Louis Banks Quartet to Headline The Jazz India Circuit Launch Concert

Entertainment | November 1, 2018 | News

Teamwork Arts

Teamwork Arts’ Jazz India Circuit (JIC) is back with its 2018-19 season, featuring path-breaking contemporary jazz musicians from India and around the world, who continue to push the boundaries of the genre. JIC 2018-19 Season kicks off with the Jazz India Circuit Launch Concert on November 2 as Teamwork Arts come together with DLF5 to present a spectacular line-up of artists headlined by the Louiz Banks Quartet. The concert is supported by Hines.

Louis Banks has been spearheading the jazz movement in India for the past three decades. He will be performing with jazz drummer extraordinaire Aron Nyiro, Mumbai-based guitar player and composer Sanjay Divecha and Indian bass player Sheldon D’Silva.

Also performing will be the Jass B’stards Projectile, who are essentially an expanded version of The Jass B’stards who themselves are the rhythm section and music writers of popular Indian dance band The SkaVengers. The band project live visual mixes throughout their performance with Ritika Singh at the controls, who also doubles up as a guest singer.

Speaking about their collaboration with the Circuit, Aakash Ohri, Senior Executive Director, DLF5 said, “DLF5 in order to engage its ever growing and vibrant community, curates distinguished events. Jazz is a mature form of music, universally known to have a distinct coterie. This is an incredible opportunity for all jazz-lovers and music aficionados to experience mesmerizing performances, by internationally admired musicians. DLF5 is delighted to host the Jazz India Circuit Launch with this phenomenal line-up of artists.”
Talking about the 2018-19 season, Sanjoy K. Roy, M.D, Teamwork Arts said, ‘The Jazz India Circuit has been creating new avenues to bring jazz to discerning and diverse listeners. The excitement of experimentation has helped grow this genre of music and we have been delighted to be able to present some of the best musicians of our time over the past few years.”

Teamwork Arts' Jazz India Circuit (JIC) feature path-breaking contemporary jazz musicians.

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