Reach the goal of 45th edition of the Rome Jazz Festival, what ofNovember 1 to 21 will animate the capital with 19 concerts inAuditorium Parco della Musica and to Monk, as well as a series of preparatory meetings for the Jazz House. Directed by Mario Ciampà, the Roma Jazz Festival 2021 is carried out with the contribution of the MIC – Ministry of Culture, of Roma Capitale and is produced by the IMF Foundation in co-production with the Musica per Roma Foundation. The new New York trumpet will be heard Theo croker and find out thanks to Theon Cross, as a particular instrument like the tuba has ended up in the center of the most innovative London scene. Explore the sounds of the young Italian-Tunisian LNDFK, daughter of the most contemporary Naples, and immerse yourself in the metropolitan underworld with the nocturnal post-bop of the Milanese Murena Study.
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Attend the encounter between meditative introspection and attention to civil rights Vijay Iyer’s trio and celebrate the masked hero Fox Together with Tinissima Quartet. Change the course of a concert directly from the mobile application as in the live of Tin men and the telephone and relive the experience of famous video games to the sound of jazz as in the national advancement project of Young Art Jazz Ensemble Directed by Mario Corvini. Go crazy with the space funk of Tangram and the electronic and cosmic jazz of Gianluca Petrella. Get lost in the cinematic forays of Battery and the reckless trajectories of Ugolss. Reflect on future memories of Paolo Damiani and in the hope of a different future as Giovanni Guidi does with him Little Italy Orchestra. And then there are the big names in the world pantheon of jazz music like the tenor saxophone. Joe lovano, for the first time in Italy together with the Polish pianist Marcin wasilewski, the guitarist John scofield in duet with the double bass of Dave holland, the famous pianist Brad Mehldau, the saxophonist Lakecia benjamin me Roberto Fonseca, considered by many as the Herbie Hancock of Havana.
In a historical moment in which the opportunity to return to normal life is glimpsed, the Roma Jazz Festival 2021 thus celebrates its 45th edition with a spirit of openness, projecting itself into the inevitable technological future with a watchful eye on the younger audience. This is the meaning of the title of this edition, Jazz Code: jazz like quintessential open source genre, an open code that since its birth has lived through crossovers, contaminations, appropriations and reworkings, always in search of new sounds, new atmospheres, new forms. An open source, therefore, that thrives on layering and continuous revolutions. Hence the image of the communication campaign created by the Creation agency that transforms the QR code, now an omnipresent tool in our daily lives, into a creative symbol, an image / manifesto that introduces us to the new trends in jazz towards multimedia. , visual art, electronics.
«The new edition of the Rome Jazz Festival – declares Daniele Pittèri, CEO of the Musica per Roma Foundation – coincides with the return of the rooms to their maximum capacity after a long period of restrictions. That is why we have prepared ourselves with great enthusiasm to welcome the public, offering a program that, in addition to anticipating the return of great names in international jazz, looks to the future and to the younger generations of jazz musicians. A generation that has developed a completely new “Jazz Code” that expresses new influences and is deeply influenced by the new technologies of the digital age. There will also be a look at the past in the cultural offer with the series of preparatory meetings at the Casa del Jazz, an essential look for a better understanding of contemporary jazz ».
“An edition, the 45th, in the sign of a restart of cultural activities, which will address the different aspects that jazz music is acquiring after two difficult years: from the social, such as racial integration, to the commitment to safeguard the planet ; and, last but not least, an anticipatory vision of a different future. The show’s musical projects represent these instances and will make use of technology and new languages of visual art: from old remastered movies to the virtual worlds of videogames, through musical interactions through applications. All this in presence, to relive the emotions and vibrations that sharing music gives us “says the Art director of the festival Mario Ciampà.
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