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Renowned Jazz guitarist and tutor at ACM, Carl Orr was joined by ACM Performance School Alumni James Paton (Drums) and Joe Downard (Bass Guitar) at the recent International Jazz Festival in Kuala Lumpur.
The event which took place in September, saw Carl and his band – which included keyboardist Bill Mudge – perform alongside a number of internationally renowned and local headline artists from the world of jazz and experience jazz on the other side of the world.
The annual festival (which has four indoor and outdoor stages) brings together the best in jazz where all forms of this genre including contemporary jazz, smooth jazz, straight ahead jazz, classic jazz, jazz – rock, r&b, swing, funk, classic rock and blues converge!
About the Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival
The KL International Jazz Festival is a world-class annual jazz music festival which aims to present performances by acclaimed international jazz stars as well as the best local talents. The inaugural festival in 2012 was critically acclaimed, having won the coveted Brand Laureate Best Brands Awards 2011-2012 “Country Brand Award” as well as 10 awards for the international artistes.
The KL International Jazz Festival is jointly organised with KL International Jazz with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) as the main supporter. The Patron of KLIJF 2013 is Yang Berbahagia Datuk Ahmad Phesal Talib, the Honourable Mayor of Kuala Lumpur.
KL International Jazz joins in the global community subscribing to UNESCO’s declared virtues of jazz music as in instrument of world peace, cooperation and international culture.