Penang will kickstart this celebration with the Northern Jazz Ensemble presenting Jazz Works @ the Movies! this coming 6th, 7th, 8th April 2012, in conjunction with its fifth anniversary and the first International Jazz Day celebration on April 30th.
Featuring special guest appearance by Andy Siti, The Georgetown Singers & Ronald Vic De Leon, guests will experience six decades of memorable movie themes with a jazz twist packed into 120 mins for pure musical enjoyment.
Themes from Pink Panther, Mission Impossible, Singin’ In the Rain, Rocky, Mama Mia and more. Before the pieces are performed,the audience will be presented with a brief introduction of the individual song and the movie it was played in.Andy Siti will also perform some Whitney Houston numbers as a tribute to the recently deceased singer.