Back to Young Jazz Festival, in its tenth edition, Foligno 17 to 25 May 2014.
Ten days of great music and then not only to celebrate the tenth edition of the Festival:
Expected leading artists such as Enrico Rava New Quartet, the duo Giovanni Guidi / Gianluca Petrella, Bobo Washers And Orchestrino.
May 16 to pay homage to the Tour of Italy that will stop in the city.
Space also, among others, Carla Bozulich, Sao Paolo Underground Rob Mazurek, Jakob Bro Trio, Eivind Opsvik, Hobby Horse, Dinamitri Jazz Folkrore, Cristiano Arcellis,
Tetraktis feat Michele Anger original productions and two-badged YJ and MusicalBox-Radio 2 (dj Khalab feat Kenny Wollesen and Two Thousand +1), for a festival of music always in the sign of the "new generation" and "new generation" and that will liven up even the most evocative of the Umbrian city.
Ten days of great music to celebrate ten years of life and concerts. The Young Jazz Festival in Foligno thus presents its tenth edition, scheduled for May 17 to 25, 2014, plus an exclusive, "GiroJazz", scheduled for Friday, May 16 with a concert by Manuel Magrini Trio Trinci Palace ( the event is a tribute to Young Jazz in the Tour of Italy on that day makes a stop in Foligno).
To celebrate the important occasion in style, Young Jazz will host, among others, prestigious names such as Enrico Rava New Quartet, the duo "SoupStar" Giovanni Guidi / Gianluca Petrella and Bobo Washers with The Orchestrino.
It was Rava to open the festival experience in the first edition (2005), when baptism was held in the youth of Young Jazz. The great trumpeter, tireless as ever, at the ripe age of 74 years it still makes driving a quartet of young talent and turning out for the 2014 season Enrico Rava New Quartet (Auditorium San Domenico, May 22). This includes Francesco Diodati, guitar, Gabriele Evangelista, bass, and Henry Morello, drums.
Giovanni Guidi (piano, fender rhodes) and Gianluca Petrella (trombone, effects) are the two artistic directors that have occurred in the 10 years of the festival, but especially two of the best Italian jazz musicians of the new generation. Introducing himself as "SoupStar" (Auditorium San Domenico, May 24) in a game of words so they want to enclose the heart of a long-standing collaboration: several surprises planned for this evening as they will be provided interesting 'Special Guests'.
Bobo Rondelli is instead one of the surprises of this year's program. The brilliant singer-songwriter will Livorno in Foligno (Auditorium San Domenico, May 23) with the promotion tour of "A Famous Local Singer", the new album was born from the encounter with the brass band The Orchestrino. A rhythmic and poetic project brass & roll where Washers with its disruptive power of communication crosses the blues, swing, jazz, Afro-Cuban rhythms, the Italian folk song with a retro taste and sounds of a marching band.
Contamination in the contamination. Guiding spirit that has always accompanied the event Foligno, who then also in this tenth edition still tries to go beyond the boundaries of experimentation projects presenting fresh, dynamic and enterprising, always in the name of the music of the "new generation" and "new generation ".
The event, over the years it has established itself nationally and internationally as the only event of its kind designed to give space to young artists and contemporary jazz. In short, Young Jazz festival is the only "young" (by age of the musicians but also to mind) that can rely on a result and an increasingly important extraordinary public response. Not by chance, and for the sixth year in a row, even Umbria Jazz has granted the patronage of the festival, as well as having launched, along with Young Jazz the new and extraordinary location of Palazzo della Penna during the days of the Festival in Perugia. The artistic director of Young Jazz is still entrusted to Giovanni Guidi, a young pianist Foligno now among the greatest jazz pianists, not just Italians, as well as a member of the Young Jazz.
Long list, in addition to those already mentioned, of groups and artists performing in Foligno: Carla Bozulich, Sao Paolo Underground feat Mazurek / Granado / Takara, Jakob Bro Trio, Eivind Opsvik, Hobby Horse, Dinamitri Jazz Folkrore, Cristiano Arcellis , Ugoless Duo and many others, as well as a very interesting and mysterious 'Secret Concert' scheduled for the last Saturday of the festival. Lastly, two original productions and MusicalBox-badged YJ Radio 2: dj Khalab feat Kenny Wollesen and "Jazz in the Box" Two Thousand +1.
Foligno and its location, after the music will be, as usual, the other major protagonists of the festival, thanks to the choice of living spaces more attractive to many places in the city. For the occasion, alleys, courtyards, squares, auditoriums, parks, taverns, wine shops and commercial premises will dress to the nines.
In addition to maintaining the characteristics of the "young jazz" that allow Young Jazz Festival to be a feature of great interest not only in Italy, also in 2014, the event aims to repeat, but also to develop all the projects created in the last years along with the social partners and commercial land.
Then return "Jazz Zone" (building synergies between the activities of the music festival and the commercial center of Foligno) and "Jazz Community" (space to physical and mental disabilities through the concert of Liberorchestra and the play of Giezzisti.3 ).
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary, in addition to other initiatives Communnity section: a reading, accompanied by jazz musicians, word on the mafia and the screening of a film that tells a story of love, jealousy, friendship and freedom to the Center of Social and Rehabilitation Borroni-Foligno. Finally, the entrance into Jazz Community of socio-environmental theme such as the recycle: it speaks of the glass transformed into exceptional and original musical instruments to stimulate experimentation and improvisation with the push of concert percussionists Tetraktis feat Michele Anger.
Inevitable then the usual meeting between the festival and the event "Open Cellars" is in fact also confirmed this year's "Jazz at the Winery" with the initiative scheduled for the last day of the event, Sunday, May 25. For the occasion, the winery Scacciadiavoli of Montefalco host a round of the jazz festival with a performance by the Jazz Hip!, For the meeting of jazz with hip hop ever in the wake of the continued contamination.
Complete the program in jazz aperitif, presentations of books, jam sessions and DJ sets by young artists that will go on until late at night.
There will also a food court, "Young Food" at the Taverna del Rione Ammanniti and opened May 22 to 24. A space that blends catering, performance and composition thanks to the intervention fresh culinary Grassoemagro, the creative contribution of Zut! and the artistic proposal and set-up of Young Jazz. On 23 and 24 May, finally, there will also be a writing workshop and jazz music criticism.
To celebrate the tenth anniversary, Young Jazz will provide its audience also an APP-specific event (can be downloaded free of charge from May 1, and will also serve to be informed, a few hours before the beginning, the 'secret concert') and a free WiFi service in all locations of the festival. Young Jazz also has its crowdfunding campaign. For the tenth edition of the Festival the goal is to reach 10 thousand Euros to contribute to the realization of an event of international importance.
You have until May 22 to join the campaign online through the platform "fundedbyme" (www.fundedbyme.com). Many sets free, while tickets for the concerts are available for a fee in advance online at www.youngjazz.it and www.ticketitalia.com in the circuit.
Young Jazz then consolidates his close relationship with Umbria Jazz Festival, which for the sixth consecutive year confirms the prestigious musical event sponsored by Foligno.
To celebrate ten years Young Jazz will pay homage to his audience with the free WiFi network at the festival area and the brand new festival that APP can be downloaded for free from 1 May: this is so also communicated through a 'secret concert' a few hours before the event, scheduled for the last Saturday of the festival.
Young Jazz also has its crowdfunding campaign and there is time until May 22 to join online platform www.fundedbyme.com.