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Quyen Thien Dac to play with Trio PO Nilsson

13 Mar, 2012

wedish outfit Trio PO Nilsson and Vietnamese jazz saxophonist Quyen Thien Dac will grace the capital stage on 8 p.m. this Sunday.

With Dac on the sax, Oscar Nilsson on guitar, Johnny Aman (bass) and drummer Olle Dernevik promise a rare treat at the Hanoi Opera House.

Tunes include Another Northwind, Mother’s Lullaby, Market-Day, To Request The Queen, Trong Com (Song of Rice Drum), Southern Moments, Beo Dat May Troi (Floating Weed Drifting Cloud), Dieu mua Thang Long (Thang Long’s dance) and Drums and Horn.

As son of famous saxophonist Quyen Van Minh, Dac has just graduated with the highest score and scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston, in the U.S. He has also finished an MA at Malmo Academy of Music in Sweden.

Trio PO Nilsson have performed in jazz festivals in Sweden, Poland and Denmark and they have recorded an album with U.S. sax star Tony Malaby.

Tickets are available at the Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street in Hanoi, priced at VND300,000, VND700,000 and VND1 million, or at


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