By Gabriel Anton I. Chua
“Collaboration” was the catchphrase at the main show of the 2014 Tokyo-Manila Jazz and Arts Festival, held recently at the Rockwell Tent in Makati. The team-up of talented Japanese and Filipino musicians certainly didn’t disappoint, because it captured the very essence of jazz. The event served as another creative bridge between two countries—transcending language, […]
By Pocholo Concepcion
“Sold out!!!” screamed the text message on the iPhone of Maja Olivares-Co, producer of the 2014 Tokyo-Manila Jazz & Arts Festival, who sat beside us at front row of Rockwell Tent where the festival’s main event was in progress.
By Dorski Granada
After two successful pocket shows held early this year, the Tokyo Manila Jazz and Arts Festival (TMJAF) returns with a two-day celebration of music and art on Oct. 17-19.
Filfest Cultural Foundation and Insular Life will present the Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) performing the quintessential Antonio Vivaldi Baroque masterpiece, “The Four Seasons,”on Sept. 13 at the Insular Life Auditorium in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its Founder’s Award.