JazzSpeak Vol. 4: Concert Curatorship
MC & Speaker: Dr. Wong Chi-chung, Guest Speakers: Elven Ho, Jason Lee
- Sat 09-06-2018 2:30 PM - 2 h
The Jockey Club Studio Theatre
$50 (Standard), $40 (*Fringe members), $30 (**Student/ Senior)
[Change of Guest Speaker] Jason Lee to Replace Lau Kin-wai
Hong Kong Fringe Club announces that Founder of Blue Door jazz club Lau Kin-wai has had to withdraw from the event due to sudden change of his schedule and has invited Jason Lee, his Music Director of the Blue Door, to speak on his behalf.
Presented by the Fringe Club as one of the programmes of “Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” project, JazzSpeak is the training programme of the Jazz Youth Internship Scheme Phase I. The talk will be opened to the public as well.
JazzSpeak Vol. 4 to 6 will be hosted by Dr. Wong Chi-chung. Topics include concert curatorship, music marketing and music education, with guest speakers invited in the 2nd half of each talk focusing on the “Jazz” part.
JazzSpeak Vol.4: Concert Curatorship
Oral history of the golden days of LKF Jazz Club and Blue Door, as well as the live jazz scene and development in Hong Kong
MC+Speaker: Dr. Wong Chi-chung, Elvin
Assistant Director, HKU General Education
Curator of non-credit bearing programmes since 2011
Founder/ Adviser of Kong U Big Band (2012 - present)
Executive Producer of “明我以德/Brighten Me with Virtues” (HKU Centennial Commemoration Song, 2011), “杏林遍地” (HKU Medical School 130 Anniversary Commemoration Song, 2017)…
Highlighted Guest Speakers
Aamir Khan, Luc Besson, Michelle Yeoh, Taimane, Jacky Cheung, Eason Chan, Daniel Wu, Wing Shya, Khalil Fong, Lowell Lo, Lung Ying-tai, Edward Chan…
Radio DJ/ Columnist
Focusing on international music and local indie music culture since 1985 …been interviewing hundreds of musicians and artists (both world-class and indie)…via ”Chi Chung’s Choice” & “Chi Chung’s Class” @ CR2/903
TV music programme host
“Chi Chung’s Clouds” @ Viu TV (2018)
“International Music Zone” @ Cable YMC (1997-2000)
David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, Peter Gabriel, Beck, Radiohead, Suede, Kula Shaker, The Cranberries, Annie Lennox, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman, Olafur Arnalds, Max Richter, Pat Metheny, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Joe Hisaishi etc.
- Founding editor-in-chief, Rolling Stone Magazine (China edition)
- Director of Press and Marketing, MTV Asia
- Feature writer and critic, South China Morning Post and Hong Kong Standard
- Entertainment and PR, Jazz Club
Jason Lee has been promoting jazz and instrumental music/concerts/tours for the last 15 years in the greater China region (Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and 20 cities across mainland China) with renowned artists such as Lee Ritenour, Victor Wooten, John Mclaughlin, Dave Koz, Dave Weckl etc. Between 2001-2003 he managed the music program for Blue Door in Hong Kong and in 2016 he was the vice GM of Blue Note Jazz Club in Beijing, the flagship store of the most famous jazz club restaurant chain in the world from New York.
- Programmes elaborated mainly in Cantonese.
- Admission: 30 minutes before show time.
- No outside drink or food is allowed inside the venue.
- Limited seats, first-come-first-served.
- *Fringe Club membership card MUST be presented at the door.
**Student card/ Identity card MUST be presented at the door.
“Jazz-Go-Central, Jazz-Go-Fringe” is financially supported by the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
The content of these programmes does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Hong Kong Fringe Club reserves the right to change the programmes and speakers