About the Festival

Since its inception in 2012, the KL International Jazz & Arts Festival has presented a great line up of international Grammy Award Winners & Nominees, NEA Jazz Masters, regional and local jazz greats.

Our featured acts over the years have included Ahmad Jamal, David Sanborn, Ernie Watts, Eric Wyatt, Lee Ritenour, John Beasley, Hiromi, Anthony Jackson, Simon Philips, Steve Smith, Incognito, Keiko Matsui, Jeremy Monteiro, Everett Harp, Indera Lesmana, Lao Tizer, Nelson Rangel, Chieli Minucci & Special EFX and numerous others.

For the 2019 edition, the KL International Jazz & Arts Festival will be held at the KL Jazz & Arts Centre, celebrating the music of the legendary saxophone player Sonny Rollins.

Our featured artistes for this edition include Eric Wyatt (New York) who is the God Son of Sonny Rollins, James Ryan (Sydney), Kazutoki Umezu (Japan) and Makoto Yoshimori (Japan).

Programme & Artiste Lineup

28th September 2019

8.00 pm: James Ryan with The Kinda Blue Quartet/Rodin’s ExpE

9.00 pm: Gina Panizales

10.00 pm: Eric Wyatt

11.00 pm: Lewis Pragasam & Friends

29th September 2019

8.00 pm: Hiroyuki Yagi Jazz Quartet

9.00 pm: Kazutoki Umezu & Makoto Yoshimori

10.00 pm: Eric Wyatt & Friends: All Stars Tribute to Sonny Rollins

11.00 pm: Freebird

The Organizer, as the sole owner of program organization rights, is entitled to change the composition of the programs each day at its discretion and at any time. Any changes in the program will be limited to only the order of performances each day.


Date & Time

28th & 29th September 2019

6.00 pm – 8.00 pm: Dinner

8.00 pm – 11.45 pm: Music Show


Early Bird (until 27 Sep 2019): RM118/day

At the Door (28 & 29 Sep 2019): RM180/day

Car Parks

Ample free car parks are available outside the venue.

Dress Code

Smart Casuals

Strictly No Shorts & Slippers

Booking Channels

WhatsApp: 012 571 7759
Email: reservations@kindablue.com.my

Limited seats available. Kindly book earlier to avoid disappointment.