The annual Thailand International Jazz Conference (TIJC) is back to present talented jazz and classical music performers at Mahidol University’s College of Music, Nakornpatom, Thailand.

Taking place for three days, starting from this Friday, 29 January, TIJC 2016 features more than 60 international and local performers who will be jamming music together.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sugree Charoensook, Dean of the College of Music and Chief Organiser of TIJC 2016 said in a statement obtained by TAT News;

“Thailand International Jazz Conference is a model jazz festival admired for its quality of participating artists as well as sound and surrounding. The event attracted several hundreds of jazz fans with increasing numbers every year. The 2016 edition will be made more intensive both in terms of entertainment and education to satisfy growing expectations of quality music among Thai and foreign audiences.”

Also, this year, TIJC 2016 will be expanded from three stages to four in order to cater to the increasing number of jazz lovers as well as increase the number of the participating bands.

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The main highlight of the event will be the co-performance between the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) and leading jazz artistes including Cherryl Hayes (voice), Jens Lindemann (trumpet), Jacop Dinesen (saxophone) and Thai woodwinds master Thanit Sriklindee.

Other renowned jazz entertainers who will be at the event include Peter Martin, Matt Penman, Jae Geun Joen, Keisuke Matsuno, Ben Chalatit and a lot more.

Jazz enthusiasts can expect to see some original performances from the musicians as well as past popular jazz songs by the likes of Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald.

A three-day ticket for the event costs THB3,000 and a one-day pass priced at THB800 with 20 percent discount for students. The tickets can be purchased at thaiticketmajor.com.