After the preview with Paolo Conte and Keith Jarrett performances, from July 18th 2014 the 7th Venice Jazz Festival get to the heart of the programme.
Other two International Jazz stars are waiting for you on the occasion of the Venice Jazz Festival
at La Fenice Theatre
: the pianist and composer Burt Bacharach
(July 20th at 8pm) and the Lady of Jazz Cassandra Wilson
(July 27th at 8pm).
You will find the best of the National and International Jazz
scene at the other several stages
selected for this edition: from the museum to the charm hotels, from the conservatory, the Venetian ‘campi’ or the cruises, the fascinating notes will spread everywhere in front of the most beautiful views in Venice
On July 18th the opening night will be held in the extraordinary setting of Punta della Dogana
and the Giudecca Canal on a special stage set up on the museum platform on the water. Protagonist will be the singer Anna Soklic
, for the first time in Venice, with a band composed by 20 artists. Her voice will be accompanied by a delicious happy hour to taste at the sunset, enjoying also the spaces of the Torrino, Dogana Café and Dogana Shop that will be open.
SATURDAY JULY 19th
On Saturday 19th of July, the band “Carichi Marching
” will start at 5.30pm in front of Santa Lucia railway station to reach Campo Bella Vienna near Rialto Bridge, where some musical happy hour will be held in the following days. To enlive the Campo, Trio Villani
(winner of the competition Jazz by the Pool) on July 20th, the Big Band of Benedetto Marcello Conservatory
on July 21st, the Main Road Band
on July 22nd and the Jazz Ensemble of Benedetto Marcello Conservatory
on July 23rd.
MONDAY JULY 21st
On Monday 21 of July, Campo del Ghetto will present the performance of the saxophonist Davide Zamir
, one of the most original artist of the Jewish Jazz combining traditional elements with ethnic music and world music (free entrance). Tuesday 22 of July is up to the British singer and songwriter Jack Savoretti
who will perform at Peggy Guggenheim Collection
. The next day, Wednesday 23 of July, the American singer Amy London
will enlive Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro with standard Jazz, accompanied by her trio (free entrance) and on Thursday 24 July the flamenco duo of Juan Lorenzo
will homage Paco De Lucia at the Teatrino of Palazzo Grassi
JULY 25th and 26th
Double concert on Friday 25 of July at Goldoni Theatre with the Brazilian guitarist Toninho Horta
and the Neapolitan Antonio Onorato
; following by the singer and pianist Chiara Civello
, famous in the International scene.
Saturday 26 of July the Grupo Compay Segundo da Buena Vista Social Club
will perform on San Servolo Island for a night dedicated to the Cuban rhythms, ending with the extraordinary Cassandra Wilson
on Sunday 27 July at La Fenice Theatre.