below is a link to some concert footage from my good friend and great pianist/composer huang jian yi's sextet concert at the oriental arts center in shanghai on feb 8, 09; http://so.youku.com/search_video/q_黄健怡六重奏
We had a great time playing at the Hong Kong Jazz Festival, especially the gig with Eugene Pao at the Backstage! Posted some pics of the festival gigs. Hoping to go back soon...
I'll be bringing my trio to Hong Kong in November as part of this year's Hong Kong Jazz Festival. The trio will also feature Steinar Nickelsen (organ) and Nicholas Mcbride (drums). Will also be playing a special gig at the Backstage Live with brilliant guitarist Eugene Pao. Really looking forward to it!
Lawrence Ku Trio: Sunday, Nov 16, Hong Kong Cultural Center Plaza, 2pm - 6pm, free.
W/ Eugene Pao: Monday Nov 17, Backstage Live, 9pm
check out this festival if you're in shanghai. it will be held sept 19 to 21 at the jing an park. for more info, see www.jzfestival.com. my trio will be playing at 3pm on sunday sept 21 on the main stage
i'll be in hong kong sunday aug 17th playing with the great singer (and my cousin) marsha yuan for her cabaret show at the backstage live club (www.backstagelive.hk). 2 sets starting 9pm, 180hk. we'll be joined by peter scherr on bass and nick mcbride on drums. check out marsha's site for more details.
have some cool gigs in september with bass master david friesen ( www.davidfriesen.net):
sun, sept 14: david friesen/lawrence ku duo, shanghai oriental arts center, 3pm
mon, sept 15: david friesen/lawrence ku duo, beijing forbidden city concert hall, 7:30pm
tues, sept 16: david friesen quartet, jz club shanghai, 10pm
sun, sept 22: david friesen quartet, jz jazz festival, jing an park, 2pm (water stage)
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speechless and three doors, three keys are from the new septet release "process" (may 07) and features: jq whitcomb (tpt, www.shanghaijazzscene.com) , james danderfer (tenor sax, www.jamesdanderfer.com), andy hunter (tbn, www.hunterandy.com), xia jia (pno, www.jiaxia.com), ej parker (bass) and chris ...Read more
jz club: 46 fuxing west rd, shanghai. www.jzclub.cn
tuesdays: jq whitcomb and five below
thursdays: alec haavik friction five
saturdays: jz all-star big band