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2013 Java Jazz Festival draws full house

  • Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, March 4 2013   /  09:00 am
International: George Duke (left) and Stanley Clarke perform at Java Jazz on Saturday night. (JP/P.J. Leo)(left) and Stanley Clarke perform at Java Jazz on Saturday night. (JP/P.J. Leo)

International: George Duke (left) and Stanley Clarke perform at Java Jazz on Saturday night. (JP/P.J. Leo)The three-day Java Jazz festival closed its curtains Sunday to a full house of music fans who enjoyed a jazz-filled weekend.

In addition, the intention of the organizer to lure crowds back to this year’s Java Jazz festival was also deemed a success.  

The 2013 Jakarta International Djarum Super Mild Java Jazz Festival program coordinator Eki Puradiredja said the first day of the festival was the most crowded first day in nine years.

“Last Friday was the most crowded first day of Java Jazz in nine years. And I think the number of attendees is increasing every day compared to last year, but I don’t have the exact figures yet,” Eki told The Jakarta Post on Sunday.

The ninth edition of Java Jazz that was held at the Jakarta International Expo in K...