Rajeev Raja and Sunil Sampat present the history of jazz using a live performance that brings you jazz music from different eras. Discover the blues and its origins, the part gospels played in jazz history, move on to New Orleans and Dixieland, and mainstream jazz and bebop. You can sing along, stomp your feet, swing with the band, even while learning about this fascinating artform.
This is akin to a stage production where the development of jazz and its essence is brought out in a musical progression.
Audience members may interact and participate with band. This is a novel concept.
Venue: Little Theatre NCPA
Date: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Rajeev Raja – Flute
Nakul Mehta – Saxophone
Clifton Rodrigues – Piano/keys
Abhinav Kokhar – Double Bass
Benny Soans – Drums
- Meet, Greet & Eat at 5.45 pm
- Meeting called to order & National Anthem at 6.45 pm
- Introduction of Sunil Sampat, Rajeev Raja, Nakul Mehta & OTHERS
- PROGRAM STARTS AT 7.00 PM SHARP
- Interval for 15 mins at 7.45 pm
- Program ends at 8.45 pm
- Vote of thanks
This program will be conducted by Mr. Sunil Sampat, a member of the Jazz committee and contributing editor of the Rolling Stone magazine along with Mr. Rajeev Raja an advertising guru. He is an exponent of the flute. Mr. Nakul Mehta Managing Director of Bharat Bijlee and an exponent of saxophone and Komal Kuwadekar, an advertising executive and professional singer from London will also be performing. Ms. Farrahnaz Irani Sr. Manager Western Music, NCPA and Mr. Arzaan Khambatta from NCPA will be present.
This will be good for the uninitiated and uninterested too. After all it’s like any other expert who educates you on this subject.
The number of seats are limited and we request you to confirm for us to block the seats for you.
Chairman – Fellowship