Delicatessen jazz: the 2019 edition of Bologna Jazz Festival, scheduled between October and November, will be a real Garden of Delights, both for the big audience and for the most demanding listeners.
The main concerts will be hosted in the Theaters EuropAuditorium, Duse and Unipol Auditorium, but the festival will also show up in the renowned historical clubs such as Cantina Bentivoglio and Bravo Caffè, then spread in the metropolitan area of Bologna, to reach the province districts of Modena and Ferrara.
The complete programme will be published in early October and will include very important educational contents, as well as examples of intersection between jazz and other expression forms, and the usual great deal of live music.
Among the first names to be revealed: the crossover jazz guitarist par excellence Pat Metheny, the African vocal stylist singer Dianne Reeves, Cross Current trio, with Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain and Chris Potter, and also the fine pianist Fred Hersch with his trio, to end with the Brazilian music giant Hermeto Pascoal.
On Friday 25th October, at Unipol Auditorium the programme of the great appointments will be opened just by pianist Fred Hersch’s trio.
On the following date, October 31st, Teatro Duse will be starring Dianne Reeves, also famous for her role in George Clooney’s movie “Good Night, and Good Luck.
On Friday 8th November, Unipol Auditorium will host Cross Currents Trio, performing Dave Holland, one of the most renowned bass player in the history of jazz, Zakir Hussain, a virtuous tabla player, and Chris Potter, one of the most appreciated sax stylists. On November 15, always at Unipol Auditorium, it’s the turn of a living icon of the Brazilian music, the multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal.
On November 26, guitarist Pat Metheny will perform at Teatro EuropAuditorium, accompanied by Darek Oleszkiewicz and Jonathan Barber.
Here all the info to buy tickets and subscription cards.
BJF, one of the most important jazz events at international level, was created by Alberto Alberti and Cicci Foresti in the Fifties: an example of how music shaped a city and vice versa.
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