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Hommage To Ella Fitzgerald at Moncalieri Jazz Festival

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The 20th edition of the Moncalieri Jazz Festival celebrated jazz masters that would have turned 100 in 2017: Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie and Italian composer Armado Trovajoli. The first tribute was dedicated to Ella with the “Blue Night of Jazz," which featured many concerts held in downtown Moncalieri as well as a main event in Piazza V. Emanuele II. First on the stage was the Italian singer Simona De Rosa, who ...

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Bruce Harris with the John Toomey Trio at Attucks Theater

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In 1990 Spike Lee's movie, Mo Better Blues, was released. A young Bruce Harris watched the film about the turmoil surrounding a jazz trumpeter and his quintet and in the next 129 minutes his love of the trumpet was born. From performing in the “Essential Ellington" jazz band competition while in high school to a BA and Masters in Jazz Performance from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College to stints at Smalls, Smoke Jazz Club, Dizzy's Club ...

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Enrico Rava Tribe Quintet at the Folkclub

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Enrico Rava performed with his Tribe Quintet on the stage of the Folkclub in Turin, Italy, on a Saturday of a still warm October. In the intimate atmosphere of the venue, Rava offered an extraordinary performance with his band mates. His quintet features some of the best Italian musicians including Gianluca Petrella, Giovanni Guidi, Francesco Ponticelli, and Fabrizio Sferra a veteran drummer who has accompanied greats like Enrico Pieranunzi, Chet Baker, and Mal Waldron. The quintet performed original compositions for ...

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20th Pancevo Jazz Festival in Serbia

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Pancevo it is small town about ten miles north of Belgrade, the Serbian capital. It's best known for its petrochemical and fertilizer industries. Yet against all odds, the city has hosted a jazz festival for 20 years. In 2017 it ran from November 2nd to the 5th. With a careful organization it has grown annually to become one of the most significant festivals in region, combining outstanding artistry with a friendly atmosphere in a very good acoustically sound venue: the ...

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Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz 2017

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"Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz" is one of the few Italian festivals with a clear artistic vision featuring original programming. In the small village of Sant'Anna Arresi attendees won't find musicians who play the festival circuit, rather ones who present rare projects, commissioned by the festival to match a theme. For the 2017 edition, Artistic Director Basilio Sulis was inspired by the annual report on civil rights published by Amnesty International. The 32nd edition therefore was themed after Max ...


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