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Umbria Jazz 2017

Read "Umbria Jazz 2017" reviewed by Andrea Rotili


Founded in 1973, Umbria Jazz is Italy's most important jazz music festival and one of the first international jazz festivals of its kind. This year's festival ran from July 7 to July 16 with events primarily held at the Arena of Santa Giuliana in Perugia, the capital of the Umbria region. Other participating venues ...

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Umbria Jazz Winter #18

Read "Umbria Jazz Winter #18" reviewed by Joan A. Cararach


Umbria Jazz Winter #18 Orvieto, Italia 29 de diciembre 2010--2 de enero 2011En el jazz los sueños existen. Uno de ellos se llama Orvieto.Hermano menor del Umbria Jazz Festival que cada verano se celebra en Perugia, el Umbria Jazz Winter de Orvieto complementa de un modo sabio las programaciones de ambos festivales ...

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24 Hours of Umbria Jazz 2010

Read "24 Hours of Umbria Jazz 2010" reviewed by Sara Villa


Imagine traveling by car for hours in the summer heat of Italy's July 2010. At last it is early evening, and you reach the borders of a breathtaking medieval town. A soft breeze blows around you while you walk through the steep slopes which lead you to the centre. You follow the sounds you so eagerly ...

Article: Live Review

Umbria Jazz 2010: dalla ECM a Sonny Rollins

Read "Umbria Jazz 2010: dalla ECM a Sonny Rollins" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Perugia - 9.18-7.2010 La grafica del manifesto di Umbria Jazz, che in passato era stata firmata fra gli altri da Tadini, Nespolo, Dorazio, quest'anno è stata curata dall'artista Marco Lodola. L'immagine su fondo nero, forse ispirata a Chet Baker, raffigurava un trombettista seduto: un'immagine nitida, di un cool elettrico, forse non abbastanza accattivante per il grosso ...

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Umbria Jazz: Days 4-6, July 13-15, 2009

Read "Umbria Jazz: Days 4-6, July 13-15, 2009" reviewed by Michael J. West


Days 1-3 | Days 4-6 | Days 7-10 The next three days of the Umbria Jazz began with two concert series that promised to be intriguing. American vibraphonist Joe Locke performed three times with Italian pianist Dado Moroni and saxophonist Rosario Giuliani at the very small Oratorio Santa Cecilia church. The trio is recording an ...

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Umbria Jazz Winter in Orvieto 2006-2007

Read "Umbria Jazz Winter in Orvieto 2006-2007" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Umbria Jazz Winter in Orvieto Orvieto, Italy Dec. 29, 2006 to Jan. 2, 2007Situated atop hundreds of underground passage ways and manmade caves upon a plateau of steep surrounding cliffs in Southwestern Umbria, Italy at an hour's train ride from Rome--the quaint, scenic and historic town of Orvieto hosts countless jazz ...


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