Shenzhen: With an extensive list of over 100 international musicians, there will be live performances at B10 Live for the next 23 nights. There will also be lectures, a workshop, a film screening and a photography exhibition which will last the entire month. These activities, apart from the live music performances, will be available to the public for free.
Exclusive line-ups include Latin Grammy Awards winner, Eddie Gomez; father of Russian new music, Slava Ganelin; saxophonists, Yuri Honing and Akira Sakata; Japanese drummer, Sabu Toyozumi; multi-instrumentalist, Stephen Micus; and one of the world's best percussionist, Piere Favre. Both Stephen Micus and Piere Favre are current artists signed under the reputable record label, ECM Records.
The festival has also invited keynote speakers from Germany, Poland, Britain and China to conduct lectures. They include founder of LEO Records, Leo Feigin and director of Jazzinstitut Darmstadt, Germany, Wolfram Knauer.
OCT-LOFT Jazz Festival is organised by Shenzhen OCT-LOFT Culture Development Co., Ltd.