JakArt@2006 – Jazz Competition Concert Series

International Arts, Cultural & Educational Festival
Jazz Competition
Concert Series
24 Agustus – 11 September 2006

Luluk Purwanto and The New Generation

the New Generation Mezzo Jazz Award
Rp. 50.000.000,-
16 concerts at Universities and Public areas in and around Jakarta. ( Jabotabek.) Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi

Luluk Purwanto and Djarum Super Mezzo presented “the New Generation Jazz Award”, an Award designed to encourage young musicians to keep the jazz tradition in Indonesia alive, and through which young musicians can be given the opportunity to fulfill their talent and potential.
The New Generation Jazz Award is aimed at young Indonesian musicians from 18 to age 30.

Dates of Performances:

 Aug 25Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah
 Aug 26La Piazza, Sentra Kelapa Gading, Jakarta
 Aug 27President Univ., Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi
 Aug 29Universitas katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
 Aug 30Margo City, Jl. Margonda Raya, Depok
 Aug 31Taman Ismail Marzuki, Pusat Kesenian Jakarta
 Sep 1Universitas Paramadina, Mampang Jakarta
 Sep 2Institut Pertanian Bogor
 Sep 4Universitas Jayabaya, Jakarta Timur
 Sep 5Universitas Pelita Harapan, Lippo Karawaci
 Sep 6Universitas Negeri Jakarta (ikip)
 Sep 7Universitas Indonesia, Depok
 Sep 8Universitas Islam “45”, Bekasi
 Sep 9Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta
 Sep 10Senayan Square, Jl. Asia Africa, Jakarta
 Sep 11London School of public Relations, Jakarta

Prior to the concerts of Luluk Purwanto and the Helsdingen Trio, a jazz combo of up to 5 Indonesian musicians will be invited to perform as an opening act. (A jazz combo is by definition a small band of jazz musicians (instrumentalists and vocalists)) A maximum of 14 jazz combos will be selected during a pre-selection process. A committee of distinguished music professionals will be present at each of these performances. One day, will be set aside for all participating combos to perform. These performances will also be judged. The Committee will select the award recipients based on the 2 performances. The winner will receive a cash price of Rp. 50.000.000,- . The winners of the New Generation MEZZO Jazz award will also be invited to perform as featured Guest Star on the last day of the tour.

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Because of the unique composition of the group, with Luluk regarded as one of Indonesia’s foremost jazz artists closely working together with International Jazz musicians, this program will be a true cultural exchange.  As such, the tour will serve to promote better relationships among different cultures, mutual understandings and world peace. The Stage Bus with Luluk Purwanto & the Helsdingen trio are an Internationally recognized jazz ensemble, dedicated to bringing their music to audiences around the world and continually breaking new ground for the acceptance and appreciation of improvised music.

A Cross Cultural promotion Tour sponsored by Djarum Super MEZZO.
Organized and supported by JakArt@2006 International Arts Cultural & Educational Festival
and by Helsdingen Music BV, Amsterdam