Jazz returns to Dénia after a year without this kind of music will be heard in the city. Back where previously they made known Nits de JazzBut again in a different format: festival format, which will include concerts not only there but also have street performances and master classes in guitar, singing and dancing swing.
El I Jazz Festival of Dénia has been presented today by the councilman of culture, Rafa Carrió, and will be part of the broad cultural program of the summer, already presented last week. It will take place on Thursdays 30 of July, 6 and 13 of August, with a program that will cover from morning to night.
There will be three main concerts of this festival of Jazz. One, the first of which will be to Diane Witherspoon, great American singer, known internationally, acting for the first time Spain. On August 6 the second major concert, the Swedish musician Gustav Lundgren, will take place with style jazz gypsy It is making a name worldwide. The last major concerts will be to Swinsational Jazz Meeting, a group composed of musicians from the region. All these concerts will cost 12 euros in advance and 14 euros at the box office, and will be at the 22: 30 hours in the Torrecremada gardens.
Enric Peidro is the artistic director of the festival and explains that, "In addition to the three main concerts, there will be three masterclass and three music concerts in the street". As Peidro said, "the three Thursdays of the festival there will be concerts in the street", the locations will be the Market, the Calle Marques de Campo, Ayunamiento Square and the Convent of San Antonio. From 11: 00 hours, the musicians will move through these locations bringing this music to the townsfolk. "The intention was to demonstrate that jazz is not an elitist music, as has always been said, and to bring this type of music to the citizens of Dénia so they can enjoy it" Peidro assured.
Master classes will be the icing on the festival. With the sole aim to train and bring the world of jazz whoever, these masterclass, will be taught by professionals in this music. Specifically there are three, one song, which will give the same Diane Witherspoon, on Friday, July 31; a guitar, who will lead the Swedish Gustav Lundgren just before his conceirto; and one last dance lindy hopWhich will be taught by school teachers Black Bottom Valencia and will be on Thursday August 13 before concert Swingsational. These classes will be priced at 20 euros, except for lindy hop which will be free in the same Torrecremada gardens. The singing and guitar will target people with an average level of music and registration can be made via e firstname.lastname@example.org.