Esplanade Presents


Tribute to Chick Corea

Nita Aartsen (Indonesia)

11 – 12 Jul 2022

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(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse & Online

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Nita Aartsen is undoubtedly one of Indonesia's most accomplished and entertaining jazz piano players. Voted AMI's best Female Jazz Artist, Aartsen is a standout regular performer at many Asian, Australian, American and European Jazz Festivals and prestigious international jazz clubs.


Join Aartsen and her band as they present an evening of modern jazz, paying tribute to the great pianist and composer Chick Corea.


Mask-wearing is required for all indoor events. No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Language: English
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Artist Information

Nita Aartsen

Born in a musical family, Nina Aartsen started singing and playing the piano from the tender age of three. At 17, she was Indonesia's State Pianist.


In the last 30 years, Aartsen has performed on many international stages including Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia), Singapore International Jazz Festival and Boneo Jazz Festival (Malaysia), to name a few. She has also dedicated her time to educating and founding the international jazz camp academy in Indonesia which has been a steppingstone for many young talents. She is currently jazz-culture ambassador of Indonesia.


Aartsen who has three CDs under her belt, records with various artists and arranges for orchestra and big bands. She also curates and leads many festivals in her country, plays and leads the Europe Union-NusantEro big band, and performs with many of the archipelago's best musicians, such as Richard Bona, Gregory Potter, Michael Paulo. She also performs around the world with many other acclaimed jazz musicians and Grammy award winners.


Aartsen continues to give her all on her annual world tours. Come August and September 2022, she will perform with her group at The Tongtong fest (Netherlands), Brazil fest (Stockholm, Sweden) and Soberao jazz fest (Spain).

Date & Time


On Demand

11 Jul 2022, Mon


Esplanade Concourse



On demand viewing available after the livestream

12 Jul 2022, Tue

Available until 12 Jul, 8.15pm

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