Java Jazz Festival 2011 has been passed. Even so, the feel of jazz is still saved in heart or even stuck in our mind. Yet, aside from the tons of bright musician who highlighted this biggest jazz party, Java Jazz Festival also consists of numerous interesting stories that that’s precisely even discoursed by showgoers. More than just a jazz festivity, the Java Jazz Festival itself has transformed into a lifestyle where everybody can join. In like manner, it proves jazz music is not that high to enjoy.
It might be different when the first Java Jazz Festival that’s hosted about seven years ago hit Jakarta. Taking place in Jakarta Convention Centre, the jazz party was only attended by small numbers of jazz-lovers. Many said that Jazz was too high and kind an expensive music to delight in, at that moment.
However, as the time flies, Java Jazz Festival has changed so much. The numbers of attendees are getting improved. As it’s seen through the audience who packed in JIExpo Kemayoran days ago, to see their favorite jazz-artists or even just to feel the sense of jazz.
From the youngsters to adults nowadays are keen to pop up and have fun with this great jazz-gala. Some of sweet couples seemed to drown their romance into Java Jazz, several groups of teenagers looked enjoy the performances and many old guys were seen in some music-halls as well. Year after year we have seen people dressed in jazzy style. It became a different kind of excitement to see at a festival like this. Some artists had reunions with their colleagues, fans took the chance to take pictures with the artists, while others had such a good time with their family and friends inside. What Java Jazz Festival brings to us is not just a simple jazz event. Yes it’s gigantic, with thousands of artists and hundreds of show for total 3 days, but more than just that, we could also see the kind of jazz lifestyle under one roof, living harmoniously with all the nonstop action from the whole 16 stages.
On the whole, the Java Jazz Festival 2011 told lots of stories. Other than just jazz itself, Java Jazz Festival is currently about lifestyle which becomes a foremost music bash we should check in. Everybody completely jazzed it up!