New York-Style Jazz Venue ‘STUDIO’ Celebrates its Grand Opening with Star-Studded Crowd Including a performance by world famous DJ Claptone
Internationally renowned Berlin DJ Claptone was the guest star for the official grand opening of New York-style jazz venue STUDIO in Central yesterday (17th December 2015).The mysterious superstar of the global electronic scene intrigues audiences at the world’s hottest clubs and festivals wearing a gold Venetian mask, top hat and white magician gloves.
He celebrated the opening of Hong Kong’s first elite jazz venue with his trademark house mixes of indie vocalists and cult artists such as Gregory Porter, Faithless and Metronomy.
DJ Claptone was the first of a calendar of headline DJs and live jazz artists set to perform at the exclusive new club in On Hing Building at 1 On Hing Terrace, located just off Wyndham street in Central.
Hong Kong artist and top models Anki B & Rosemary Vandenbroucke
The opening also introduces STUDIO’s new resident jazz band, co-headlined by sultry Jennifer Palor, dubbed “the most exciting jazz vocalist in Asia.” Columbian percussionist Alonso Gonzalez, will bring Latin, African and Caribbean beats to the mix along with funky Hong Kong drummer, Michael Salcedo.
Among those who came out to support the launch of STUDIO were Hong Kong celebrities William So, Gigi Fu, Anki B and Rosemary Vandenbroucke.
The enigmatic mix of jazz, electronic house, funk, soul and R&B promises a memorable debut for STUDIO, living up to the expectations of club founder Xuan Mu, who says, “Our guests have seen everything Hong Kong has to offer. We are bringing them something totally new.”
Hong Kong singer and artist William So