John Huie

John Huie

29.01.2011

Shanghai Jazz

Published in News Story
New CD release "Shanghai Jazz" reaches deep into Shanghai’s fabled past to produce a collection of provocative Chinese Jazz favourites given new life some 50 years since Jazz was outlawed as an ‘indecent’ form of entertainment.

The album, distributed by EMI Push, Shanghai, is the brainchild of Australian composer John Huie, whose passion for Chinese Jazz led him to move to Shanghai in 2002 in search of the remnants of the city’s musical past. What he found was a tale of musical rebirth as fa …