Penang Island Jazz Festival 2008

 

What better way to enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz than to do so amidst the lush, scenic island of Penang? In comes the 5th edition of The Penang Island Jazz Festival from the 4th to 7th December 2008. The previous 4 editions of this highly anticipated festival has drawn music lovers from all corners of Malaysia as well as from neighbouring countries. With a whole slew on celebrated performers, it’s easy to see why. Watch out for the likes of Denise Mininfield, Friend N Fellow (Germany), Djabe featuring Steve Hackett (Hungary/UK), Tran Manh Tuan Band (Vietnam), Pascoal Meirelles Trio (Brazil), Jaume Vilaseca Quartet featuring Violetta Curry (Spain), Jeon Youngse Trio (Korea) and Ray Harris & The Fusion Experience (UK). Don’t miss out on local musicians as well.  Apart from performances, expect workshops and competitions as well.
 

Tickets for the Main Stage Performances on 6th and 7th December 2008 are priced at a reasonable RM53 per day (inclusive of ticketing fee charges). For tickets online purchases and enquiry, please call TicketPro hotline at 603 – 7880 7999 or visit www.ticketpro.com.my. 
Tickets are also available at the following venues/outlets : 
KLANG VALLEY:
1.       MUSIC VALLEY, Lot G01A, Ground Floor, Ampang Point Center, Selangor    
        Tel  :  03 – 4257 7012
2.       FANTASY MUSIC CENTRE, LL 2.32, Lower Level, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall,
        Tel  :  03 – 7492 8706
3.       ROCK CORNER
a.       S205, 2nd Floor, 1 Utama Shopping Center, 48700 Petaling Jaya
        Tel : 03 – 7725 5667
b.       Lot 207, 2nd Floor, The Curve, Mutiara Damansara, 47800 Petaling Jaya
        Tel  :  03 – 7729 6313
c.        LG 20C & D, Subang Parade, 47500 Subang Jaya
        Tel : 03 – 5636 9520
d.       T-206, 3rd Floor, The Gardens, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
         Tel : 03 – 2283 4893
PENANG
1.     ARTIST GALLERY
a.       1-09 Midlands, One Stop Midlands Park Centre, Jalan Burma, 10350 Penang
Tel  :  04 – 226 7513
b.       123A, 2nd Floor, Queensbay Mall, Bayan Lepas, 11950 Penang
Tel : 04 – 641 1820
c.        No. 170-3-12B, Gurney Plaza, Penang
Tel  :  04 – 228 0896
2.     TROPICAL SPICE GARDEN, Teluk Bahang, 04 – 881 1797
3.     ARECA CENTER OF PERFORMING ARTS, 50, Peel Avenue Penang, 04 – 227 3669
For the full schedule or more information, go to www.penangjazz.com, or contact:
The Penang Island Jazz Festival
Managed and Organised by The Capricorn Connection
25 – 1, Lorong Setiabistari 2
Bukit Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Tel :  (603) 2093 4725
Fax :  (603) 2093 4726
Mr. Paul Augustin, Festival Director (012 – 2967800, paul@penangjazz.com)
Ms. Chin CY, Festival Administrator (012 – 356 5544, chincy@penangjazz.com)