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February 24 @ 9:30 pm 11:30 pm

Jazz Cinematic Theater

Lantern Festival Ode to the Moon



The sky is hardly a stranger in the evening
Close to the horizon
Cold rose and lavender light appearing

The silver moon
Rises in the distance

We see life
From the distant past to today
Imagined paths are at our feet
And it will go on

Finally, we’ll bring ourselves to the ones we love
Not too fast, not too slow.
Be patient

Just like all the moonlight
To honor the journey

Yes, we all shine, like the moon, the stars and the sun

Floating to the shore, riding the low moon, on slow clouds, we need silence to reach our souls. If we can’t cross the abyss between us and ourselves, what can we comprehend even if we sail to the moon

We suddenly awaken to the fact that there are no barriers and have never been out of date; we suddenly realize that everything is one thing, that the mountains and the rivers and the grass and the trees and the sun and the moon and the stars and the universe are all myself, and that there is no longer a separation or a barrier, no longer a detachment or a fear between me and others. For we look at the same moon and are never separated

By day, the sun inflicts damage; by night, the moon heals the wound. This mountain waited all day for the night when the moon would finally brighten, and we could well imagine what the moon gave us: it was pure solitude and serenity. As night falls, the moon begins to tell marvelous stories, repeating the story of her birth each night to the listening earth. Always remember, we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon

So tonight, we’ll chasing the moon, we’ll leave the world behind us

Ticket guide

Tips: In order to have a better live music experience, please read the “Concert Instructions” at the end of this article carefully before booking. Seats are limited, so please book as early as possible.

On-site Ticket RMB 160

Concert Tracklist

Fly Me to the Moon
Blue Moon
Moonlight Becomes You
Moonlight Serenade
How High the Moon
It’s Only a Paper Moon
No Moon at All
Moon Rays
Old Devil Moon
Polka Dots and Moonbeams

The tracklist will be subject to change at the live concert.


Band profile & Words from the band

On the first full moon night of the Chinese New Year, we have prepared tracks about the moon. Celebratory, playful, romantic, gentle, cold, the moon brings different feelings under different interpretations. Ten composers’ moon tracks, let’s enter their world and feel their feelings about the moon
Zhu Zexu

Saxophone Zhu Zexu
Born in Kobe, Japan, he began studying saxophone at the age of eight. He entered Berklee College of Music in 2014 where he studied Bebop in 2016 with pianist Barry Harris, and moved to New York in 2019 to transfer to William Pecterson University.

In the past five years, Zhu Zexu has played in China, Japan and the United States, and has worked with musicians such as Kim Clarke, Wayne Escoffery and Hiroyuki Tsutsui. He graduated in 2022 and moved to Guangdong.

Keyboard Wang Xiaoyu
Jazz pianist
Wang Xiaoyu began to learn piano at the age of 7, and began to learn jazz music in 2016, under the tutelage of Hungarian jazz pianist Zoltan Szigeti and American jazz pianist Liu Chuangwei. She is proficient in Bebop, Latin and other jazz styles, and has been active in jazz scenes all over China in the past two years.

Bass Zhang Congcong
Zhang Congcong graduated from Shenyang Conservatory of Music with a master’s degree in electric bass, under the tutelage of Professor Wang Daping.
In 2019, she began to learn jazz bass.
She studied under the famous American bassist Kim Clarke.
Her playing style is heavily influenced by Walter Page, Oscar Pettiford and Ray Brown.
She has been active in and jazz education and performances.

Drums Zeng Jiale

A member of the Communist Party of China, Tseng Jiale once independently planned and founded the “Le Jian” jazz drum solo concert in his sophomore year. He is deeply influenced by Brian Blade, and pursues the integration with other musicians. He studied jazz drumming with Jin Chuan, master percussion instructor at Zhuhai Grand Theatre Art Center, and Duan Ran, a member of the Beijing Marimba Association. He also studied harmony theory and small ensemble composition with Zhang Yichen, a graduate student of the Stuttgart State University of Music and Performing Arts in Germany, and Yu Zhenhai, a saxophone instructor at Xinghai Conservatory of Music and the director of the Guangzhou Weiwei Jazz Orchestra. He has performed with Elad Sobol (Song Yuxiang), Lukasz Lagocki, Du Cha, Lan Lan, He Junni (Niuhe), Huang Zhengwei, Emma, Zhang Mingwei and a number of outstanding jazz musicians, and gradually derived a rich rhythm with unique personal characteristics.

《Concert Instructions》

  1. Once the tickets are sold, they will not be returned or exchanged for any reason; Our official ticket sales channel is currently limited to ROOTS HOUSE official account mall/Huo Dong Xing/Qu Huo/Tong Gan, and early bird tickets are only sold in the official account mall; In order to prevent interruptions to the admission flow caused by the resale activities of secondary ticket market, when presenting the tickets at the door, you must match the information in the order, and please do not purchase tickets through other third-party channels to avoid unnecessary price difference.
  2. The concert will start at 21:30 on the night, and will last about two hours, with an intermission; For guests who have purchased tickets, we will reserve the seat for you until 22:00, after which it will be canceled; In order to ensure that you can be seated as soon as possible, please enter at least half an hour before the start of the concert, and follow the staff to check in with the ticket purchase record at the door.
  3. We will reserve designated seats for you on site according to the order of backstage ticket purchase; As the venue seats are limited, please understand that you might share a table with other audiences; If you have a designated seat demand, please add customer service (WeChat 15302618010) as soon as possible after purchasing the ticket to notify us, we will try our best to coordinate arrangements for you according to the situation; you can reply “seat” in the chat of the official account to view the on-site seat map; In order to ensure good order, no seat changes will be accepted at the concert.
  4. Please do not bring any food and drinks from outside into the venue area; No smoking indoors (including electronic cigarettes)
  5. To show respect for the concert, please do not make loud noises during the concert, please set your mobile phone to silent or vibrate mode the whole time; If you take photos or record videos, please turn off the flash
  6. Please respect the venue and the musicians, applause is the best encouragement to live music
  7. We have our specially designed drinks, and fine booze is another beautiful way to experience ROOTS HOUSE


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Shenzhen Nanshan District OCT-Loft Building E3 101C
Shenzhen, Shenzhen China
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