Nius on Silom Music Schedule April 2013
Mondays Sunny Wongsansern, winner of the Outstanding Musician Award at Greeley Jazz Festival, USA, plays piano.
Tuesdays Swiss pianist and composer Mauro Monti stars in a duet with top trumpet player Rustem Galiullin.
Wednesdays Virtuoso US guitarist Dan Phillips and Thai sax player Pisut Prateepasana jam through the history of jazz. (Wed 17, Just Jazz Trio; Wed 24, Mauro Monti plays solo piano).
Thursdays Russian trumpet ace Rustem Galiullin leads a stylish duo with pianist Keng Kengkarnka.
Fridays A weekly changing schedule, see below.
Saturdays Rydsma sings Latin and pieces from the Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald songbooks backed by the Mauro Monti Duo.
Sundays Sunny Wongsansern, winner of the Outstanding Musician Award at Greeley Jazz Festival, USA, plays piano.
April 5, The Jo Jo Ma Quintet
New York composer and sax player Joseph Marchione (Jo Jo Ma) has played with luminaries like saxmen Von Freeman and Steve Coleman and ex-Frank Zappa drummer Jimmy Carl Black. He was also a founding member of the Austin Texas Creative Opportunity Orchestra. Joseph is joined by Pisut Pratheepasena (tenor sax), Torfan Dilokvidhyarat (drums), Jakthorn Kyokong (bass) and Pongsiri ‘Maew’ Kajornvaekin (guitar). This session will be recorded live for a new album.
April 12, The Dan Phillips Trio
An exceptional musician, US native Dan Phillips is rated by allaboutjazz.com as “one of the most original guitarists and composers currently on the jazz scene” This veteran of the New York and Chicago jazz circuits has performed throughout North America, Asia and Europe with artists such as Gerald Wilson, John Stowell and Ben Street and is working on his fourth CD of original compositions. He leads Bangkok’s finest rhythm section through originals and unique arrangements of jazz standards.
Dan Phillips (guitar), Hong Techatananan (drums), ‘O’ Viriyapark (bass).
April 19, The Shawn Kelley Trio
New Yorker Shawn Kelley, one of Bangkok’s favourite drummers, injects great swing into many musical styles. He has played or recorded with a variety of musicians, including James Moody, Ernie Watts, Toots Thielemans and Leroy Jones. He’s at Niu’s on April with a new trio performing classic jazz standards presented with a modern twist.
April 26, Keith Nolan’s Love Gone Wrong
This high energy four piece plays blues groove with a classic line-up of bass, drums, guitar, keyboards and “crushed velvet vocals”. Pushing the boundaries of contemporary blues with a funky edge they play originals and inspired versions of songs by their favourite artists, including Muddy Waters, George Benson and Stevie Wonder.