Allow Trans Jazz Quartet and Revel Crake & Co. to transport you through the smooth and delightful world of jazz… Welcome to Jazz at Dusk, the monthly jazz evening at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.
Jazz at Dusk will take place on Friday, 19 March, 2010 from 7.30 pm onwards by the poolside at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo – definitely one of the most beautiful settings in town! The evening features two popular local jazz bands – Trans Jazz Quartet and Revel Crake & Co. Trans Jazz Quartet comprises Gavin Sen on saxophone, Alston Joachim on bass and electric guitar, Shiraz Noor Amit on drums and Dilrukshi Sirimanne on keyboards and vocals. Meanwhile, Revel Crake & Co. features Rodney Van Heer on saxophone, Revel Crake on guitar, Ray Gomes on bass and Christopher Prins on drums. Both groups are renowned for their true musicianship, so you can be sure of a real treat!
The music will encompass an eclectic repertoire of jazz from great legends, such as Diana Krall, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck, George Gershwin, Billy Strayhorn, Chic Corea, Sadao Watanabe, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour and Larry Carlton, to name a few, covering a cross-section of the early years of traditional jazz to the exciting and innovative modern era. The vast array of tunes will cover styles as diverse as swing, traditional jazz, blues, Latin, jazz funk and strict tempo.
Sounding the first delightful notes at 7.30 pm on Friday, 19 March, 2010, the tapestry of music will continue into the night. Entrance is free; you only pay for whatever you eat and drink. Rich music, delicious food, a view of the pool and the Beira Lake and the star-studded canopy of the sky all make for the most refreshing end to a long week!