Giant Steppes of Jazz
General Manager and Board member Shuree (Munkhshur Enkhbold)
The Giant Steppes of Jazz NGO supports the growth of jazz in Mongolia.
The only jazz festival held in Ulaanbaatar 5th time. International Artists from Norway, German, USA, Canada and Mongolia. The Giant Steppes of Jazz International Festival-V produced by its namesake society-Giant Steppes of Jazz NGO international and local artists performed various "Jazzes" such as traditional, modern, electric, ethno in 4 venues through 3 concerts, Gala concert, 4 jam sessions, 2 workshops and 2 performances at orphanage.
The Giant Steppes of Jazz Festival which takes place every year consists of the following several components:
- Jazz Club Dates with a Mongolian opening act: Foreign artists perform with a Mongolian band playing the opening set.
- Jazz Workshops: Jazz education is one of the main objectives of the Festival. These are conducted at University of Culture and Arts and Music and Dance college of Mongolia.
- Jazz Jam Sessions: Jam Sessions takes place in several venues and feature one foreign performer and one Mongolian collabrators. In 2011 jams were hold at Kharakhorum Restaurant at the Hotel Kempinski and at the Square Grill Pub in Centeral Tower.
-Jazz Performance at orphanages: Special sessions are held in fornt of Mongolian orphans at local children centers.
Thank you, all the wonderful artists from overseas and from Mongolia.
Marc Brenken Jean-Yves Braun Quartet (German)
In the Country Trio (Norway)
Bob Bellows Voice and Piano (USA)
Debra Rasmussen Vocalist (Canada)
Arga bileg Ethno Jazz Band (Mongolia)
Purevsukh Pianist (Mongolia)
Enkhchimeg Flutist (Mongolia)
Chinbat Horn player (Mongolia)
Kush & Oyuka (Mongolia)
Club concerts at River Sounds Club, Jam Sessions at Square Lounge, Gala concert at Philharmonic Hall.
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