New Delhi: A two-day jazz event here will mark the prelude to the third edition of the Udaipur World Music Festival (UWMF), slated to be held in February.
Cultural organization SEHER will present the prelude in collaboration with the Goethe Institut and Institut Francais en Inde, starting December 14 at Bikaner House here.
The event will showcase contemporary performances by C.A.R., a band of four young musicians with a trip-like melange of jazz and electronics on December 13 and Erik Truffaz & Riatsu, a collaboration between the famous French trumpet player Erik Truffaz and the Indian electronic musician Riatsu, on the following day.
With this two-day event, SEHER aims to establish an annual signature jazz event in the capital.
"It is truly overwhelming to see such tremendous response year after year and for the third edition, we bring this one of a kind jazz event, set in the heritage Bikaner House. Exemplary musicians of different nationalities will come together to give music lovers a taste of the magic that UWMF weaves", Sanjeev Bhargava, Festival Director of Udaipur World Music Festival, said in a statement.
UWMF, a three-day event, will begin on February 9 in the city of lakes Udaipur.