A celebration of jazz music took place at Moksh, Jhamsikhel on April 30, Tuesday. Renowned professional music school Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) hosted its annual International Jazz Day 2013 where jazz musicians from all over Kathmandu alongside faculty members of the school performed followed by an open jam session. The venue resonated with superb jazz music and relishing it were who’s who of Kathmandu along with the regular music lovers.
The Jazz Day saw a string of fantastic performances from Hari Maharjan, Riju Tuladhar, Pawan Tandukar, Sameer Chettri, Sarthak Upadhaya and Kiran Shahi while Cecilie Giskemo from Norway, Marcus Dengate from Australia and Alvaro Torres from Spain joined the lineup.
The musical event also featured acts like Jazz drum solo, bass trio and some soothing acoustic jazz vocals by Nepal Music Center (NMC) and KJC students and faculty members.
Nepal’s first and only Jazz Magazine, ‘Hamro Jazz’, was also formally launched during the event.
Photo Source: Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) Facebook page