Designated Saturday of each month, an exciting line-up of established and up-and-coming Hong Kong musicians will gather at Tai Kwun’s Laundry Steps to offer an afternoon of light-hearted music. Curated by singer-songwriter Vicky Fung, an avid promoter of Cantopop, these Saturday afternoons will showcase the best of Hong Kong’s jazz, pop, independent and world music, where you will revisit and discover the musical talents of our city at the unique heritage site of Tai Kwun.
THEME OF THE WEEK: Moments in Traverse 18.05.2019 2:30pm–3:05pm Winter Bagels (Folk / Acoustic Pop) 3:35pm–4:10pm Angelita Li/Patrick Lui/Wilson Lam Trio (Jazz) 4:40pm–5:15pm per se (Poetic Pop)
Winter Bagels Winter Bagels is an acoustic-pop girl band formed in Jan 2016, Kaki and Cup are both lead vocalist and guitarist. "Everyone is a bagel": having a heart with simplicity, born to be genuine. Winter-borns decided to form a group in this cold season, using our music to fill up emptiness inside hearts. Enjoy our music like the special toppings on the bagel.
In 2016, the duo released their debut EP "Winter Bagels", bringing their EP to Eastern Europe for summer busking. After the trip, they have continued to participate in local music events actively including Jockey Club Street Music Series, Freespace Happening, Musik11,"Ear Up" record label creation and incubation program, etc.
Angelita Li/Patrick Lui/Wilson Lam Trio This Jazz Trio is formed by Angelita Li on vocals, Patrick Lui on Keys and Wilson Lam on guitar. They are all active on Hong Kong jazz music scene.
Angelita Li is a local jazz singer. She started to sing for TV commercials at the age of nine. In 1991, she was the backing vocals of Beyond Concert and has lived in Bangkok and Los Angeles to perform and tour with jazz and samba band as opening act for the band concert and backing vocals for famous artists. After returning to Hong Kong, she has released a Canto-Jazz album “Mi” and recorded an album for Stunt, a Danish Jazz label. She was the backing vocals in the concert of Sally Yeh, George Lam, Faye Wong, Khalil Fong etc. and was invited to perform in many international and local jazz festivals. Eugene Pao is one of the jazz musicians she always works with.
Patrick Lui is an award-winning pianist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, and producer. He has performed around the world and appeared in different music festivals. Patrick was the winner of the Taichung Jazz Piano Competition and a semi-finalist at the Bucharest International Jazz Competition. His compositions and arrangements have received performances under the direction of Grammy nominee Dr. Gene Aiken. Patrick also contributed to the score for movies, television programs and theatrical works for Hong Kong Dance Company. A frequent collaborator with local band RubberBand, the album Easy, which they co-produced, was awarded the prestigious ‘Album Of The Year’ by Commercial Radio Hong Kong. Patrick travelled to New York City in June 2018 and recorded a jazz big band album of his own compositions and arrangements at the renowned Systems Two Recording Studio. The band consists of all New York-based jazz musicians, featuring Alex Sipiagin on two songs. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by two-time Grammy award winner Mike Marciano.
Wilson Lam Graduated from Berklee College of Music (BA) in 2003, Wilson studied guitar performance and composition with Mick Goodrick & Yakov Gubanov. He then studied film scoring with Sonny Kompanek at New York University and received his Master of Arts in 2005. Returning to Hong Kong in 2007, Wilson has been active in the music industry and participating in various activities, which include but not limit to arranging, media scoring, jazz guitar performance and teaching.
per se per se is a music duo composed of music talents: Stephen Mok and Sandy Ip. The name means “intrinsic or in itself”, which reflects their music being just music without the limitations and burdens of genre or style.
In recent years, per se played at Hong Kong music festival Clockenflap and was nominated for Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards “Overseas composer awards”.
本周主題：穿越當下 18.05.2019 2:30pm–3:05pm Winter Bagels (民謠 / 原音) 3:35pm–4:10pm 李安琪/雷柏熹/林知秋三重奏 (爵士樂) 4:40pm–5:15pm per se (詩式流行)
Winter Bagels Winter Bagels 是一支以acoustic pop為主要風格的女子樂隊。成員Kaki、Cup 都是主音兼結他手。她們同樣在冬天出生，在一個冬季決定為自己加上更精彩的味道，於2016年初組成Winter Bagels。「Everyone is a bagel. 」每個人生而平實簡單，卻可隨個人喜好加上不同調味，以各自的方式細味生活日常，用音樂填補心中的洞。她們主張於生活取材，從微細到遠大的題材逐步發掘更多可能性。