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Opening Concert: Ensemble Transience (International) with Macau Musicians

MJW2019-02-ET-FA-webFounded by Hong Kong guitarist and composer Teriver Cheung, this contemporary jazz chamber group merges jazz, classical and various styles with unlimited forms of instrumentation. Since 2015, this group has been touring international and receives enthusiastic feedbacks. For this very Macau Jazz Week, with conductor Ang Shao Wen and organist Kerong Chok from Singapore with drummer  Hong Chanutr Techatana-nan from Thailand, Cheung will be playing works by himself and Chok, featuring Macau musicians: trumpeter Nelson Leung, oboist Tina Che, saxophonist Alex Cheng and Worktones String Quartet, and lifting the curtain of the Jazz Week entitled “The Sound of Pan Asia”.

There will be a talk by Ang as conductor and Chok as composer, searching for the path of contemporary jazz in Asia.


11th Dec (Wed), 8:00pm

Dom Pedro V Theatre

Free Admission

Talk: The Path of Contemporary Jazz in Asia.

12th Dec (Thur), 7:30pm

Dom Pedro V Theatre Mirror Hall

Free Admission

Kerong Chok Trio (Sinapore) Concert

MJW2019-03-KerongTrio-FA-webChok Kerong is an internationally renowned organist, pianist and composer. He has released two albums, “Good Company” and “Tales They Told Me”, both of which feature his expansive songwriting and command of the organ. His current organ trio is considered to be one of the finest ensembles to emerge from Singapore, and the group’s music reflects the members’ dedication to swing, the blues and an aesthetic that favours authenticity above all. Expect uncompromising music that engages both heart and mind, presented with a startling depth of expression.

Chok Kerong (organ)

Andrew Lim (guitar)

Soh Wen Ming (drums)

13th Dec (Fri), 8:00pm

Dom Pedro V Theatre

Free Admission

Vincent Ong Trio (Malaysia) ft. Jens Bunge (Germany) Concert

MJW2019-04-Vincent&Jens-FA-webBassist Vincent Ong has been active in Malaysia and Asia region on both performing stage and recording studio, with  profound experience and excellent performance skills he will be back to the Jazz Week as a leader, featuring the legendary German harmonica player Jens Bunge: endorsed by Toots Thielemans and played with Art Farmer and Barbara Denneriein, etc. Bunge has issued either personal albums and is the exclusive sampling musician of various brand of music modules. Ong and Bunge will give an unique performance of both original and classics with pianist Kom Wongsawrt (Thailand) and drummer Charles Wong. (Malaysia)

14th Dec (Sat), 8:00pm, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Free Admission

Jens Bunge Jazz Harmonica Masterclass

Chromatic harmonica is the instrument that Jen Bunge performs, with exquisite tone and unique skills. Bunge is invited to give a masterclass to introduce the harmonica and its application on jazz.

15th Dec (Sun), 2:00pm

Orient Foundation

Free Admission

MJW2019-05-BJJ-FA-webBig Jazz Jam

Jam session has become compulsory Jazz Week. Local musicians will perform with guests, Macau guitarist Chan Hon Chong and Hong Kong guitarist Terry Yau will be participating. Join us at the beautiful Orient Foundation and have a laid-back Sunday with music of no boundaries!

15th Dec (Sun), 4:00pm

Orient Foundation

Free Admission

Finale Concert – Macau Jazz New Forces Concert

MJW2019-06-JazzForce-FA-webThe concert series by local groups debuted in 2015, as the largest platform in Macau. Macau Anglican College Big Band and Macau Jazz Orchestra will participate, while Macau Youth Chinese Orchestra is also invited to break the boundaries. We sincerely invite you to witness the latest scene.

15th Dec (Sun), 8:00pm

Dom Pedro V Theatre

Free Admission

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