Fortunately, the organizer of the Jazz Festival, Fanatix of Bangkok headed by Khun Soup was able to recruit a group of musicians in spite of last minute cancelation of the main sponsor. Now , with the help of The Hilton and Sofitel Resorts, the Hua Hin Jazz festival, with a selection of Local Musicians and international performers could take place on August 26 and 27.
Unfortunately, an international line up as suggested by the Jazz specialist and artists director René Marugg had to be cancelled. The intended line up included such performers as: Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Paquito de Rivera from Cuba, The Swiss Bconnected group, Hiromi Uehara from Japan and Marilyn Mazur world famous percussionist . Dominique Di Piazza world famous Bass player and the best Thai Saxophone player Koh Mr. Saxman.
Among others, Kina Grannis, an american Summa Cum Laude graduate in social science and psychology and Jirapan, a Japanese Blues and Jazz virtuoso and Orange Pekoe were among the foreign performers whereas the University Band, Ford & Friends, Infinity Band, Meaw Jirasak, P.O.P. and Ganesha are local performers just to name a few. In our October edition we will report in detail about the event.