Autumn Jazz season 2014 presents new musical colours and exciting artists from USA, United Kingdom, France, Finland and Estonia. Headliner of the season is the Grammy-awarded guitar genius Bill Frisell.
Jazzkaar Autumn Jazz 2014 season is opened by Tropics (UK) with cool electronic vibes, led by multi-instrumentalist, singer and composer Chris Ward. September and October will bring 50-years anniversary celebrations of top local bass player Taavo Remmel and guitarist Mart Soo. Taavo Remmel has recently been awarded by the Estonian jazz award presented by Danske Bank and at the award concert on September 21st he’ll perform together with his musical family and friends. Guitarist Mart Soo is active with different groups e.g Weekend Guitar Trio, his birthday concert on October 3rd will bring on stage bands Ask and Kulgejad.
Internationally acclaimed Finnish pianist Kari Ikonen Trio will perform on October 11th, last year their album „Bright“ was chosen as one of the top jazz records in Europe. MiaMee’s debut album “Some Other Me” will be presented with the charming vocalist Liina Saar on October 19th. Autumn Jazz will also present two fascinating French trios – on September 24th Journal Intime will make the fans of Jimi Hendrix happy with the program “Lips on Fire”. Autumn Jazz will be wrapped up by Hubert Dupont Jasmim Trio with etnojazz musicians from France, Palestine and Syria on the beginning of November with concerts in Tallinn and Viljandi.
Autumn Jazz headliner legendary US jazz guitar player Bill Frisell will make a tribute to his favourites with his new program “Guitar in the Space Age”– electric guitar masters Charlie Christian, Chet Atkins, Chuck Berry etc. For several years in a row DownBeat magazine has voted him as the best jazz quitarist. On October 31st he will perform in Tallinn with Greg Leisz (dobro, pedal-steel, lap-steel), Tony Scherr (bass) and Kenny Wollesen (percussion).
Jazzkaar’s gold sponsor is Danske Bank, their clients receive 20% ticket discount on the program. Main sponsors are KAFO, ERGO and Eesti Päevaleht and accommodation partner is My City Hotel, annual sponsors United Motors, Tallink and Aktaprint. Autumn Jazz Season is also supported by Tallinn City, Cultural Ministry and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia. Co-operation partners are Estonian Jazz Union and Eesti Concert.
Tickets on sale at Piletilevi ticket sales offices and www.piletilevi.ee.
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