in jazz,fusion,groove music styles.
"Sorn Buranadham (Arm) is a Jazz Pianist who love to compose musics in his own style. Sorn graduated from Rangsit University and he was the formal member of RJO
(Rangsit University Jazz Orchestra). Now he is trying to create something new and exploring new styles of Jazz with his new Trio. "
"We are PLA (Paul, Leng, A) as trio band in jazz rock style. We have formed the band for a while by the call of A the bassist, which gathered Paul the guitarist and this time Leng the drummer of Hard Boy, only one glam rock band in Genie Records. We come back as trio in order to keep exploring the new sound of music style based
on 50 years old jazz rock."
"Hide and Seek Band formed in 2018, Originally this project has made for bringing musicians in Khon Kaen who are interested in jazz music to study and perform at various
events in Khon Kaen. Our project like to offers a wide range of jazz music genres such as Broadway Song, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Modern Jazz and though Smooth
Jazz. Hide and Seek Band currently plays at Hidden Town Jazz Bar and Cocktails, Khon Kaen."
"Naknan trio was form by Pannawat Sertsuwankul (Naknan) He is a pianist, Mungkorn is a bassist and Tang is a drummer. These three people started meeting at high
school and usually played together then Naknan decided to form a band and get the bassist and drummer he found these two men so good at their instrument and the
familiar taste that they have shared. This band got an honorable price at the YAMP chamber competition and these people are playing in the YAMP big band too."
"Dan and Arm have been playing guitar and trumpet together since their youth in Chiangmai province. Then Covid came, jazz bars were all closed so they played in a vegetarian restaurant instead. Passions for electronic music, combined with the need to experiment with creating new sounds, were born to suit the place. ETYL began to find musical instruments to synthesize sounds, and produce sounds in experimental contexts but retained the improvisation part."
"Hello! We are Barom41 Band.
The beginning came from learning guitar ensemble. We have played together for quite a while. when you see that the application is open So we are interested in making a band together."
"Frank Session is a Thai funky R&B soul band formed in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2022. Chulalongkorn University in 2022. We are students from Chulalongkorn University.
We got to know each other through the university's music club or CU Band"
"Gusto Brass Band was formed by the founding members of "Gusto Saxophone Quartet", to engage and explore with new repertoires and especially new audiences.
They performed nationally and internationally such as Expo 2020, Dubai UAE and Bali, Indonesia."
A group of ten talented musicians from jazz department, College of Music, Mahidol University. We play all kinds of music from jazz standard to modern with a specific arrangement for the ensemble. This group is directing by Mr. Kritsana Chitpreecha.