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JAZZTOPAD 2018

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Jazztopad Festival
Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music
National Forum of Music, Club Mleczarnia
November 21-25, 2018

Jazztopad is the annual Jazz Festival of Poland's Witold Lutoslawski National Forum of Music in Wroclaw. Wroclaw, a vibrant, hip, internationally oriented city that never sleeps, has character, lots of peculiar neighborhoods, populated by ...

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Fazzini e Fedrigo: nuove idee per fare musica oggi

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Nicola Fazzini e Alessandro Fedrigo sono i direttori artistici di nusica.org, originale progetto che da qualche anno sperimenta un altro modo di sostenere, produrre e promuovere attività artistiche--qualcosa di molto diverso dalla tradizionale “etichetta discografica"--che pian piano ha iniziato anche a organizzare eventi e festival. Ma i due musicisti sono anche l'anima di XYQuartet, una formazione ...

Nicola Fazzini e il Questionario di Proust

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All About Jazz: Il tratto principale della mia musica.
Nicola Fazzini: Ricercare ed essere originale, almeno così spero.

AAJ: La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me.
N.F.: Un insieme di creatività e rigore. Saper ricercare ed essere liberi con profondità, passione e studio.

AAJ: Come musicista, il ...

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November Music 2015

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November Music
s'Hertogenbosch
November 5-8, 2015

November Music is a yearly festival held in the medieval town of s'-Hertogenbosch in the southeast part of The Netherlands. s'-Hertogenbosch (also called Den Bosch) is the hometown of well-known Dutch painter Jheronimus Bosch (1450-1516). The festival is a festival of contemporary music, new music ...

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Vision Festival: Days 2-3, June 6-7, 2011

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Day 1 | Days 2-3 | Day 4 | Days 5-6 | Day 7
Vision Festival
Abrons Arts Center
New York, NY

June 6-7, 2011

Having two stage areas allowed the Vision Festival organizers to minimize changeover times by programming consecutive performances alternately, between the main hall and the downstairs theater. Breathless ...

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Danilo Perez and Somi at the Kimmel Center

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Verizon Hall
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia
March 19, 2010



In this concert, the performance by Danilo Perez' group (entitled “Things to Come: 21st Century Dizzy") was supplemented with an opening set by the up-and-coming vocalist Somi, making for an interesting combination of diverse jazz flavorings. Somi's unique African-based renderings was ...