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Published: 1 Jul 2019


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We use slang every day, but how many of you know that a lot of these words came from the jazz world? That’s right, jazz has always been that hip, creative kid on the block, whether it’s making up infectious rhythms and beats on the spot, or words that everyone likes to use. Since the time of its inception, jazz has had a language of its own, and no matter how you see it, it’s a trailblazer. There’s nothing more authentic than running with whatever pops up in your head.

Annually, Esplanade celebrates all things jazz in the month of July. When you've quizzed yourself, check out this year's Jazz in July line-up


Jazz in July 2020

From fresh Mosaic Jazz Fellows alumni to esteemed jazz stalwarts, Jazz in July features daily performances by 43 jazz artists who call Singapore home.

8 – 31 July
8pm daily
Streamed live from Esplanade
Free
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