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Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 3

The Brand New Heavies closed this year’s Singapore International Jazz Festival with their unparalleled energy on Sunday evening. It’s a tough one to call for a favourite with such a star studded line up such as Roy Ayers, The Steve McQueens, Courtney Pine, Yuna & the Brand New Heavies all of which brought such charisma and originality to the stage …

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Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 2

Day 2 of the Singapore International Jazz Festival wrapped up with a heartwarming surprise when Jessie J invited youth from 10sq, a designated charity of Sands for Singapore, to join her on stage for “Masterpiece”. The British “Bang Bang” hit-maker rounded of off an epic day of performances that included local sensation Charlie Lim, Indonesia jazz pianist Indra Lemana, the charming …

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Jessie J at Sing Jazz 2015

On day 2 of Sing Jazz 2015, Jessie J took time out of her schedule for an exclusive meet-and-greet with local youth who hail from 10sq and are recipients of the Business Times Budding Artists Fund, a designated charity of Sands for Singapore. In continuation of Sands for Singapore’s initiatives of giving back to the local community in meaningful ways, the …

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Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 1

The Singapore International Jazz Festival smoothed its way into audiences’ heart with performances by the Scandinavian All Stars, The Jazz Blues Brothers (J. Monteiro/ Alberto Marcisco), Ramsey Lewis, Bobby McFerrin and Chris Botti. Day 1 of Sing Jazz 2015 kicks off with the Scandinavian All Stars as the sun sets over the striking skyline of Singapore. Local jazz luminary Jeremy …

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Chris Botti at Sing Jazz 2015

Born in Portland, Oregon, Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti’s earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher. He started playing the trumpet at 9 years old, and committed to the instrument at age 12 when he heard Miles Davis play “My Funny Valentine.” Perhaps one of the most fashionable Jazz musicians around, Chris Botti stood …

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Sing Jazz 2015 Gala Night

Sing Jazz 2015 has officially kicked off with the Gala Night of spectacular performances from both local and international acts. Opening the Festival was Sing Jazz Emerging Jazz Vocalist of the Year Award winner Melissa Tham, who was conferred the title by Minister of Culture, Community & Youth, and 2nd Minister of Communications & Information in recognition of her efforts …

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