The 8th Annual Seoul Jazz Festival 2014

Jazz is one of the purest forms of live music. It is based on a central rhythm section, while the other instruments dance in and out of order often with wild solos and tons of groove to make anyone shake their body.  Jazz fans living in South Korea; the must-attend event of the year, the 8th Annual Seoul Jazz Festival, will be held Saturday and Sunday May 17th to the 18th. On Friday the 16th, there will be a special opening night with performers Chris Botti, and Michael Camilo with Tomatito. The 8th Annual Seoul Jazz Festival will feature musicians like: Jamie Cullum, Damine Rice, The Joshua Redman Quartet, the Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band, the Jack Dejohnette Trio and a DJ set from Craig David, with many others. Check the Seoul Jazz Festival website for the most up-to-date  lineup information.

Tickets are available at Interpark Global or PrivateCurve by calling 02-563-0595. 2 day passes are 195,000 Won, while 1 day tickets are 121,000 Won. The Friday opening night performance is available for an additional 88,000 Won. Check out the Seoul Jazz Festival website here or their Facebook page here for all the up-to-date information.

We’ve included the Youtube channels below of some of the biggest artists that are performing at this year’s festival.

Damien Rice

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Paulo Nutini

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Jamie Cullum

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Craig David

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Eric Benet

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Wouter Hamel

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Urban Zakapa

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Kiha and The Faces

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Be The Voice

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