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Austrian jazz duo to perform in Việt Nam

Update: May, 03/2019 - 21:36


Duo Dominik Fuss and Jorg Leichtfried will perform jazz music in Việt Nam starting a tour to Asian countries. Photo courtesy of the embassy

HÀ NỘI — A tour of Hà Nội and HCM City on May 5-7 will mark the first time musicians and composers Dominik Fuss and Jorg Leichtfried have performed in Asia.

Trumpeter Fuss and pianist Leichtfried will play concerts at Bình Minh Jazz Club Hà Nội on May 5 and Sax ‘n’ Art Jazz Club in HCM City on May 7. Both concerts will start at 9pm, free entry.

While performing for the first time in Asia, the duo has played various venues in Europe and just recently played at the Catharge Jazz Festival in Tunisia, North Africa.

Their main focus lies in exploring the borders between jazz tradition, classical and modern music – just like two playing cards leaning against each other to create a stable rhythmic and interactive construct, according to the introduction of the Austrian Embassy in Hà Nội.

With Fuss’ strong sense of melody and Leichtfried’s tasteful harmonic support the concerts are expected to take the audience on a journey covering many originals as well as jazz standards.

On this concert tour, which leads then on to Malaysia, these borders will open up even more, as Vietnamese artists will be invited on stage to jam and improvise together with the two renowned artists.  — VNS


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