(Koh Samui, Thailand January 9 th 2023) — SKÅL International Koh Samui has officially announced the dates of its ‘2023 Samui Summer Jazz Festival’ with a sensational preview concert featuring jazz trumpet sensation Saskia Laroo and her Band, and special guest Lucas Santana which had the audience at the 5- star Santiburi Resort on their feet dancing to Laroo’s unique brand of jazz hip hop.
Following its successful relaunch in June this year, the ‘Samui Summer Jazz Festival’ will return to Samui next May 2-7 when once again, a line-up of 20+ top international jazz musicians mainly from the Netherlands and USA will collaborate with the cream of Thailand’s leading jazz artists such as Koh Mr.Saxman to perform 6 nightly concerts at 6 of the island’s leading 5-star hotels.
Participating venues include: Centara Reserve Samui; Hansar Samui; Santiburi Samui; Six Senses Resort & Spa; SEEN Beach Club at the Avani Samui and W Koh Samui.
|Tues.||2-May-23||W Koh Samui||New York Grand Classics of Swing Orchestra featuring Anna Serierse|
|Wed.||3-May-23||Hansar Koh Samui||Lucas Santana : a Brazilian evening|
|Secret Garden||Jam session with Samui Jazz Brothers and Susanne Alt|
|Thurs.||4-May-23||SEEN Beach Club||Susanne Alt DJ & Sax and Sven Rozier Quintet feat Lizzy Ossendorp|
|Fr.||5-May-23||Six Senses Samui||Baer Traa Quintet|
|Sat.||6-May-23||Santiburi Koh Samui||Sound of Siam feat Koh Mr Saxman and Pui Duangpon|
|Samui Market place||SOS Children concert by Susanne Alt and Lucas|
|Sun.||7-May-23||Centara Reserve||Brunch and Grand Finale at Centara Reserve featuring Zosja El Rhazi|
Details of the exact line-up will be announced in due course, but are confirmed to include international artists Alexander Beets, Lucas Santana, Susanne Alt, Lizzy Ossendorp and Baer Traa Quintet. Meanwhile, packages including all or selected concerts, food & beverage options, and such.
SKÅL Samui and its generous sponsors is proud to put its name to this event. It not only supports tourism in Samui but also promotes cultural cooperation bringing together top international jazz musicians with some of the best of Thailand’s jazz talent to create something special for local and international audiences.
Through the 2022, the festival was also able to donate THB100,000 to it’s charity partner Sisters on Samui [SOS] to support their underprivileged children’s education programme, and next year we hope to do even better.
For more information: www.samuisummersjazz.com