KUCHING: REDfm English RTM Sarawak, together with RTM Sarawak’s music combo D’Aspirasi, and Sekolah Seni Malaysia Sarawak are co-organising a live jazz concert entitled “Blue Note Lounge – Live at Sekolah Seni” at the Main Auditiorium, Sekolah Seni Malaysia Sarawak in Jalan Sultan Tengah, Santubong, Kuching.
The concert which starts at 8:00pm on Sunday, 23rd July, 2017 will also be broadcast live on radio. The 90 minute show will feature classic jazz and Latin songs as well as rearranged adaptations of Malay, Iban, Bidayuh, and Chinese songs.
D’Aspirasi will be joined by the Sekolah Seni Small Big Band on stage and the following guests artists:
Headliner: Dato’ Mokhzani Hj Ismail (RTM Music Director)
Jolynn J Chin
This concert will be presented live on stage and live on air. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend. Entrance is free of charge.
Prior to this concert, RTM Sarawak and Sekolah Seni Malaysia Sarawak had also organised a series of music workshops at the school for students and music enthusiasts.
Separate workshops for Rhythm Section, Strings, Horns and Vocals were conducted on 18 July, 2017 and an overall combined workshop on 19 July, 2017.
A Master Class entitled “Awakening The Creativity: Mastering The Art Of Improvisation” will be given by Dato’ Mokhzani Hj Ismail from 2pm to 4pm on 22 July, 2017 at the same venue.
The objective of the workshops and master class is to inspire and motivate music students and enthusiasts to further develop their talent and skills as well as elevate the standard of the music industry in Sarawak.
Furthermore, these activities are part of the co-organisers’ efforts to give back to the community while bringing together Sarawakians from all walks of life through the universal language of music.