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Posted On: 20 October 2014 04:19 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:52 pm

Journeys with Jazz from NYC to Abu Dhabi to Qatar

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As the footprint of St. Regis Hotels & Resorts continues to expand across the Middle East, St. Regis unveils Jazz at St. Regis, bringing to life its passion for jazz complemented by the brand’s century-old legacy.


Dating back to 1927 with the Rooftop Ballroom at the landmark St Regis New York City that played host to some of the finest jazz musicians in history like Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Buddy Rich, and the brand’s present day global collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Centre (JALC), St. Regis continues to celebrate jazz through its hotels globally - entertaining and enlightening audiences through jazz programming, special performances and beyond expectation guest experiences.

In collaboration with JALC Doha, Jazz at St. Regis will commence its first regional concert series taking place at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi and The St. Regis Doha respectively. Eight days of outstanding musical performances that are sure to inspire and thrill jazz aficionados and their families across the GCC, this event marks the start to several jazz events planned across the three St. Regis hotels in the Middle East in 2015.


In Doha, the Journeys with Jazz events start with Jazz in MIA Park on Wednesday, October 22, this is a free community event; award winning artists will perform under the stars with the Doha city skyline as a spectacular backdrop. Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24 will showcase sounds of award winning artists from New York, Brazil, France, Italy and from around the region, creating a Brazilian Carnival atmosphere at JALC Doha.

On Saturday, October 25 Journeys with Jazz celebrates with a St. Regis Family Jazz Afternoon at JALC Doha. This is a free, interactive and educational afternoon, where children will be inspired as they interact with the world-class musicians. The event aims to spread St. Regis’ passion for jazz alongside celebrating the art of play with Family Traditions at St. Regis, a global programme that provides enriching experiences for younger guests. At The St. Regis Doha, one Saturday every month is dedicated to the St. Regis Family Jazz Afternoon.

Journeys with Jazz finishes with a spectacular Samba Sunset Celebration on the private beach at The St. Regis Doha, a chance to really enjoy world-class music at the finest address in Qatar.

Doha, October 22 to 25, 2014

Wednesday, October 22

Jazz in the Park in the Museum of Islamic Art Park

7pm to 8pm


Thursday, October 23

Journeys with Jazz Featuring Tango Nuevo


9.00 pm onwards

QAR 100 per person includes welcome drink

Friday, October 24

Journeys with Jazz: Brazil Carnival


9.00 pm onwards

QAR 100 per person includes welcome drink

Saturday, October 25:

St. Regis Family Afternoon


3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Free entry

Saturday, October 25

Brazil on the Beach: Samba Sunset Beach Party

6.00 pm onwards

Private Beach, The St. Regis Doha

Free Entry. QAR 200 per person minimum spend


Clarice Assad

Vocalist and pianist from Brazil

From Rio de Janiero, pianist and vocalist Clarice Assad sings in Portuguese, French, Italian and English. She was born into one of Brazil’s most famous musical families (she is the daughter of Sergio Assad, one of today’s preeminent guitarists and composers)

Dominick Farinacci

Trumpeter, host

Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci is Global Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center, and has 13 recordings released internationally. He in the recipient of the International New Star Award, and Quincy Jones says of his talent, “this kid is 360 degrees!”

Christian Tamburr

Vibraphonist, former Musical Director for Julio Iglesias & Cirque du Solieil

Vibraphonist/pianist Christian Tamburr has been Musical Director for Julio Iglesias and Cirque du Solieil, and is current Musical Director at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.

Tango Nuevo

A world-class Tango group comprised of members from the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.

For more information on Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha and The St. Regis Doha, please visit and