FUSION FIVE is a new exciting project by Hong Kong drummer, band leaderand Soultone Cymbals Artist Lloyd Yamid. After releasing his debut CD ‘AnInspiration’ in 2017 Lloyd introduces an international line up of premier HongKong based musicians with a wealth of experience across multiple genres,performing original and innovative jazz fusion with a hint of latin, rock andsmooth jazz.Joining Lloyd his latest venture is US jazz pianist, composer and arrangerBob Mocarsky, previously a mainstay in the San Francisco and New Yorkscenes where he quickly gained a reputation as an exciting improviser andvocal accompanist, as well as B3 organist and arranger, bringing hisoriginality and passion for music to all genres ranging from Funk to Latin toBebop. Bob has written hundreds of compositions and recorded dozens,while leading many jazz ensembles of his own.Versatile Canadian bassist Sylvain Gagnon is active in both studio and onstage, recording on hundreds of CDs and touring with local and internationalartists including a World Tour with Jacky Cheung. Equally at home on doubleor electric bass Sylvain is in demand across Asia with a variety of groups fromorchestras to jazz ensembles and has performed with, amongst others, BobMintzer, Scott Hamilton, Laura Fyji, Eric Marienthal and James Morrison.
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April 25 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
British Saxophonist/producer Jon Rebbeck is active in both jazz and classicalformats. Throughout his career he has appeared on the international stagewith a diverse range of musicians including Michael Nyman, Phillip Glass,Bob Mintzer, Phil Wilson, Jim Snidero, Eric Marienthal and legendary Louis‘Moondog’ Hardin. Jon was the original baritone saxophonist of the awardwinning Apollo Saxophone Quartet and a member of the late Bobby Taylor’sband.Teriver Cheung is an internationally touring guitarist and composer.Originally born in Hong Kong, his early exposure to classical music hascontributed to his future style of composing as well as playing. Musicians hehas collaborated include Latin Grammy Award winner Eddie Gómez, BillyDrummond, Jean-Michel Pilc, George Garzone and Antonio Hart. He alsotours constantly with his own group, appearing at some of the major musicfestivals including Jazz World Festival (Hong Kong), Jazz W Ruinach Festival(Poland) and Taichung Jazz Festival.