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For jazz lovers, this is one place you MUST visit while in Hanoi, as it has a welcoming, intimate atmosphere and presents a live set of jazz performed by accomplished musicians each evening from 9 to 11pm. The driving force behind the club is Quyen Van Minh, a saxophonist who has been entertaining rapt audiences for a couple of decades now, along with his son Dac and several students who have made the grade. Besides jazz standards, the band plays Latin jazz and other tunes that blend Vietnamese influences with jazz, and the result is captivating. It's a bit difficult to find, but look for the Hot Life Cafe on Quan Su, then go up to the third floor where the club is located. There's no cover charge, but drinks are a bit pricey to cover musicians' fees.