Laid back beats to fill the air – Welcome to Samui International Jazz Music Festival 2012
Sponsored by Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui- book a front row seat now!
Bangkok, Thailand. 3 September 2012- Amari ensures access to a captivating line-up of activities and events, to enable guests to take centre stage on their own vacation. This October, Amari Palm Reef is to sponsor and host the first night and the grand finale main stage evenings of the eagerly anticipated Samui International Jazz Music Festival.
For the third consecutive year, forty exceptional Thai and international artists from ten different nations will land on the paradise island of Koh Samui and perform at stunning beach-side locations, including Amari Palm Reef. Among those performing will be Chicago born, Paulette McWilliams, who’s impressive sound has seen her share the stage with the likes of Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. Peter Beets, a world renowned jazz pianist from the Netherlands, who has performed with jazz legends including Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis and Dee Dee Bridgewater, is also guaranteed to wow the crowd with his unique sounds.
This year’s Samui International Jazz Music Festival takes place 14-20 October. Friends will come together to make Amari the base to enjoy a tropical evening filled with soulful tunes. The following events are due to take place at Amari Palm Reef during the festival:
Sunday 14th October- Opening Night. Enjoy an exclusive preview concert with the Beets Brothers feat. Paulette McWilliams, interviews, and an opportunity to meet the artists in person, followed by the concert of Tropic Green, feat. Susan Harmer, a truly international jazz ensemble with members from Cuba, USA, Singapore and Japan. (7pm-11pm)
Friday 19th October- Main Stage Night 1- Join Amari beachside for the first main stage instalment with headliners Peter Beets and Koh Saxman
Saturday 20th October- Main Stage Night 2- A second beachfront evening featuring the likes of CaboCuboJazz and closing the show with Paulette McWilliams
Samui Jazz Festival 2012 Package
Spend 2-nights’ in a superior room including breakfast for two persons, roundtrip airport transfers and late check-out until. Enjoy your choice of free entrance to the opening night on the 14 October or 500 THB beverage credit.
Offer available from 12 – 22 October 2012, rates start from 10,200 THB for two persons for two nights (exclusive of VAT and surcharge). Receive 15% discount when booking extra nights through the website. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (0) 7742 2394 or visit www.amari.com
Entrance to festival events during the week will be 500 THB and free performances will be held in front of the Amari Palm Reef Resort on Chaweng beach on the 19th and 20th October. All proceeds of the event will be donated to the Green Island Foundation, promoting eco-tourism and sustainability on Koh Samui.
For more information on the events and artists performing at Samui International Jazz Festival, please visit http://www.samuijazz.com/
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