6 TO 8 MAY 2016. FREE FOR ALL.

World Youth Jazz Festival (WYJF) is the world’s biggest youth jazz festival! WYJF takes the music out on the street for 3 days. This 5th edition will showcase some of our best local artistes and artistes from other countries including Spain, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines, on one international stage at one of Malaysia’s most historic landmarks, Dataran Merdeka. It will be one heck of a CARNIVAL!

FEATURED ARTISTES

Frederik Köster

Frederik Köster graduated in music teaching in Detmold, and furthered his studies in jazz trumpet and jazz composition/arrangement in Cologne. He has played with internationally acclaimed jazz artists throughout his career. He has released three albums with the Frederik Köster Quartet, played at well-known international Jazz Festivals.

O Sister!

O Sister! is a tribute to the North American popular music from the 1920s and 30s, and in particular, to the golden ages of “Dixie” and “Swing”. The Boswell Sisters, the band’s main artistic influence, approached the use of harmony, rhythm and vocal resources that encouraged singer Paula Padilla to start the project in 2007

RALYZZDIG

Yuichiro Tokuda’s RALYZZ DIG is a jazz collective of 5 extremely talented  musicians from the Japanese jazz scene. Each member has his own story to tell as an individual musician as well as their achievements as a group. RALYZZDIG has released 5 Albums which has gained praises from many in the music industry.

 

THE VENUE

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Main Sponsor

DBKL

Official Hotel

VKL

Official Car

VKL

Medical Assistance

shomos

Supporters

Spanish-Embassy Goethe-Institut warner nbt-w guitarempire jsmusic sonor-b GNP-Records boykatindig youthalert majunusa  sweetspot-01 11to11 klcoffeeday mubari dataran_U ka-logo amsaudio jazzampang jazzcom

Transportations

airasia-01 MAS ctb grab

Media Partner

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