KOTA KINABALU: Seasoned musicians and members of the public jammed on stage yesterday at The Atrium, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu in the first of three weekly sessions leading up to Kota Kinabalu Jazz Fest, the first of its kind to be held in the city.
Organised by The Rotary Club of Kota Kinabalu (RCKK), The Society of Performing Arts Kota Kinabalu Sabah (SPArKS) and Suriagroup, the session allowed amateurs and members of the public to jam on stage with musicians such as Roger Wang (from the duo ‘Double Take’), Professor Hanafie Imam and June Tan (from the Jazzelton Quintet).
The first Jazz festival in Kota Kinabalu will be held at Jesselton Point (formerly the Kota Kinabalu Ferry Terminal) on 11 August 2007 from 6pm to 11.30pm.
The two next jamming sessions will be held on 29 July (Sunday) and 5 August from 3pm to 5pm. Admission is free, and all members of the public are invited to participate or simply to enjoy the music.
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