Jazz days starts today

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Hungary’s oldest continously operating jazz festival is nearly forty years old.
The audience had the chance to enjoy many prominent Hungarian and foreign
musicians on their legendary concerts.

Every year along with the international stars the famous Hungarian jazz musicians are able to show their talents performing on stage. The older scholars of the traditional jazz are leading the high quality field of performers also presenting younger representatives thosewho using many elements from variety of sources and new trends.
A rich spectrum of creativity, musicality and dynamismcharacterize jazzmusic in our days.
This year’s festival also promises excellent programmes. Regina Carter the world’sbest female violinist is arriving from the home of the jazz.
The recently repatriatedTommy Vig vibraphonist, percussionist spent nearly a half of a century on the other side of the ocean playing together with the most famous american musicians. He as the guest performer of the event will be on stage three times during the festival.
The Finnish Mikko Innanen’s Quartet represents the creative direction of the European jazz.
Elsa Valle the Cuban singer who lives in Hungary will bring the temperament of Latin jazz.
The audience will also see the young talents of the Hungarian jazz, such as Orsi Kozma singer, Dezso Olah the winner of the Junior Prima Prize, the Montreaux International Guitar Competition triumphant Roland Balogh, Lorinc Barabas the popular trumpet player of Budapest’s jazz clubs and many others.

90 musicians in three locations offering a true jazzparade on the 39. Debrecen Jazz Days.
39. Debrecen Jazz Days
2 – 5 September 2010

02.09.2010. Thursday
Kölcsey Convention Center

17:00 Gábor Goór’s jazzphoto exhibition opening

Forum Shopping Centre
18:00 – 20:00 Debrecen Dixieland Jazz Band (H)
03.09.2010 Friday
Baltazar Square
16:30 – 17:30 Tommy Vig Quintet (USA, South Korea, H)
18:00 – 19:00 Fata Morgana (H)
19:30 – 20:30 Mikko Innanen & Innkvisitio (SF)
21:00 – 22:00 Elsa Valle y sus Hermanos (H)
Perenyi 1. Music Club ticket: 1000 Huf
22:30 – 23:30 Debrecen Jazz Group (H)
00:00 – 01:00 Csaba Czirjak Quartet (H)
01:00 – Jam session
04.09.2010 Saturday
Baltazar square
16:00 – 16:45 Dezso Olah Septet (H)
17:00 – 17:45 Orsi Kozma Quartet (H)
18:00 – 19:00 Joe Fritz Band & Tommy Vig (H, USA) 19:30 – 20:30 Lorinc Barabas Ekletric (H)
Kolcsey Centre, Main Hall
entrance fee: 2000 Huf
21:00 – 23:00 Namyslowski Quintet (PL)

Perenyi 1. Music Club Jazz Nite
ticket: 1000 Huf
23:30 – 01:00 Finucci Bros Quartet (H)
01:00 – Jam session
05.09.2010 Sunday
Baltazar square
11:00 – 12:00 Hot Club of Hungary (H)
12:30 – 14:00 Melodia Big Band & Tommy Vig (USA) & Mia Kim (USA. South Korea)

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