CHINA Jazz Clubs
Cafe CD Blues. 39 Shenlujie chao yang district. Beijing Tel: 86-10-85610560 Fax: 86-10-85635002 [contact: Big John. hosts reknowned local and international artists. Has a good mixture of expats and jazz-loving locals.]
East Shore Live Jazz Cafe. 2/F. 2 Qianhai Nanyanlu (just to the west of the post office on Dianmenwai Da Jie), Xi Cheng District. Telephone: 8403 2131 [Founded by Cui Jian's bandmate Liu Yuan, former owner of the CD Jazz Club. Mostly jazz-lite music, live Jazz performance regulary on weekends. Opening times: 4.30pm - late ]
JZ Club. 6 Liu Ying Lu, Wu Shan Shang Quan, Shangcheng Qu. Tel: +86 571 8702 8298
CJW -Bund Center. Bund Center 50/F Office Tower, 222 Yan An Road East, Tel: 86-21-6339-1777 Fax: 8621-63391567. [contact: Eric Chang. Top quality jazz performance for Shanghai music lovers! Performing from Monday-Thursday 9:00-12:30, Friday, Saturday 9:00-1:15. The house jazz band plays nightly until 1a.m., catering to CJW's upscale clientele, who may choose from a variety of vintage wines and spirits as well as Cuban cigars displayed in a large glass humidor. Extensive cocktail and bar snack menu. Its 360-degree panorama gives patrons a peek at the Bund's colonial architecture, Pudong's futuristic skyline, the Yu Yuan Gardens, and more.]
Cotton Club. 1428 Huaihai Zhong Lu. Tel: +86 21 6437 7110 [contact: Greg Smith. A Shanghai staple, Cotton Club has live performances six nights of the week(closed Mondays) It's a classic, dark and smoky jazz atmosphere.]
House of Blues and Jazz. 60 Fuzhou road (near the Bund) Tel: +86-021-6323 2779 Fax: +86-021-6321 1214 [contact: Lin Dongfu. Since 1995 the House of Blues and Jazz has being a second living room for those who are hungry for quality live music and a home for blues and jazz musicians from all over the world. In fact, the first blues and jazz bar in new Shanghai.
The present Bund location of House of Blues and Jazz is the fourth incarnation of this mainstray of the Shanghai live music scene, however with an increased capacity and an added Dining room is the best yet. It still remains a place to relax with a drink, perhaps a fine cigar, chat with Mr Lin Dongfu while listening to some of the best Blues and Jazz Shanghai offers.
The new House is open seven days a week with jam sessions on Sundays and mellow Monday jazz. A new restaurant called «The Dining Room» serves dinner till late, a superb Private Dining Room is ready to host upscale celebrations, and upstairs Private Lounge (summer opening) offers a vide range of Single Malts, a special Champagne and Wine list.]
JZ Club. 46 West Fuxing Road. Tel: +86 216 431 0269 [contact: Ren Yu Qing. The JZ club in Shanghai is one of the hottest jazz clubs in China. It features live jazz every night of the week with a different group each night. from latin to straight-ahead to funk to original music, JZ has something to offer every jazz fan. 10pm, nightly.]
Peace Hotel Jazz Bar. 20 Nanjing East Road. Tel: 86-21-63211244 [From 8:00pm to 2:00am everyday,the Old Jazz Bar of Peace Hotel becomes the most popular place for Shanghai expatriates.In such an English countryside style bar with an exotic atmosphere,you can enjoy a sip of fragrant Italian or Irish coffee and specially prepared cocktails, and you may enjoy the Jazz music, popular in the 30's and 40's played by the Old Jazz Band.Founded in 1980,]
Ritz Bar. 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu 2/F, Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel near Tongren Lu, Metro Line 2 Nanjing Xi Lu Station. Tel: 86 21 6279-8888 ext. 5777[Local and international acts here. You may find jazz pianists from abroad collaborating with local musicians who play the traditional music of China.]
SHEN ZHEN CITY
The Portside Jazz Club. HaiBin Business Center, Sea World, She Kou Industrial Zone, Guangdong province, 518067. Tel: +86 (0) 138233 40062 Fax: +86 755 2683 5235 [contact: Mr. Russell Kirkham /Mr. Harvey Shu. Large open plan 450 sqm Newly built and opened Club that offers all styles of Jazz music to our customers. We have live band entertainment and our DJ is from Hong Kong. We have Mexican style food available from 11am till 12 midnight and our opening hours are 11am till 2am 7 days a week. We are located to the left hand side (Portside) of the (static) Minghua ship, just 5 mins walk from Shekou/Hong Kong ferry terminal.we welcome all Jazz lovers from all over the World to visit and enjoy our Jazz club]