You can purchase tickets the Festival Office on the ground floor of the San Javier town council building. Opening hours: festivalessanjavier. Hi,many thanks for that info. We shall go down there and get our tickets,hofefully this time we might be able to get allocated seats,last time when they opened the doors it was a mad rush to get the best seats. You'll need to get the ferry to La Manga and back.
Spring Auditions - Jazz Ensembles. Tuesday, January 21, - pm. Concert Jazz Band Concert. Monday, November 4, - pm. Concert Jazz Band. Wednesday, September 25, - pm. Jazz Ensemble Auditions. Friday, August 16, All day. Friday, April 12, - pm. Tuesday, April 9, - pm. Kwami Coleman, jazz guest artist. Friday, February 15, - pm. Ignasi Terraza is one of the most distinguished pianist in Spain, winner of the Jacksonville International Jazz Piano Competition, He has published 27 albums, and this will be his fourth visit to San Javier.
Kevin Mohagony, considered the best living Jazz baritone voice has been compared to the legendary Johnny Hartman and Joe Williams. This year will also be his fourth visit to the San Javier Jazz Festival, where like Terraza, he is loved by the public. The San Javier International Jazz Festival Award is awarded annually to an artist in recognition of their career and to the contributions made to the history of jazz as artist. Rock guitarist Steve Vai, is considered on the 10 best guitarist on the planet by the musical press, has sold more than 15 million albums, has won three Grammy Awards, and has never stopped innovating throughout his long career which began with Frank Zappa's band.
Vai will present a revision of his album Passion and Warfare which marked a milestone in the history of rock. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the death of James Brown, the original band who accompanied him on stage, The JB's, will present a concert where they will revisit Brown's repertoire with the impressive soul singer, Martha High, presented by James Brown's own Master of Ceremonies, Danny Ray.
Two of the great jazz fusion musicians, guitarist Mike Stern and saxophonist Bill Evans, will perform in San Javier, accompanied by the spectacular drummer Dennis Chambers and Darry Jones, the official bassist for the Rolling Stones since the departure of Bill Wyman.
Saxophonist Joshua Redman, one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz U. Pianist Ellis Marsalis, father of Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason is an institution in his native New Orleans where he has formed several generations of great jazz musicians. Accompanied by his quartet, he will perform for the first time in San Javier, where his son, Wynton Marsalis received the Festival Award in The announced preview of the programme includes one the greatest British rock organist of all time, Ken Hensley, one of the founders and coleader of the progressive rock band Uriah Heep, who also performed in Jazz San Javier.
Hensley will be accompanied by a young and vigorous British band, Our Propaganda to revisit many Uriah Heep classics, as well as hits from his solo career. Young electric bassist Nik West will star in the high voltage night of the festival. A Standard bearer for the new generation of bassist, she has performed with artists like John Mayer, Marcus Miller and Prince, a source of inspiration for this very young and brilliant bassist who flows seamlessly from funk, to rock to soul.
Among the emerging artists in the next edition of the San Javier Jazz Festival will be soulman Myles Sanko, one of the great assets of the new British soul. Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye are the primary influences for this young singer with an ascending career.
Five instrumentalists and nine voices form The London Community Gospel Choir, which harvests classic American gospel with African and Caribbean influences. Spanish flamenco-jazz pianist Dorantes presents his new album Paseo a Dos , alongside the French double bassists of Spanish roots, Renaud Garcia Fons, a great specialist of the arco technique. Singer Esperanza Fernandez and flamenco percussionist Javier Ruibal with guest star.
The preview of the program includes another Spanish musician, pianist Ignasi Terraza, who visited Jazz San Javier with the Barcelona Big Band, who this time will present his own quartet, a project which includes American trumpet player and singer Ronal Baker, currently residing in Paris.
The Mayor of San Javier highlighted the quality of the confirmed artist for the next edition of the Festival, whose complete program will be presented at the end of the month. Luengo noted the importance of culture in the promotion of San Javier, "with a festival that is up there with best in Spain, and has the unanimous backing of the municipal corporation", whose members were present in the presentation which took place in San Javier Municipal Hall.
Murcia'as regional television station 7RM will retransmit concerts from the 18th edition of the San Javier Jazz Festival on Saturdays after the Saturday night movie, at around 12 midnight, starting on August 22nd. The first concerts will be the following:. We will update more information on the remaining concerts when it becomes available.
Otra de las presencias ya anunciadas es la del crooner Tony DeSare al que se ha comparado con Frank Sinatra y con otros revivalistas como John Pizzarelli. The retransmission of all the concerts will take place after the Saturday night movie, and will begin between p. The concert which will be retransmitted are the following:. Also on the radio On the other hand Spanish National Radio 3 is expected to retransmit nine concerts which will be announced accordingly through this website.
One of the most awaited dates will be Bobby McFerrin's first visit to San Javier, a magical singer and one of the most popular jazz singers in the world, partly because of the song "Don't Worry Be Happy" which has become an absolute classic. It has been a long time since he has performed with a large band like he will in San Javier where he will present his latest album Spirityouall , a tribute to spiritual American music.
Alberto Nieto announced another awaited visit, Lee Ritenour, a legend of the guitar who will perform with Dave Grusin, one of the greatest living movie soundtrack composers in the world, who composed amongst many others the Academy Award winning soundtrack to the movie The Milagro Beanfield War. In their performance in San Javier they will joined by two other great musicians, electric bassist Tom Kennedy and jazz fusion drummer, Will Kennedy.
The music of New Orleans has sounded in Jazz San Javier on more than one occasion, and this time it will come from none other than Preservation Hall Jazz Band, one of the most important institutions charged with maintaining and promoting the classical style of New Orleans.
It is a band with more than fifty years of history whose permanent venue, Preservation Hall, is located in the French Quarter of the city, and which currently has one of its most impressive lineups in its long history. The Festival Director broke down one by one all the new acts which were announced, and he highlighted the first and only concert in Spain of The Family Stone, which along with Earth, Wind and Fire, was one of the most important soul-funk bands of the 70s.
The band is formed by ten excellent musicians who rotate into different formations to honor and review all the styles of Chicago Blues.
Along with legends of music, Jazz San Javier counts with emerging artists with contrasted solvency, like the young British formation out of London, Bassment Project formed by ten musicians, who after triumphing with their live performances have recorded their first album, which they will perform in San Javier along with their particular versions of current songs and soul classics.Jan 23, · KEB´MO´. JAZZ SAN JAVIER - Duration: Jazz San Javier , views. Keb' Mo' - Live at Montreal Jazz Festival - Duration.