POSTED: July 3rd 2013

Jazz Festival to warm up Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad

CHAD WISE / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Jazz musicians from Russia and the United States will perform at the “Aquajazz” Sochi Jazz Festival from 1-4 August as part of the Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad.

Ten-time Grammy Award-winner Take 6 and the trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis quintet will headline the Festival, with Russian jazz bands Ural Dixieland, Sergey Koronev Project, Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan under the direction of A. Vasilevskiy, Visit jazz orchestra, the Adam Teratsuyan Septet, Sochi Big Band, and Sergey Pron’s ProJazz group also set to perform in Sochi.

Igor Butman will lead a jazz parade 1 August in the Riviera Park, chamber concerts will take place at the Zimny theatre 2 and 4 August and an “Igor Butman and the future of jazz” gala concert being hosted in the Festival Concert Hall 3 August.

Butman will then lead the combined Moscow Jazz Orchestra in a jam session at the end of the night 3 August.

Keywords · Olympics · Sochi 2014 · Cultural Olympiad · Russia · United States ·

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