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Jazz heavy hitters expected to the 23rd edition of Gărâna Jazz Festival

Heavy hitter of the European, Nordic and American jazz will tread the boards at the 23rd edition of Gărâna Jazz Festival, due July 11-14.
Jeff Berlin, Dennis Chambers, David Sancious, Oz Noy,  John Surman, Lars Danielsson & Paolo Fresu are joining the Norwegian sax player Jan Garbarek for the festival’s line-up.

Gărâna Jazz Festival is welcoming its audience with artistic projects that get together various, strong, experimental music worlds. It will be a new journey, the same like at every edition on top of Semenic mountain, into the wild, among friends and jazz lovers,” reads a press release.

The public will be able to listen to the latest album of renowned Italian pianist Giovanni Guidi, “Avec le temps“, which was released in March this year at ECM Records and which will be performed by a string quintet consisting in Joao Lobo (drums), Francesco Bearzatti (tenor saxophone), Roberto Cecchetto (guitar), Thomas Morgan (bass).

The “MRB Trio” (Mathisen – Robin – Borlai) is reuniting the most beloved jazz artists in Norway, Italy and Hungary, in an explosive jazz-rock trio.

Norwegian sax player Trygve Seim, famous for his improvisation techniques, is completing the line-up, performing his latest album “Helsinki Songs”.

The quartet consisting of Trygve Seim, the Estonian pianist Kristjan Randalu, Norwegian bass player Mats Eilertsen and Finnish drumstick Markku Ounaskari will present an exclusive music project.

The concerts within the 2019 edition of the festival will take place on three stages: in Poiana Lupului, in the Catholic Church in Văliug village and in the La Rascruce Inn, the place where the first edition of Gărâna Jazz Festival took place 23 years ago.

Tickets and passes are available here.

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