This year the NCPA INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL promises to be a very special event. With musicians from Cuba, the US, Colombia, Panama, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Japan, Australia and Italy, Canada, France and India, it will be a truly international event. A tribute to legendary jazz trumpet player Clifford Brown will lead the festival. This tribute will be led by his son, Clifford Brown Jr who has especially assembled this band for the festival with Clifford Brown III, his grandson, playing trumpet and doing the music of the legendary `Brownie `
A Latin band, a Brazilian Samba Jazz band both with spectacular percussionists, a traditional saxophone led quartet, a band boasting of a vibraharpist , a saxophone player from Miles Davis` band and a jam sessions which include most participating musicians from the festival will ensure some of the best quality jazz ever heard in Mumbai. It will be three days of great jazz, which has now become a standard at the NCPA.