International Jazz stars in Venice for Venezia Jazz Festival 2014: Paolo Conte, Keith Jarrett, Burt Bacharach and Cassandra Wilson.
From 2nd to 27th of July
Venice will host the 7th edition of Venezia Jazz Festival
. For the occasion 4 great international musicians will enlive the lagoon: Paolo Conte
(July 2nd), Keith Jarrett
(July 8th), Burt Bacharach
(July 20th) and Cassandra Wilson
PAOLO CONTE - JULY 2ND
Venezia Jazz Festival
will be launched by the fine music of Paolo Conte
. After the amazing concert that took place in St. Mark’s Square in 2009, the world-famous Italian singer come back to Venice in a truly special setting: Palazzo Ducale
. After the last production in 2010 – "Nelson"
– Paolo Conte has launched “Gong-Oh
”, a best of for his 30 years career. For the concert of July 2nd (9 pm) he will be accompanied by his band .
KEITH JERRETT - JULY 8TH
July 8th La Fenice Theatre
will host Keith Jarret
, who will come back to the lagoon for a solo acoustic show after the break-up of the legendary trio with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJonhette. It’s the beginning of a new artistic period for the American pianist and composer. As it happened in 2006, the performance will be recorded: a unique chance to enjoy the music of the greatest living pianist (8th of July, 8pm).
BURT BACHARACH - JULY 20TH
Another star for La Fenice Theatre
, July 20th is Burt Bacharach
’s turn. On the occasion of “The Spirit of Music Festival
” in Venice the artist will enchant the famous theatre with some memorable hits among his many compositions (more than 500).
CASSANDRA WILSON – JULY 20TH
To close the Festival the blessed voice of the award winning Cassandra Wilson
(a 30years career, 2 grammy and many other awards). A great night with one of the top jazz singers once again at La Fenice Theatre
, the 27th of July.
Many other concerts are scheduled around Venice. To be mentioned those by Anna Soklic
(July 18th, Punta della Dogana), Daniel Zamir
(July 21st, Campo del Ghetto), Jack Savoretti
(July 22nd, Peggy Guggenheim Collection), Amy London
(July 23rd), Juan Lorenzo
(Teatrino Palazzo Grassi), Toninho Horta and Antonio Onorato
and Chiara Civello Group
with Nicola Conte ensemble
(July 25th, Goldoni Theatre) and Grupo Compay Segundo da Buena Vista Social Club
(July 26th, Isola di San Servolo).
For the official programme click here
: www.ticketone.it - www.teatrolafenice.it