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Ai Confini Tra Sardegna E Jazz 2018 (On the Border between Sardinia and Jazz)

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Tucked away near the southern tip of Sardinia about an hour's drive southwest of the island's capital city of Cagliari is the small community of Sant' Anna Arresi, where for the last 33 years, the festival Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz (On the Border between Sardinia and Jazz) has presented a striking array of artists performing creative improvised music. This year's fest extended over a nine-day period and featured musicians from Germany, Italy, France, Austria, England, the USA, and ...

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Charlie Parker Festival 2018

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The City Parks Foundation kicked off it's 26th annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival honoring the legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker. Festival highlights included Charles Tolliver's 50th anniversary of ”Paper Man" on Friday August 24th at Marcus Garvey Park. This event honored jazz trumpeter Charles Tolliver's 1968 album, which was hailed for it's cutting edge avant -garde approach. The performance featured performances by renowned jazz musician Gary Bartz , drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Buster Williams. On Saturday August 25th ...

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Charlie Parker Festival 2018

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Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park's Summer Stage was the site of two separate concerts that were part of New York City's Charlie Parker Festival 2018. This 26th edition truly celebrated the diversity and styles of jazz. August 24th opened with noted vocalist Brianna Thomas performing jazz standards with her talented swinging band. Charles Tolliver led a quintet of all stars to perform music from his groundbreaking 1968 album Paper Man. The quintet featured Gary Bartz, Jason Moran, Jack DeJohnette ...

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Jazz dans la Nuit at The Montreal International Jazz Festival 2018

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4jny: Montreal is a city known for its beautiful historic churches and cathedrals. Église du Gesù, a magnificent church situated in the heart of downtown Montreal, opened its doors in 1865. The basement in the church has housed an amphitheater dedicated to the arts for almost 100 years. It was renovated in 1992 and reopened as Le Centre de créativité du Gesù. The facility offers space for art ...

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Headliners and Rising Stars at the 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4This year marked one of the best and most well-balanced indoor (paid indoor events) and (free) outdoor lineups at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (FIJM). The strength of the lineup stretched across genres and also maintained a consistency over the course of the entire festival. There wasn't any day in the 10-day marathon that I could take a break and catch up on some sleep. Since ...

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