Portal:Jazz & Blues
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|Rock in China : Jazz and Blues Music in China|
Both Jazz and Blues are small scenes in China, there are few clubs and local musicians (both foreigners and local Chinese) doing gigs, but the development there is slow and actually never caught the real attention of the mass media. An article about Jazz in China on CRI.cn.
The main live scene is located both in Beijing and Shanghai. Compare to other genres of modern chinese music happenings, especially the Jazz section offers a high participation of foreign musicians.
Jianghu Bar every Tuesday Jazz Jam Sessions
VA Bar a newly opened small bar in Wudaoying Hutong gets also more active in live jazz in Beijing.
Jazz and Blues Records
Beijing Blues (Woodie Alan Band) (Blues) May 2009
Baby sing to me Single - September 2008
Tango of Ecstasy - Chang Ning September 2006
Articles about Jazz in China
| Interview with Jens Bunge about Shanghai and Jazz 2009 | Jazz in Shanghai | Jazz in Shanghai, China: A Study in Contrasts | Jump'n Jive: All That Jazz | Liu Yuan, the CD Cafe, and Jazz in China | The Book of Changes: Jazz in Beijing (The Beijing Jazz Scene in the 1990s) | The LAND Tour and the Rise of Jazz in China |
Jazz.rockinchina.com is an info portal done by Rockinchina.com with an specific focus onto the Chinese Jazz and Blues scene. We are eager to collect and present all available information about this field including historical and contemporary knowledge and facts to make it easier for the readership to access to it if needed. Thus Jazz.rockinchina.com is rather a documentation of the Jazz and Blues happening. What you see now is a non-editable presentation of the Jazz and Blues part of our wiki. If you like to participate and contribute to help us complete, add or corect data, you can go onto our wiki (http://wiki.rockinchina.com) or contact us at yang(at)rockinchina(dot)com.
By now, the content of this portal is still very small, we will update and complete the data source with time.