Chilled Steps

Chilled Steps

Chilled Steps (22-25.03.2021)

Chilled Steps (15-19.03.2021)

Chilled Steps (08-13.03.2021)

Chilled Steps (01-05.03.2021)

Date & Time

1 - 25 Mar, 2021 4:30 – 5:15pm & 5:45 – 6:30pm
(except 06-07, 14 , 20-21 MAR, 2021)

Location

Laundry Steps

Price

Free of charge

General

Curated by

Joyce Cheung , Li Tin-yan

Music has consoled our hearts during a time of isolation, but nothing is more powerful than sharing it together in the same space. Ready to receive visitors in March, Tai Kwun Laundry Steps will turn into a jamming stage where some of the best musicians in town come together to connect with audiences again after months of performance suspensions.

Jointly curated by multi-talented pianist Joyce Cheung and jazz veteran Li Tin-yan, Chilled Steps invites notable and up-and-coming musicians including guitarist Eugene Pao, saxophonist Timothy Sun, pianist Bowen Li and more for a series of late afternoon chill-out concerts across March. Come with your friends, family and colleagues to wrap up your day with a breath of fresh melodies.

Performance Schedule & Line-up

01-05.03.2021

08-13.03.2021

15-19.03.2021

22-25.03.2021

Chilled Steps will adhere to the latest health and safety regulations and enforce social distancing measures


Biography

Joyce Cheung
Li Tin-Yan

(Curator, performed on 01.03, 12.03 & 17.03.2021)

Hong Kong basd jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. Joyce is a co-artistic director at Music Lab, an emerging cross genre music festival organiser.

Her debut album, “Set Loose”, was released in September 2020 under Ginger Muse, a recording label that brings local instrumentalists to the world stage.

Joyce’s latest performances including the “Flow: Notes between HK & SG”, organised by the HKETOs in Jan 2021. Last year, she co-curated two of the biggest online shows “The Show Must Go Online” followed by “Show Will Go Online”, which took place at Haw Par Music and funded by the West Kowloon Cultural District. She made her appearance at the Freespace Jazz Fest, Cantonese Pop Star On Chan’s personal concert

Joyce spent her formative years at the Berklee College of Music, graduated with first honors in film scoring and contemporary writing and production in 2014 and then her master’s in contemporary performance in 2017.

Despite her many hats, Joyce is also a dedicated educator. She was invited to conduct masterclasses and performed at Musicians. Education Festival, Prague. She also teaches the Jazz programme at the EdUHK.

A frequent collaborator with local musicians, including Chan Fai Young, Joey Yung, Alfred Hui, On Chan and the Grasshoppers. Joyce was responsible for arranging the latest album of Harmonica World Champion CY Leo, her works also included a 100-piece orchestral and choral musical.

Joyce maintains an active presence in local jazz and pop scene and has had the pleasure of showcase her music live audiences across continents.

(Curator)


Li Tin-Yan, BA (Media & Cultural Studies), MA (Guidance & Counselling) is a columnist, scriptwriter, counsellor, cultural & media practitioner. In 2018, he published a collection of short stories. In 2021, he published the novel Love Letter and the Protest. Li arranged various kinds of music performance in recent years. Famous jazz musicians have participated in performances curated by Li, including Eugene Pao, Ted Lo and The Chung Brothers, etc.