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Tickets now available for Shanghai's biggest jazz fest

JZ Festival is back with three days of jazz, bebop, bossa nova and more this September

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The JZ Festival is the largest jazz festival in China and one of the largest in Asia – this year marks its fifteenth, this time taking place at MAXUS in the Disney Complex out in Pudong. The event runs for three days (from Friday 13 until Saturday 15 September) and will attract some of the best jazz musicians from around the world, who will play everything from acid jazz and bossa nova to jazz-funk and ragtime.

EWF experience (cropped)
The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience

Lalah Hathaway, 247tickets (cropped)
Lalah Hathaway

Marcus Miller, 247tickets (cropped)
Marcus Miller

Highlights include the Al Mckay All Stars’ Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, with all the hits from the band of the same name. Also on the roster is Grammy Award-winning singer Lalah Hathaway, known for her ability to sing more than one note at the same time. Other big names include Marcus Miller, whose repertoire spans decades, and the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw.

Jaga Jazzist, 247tickets (cropped)
Jaga Jazzist

Jasmine and Her Jazzmen, 247tickets (cropped)
Jasmine & Her Jazzmen

Tia Ray, 247tickets (cropped)
Tia Ray

Pre-sale tickets are now on sale from 460RMB – click here for the full line-up.

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15th JZ Festival Shanghai

One of the largest Shanghai outdoor festivals that attracts jazz musicians from around the world, it’s a three-day jazz extravaganza covering the spectrum of the genre

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