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Malletech has announced the continuation of the 8th annual World Vibes Congress as a live streamed event, taking place on January 2 and 3, 2021.

The two-day event features a variety of artists, musical styles, and diverse sessions that will deliver over nine hours of streaming content.

“We are excited to have designed an event that will give artists a unique platform to inspire, interact, and educate. The event will contain a variety of performances, clinics, discussions, and live listening sessions,” says Jim Bailey, director of Sales and Marketing at Malletech. “We have also used this opportunity to expand the scope of the event to include not only jazz, but contemporary, pop, and classically focused sessions.”

This year’s event features jazz greats like David Friedman, Stefon Harris, Joe Locke, Mike Mainieri, Tony Miceli, and Warren Wolf, while also expanding to feature more contemporary players like Colleen Bernstein, Cameron Leach, Andrea Venet, and more.

The 2021 World Vibes Congress will take place exclusively on the Malletech YouTube channel and will be livestreamed from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST on January 2 and 3.


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