Starting off as a vocalist in KK ‘s underground music scene in 2005 with Goyang72, Kamal gradually moved on to performing on to performing in pubs with the Morbius band in mid 2007. Their repertoire ranged from reggae, blues, rock & roll and even heavy metal. Jazz eventually became apart of Kamal’s music career in 2010 with the band PrathaZ. With Suaddy Rasman as the keyboardist and mentor in the band, Kamal’s understanding and love for jazz grew exponentially.
USA Motown Legend Bobby Taylor is back in KK by popular demand and this time with two surprise opening act especially for you! Bobby is most notable for discovering and mentoring the Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson
A singer and performer from the Land below the Wind, Eilvane is a fellow KK girl, and this year, she returns to the KK Jazz Fest stage to bring you her favourite jazz numbers with talented local musicians, The Air Pockets.
Mohd Faizul Sany, known by many as Faizul Sany was born in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on the 22th February 1985. The second in the family, he is the only child who has interest in music since in early childhood.
Suria Buskers is an excellent band of highly experienced professional musicians. They have a large extensive song list and catalogue of music styles and songs that our client can choose from.
Previously called the Bluesbug, Gugun Blues Shelter is an Indonesian blues power trio that is a breath of fresh air in the seemingly dying Asian blues scene these days.
Quadro Forte was formed in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah in 2009. Quadro forte means Quadro (four) and Forte (Loud). The band initially had four (4) members in the group who play music out loud.