JakArt@2002 – Born Free USA

the Stage Bus at Fulton Landing, New York
tour map - 24 states / 45 Universities
Celebrating the birthday of Jakarta, Saturday June 22, from Fulton Landing New York at 7 AM New York/8PM Jakarta using a satelite transmission from New York (APTN TV) via Washington to Jakarta by The Voice of America. Received and broadcasted in Indonesia by TVRI during the JakArt celebrations at the office of the Governor in Jakarta.
Performance at the Yonif 201 military base. On the Stage Bus I as part of JakArt@2002 Festival. Yonif 201 - Gandaria, Jl. Raya Bogor, Cijantung
Performance featuring special guest Guitarist John Butler / July 16 "Summer Concerts Series" at Portland State University, PSU Portland - Oregon
Performance with special guest-stars drummer Jerry Gibbs and saxophonist Ravi Coltrane / September 29 - Carmens de la Calle Club, San Antonio - Texas
Essiet and Rene - playing with Masks -Plaza Senayan, Gelora Senayan, Jakarta Selatan
setting up at Tuskegee University TUSKEGEE, Tuskegee - Alabama/ Sept 18th
Bela Studio - Rawamangun, Jakarta Timur

International Arts, Cultural & Educational Festival

June 25 – October 15, 2002
Luluk Purwanto & the Helsdingen trio


Indonesian American Dutch
Cross Cultural Promotion Tour

70 Non profit Performances at
45 Universities and Colleges
in 24 States of America

A music project reviving a tradition from the earliest days of American jazz. Band buses, carrying their music to ‘out of town’ dancehalls.
New! : the side of the bus can be lowered


Tour Schedule


 june 6Plaza Senayan
Gelora Senayan, Jakarta Selatan
 June 7Yonif 201
Gandaria, Jl. Raya Bogor, Cijantung
 June 8 Bela Studio
Rawamangun, Jakarta Timur
 June 9 Festival Monas
Silang Barat Daya Monas, Jakarta


 June 22 Fulton Landing
Brooklyn, New York
 June 27Wesleyan University
Wesleyan, Middletown – Connecticut
 June 30Yale University
Yale, New haven – Connecticut
 July 3Drew University
Drew, Madison – New Jersey
 July 4Vassar College
Vassar, Poughkeepsie – New York
 July 5Cornell University
Cornell, Ithaca – New York
 July 7 George School
Newtown – Pennsylvania
 July 15University of Oregon
UO, Eugene – Oregon
 July 16Portland State Univerisity
PSU, Portland – Oregon
 July 17Washington State University
WSU, Pullman – Washington
 July 18University of Washington
UW, Seattle – Washington
 July 19University of Washington
UW, Seattle – Washington
 Aug 19 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill – North Carolina
 Aug 22University of South Carolina
USC, Columbia – South Carolina
 Aug 23Valdosta State University
VSU, Valdosta – Georgia
 Aug 29Morehouse College
Morehouse, Atlanta – Georgia
 Aug 30Florida State University
FSU, Tallahassee – Florida
 Sept 3Duke University
Duke, Durham – North Carolina
 Sept 4University of Virginia
UVA, Charlottesville -Virginia
 Sept 5 Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
Washington DC
 Sept 5The George Washinton University
Washington DC
 Sept 6University of New Hampshire
UNH, Durham – New Hampshire
 Sept 8University of Southern Maine
USM, Gorham – Maine
 Sept 9University of Vermont
UVM, Burlington – Vermont
 Sept 10University of Massachusetts
UMASS, Amherst – Massachusetts
 Sept 12University of Pennsylvania
UPENN, Philadelphia – Pennsylvania
 Sept 13Princenton University
PU, Princeton – New Jersey
 Sept 14Wesleyan University
Wesleyan, Middletown – Connecticut
 Sept 15the Children’s Museum
Northeastern University
NEU, Boston – Massachusetts
 Sept 16Shenandoah University
Shenandoah, Winchester – Virginia
 Sept 18Tuskegee University
TUSKEGEE, Tuskegee – Alabama
 Sept 19University of Alabama
UA, Tuscaloosa – Alabama
 Sept 20 University of Southern Mississippi
USM, Hattiesburg – Mississippi
 Sept 23Jackson State University
JSU, Jackson – Mississippi
 Sept 24University of New Orleans
UNO, New Orleans – Louisiana
 Sept 25Louisiana State University
LSU, Baton Rouge – Louisiana
 Sept 26 San Antonio College
SAC, San Antonio – Texas
 Sept 29Carmens de la Calle
San Antonio – Texas
 Sept 30University of North Texas
UNT, Denton -Texas
 Oct 2University of New Mexico
UNM, Alburqueque – New Mexico
 Oct 4University of Arizona
Uarizona, Tucson – Arizona
 Oct 7Arizona State University
ASU, Tempe – Arizona
 Oct 9University of California, Berkeley
UC Berkeley, Berkeley – California
 Oct 10Santa Monica College
Madison Campus, SMC, Santa Monica – California
 Oct 11California Institute of the Arts
CALARTS, Valentia- California
 Oct 11University of La Verne
ULV, La Verne – California
 Oct 12Claremont McKenna College
CMC, Claremont  – California
 Oct 14University of California, San Diego
UCSD, San Diego – California
 Oct 15California State University, Monterey Bay
CSUMB, Seaside – California

For more information please visit:http://www.renevanhelsdingen.com/web/2002bornfree-USA.html

A Cross Cultural promotion Tour
Organized and supported by JakArt@2002 International Arts Cultural & Educational Festival
and Helsdingen Music BV, Amsterdam