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2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival to kick off in November
Update: 2020-10-22     Source: Newsgd.com

The 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival will be held at the Xinghai Concert Hall from November 13th to November 22nd. Lasting about ten days, this year’s Festival will stage over 30 jazz shows performed by over hundreds of well-known jazz musicians at home.

A band performing at the press conference of the 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival.

In addition to all the concert performances and mini concerts, there will be a Jazz open day on the afternoon and evening of November 14th and a series of special events including Jazz Gallery, Beer Chatting, and Jazz Night throughout the whole Jazz Festival.

Guests raise their glasses for the launch of the 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival. 

Jazz be Free

With the theme ‘Jazz Be Free’, the grand jazz event aims to highlight the charm of local jazz bands, and will invite several old and new friends of the festival from across the country, such as, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Zhuhai.

Ren Yuqing, founder of JZ Festival Shanghai, Huang Yong, founder of Beijing Nine Gates International Jazz Festival, and Luo Ning, renowned Chinese jazz pianist and composer are also slated to perform.

Ren Yuqing 

Luo Ning

Jazz is on

Being the only Jazz Festival named after a city, the 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival has become a new business card for the city’s culture.

Shen Yang, world-renowned Chinese bass-baritone singer, together with Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, will present the classical American jazz in the Golden time, while Maria Wang, a popular local jazz singer and songwriter, with her friends will join hands with the Golden Jazz Big Band from Zhuhai to give you a different musical experience of modern jazz.

Shen Yang 

First held in 2015, the 6th Guangzhou Jazz Festival is a real cultural event for Jazz lovers with the biggest lineup and the top domestic Jazz musicians gathered together. Unlike before, this year’s festival is to be organized both online and offline to engage more jazz fans to interact with the musical groups in Guangzhou.

Online jazz classes will be taught by some local musicians in a very simple and interesting way. It will take only five minutes for audiences to learn how to play a little bit of jazz.

A poster of the 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival 

Schedule of 2020 Guangzhou Jazz Festival

Luo Ning Jazz Piano Concert / Nathaniel Gao Jazz Quintet

Time:8 pm / 9: 30 pm, Friday, November 13th, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

Wu KuiShou Quintet / Folk & Chic Zhang Gasong

Time:8 pm / 9: 30 pm, Saturday, November 14th, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

GSO Jazz Concert

Time:8 pm, Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Tickets:300 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

Sedar Chin Quintet

Time:8 pm, Monday, November 16th, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

HRJ Trio Talk Show

Time:8 pm, Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

Polymerization Jazz Band / Neo Canton Jazz Quartet·A Mobile Courtyard

Time:8 pm / 9: 30 pm, Friday, November 20th, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

Maria Wang and Friends × Golden Jazz Big Band

Time:8 pm, Saturday, November 21st, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

Benoit Stasiaczyk Trio / Li Xiaochuan. Sounds

Time:8 pm / 9: 30 pm, Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Tickets:200 RMB

Venue:Symphony Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall

How to buy tickets:

1.Click the link https://www.ticket-easy.cn/

2.Call 400-108-8808 / 87358735

3.Visit the Ticket Service Center of Xinghai Concert Hall

A ticket package for the festival is 1,020 RMB. With a 15% discount for buying 3 tickets, and a 25% discount for 4 or more tickets. And if you’re a student, you’re able to get a 50% discount for all the tickets.

How to get there:Take Bus No. 131A or B21, and get off at Xinghai Concert Hall Station.

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