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InterNations HK Official Post-Xmas Celebration @ Gecko

Hosted by the Hong Kong Ambassadors
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Took place 3 weeks 5 days ago
LG/F, Au's Building, Ezra’s Lane District HK, Central, Hongkong
Hong Kong

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Merry Xmas everyone! For those in town over the break, look forward to celebrating with us at a special "Street-Side" mingle, dance and jazz night at Gecko - one of HK's truly hidden gems for music.

With one welcome drink for all guests, and limited snacks, mix and mingle with expats and global minds, backed with fantastic performances and live music. As a special, we have a renowned TAP DANCER - Tansei, along with renowned HK-based jazz artists Roland, Dan Lavelle, Seynah and their band to make the night extra special.

There may also be 1-2 performances between the times of 19:45 to 21:00 by guest performers who are jamming in with a few songs.

You don't want to miss out!

Schedule of Activities:
- 19:00 to 21:00 - Socializing & Networking + 1-2 Guest Performers.
- 21:00-23:30* Tansei, Roland, Dan Lavelle and their Band on stage/
- 22:15 - Lucky Draw

ABOUT GECKO HK

Bar-club located in the heart of Central Hong Kong, Gecko is an absolute destination for every Jazz lover.

Well-known and recognized for its amazing jazz nights on Tuesday through Saturday, this mythical venue features the city's top jazz musicians and singers who play live jam sessions for the greatest pleasure of our ears. It's a prime spot to relax with friends in a warm & cozy atmosphere. If you are looking up to jazz up some own music, we have open mic/jamming session on Monday.

Expect to live an epic experience with the full band Jazz music and DJs from around the world spinning only high music quality. Let your body vibrate on a wide range of Funk, Disco, Latino, African stuff or sexy and groovy House Music. Frequented mostly by music addicts and gathering nightspot of the party animals, this intimate place is dedicated to make you dance till very late!

This jewel is hidden in the alley Ezra Lane, off Cochrane Street or Pottinger (Hollywood Road, lower near the escalator).

ABOUT TANSEI ON TAP:

From Japan, he has enjoyed dancing to music from the childhood and learned Japanese "Taiko" drumming intensively in the late teens. Encountered and started learning tap dance in NewYork from 2010. After the 1 and half year learning from the best teachers there, started performing and has performed at a great number of venues in Tokyo such as MotionBlueYokohama, JZ Brat, etc. The performance is always with live music and played with improvisation. Oriented in Jazz and makes sessions also with flamenco music and many other genres. The style is strongly influenced by jazz and its musicality is often compared to percussion and singing. Has published a CD with a band in 2016. Plays Jazz sessions at bars in NY with local musicians time to time and travels all over Japan and to other countries.

ABOUT DAN LAVELLE:

Originally from the US, Dan Lavelle is one of Hong Kong’s premier guitarists, songwriters and arrangers. From his early days performing in the States with Motown stars Martha Reeves and others to work with legendary Hong Kong singer Angelita Li to Talie Monin,

For producing the critically acclaimed Tableau Records CD – ‘Jenerations’ by jazz vocalist Jennifer Palor, Dan Lavelle relies exclusively on Ibanez high-quality acoustic and electric guitars to achieve the perfect sound and texture for his performances.

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