Palma de Mallorca, 28th Mar 07
MALLORCA LAUNCHES NEW SEASON OF JAZZ CONCERTS
Mallorca has gone "jazz mad" and this year's highlights include: Chick Corea, Alan Barnes & Alec Dankworth...
Mallorca continues to make its mark as a centre of cultural activities in the Mediterranean with a new line up of jazz concerts for 2007. Starting with the first of the Jazz Voyeur productions and the “Dirty Dozen Brass Band” and their special tribute to Marvin Gaye on March 30th.
Concerts will be held almost every month and will include international names such as American jazz musician and composer, Stanley Clarke; the Harlem born leading latin pianist and Grammy Award winner Eddie Palmieri; the Afro Caribbean All Stars and the highly acclaimed San Francisco Jazz Collective with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas.
Concha Buika will make her debut this year in Palma singing her own unique mix of flamenco jazz, funk, soul together with flamenco guitarist Niño Josele; the great jazz pianist and composer and Grammy Award winner, Chick Corea will be accompanied by banjo maestro, Bela Fleck and finally a Christmas concert is scheduled with Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers.
The majority of all concerts will take place in Palma’s historic Teatro Principal, which has just completed a full refurbishment. Ticket prices start from €20 - €50 euros. Further information: www.jazzvoyeur.com
The Real Club Nautico in Palma will host a couple of concerts in collaboration with the Jazz Club at the nearby Hotel Saratoga. Starting with the Dixie Swing Band, April 12th ; Tony Lakatos, May 3rd; Afro Blue Band, June 3rd and December 13th; Perikas Jazz Reunion on September 6th and Steve Waterman and the Blue Note Quintet, November 8th. Entrance is free. For more information: www.realclubnauticopalma.com
MALLORCA'S JAZZ SEASON 2007
March 30th Dirty Dozen Brass Band
April 12th Dixie Swing Band
April 25th Stanley Clarke
May 3rd Tony Lakatos
May 5th Eddie Palmieri Afro Carribean All Stars
June 2nd Concha Buika & Niño Josele
June 3rd Afro Blue Band
July 5th San Francisco Jazz Collective
Sept 6th Perikas Jazz Reunion
Nov 7th Chick Corea & Bela Fleck
Nov 8th Steve Waterman & The Blue Note Quintet
Dec 13th Afro Blue Band
Dec 13th Marlena Smalls & The Hallelujah Singers
The following concerts will be taking place this year, but we still do not have confirmed dates or artists.
July 4/11th & 18th from 20.00, The Museo de Mallorca in Palma’s Calle Portella, will be featuring a guided visit, jazz concert and light supper on their patio. For more information : Tel +34 971 71 75 40.
The International Sa Pobla Jazz Festival will be presenting a range of free jazz concerts in August in the town’s main square. More information: www.ajsapobla.net/jazz.
The Alcudia Jazz Festival will feature a series of concerts this September in the Alcudia Auditorium. For further information call: Tel: + 34 971 897185 or check the town hall website: www.alcudia.net.
For updated information on Jazz Concerts on the island go to: www.jazzinmallorca.com.
For further information, please contact:
Mallorca Tourist Board, Dominique Carroll / Anna Skidmore,
Tel:(+34) 971 725 396 Fax: (+34) 971 713 540
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