The Tokyo Blues

In conversation with Shun Sakai, a talented jazz singer who has truly followed her heart musically When Shun Sakai was a young woman, jazz music was popular across the world; however, in her home country of Japan there weren’t many opportunities to listen to it. She had only heard traditional Japanese songs until after the war when American army bases around the suburbs … Read more

Timeless Jazz Night Concert at Villa Song Saigon

Jumpfor Jazz aims to promote and support Jazz and Jazz Musicians in Vietnam. Villa Song Saigon is honored to help them in their efforts to reach this goal, first and foremost by organizing high quality Jazz concerts on a regular basis. Please join us for this tribute by Vietnam’s leading jazz performers to one of … Read more

Bourbon Street Jazz & Blues Festival

Where: Cargo Bar (4 Nguyen Tat Thanh, D4); 6pm; VND500,000 About:The fourth annual festival is organized by Kids First Enterprise to raise money to give the “Gift of Mobility” to deserving kids in Vietnam. www.kidsfirstenterprise.org Contact:Visit www.bourbonstreetjazzfestival.com for more info

Jazz Hands with Tran Minh Tuan

With sax player Tran Manh Tuan, you hear him before you see him Walking up to Tran Manh Tuan’s villa in the morning after the rain, there are the unmistakable sounds of a saxophone going up and down the tonal scale. It’s a distinctly metropolitan wake up call. Now the tones escape his studio and … Read more