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  Java Jazz Festival

Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival (JJF) is one of the largest jazz festivals in the world and arguably the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere, held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The annual jazz festival is held every early March and was designed to be one of the largest jazz festivals globally. It was held for the first time in 2005, when approximately 125 groups and 1,405 artists performed in 146 shows. The first festival was attended by 47,500 visitors during its three-day stretch. Years by years the visitor growing until hit more than 130.000 visitors from last 2015 event.

JJF’s motto, “Bringing the World to Indonesia”, is implemented through the act of inviting numerous international artists to the festival. This is not only intended to treat the public with a feast of international talents, but also as an opportunity for international artists to see the talent of Indonesia’s jazz musicians, as well as jazz improvisations paired with Indonesian traditional music and also arouse collaborations on JJF's stages. Peter F. Gontha, the director claims that musicians are the appropriate ambassadors to vocalize peace.

Througout the years, Java Jazz Festival has presented world distinguished artists such James Brown, Incognito, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Lee Ritenour, John Legend, Lisa Stansfield, Craig David, David Garfield, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Joey De Francesco, Kenny Garret, Cucho Valdes, James Carter, Dave Grusin, Gregory Porter, George Benson, Omar Hakim, Phil Perry, Diane Warren, Natalie Cole, Jamie Cullum, Allen Stone, James Taylor Quartet, India Arie, Earth Wind and Fire Feat. Al McKay, Tania Maria, Mayer Hawthorne and many more.

It has also presented talented Indonesian artists such as Sandhy Sondoro, Dira Sugandhi, Raisa, Barry Likumahuwa, Addie MS Family, Agnez Mo, Afgan, Dian Pramana Poetra, Jamie Aditya, Krakatau Reunion, Fariz RM, RAN, Marcell, etc.

Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival showcases jazz, and other genres, including the ‘jazz ‘n beyond’ form presented by DJs. As a result, JJF's performance areas are always packed with audience from a wide range of age groups.

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    Java Jazz Festival 2013

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    Java Jazz Festival 2016

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Java Jazz news Java Jazz news Skriven 2016-02-24 04:43:50
Fot this 12th year, the world's largest jazz festival proudly presents Chris Botti featuring Sting as one of the special show which will feature well-known of their both world class musicians hits. David Foster for the first time will perform as well as a special show at BNI Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2016 and came for the second time in Indonesia, in a celebration of this time Robin Thicke will also perform a special show.

The lines up from international musicians who have confirmed their shows at JJF 2016 among others ; BadBadNotGood, Boney James, Brian Simpson, Candy Dulfer, Charlie Lim, Hiatus Kaiyote, Jacob Collier, Jazz Orchestra of The Concertgebouw, Kurt Elling, Larry Coryell & David Garfield, Level 42, Michelle Walker, Patti Austin, Relish, Richard Galliano New Musette Quartet, Rick Braun, Ron King Big Band, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Till Brönner, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Tony Monaco, Wojtek Pilichowski & Friends and Yellowjackets
Apey Apey Skriven 2013-01-26 07:52:59
International Artists Final Confirmation
- Balance and The Traveling Sound
- Basia
- Bob James
- Brian Simpson
- Butterscotch
- Chucho Valdes
- Chuck Loeb
- David Helbock
- Eldar Djangirov
- Emily Elbert
- Fernandez4
- Fourplay
- George Duke & Stanley Clarke
- James Carter Organ Trio
- Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw
- Jimmy Cliff
- Jose James
- Joss Stone
- Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin
- Lisa Stansfield
- Magnus Lindgren with special guest Gregory Porter
- Marcus Miller
- Mellow Motif
- Miles Smiles feat. Larry Coryell, Joey DeFrancesco, Omar Hakim, Daryll Jones, Rick Margitza
- Monday Michiru
- New York Voices
- Phil Perry
- Roberta Gambarini
- Roy Hargrove Quintet
- Roy Hargrove RH Factor
- Spyro Gyra
- The Kenny Garrett Quintet
- The Soul Rebels
- Wouter Hamel
Festival News Festival News Skriven 2013-01-08 08:42:47
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