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Press Release |  22 Feb 2008 00:00 |  By RnMTeam

Black Dog 'Jazz Incident' present Curtis King in Mumbai

MUMBAI: today saw eloquent evening of Jazz lovers taking time out from their busy schedule to relax, unwind and rejuvenate themselves with premium Black Dog Scotch whisky. Black Dog 'Jazz Incident' on Thursday witnessed the elite faction of Mumbai mesmerized by the music of The Curtis King Band, a funky, bluesy rock 'n' roll band with a blend of East-meets-West sound at The Hard Rock Cafe. The Black Dog Jazz Series is about bringing fine jazz concert experiences to the astute jazz audiences in Mumbai in a fine, relaxed ambience.

"Black Dog is truly a connoisseur's choice and has created an unforgettable mark with its great taste and smooth blend amongst whisky aficionados. Jazz and Black Dog have a complexity and mysterious depth and profoundly satisfying a music lover and connoisseur. The Black Dog Jazz series will bear testimony to the 125 year old magic of the Black Dog Scotch that has been conjured up in the ancient Scottish tradition." said Mr Amrit Thomas, Executive Vice President, United Spirits Limited.

The Curtis King Band is a funky, bluesy, good-time, traveling rock 'n' roll band with an East-meets-West sound have been keeping the party going in Asia since 1996. Kristen Rasmussen the lead singer of The Curtis King Band said "It's a unique experience for us to perform in India and the audiences here have been extremely appreciative."

Curtis and his cast of world-class musicians and entertainers have been featured on MTV, the BBC, China Central Television, XoneFM Radio (Vietnam), HTV (Vietnam), have performed at LIVE EARTH 2007 and Jakarta International Jazz Festival , and have played with international greats Deep Purple, local Vietnamese talents Tran Manh Tuan, Hong Nhung, Singapore's guitarist extraordinaire John Chee (at the legendary Crazy Elephant), Matthew "Cadillac" Cooper, and many other top performers from around the world.

Black Dog Scotch Whisky embarked on a journey this year to 'build long term sustainability' for itself, and enhance its equity among Scotch lovers. The taste of Black Dog 12yo and the stirring notes of jazz unfold in several waves. And, it will be profoundly satisfying for the discerning consumers to get to know them. The fact is that only a connoisseur can appreciate the joy of Black Dog 12yo & Jazz music. Many can't afford them; others simply don't have the palate to appreciate them. But one thing is for certain, those who can- and do savor Black Dog are unique, evolved & discerning.