The Taipei Jazz Festival 2017 is being held from now till late October with a series of concerts at various venues in the city, the Taipei's Department of Cultural Affairs recently announced.
The festival will include concerts at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, featuring local and international jazz bands such as Skyline, JEG, Bazaar, Uno, Soy la ley and Draft quartet.
On Oct. 20, American Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Randy Brecker will give a paid concert in collaboration with Brazilian band Balaio at the performance hall of the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.
Another paid concert featuring American keyboardist Jeff Lorber and his band is scheduled for Oct. 22 at the Riverside Live House in Ximending.
In addition, open-air concerts will take place for three consecutive days at the Da-an Forest Park from Oct. 27 to 29. The performing bands will include Kupa Orchestra, Sweep Music and Timeless Fusion Party from Taiwan as well as Tuesday Microgrooves from Austria and Musicmusicmusic from Sweden.
Source: Focus Taiwan
Chi-wei Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org)