(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-23W Koh SamuiNew York Grand Classics of Swing Orchestra featuring Anna Serierse
Wed.3-May-23Hansar Koh SamuiLucas Santana : a Brazilian evening
  Secret GardenJam session with Samui Jazz Brothers and Susanne Alt
Thurs.4-May-23SEEN Beach ClubSusanne Alt DJ & Sax and Sven Rozier Quintet feat Lizzy Ossendorp
Fr.5-May-23Six Senses SamuiBaer Traa Quintet
Sat.6-May-23Santiburi Koh SamuiSound of Siam feat Koh Mr Saxman  and Pui Duangpon
  Samui Market placeSOS Children concert by Susanne Alt and Lucas
Sun.7-May-23Centara ReserveBrunch 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