Penang Island Jazz Festival 2013 - Meet the Artist
December 6th 2013

The Penang Island Jazz Festival hosted a ‘Meet the Artists’ session with esteemed local and international journalists on the 6th December, Friday – a day before the main show at the Bayview Beach Resort here in Batu Feringgi, Penang. Journalists were presented with an opportunity to meet with prolific international artist such as ESKA, Jazz Connection, Black String, Okan Ersan Quartet, Vinalog, Freddy Cole Quartet, Alison Burns & Martin Taylor, Michael Schiefel and Penang’s own songstress – BIHZHU.

Speakers for The Island Music Forums such as Ben Mandelson (Record Producer, Musician, Founding Director – WOMEX), Peter Schulze (Artistic Director – jazzhead), John Cumming (Director – Serious/London Jazz Festival), Catherine Mayer (Owner, Managing Director – JustJazz), Peter Lee (Founder, President – Hong Kong Jazz Association/Festival Director – Hong Kong International Jazz Festival) who are acknowledged as movers of the music industry by their peers, was at the session as well.