Enjoy jazz at home with The Straits Times on International Jazz Day

SINGAPORE - A special show celebrating Unesco International Jazz Day is being shown live on The Straits Times' social media channels on Thursday (April 30).

The online concert, called Jass @ Home, is put together by Jazz Association - SG (Jass) and features seasoned musicians and performers, including Jeremy Monteiro and Alemay Fernandez.

Since 2018, Jass has been staging free community concerts in April to celebrate Unesco International Jazz Day, which falls on April 30. This year, the association has decided to bring the festivities online so that everyone can join in the celebrations despite the coronavirus pandemic.

The show includes an online jam session featuring a swinging version of folk song Singapura, and performances by Weixiang Tan, Christy Smith and Tamagoh.

In addition, there is a panel discussion with Chok Kerong, Aya Sekine, Monteiro and Tan on jazz composition.

Jass @ Home is broadcast on ST's Facebook, YouTube and Twitter channels on Thursday at 8.30pm. It is also available on Jass' social media channels.