New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

 New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa The London Boys
The London Boys

The New Orleans Bar & Grill at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, together with Kronenbourg 1664 – a premier French beer – is presenting ‘Jazz Live’, a three-month-long promotion to introduce diners to pairing beer with food, alongside live jazz performances.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Crab Cakes
Scrumptious New Orleans Crab Cake

‘Jazz Live’ takes one back to the era of the fathers of jazz in New Orleans. From swing, blues, Latin, rock, fusion, funk, soul and other jazzy genres, guests can revel in the spectacular line-up of local and international class acts, while indulging in continental brasserie-style cuisine, three nights a week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday throughout the three-month promotion beginning this month.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin Soup

Diners can also opt for the delicious offerings from the Kronenbourg Food Pairing menu.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Marco Alonzo
Marco Alonzo

Specially flown in to open ‘Jazz Live’ is trio Christopher Pym, Mark O’Dea and Fergal McGoff, known as The London Boys.

“We will be performing a collection of old songs by Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble – basically a lot of old school jazz. It’s going to be very laid-back with sophisticated music,” said O’Dea.

All three were seasoned crooners before coming together to form the band, which will perform two sets each night.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa David Gomes
David Gomes

During the first week of the promotion, from Oct 4 to 6, one of Malaysia’s renowned jazz greats, Michael Veerapan, will serenade guests with his own compositions. The acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, musical director and owner of a successful musical production company will perform alongside two other musicians.

This is followed by a three-night special performance by the established saxophonist, flutist, conductor, director, as well as co-instructor of the KL Youth Jazz Orchestra, Julian Chan.

The rest of October will see Philippine-born vocalist Junji Delfino (Oct 18-20), and Cuban pianist and percussionist Marco Alonso De La Rosa and his special brand of Latin Jazz (Oct 25-27) entertaining guests. Leading the jazz acts in November is the Jose Thomas Project, performing from Nov 1-3, showcasing the works of the legendary guitarist himself. This is followed by local pianist and singer David Gomes delighting listeners with his suave vocals.

“Music is so much about the imagination. When you play, you pray,” said Gomes. This veteran jazz performer performs from Nov 8-10.No jazz event is complete without Malaysian homegrown jazz group, The Solianos, now featuring its fourth generation talents.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New 
Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa  Lamb Rack
New Orleans Lamb Rack

It takes the spotlight from Nov 15-17, presenting its signature seven-part vocal harmony, while Juwita Suwito & Friends take over the stage from Nov 22-24.

Bringing November’s jazz showcase to a close is local singer Poova Plachciak, giving guests a taste of her unique presentation of powerful vocals in a combination of soul, jazz and R&B from Nov 29-Dec 1.

The final month of ‘Jazz Live’ will see performances by Malaysians, beginning with SUHU Ethnic Jazz Fusion, which will perform a collection of instrumental music from Dec 6-8.

Atilia and Friends will follow on Dec 13 and 14, with Lokman Aslam & Friends taking over on Dec 15. From Dec 20-22, the Zailan Razak Project will entertain.

New Orleans JAZZ LIVE New Orleans Bar & Grill Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Chocolate Heaven
Heavenly Chocolate
In line with the year-end holidays and festive mood, the New Orleans Bar will add a cover charge of RM50++ which will be waived if guests dine at the restaurant.

Throughout the promotion, a snazzy Kronenbourg Presents ‘Jazz Live’ food and beer paring menu will be available.

It offers sets, snacks, individual and combo platters, and a la carte orders, with prices ranging from RM12++ to RM90++.

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