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PIACENZA JAZZ FEST

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Piacenza (PC)

For the fourteenth consecutive year, here comes the internationally renowned Piacenza Jazz Fest, an exceptional stage for the Italian Jazz circuit. This event gathers jazz lovers, with prestigious artists and a packed schedule of side events mixing music and culture.

This year the Fest opens with a preconcert on Sunday 26th February at 9:45 pm at Spazio Rotative di Libertà in Via Benedettine, with an exceptional artist. A young Australian singer who is leaving the jazz scene in awe; two best-selling albums critically acclaimed internationally: this is Sarah McKenzie.

She'll play the piano, singing in a quartet with Hug Lippi (guitar), Pierre Boussaguet (double bass) and Marco Valeri (drums).

Date: the event will be held from Feb 26, 2017 to Apr 08, 2017

Event timetable: see programme

Programme:

THURSDAY 2 MARCH
9.15 pm (free entrance)
IL TEMPO IN POSA – STORIE MEDITERRANEE
Piacenza – Sala dei Teatini, via Scalabrini n. 9
Multimedia performance
Pino Ninfa (images)
Danilo Rea (piano)

SUNDAY 5 MARCH
9.15 pm (not included in the season ticket)
In co-production with Jazz Network – Crossroads
KENNY GARRETT QUINTET – “Do Your Dance!”
Piacenza - Teatro “President”, via Manfredi n. 30
Kenny Garrett (soprano and alto sax)
Vernell Brown (piano)
Corcoran Holt (double bass)
McClenty Hunter (drums)
Rudy Bird (percussions)

THURSDAY 9 MARCH
9.15 pm (free entrance)
“BETTINARDI 2016” WINNERS
Piacenza – Sala dei Teatini, via Scalabrini n. 9

CLAUDIO JR. DE ROSA QUARTET
Claudio Jr De Rosa (tenor sax)
Alessio Busanca (piano)
Francesco Galatro (double bass)
Luca Mignano (drums)

PLAYGROUND PROJECT
Marco Fiorenzano (piano)
Marco Galiero (electric bass)
Emiliano Barella (drums)

SARA BATTAGLINI QUARTET
Sara Battaglini (voice)
Enrico Ronzani (piano)

SATURDAY 11 MARCH
9.15 pm (included in the season ticket)
In collaboration with Fiorenzuola D’Arda Municipality
QUINTORIGO feat. Roberto Gatto – “Trilogy”
Fiorenzuola d’Arda (PC) – Teatro “Verdi”, via Liberazione
Roberto Gatto (drums)
Valentino Bianchi (sax)
Andrea Costa (violin)
Gionata Costa (cello)
Stefano Ricci (double bass)
Moris Pradella (voice)

WEDNESDAY 15 MARCH
9.15 pm (not included in the season ticket)
In co-production with Jazz Network - Crossroads
GONZALO RUBALCABA QUARTET – “Tribute to Charlie Haden”
Piacenza - Conservatorio “G. Nicolini”, via S. Franca n. 35
Gonzalo Rubalcaba (piano)
Will Vinson (sax)
Matt Brewer (double bass)
Jeff Ballard (drums)

SUNDAY 19 MARCH
9.15 pm (not included in the season ticket)
In co-production with Fondazione Teatri di Piacenza
INCOGNITO
Piacenza – Teatro Municipale, via Giuseppe Verdi n. 41
Jean-Paul Maunick (guitar and voice)
Imaani (voice)
Katie Leone (voice)
Joy Rose (voice)
Gary (voice)
Matt Cooper (keyboards)
Francis Hylton (bass)
Francesco Mendolia (drums)
Joao Caetano (percussions)
Francisco Sales (guitar)
Sid Gauld (trumpet)
Alistair White (trombone)
Andy Ross (sax)

THURSDAY 23 MARCH
9.15 pm (included in the season ticket)
REGINA CARTER
Piacenza - Salone degli Arazzi at Galleria Alberoni, via Emilia Parmense n. 77
Regina Carter (violin)
Marvin Sewell (guitar)
Jesse Murphy (double bass)
Alvester Garnett (drums)

SATURDAY 25 MARCH
9.15 pm (included in the season ticket)
MELISSA ALDANA QUARTET “Back Home”
OIR QUARTETT
Piacenza - Conservatorio “G. Nicolini”, via S. Franca n. 35

MELISSA ALDANA QUARTET
Melissa Aldana (tenor sax)
Pablo Menares (double bass)
Jochen Rueckert (drums)

OIR QUARTETT
Giulio Scaramella (piano)
Giovanni Perin (vibraphone)
Marco Trabucco (acoustic bass)
Max Trabucco (drums)

FRIDAY 31 MARCH
9.15 pm (included in the season ticket)
BENNY GOLSON QUARTET feat. Antonio Faraò
Piacenza - Teatro “President”, via Manfredi n. 30
Benny Golson (tenor sax)
Antonio Faraò (piano)
Gilles Naturel (double bass)
Doug Sides (guitar)

THURSDAY 6 APRIL
9.15 pm (free entrance)
LARS DANIELSSON plays “Liberetto” feat. Grégory Privat
Piacenza – Cattedrale, piazza Duomo
Lars Danielsson (double bass and live electronics)
Grégory Privat (piano)

SATURDAY 8 APRIL
9 .15 (free entrance)
FINAL PARTY AND AWARD CEREMONY FOR “BETTINARDI 2017” CONTEST
Piacenza – Spazio “Le Rotative”, Via Benedettine n. 66

Entrance: some events have an admission fee

Information and Booking Centre

Tourist Information Office of Piacenza
Piazza Cavalli 10 - 29121 Piacenza - Phone: ++39 0523 492001 - Fax: ++39 0523 306727
Weekday timetable:

Monday - Saturday: 10.00-13.00; 15.00-19.00

Weekend timetable:

10.00-13.00; 15.00-19.00

iat@comune.piacenza.it

By Piacenza editorial staff (Feb 22, 2017)

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