July 2013: Jazz by the Beach

July 2013: Jazz by the Beach

Returning to the beach for the third year, this musical series offers a beautiful medley of all things jazz. Enjoy the sounds of bands performing everything from Latin Jazz to Funk Jazz every Friday evening, while you indulge in dinner and drinks from Coastes’ new, extensive menu.

  • 5 Jul: IRESON opens the festival. Having been around since 1991, expect a lively explosion of upbeat Latin jazz beats from the five-piece group.
  • 12 Jul: Chronicles 5 a band known for its funk, soul, R&B and acid jazz tunes, and comprising of members like famous local drummer Jimmy Lee and powerhouse songbird Lily Anna Nuris.
  • 19 Jul: First-timers to the festival, Indigo are the first group in Singapore to play ‘60s Brazilian-samba beats mixed with ‘70s samba funk and Brazilian electronica.
  • 26 Jul: Last but not least, watch out for ChromaZone the dynamic band that does a mean mash-up of classic and modern jazz, blues and R&B.