Loudpigs and Seoul hold an online concert for International Jazz Day

Scenes from the upcoming “Soul of Seoul Celebrates International Jazz Day 2022” online concert, which will be broadcast at noon on April 30 via the Seoul Tourism Authority’s official YouTube channel, VisitSeoul TV. [LOUDPIGS]

To celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30, production company Loudpigs announced on Thursday that it has hosted an afternoon filled with jazzy music for a global audience.

Starting at noon on April 30, a free online concert titled “The Soul of Seoul Celebrates International Jazz Day 2022” will feature “equally fun and talented Korean jazz artists, as well as K-drama and K-drama. -pop always popular,” said Jackie Kwak, executive producer of Loudpigs.

The poster for

The poster for “Soul of Seoul Celebrates International Jazz Day 2022” [LOUDPIGS]

Jazz artist Lee Ju-han of jazz duo Winterplay, who also plays trumpet, and TV personality Lisa Kelly will host the show, which will kick off with a pre-recorded concert at Korea House in central Seoul. Lee will also perform a new piece he composed called “067 & 240,” inspired by the hit Netflix series “Squid Game.” Other performers at the concert include guitarist Park Joo-won, Kang Hwan-su and accordionist Dave You, who will perform different variations of jazz music, from traditional to fusion. Different artists will perform different pieces at various venues in Seoul during the 80-minute concert.

The online concert will be co-hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan City with the support of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO. Lee is the musical director of the concert. It can be watched through Seoul Tourism Organization’s official YouTube channel, VisitSeoul TV.

BY YIM SEUNG-HYE [[email protected]]

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