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The Music@TCDC

  • (Audio-Visual Project)
  • When: 23 - 27 June 2009 | 17:30-19:30
  • Where: Kiosk, TCDC, 6th Fl., The Emporium

From the distinguished characteristics of Thai music, which imposes no strict rules to performers, therefore allows them to freely express their feelings, sprouts a new musical creativity in which Thai style is combined with Western music. The fruits of this creation will be presented in our latest program, “Siamization: When the Modern World Sings Old Thai Songs” at Kiosk, Creative Space, TCDC.

Every Saturday, 17.30 – 19.30
Free Admission

From the distinguished characteristics of Thai music, which imposes no strict rules to performers, therefore allows them to freely express their feelings, sprouts a new musical creativity in which Thai style is combined with Western music. The fruits of this creation will be presented in our latest program, “Siamization: When the Modern World Sings Old Thai Songs” at Kiosk, Creative Space, TCDC.

Performance Schedule
23 May: Traditional & Conservative
Ancient music, performed with traditional Thai musical instruments and antique Western instruments, will be harmonized with synthesized music and create slow-paced modern melodies.

30 May: Short Performance
Short performances by various artists and musicians, who will join and jazz up the room with Thai contemporary music. The performances vary from Multimedia Composition, Dance Music in Thai Accent, silent film soundtrack, song of the spinning top, to a show called Material Connection.

6 June: SRM present Sombat Simla
Ajarn Sombat Simla is one of Thai famous Kaen (Thai pan flute) soloists, who has conducted his concert tour in every corner of the North Eastern Thailand and performed in several world jazz concerts. He will come here to give his solo performance and feature with the electronic band, Sticky Rice Music.

13 June: An Evening with Bruce Gaston 
Enjoy piano serenade by Bruce Gaston, with the evening’s highlight, piano solo “Ar Noo”, performed for the first time in Thailand. The piece was co-arranged by Bruce Gaston and Kru Boonyong Ketkong, deceased National Artist of Thailand.

20 June: TicTacToe & Chroma Music
Musical innovative creations, including the transformation of contemporary dance gestures (Budo) into rhythms and melodies by a computer program, as well as XO game dual between Thai and Western music, with Mr. Computer as the judge.

27 June: Sweet Saimai
Saimai Band will enchant the evening with their musical performance, which harmoniously combines vocal, classical guitar and Thai traditional instruments.


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Every Saturday, 17.30 – 19.30
Free Admission

Enjoy lively jazz music by StoneHead at Creative Space, Kiosk, every Saturday at 17.30-19.30, from July 4 – September 26, 2009.

Fueled by his passion for jazz music, Nakarin Teerapenun, leader of T-Bone – a Thai ska-reggae band, formed StoneHead in 2003. Apart from Nakarin, band members have revolved over the years depending on the “mood and tone” Nakarin wants to achieve in his performances, and currently comprises Nakarin’s fellow jazz aficionados, some of whom are the creme de la creme of jazz music grads who were hand-picked by Nakarin.

The band has performed overseas on several occasions between 2004-2008, mostly in the UK and Japan. They were also a part of “Ramakien – A Rak Opera”, the project which took them to the stage at Lincoln Center, New York, in 2006, where they performed with the world’s leading avant-garde jazz guitarist and composer, Arto Lindsey.

They’ve also toured around Thailand, which they love, because they like meeting other jazz musicians, especially the upcoming generation of Thai jazz musicians.

2003 Hua Hin Jazz Festival
2003 Jazz on the River 
2004 Hua Hin Jazz Festival
2004 Jazz on the River 
2004 Nation Jazz: a Series of Concerts 
2004 Soi Festival, Japan
2005 Hua Hin Jazz Festival
2005 Tsunami Concert, Thailand Cultural Centre
2005 A Tribute to Miles Davis, Sirikit Convention Centre
2005 UK
2006 Tonic, New York, USA
2006 Lincoln Center, New York, USA 
2007 Groove Yard, Pai
2008 North Gate, Chiangmai
2008 Payap University, Chiangmai

StoneHead’s current band members are:
Nakarin Teerapenun – Guitar (Lecturer, Jazz Guitar and Jazz Studies, Silpakorn University)
Teerus Laohverapanich – Saxophone (Lecturer, Jazz Saxophone and Jazz Studies, Ragsit University)
Akekapon Thamprakob – Bass (Teaching Assistant, Bass, Silpakorn University)
Aswin Narintragul Na Ayudhaya – Drums (Teaching Assistant, Drums, Mahidol University)

More about StoneHead: www.myspace.com/stoneheadjazzwww.tboneska.com

For more information, please contact TCDC Information Counter. Tel. 02 664 8448

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