Joss Stone and Jamie Cullum to perform at first edition of North Sea Jazz Hong Kong

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

Joss Stone and Jamie Cullum to perform at first edition of North Sea Jazz Hong Kong

We’re excited to announce the first artists that will be performing on our debut world-class event North Sea Jazz Hong Kong, with musicians from all over the world. North Sea Jazz Hong Kong’s festival create a truly east meets west experience, transcending language and borders, expressing the spirit of diversity which matches Hong Kong’s ambition to be Asia’s world city.jamie cullum



Multi-platinum British soul singer Joss Stone who stunned the music world with her much-talked-about debut album of covers, The Soul Sessions, in 2003 at the ripe old age of 16 will be the very first artist ever to perform at all three North Sea Jazz editions: Rotterdam, Curaçao and Hong Kong. Joining her at NSJ Hong Kong will be the popular and versatile British singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum who is regarded as one of the leading jazz-pop-rock crossover acts. Hong Kong’s own, guitarist Eugene Pao is leading the Asian charge of the Festival as well as the beautiful Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna, who is the first artist from her homeland to conquer the American market.

Multiple Grammy awards winner, Al Jarreau, will bring his musical brilliance to Hong Kong and showcase his talent to the audience. Among his over four decades distinguished music career while achieving significant accolades, including Best Male Vocal Performance in several Grammy categories as well as an honouree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

With a career spanning more than five decades and more than 35 albums to his name, legendary Brazilian producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes will be lighting up the stage with his move-making bossa nova beats. Dutch singer Laura Fygi has travelled down numerous musical pathways, such as jazz, Latin, and chansons, not shying away from any genre or style with her beautiful, husky voice. Her latest album Flower was recorded specifically for the Asian market; on it, Laura even sings four songs in Chinese.

On Friday, November 14 Eugene Pao will take the stage, Saturday, November 15 will see performances by Joss Stone, Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2014, Laura Fygi and Yuna, while on Sunday, November 16 Jamie Cullum and Al Jarreau will make their appearance.​

More names are to be announced soon. A limited number of early bird tickets are available now through One2 Ticketing ( Please see for more information on performing acts and the latest updates.image001


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