Dr. Zager presents Jazz Album to Thailand's Royal Family

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Friday, Sep 07, 2018

On the night of July 26, 2018, Dr. Michal Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Performing Arts, presented the album he produced for The Royal Family of Thailand. THE JAZZ KING: A LONG JOURNEY, to the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand at a celebration of 200 years of Friendship between the U.S. and Thailand.

When looking at the picture, Ambassador Glyn T. Davies is 5th from the right and 7th from the right is Dr. Rux Prompalit, President of Payap Univeristy in Chiang Mai, Thailand where Zager (furthest left) is currently a Visiting Professor. The album was produced for Payap.


THE JAZZ KING: A Long Journey is a tribute album in memory of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was an accomplished jazz musician and composer.