Vicenza Jazz 2014

live concerts in the most important historical sites in Vicenza

From 09 May 2014 to 17 May 2014

One of the most important events in Vicenza, Italy - the Jazz Festival Vicenza 2014 is fast approaching! The Jazz Festival Vicenza programme is now ready: from 9 - 17 May jazz concerts in Vicenza will enliven the city centre in a fascinating mix of art and music.

 

The Vicenza Jazz Festival started in 1996 and 'New Conversations-Vicenza Jazz' was immediately recognized in the vast panorama of the spring festivals for its originality. A project that brings together jazz - historically considered a high-impact innovative music - with 'classic' locations in Vicenza, the 'city of Palladio' included in the world Heritage List of UNESCO.

 

The calendar of the Vicenza Jazz in Vicenza in May 2014 will as usual be divided into ten days, throughout Vicenza and its main historical places: Vicenza Jazz at the Teatro Olimpico, churches and old buildings but also outdoor locations such as Piazza dei Signori, Campo Marzo and Corso Palladio. Theatres, bars, shops, restaurants and venues will be involved in a long series of fascinating live concerts in Vicenza, Italy.

 

Now in its 19th year, the Vicenza Jazz Festival in 2014 will present great names in jazz such as Uri Caine, Napoleon Maddox, Sun Ra Arkestra, Rob Mazurek, Mary Halvorson, Han Bennink, Craig Taborn, Michael Formanek, Wayne Horvitz. Music events of Jazz in Vicenza boast the presence of some of the most important representatives of international jazz both past and present by offering a common meeting point of several generations of experimenters, but without forgetting the exponents of more linear jazz. New participants  of New Conversations - Vicenza Jazz in 2014 will also be Ravi Coltrane, Barbara Dennerlein, Fabrizio Bosso, Gil Goldstein and other exciting mainstream performers.

 

Inserted within the larger cultural proposal of the Culture Office of the Municipality of Vicenza, Vicenza Jazz Festival in Italy is organized in collaboration with the industry and prestigious sponsors, as well as the Veneto Region and the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. The artistic direction of Vicenza Jazz in 2014 will once again be headed by Riccardo Brazzale.

 

In the full calendar Vicenza events, jazz concerts are not the only concerts: events and art exhibitions, seminars, video and film festivals, meetings and more! For the Vicenza program of the Jazz Festival 2014 a rich traditional boundary of initiatives will be presented, ready to draw the attention of the international press and the thousands of fans who will arrive in Vicenza to take part in the extraordinary Vicenza in Jazz Festival in 2014!

 

An exciting journey to discover Jazz Festivals in Italy in 2014 from the mid-20th century to the present day. The Jazz Club in Vicenza, Italy: book your hotel in Vicenza on venetoinside.com and participate in the Jazz calendar and the numerous Vicenza events!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff