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JazzFestBrno: McFerrin, Corea and Reeves, and nominant Grammy Hersch

JazzFestBrno: McFerrin, Corea and Reeves, and nominant Grammy Hersch The biggest stars of contemporary jazz Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea and Dianne Reeves, for two Grammy Awards in 2015 nominated pianist Fred Hersch, three of the best jazz musicians coming generation Shai Maestro, Gerald Clayton and Ben Williams, Gustav Brom big band radio in a unique combination with the African-American singer Kevin Mahoganym . Brno March 15 becomes a mecca for European jazz.

The first of the highlights of this year's organizers have prepared already on March 17, when its prime minister arrives in Brno current queen of jazz and R'n'B Dianne Reeves. His latest album, Beautiful Life proved that it has even after thirty years on the scene is still a lot to offer and rightly earned a Grammy nomination this year. The best jazz singer moreover it also indicates Bobby McFerrin and that's a reference. And it will be the master of vocal improvisation Bobby McFerrin, who along with piano virtuoso Chick Corea procure the 17th of June in the hall Vodova second peak of the festival. Czech fans will have the first opportunity to listen to their music full of humor and communication to mystical connection.

"We have again a unique mix jazz cocktail. In addition to legends come to Brno phenomenal talent coming generation - pianists Shai Maestro and Gerald Clayton and the bassist Ben Williams. With a trio of these youngsters will visit the festival for the first time into attractive new space Sono center, "says festival's artistic director William Spilka. On three evenings in Sono center, visitors can enjoy the spontaneous music transcending genres appreciated by both jazz fans and people who go to jazz concerts rather festive.

Festival continues introduced dramaturgy and most evenings offer visitors Double Concertos.

World experience in this program represent pianist Fred Hersch and vocalist Kevin Mahogany. "If we use the terminology card when Corea and McFerrin represent trump ace and queen Dianne Reeves, these two musicians can be described as the king of this year," likens Spilka. Fred Hersch Devětapadesátiletý a pianist for his latest album Floating earned two nominations at this year's Grammys, where he incidentally also competes with two nominations McFerrinův sidekick Chick Corea. Hersch is famous among other things, an evening program called My Coma Dreams, based on his feelings during a two-month coma into which he fell in 2008. It gained international respect also solo recitals, which can leave you fully develop his boundless inventiveness. Now such a program will also present in Brno.

Mainstay of the international jazz scene is also Kevin Mahogany. Šestapadesátiletý native of Kansas began to promote jazz stages in the 90s of the last century, and his scat style experts often compared to the legendary Joe Williams. Mahogany in Brno introduces a host Radio Gustav Brom big band to mark the 75th anniversary of this legendary orchestra. The concert will adorn March 30 at the Janáček Theatre and Slovak singer Peter Lipa.

The representatives of the middle generation this year will come to Brno, among other things acclaimed American saxophonist Mike DiRubbo. Another foreign saxophonist fourteenth edition of the Hungarian jazzman Mihály Borbély. Eastern European folklore associated with jazz brings Slovak-Moldovan Pacora Trio. Czech and Slovak jazz musicians this year represent actual musical projects bassist Jaromír Honzák and Tomas Liska, saxophone sextet Petra Kalfus or new international bands Oravce Luke, Andrew and Adam Štveráček Tvrdého.

Tickets for concerts at prices from 150 CZK available from January 28.

Program JazzFestBrno 2015 here .

Source: tz

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