Jazz-Fusion Virtuoso: Jonathan Scales Fourchestra
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre
The University of Hong Kong
FREE Admission. Registration Required.
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra demonstrates with glamorous virtuosity the vitality of jazz as an ever-evolving genre, absorbing elements from other musical traditions and breaking boundaries between cultures. Their leader, Jonathan Scales, is acclaimed as having ‘a Thelonius Monk-like attitude with a Mozart creativity’ (Pan on the Net). His signature instrument, the steel pans originating from Trinidad and Tobago, imbues jazz music with a unique Caribbean hue. With their captivating spirit and extraordinary technical abilities, the musicians invite listeners to HKU to experience a vibrant and dynamic soundscape of jazz.
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra
Jonathan Scales, steel drums
Jay White, bass
Xavier Breaker, drums
- For ages 6+
- Approximately 70 mins without intermission
- Guests are advised to arrive punctually.
- No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
- Programmes and artists are subject to change.