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Alfa Jazz Fest 2017

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Alfa Jazz Fest 2017
Lviv, Ukraine
June 23-27, 2017

Jazz festivals are different in Europe. There are more of them, and they are crucial to the economic viability, social solidarity and creative evolution of the jazz art form. Many European towns that host their own annual jazz events seem like ...

Istanbul Sessions: Istanbul Underground

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A secretive, renaissance saxophonist who travels in a multi-ethnic, trans-cultural dimension, Ilhan Ersahin embodies all aspects of the particular blend of cross-pollinated musical styles he produces. Started in 2002, his New York City club and record label Nublu, established his pioneering reputation, and he continues on a creative tear. Istanbul Sessions was formed in 2008, producing ...

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Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz - XXX Edizione

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Sant'Anna Arresi, 01-06.09.2015

Bentornato Butch

A Sant'Anna Arresi, Butch Morris era di casa. In occasione della XXX Edizione, il festival Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz gli ha reso giustamente e doverosamente omaggio costruendo una programmazione completamente incentrata sulla sua figura.

C'era la Nublu Orchestra (Kenny Wollesen, ...

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Rigas Ritmi 2015

Read "Rigas Ritmi 2015" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Rigas Ritmi
Riga, Latvia
July 1-4, 2015

The 15th anniversary of Rigas Ritmi was celebrated in fine style in Latvia's beautiful capital city. Māris Briežkalns, the festival's artistic director, had programmed Latvian artists and internationally-known musicians in a mix of large and small, old and new, venues. From the mediaeval ...

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Akbank Jazz Festival 2013, Istanbul

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Akbank Jazz Festival
Istanbul
25,09-10.10.2013

Akbank Jazz Festival, 23. edizione, Istanbul, 25 settembre-10 ottobre, e oltre: rassegna di ampio respiro, quindici giorni di proposte tra jazz e dintorni, evento culturale che richiama uno zoccolo duro di aficionados, ma che sa anche aggregare pubblici diversi in luoghi diversi. Ampie sale ...

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Garana Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Garana Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by Adriana Carcu

Garana Jazz Festival
Wolf's Meadow
Garana, Romania
July 11-14, 2013

For four days each summer, a village in the Western Carpathians becomes the Mecca for the Romanian jazz fans, and an ever-growing number of Europeans. For the 17th time the Bohemian colony Garana (Wolfsberg is its German name) has hosted an event of growing importance ...

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Garana Jazz Festival, Garana, Romania, July 12-15 2012

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Garana Jazz Festival
Garana, Romania
July 12-15, 2012
The 16th edition of the Garana open-air Jazz Festival gathered over 5,000 jazz lovers in a glade called the Wolf's Clearing, in the southern Carpathians. The weather conditions were excellent--a factor that should not be taken for granted; in Garana, it has rained during each of the last ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions: New Album "Night Rider" Available November 22

Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions: New Album "Night Rider" Available November 22

..."a highly distinctive new sound that connects the dense modal funk of Miles Davis' Agartha group with the dervish whirl of Turkish and middle-eastern melodies and spikes it with a potent shot of dub electronics." —Jazzwise Magazine, UK In the grand continuum of the ever progressing Nublu Sound, acclaimed saxophonist and composer Ilhan Ersahin presents Night Rider, ...

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Enjoy Jazz: Mannheim, Germany, October 2-November 18, 2011, Week 3

Read "Enjoy Jazz: Mannheim, Germany, October 2-November 18, 2011, Week 3" reviewed by Adriana Carcu

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Enjoy Jazz Festival
Heidelberg/Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Germany
October 2-November 18, 2011
Bugge Wesseltoft & Henrik Schwarz
The black and white stage design gave more than a hint of the dynamic performance pianist Bugge Wesseltoft and DJ Henrik Schwarz were about to ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The 18th Istanbul Jazz Festival starts on July 1

The 18th Istanbul Jazz Festival starts on July 1

The 18th Istanbul Jazz Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, and sponsored for the 14th time by Garanti Bank, will take place between July 1-19. The 18th Istanbul Jazz Festival will again fill the heart of Istanbul with jazz with over 40 concerts and more than 300 local and foreign artists. This year, ...