“I learnt music at the age when I learnt how to read and write French” Sophie Van Aerde is my … More
Chef Leo said , “Help me tell people about Bella, about what we do. Tell them about the people who work here, the personalities. Tell them how we’re a family, so they know who will take care of them. Tell them about our relationships with local producers, tell them…”
It’s mid-year and that time again… the tennis courts at Sutera Harbour Resort are veiled in waterfalls of tiny lights, and this idyllic covered outdoor venue becomes the site of the Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival, now in its sixth year.
Sabah Property Magazine printed five pages of text and photos about the music events which took place at Bella Restaurant … More
Jiaja was the musical element of Earth Hour at Bella, March 31 2012. Nazri Ji introduced himself and his brother Naza Aja, and they kicked off with some sixties songs, recalling the generation most likely to be sympathetic to climate change and care for the planet. “I hope they don’t pull the plug on us,” said Ji, before they warmed up the night with “Something” by the Beatles, from the Abbey Road album.
I asked photographer Nasier Lee to come to my gig at Bella Restaurant in the Jesselton Hotel, and take photos … More
[This will be in the next issue of Sabah Property Magazine. Only the words are here. No pictures, sorry. Wait, … More
P24PNZ7JMDXS Just a quick post – I will update this with something much longer. Sabah’s lovely keyboardist Sharon Chong, who … More
Jiaja and Momain Blues played New Year’s Eve at Bella Restaurant in the Jesselton Hotel. They needed to set the … More
It was the beginning of December, and Chef Leo wanted to make one more Fine Food & Music event for … More
She sang ‘Bella’s Aria’ from her upcoming musical ‘Annabella Rousseau’; we [the audience] were given a percussive role in an a cappella version of ‘Habanera’ from Carmen; and she melted our hearts with her virtual duet with Andrea Bocelli, ‘In-Canto’. After songs from ‘Wicked’ and ‘Chicago’, it all ended with the beautiful ‘Con te Partiro’.
Tables were set for 40 people, beneath ornate chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Tapestries of burnt sienna and gold were … More
The waiters wore white T shirts and jeans, and had slicked back hair; they were all James Dean hunks that … More
In this video: Por Una Cabeza Le Cygne Midnight in Moscow Dark Eyes Czardas SabahSongs thanks Revolution On Motion for … More
Mike and I were invited to dine at Bella Italia. Alvin MY was performing an acoustic set, accompanied by guitarist … More
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