Rome – Annual Jazz Festival

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When:
November 6, 2016 @ 9:00 pm – November 23, 2016 @ 11:45 pm
2016-11-06T21:00:00+01:00
2016-11-23T23:45:00+01:00
Where:
AUDITORIUM PARCO DELLA MUSICA
Via Pietro de Coubertin
30, 00196 Roma
Italy
Cost:
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Rome – Annual Jazz Festival

 

The Rome – Annual Jazz Festival returns to its dual venues, Auditorium Parco della Musica and Casa del Jazz, for its 40th edition. In the decades since its inception, the event has steadily elevated the genre.  Past headliners include musical icons like Miles Davis, Ray Charles, B.B. King, and Chick Corea. This year’s lineup is no exception, with an exciting roster of modern day jazz’s most prolific artists and prodigious newcomers.

 

In 1976, the Roma Jazz Festival was born amidst the ambiance of the “Roman Summer” demonstrations; however, after a few years, the festival took on its own identity in EUR area of Rome, performing on the main staircase of the Palazzo della Civiltà e del Lavoro. Subsequently, the event moved to the Tre Fontane area of Rome upon construction of the Euritmia performance venue. More recently, the festival transferred its location to the Foro Italico near the Roman Tennis Stadium.

 

In 1996, the festival renewed its identity transforming itself from a summer event to an autumn artistic celebration, bringing back music more suited to listening while also further elevating the musical and artistic talent.

 

The idea for the “Jazz Labels” project is due to the fortuituous recurrence, in 2009, of several historical anniversaries: 90 years from the first jazz album recorded in Italy, 70 years from the foundation of the American record company Blue Note, 50 years from the release of “Kind of Blue” by the Columbia, the best-selling album in jazz history (about 10 million copies) and, above all, regarded as the greatest jazz album of all time.

 

Visit romajazzfestival.it for a full list of performances and venues.

 

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