Venezia Jazz Festival
From July 27 to August 2 2009 there will be the second edition of the Venice Jazz Festival, a music festival organized by Veneto Jazz in collaboration with Regione del Veneto and the City of Venice and destined to become the most important event of Jazz world.
The lineup includes a series of prestigious concerts: from the showcase of selected record labels at Teatro La Fenice, in Piazza San Marco and in other significant areas around the city, to aperitivo-time live at Rialto, to jazz lunch & dinner in selected Venetian hotels, to late night DJ sets in nightclubs.
Artists of international fame, emerging talent, innovative offerings of the jazz scene alongside big names. Venice Jazz Festival is the high point of the city’s cultural programs, using a formula of audience involvement in varying hours of the day and night.
The artistic offerings aren’t limited to music, but there is a carnet of collateral events that will take place in locations and in the public “campi” around Venice: art exhibits, readings, themed conferences and culinary experiences.
The attraction of the locations and above all, the outstanding program encompassing the best of national and international jazz is destined to be crowned among the top world-class events of its kind.
At the moment the concerts that have been confirmed are:
27 July – Piazza Ferretto (Mestre) – 9 p.m.
Durak Demirov - saxophone
Turan Gaberov – trumpet
Sukri Kadriev - trumpet
Nijazi Alimov - tuba baritone
Saban Jasarov – tapan (percussion)
Suad Asanov - baiss tuba
Redzai Durmisev - tuba baritone
Sukri Zejnelov – tuba baritone
Dzeladin Demirov – clarinet
Ajnur Azizov – voice
Vinko Stefanov – accordion
28 July – La Fenice Theater of Venice – 9 p.m.
WYNTON MARSALIS e JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA
29 July– La Fenice Theater of Venice – 9 p.m. / DUBLE CONCERT
CHARLES LLOYD 4TET
Charles Lloyd, sax, flute, taragato
Jason Moran, grand piano
Reuben Rogers, bass
Eric Harland, drums and percussions
RICHARD GALLIANO 4TET
Richard Galliano, accordion, accordina
Gonzalo Rubalcaba, grand piano
Richard Bona, bass
Clarence Penn, drums and percussions
30 July – Piazza Ferretto (Mestre) – 9 p.m.
Gabriele Coen: sax soprano, clarinetto
Andrea Pandolfo: tromba, flicorno
Pasquale Laino:sax alto e baritono
Riccardo Manzi:chitarre, bouzouki, voce
PAOLO CONTE e L’ORCHESTRA SINFONICA DI VENEZIA – orchestra directed by Bruno Fontaine
Tickets are sold here:
Boxoffice – www.boxol.it – Tel. 041 2719090
Ticketone – www.ticketone.it