Bergamo Jazz Festival – Bergamo
19-26 March 2023. Jazz artists from all over the world. 44th edition.
From March 19th to 26th 2023 it is on stage the 44th edition of Bergamo Jazz Festival, one of the most famous and prestigious Italian music festivals.
During Bergamo Jazz Festival, Italian and International jazz musicians and singers come to Bergamo for two days to represent their different styles and trends, showing on stage a mix of tradition and innovation.
The first edition, once called “International Jazz Festival” (“Rassegna Internazionale del Jazz”) has been organized in 1969. Since then, famous artists played at Donizetti Theatre, like Keith Jarrett, Gerry Mulligan, Gato Barbieri, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Stefano Bollani, Art Ensemble of Chicago, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Charles Mingus, Chick Corea, and many others.
Since 2006, the artistic direction has been entrusted to International prominent musicians: Uri Caine (2006-2008), Paolo Fresu (2009-2011), Enrico Rava (2015-2016), and last, Dave Douglas (2016-2018), who is also the inventor of “Jazz sparks” (“Scintille di Jazz”), a space cured by Tino Tracanna and dedicated to jazz young talents. Now the artistic director is the Italian jazz composer Maria Pia De Vito
Bergamo Jazz Festival could include traditional and innovative performances also around the city of Bergamo.
We kindly recommend to check the website or the event’s facebook page for any possible change of dates or program
(photos from the official Facebook page)
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