FULL PROGRAMME of Jazzikuu/Jazz Appreciation Month

27. märts 2007

See the full programme of Jazzikuu Aprill 2007 – concerts, exhibitions, lectures, interviews etc.

In April Estonia celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month. In Estonia we call it in our own way – Jazzikuu (Month of Jazz). You are welcome to join our activities.
Have a sunny spring in the rhythm of jazz!

Programme of Jazzikuu:

April 1, at 4 pm
Uno Naissoo music contest finals, public concert. Winners are announced.
Hall of G. Ots Music School (Vabaduse väljak 4)

April 4, at 7 pm
Oleg Pissarenko presents his new cd “Colours of Light”
Tallinna Kunstihoone

April 12
Nõmme Jazz 2007 International Competition for Young Jazz Vocalists and Instrumentalists
Qualification performance for Estonian candidates
Hall of G. Ots Music School (Vabaduse väljak 4)

April 14
Festival Spekrtum: Music Meets Art
Club of Genialistid, Tartu (Lutsu 2)
Tickets 75-125 EEK

April 21, at 12 am
Jazzikuu poster competition exhibition, award ceremony. Best young artists and most active schools are awarded. Students and art teachers all over Estonia are welcome.
At Kumu yard before the concert of Otsakooli Bigbänd.

April 26 celebration of Jazzikuu in Kuressaare
at 2 pm poster competition exhibition opening at Kuressaare Central Library
at 4 pm jazz-historian John Hasse (USA) speaks of Miles Davis, concert at Kuressaare music school.

April 27-28
Jazz-historian John Hasse (USA) series of jazz history lectures “Icons of Jazz”: Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis
Tallinn English College (Estonia pst 10)
NB! Pre-registration until April 18, e-mail jazzikuu@jazzkaar.ee
Participation fee 320 EEK

April 27, at 8 pm
Concert of Jazz Ambassador Archie Shepp, soloist Mina Agossi
The first laureates of Elion Jazz Award and Young Jazz Talent Award are announced. Archie Shepp will present the awards.
Russian Cultural Center
Tickets 200-300 EEK

April 28, from 1 to 2 pm
Open recording of Archie Shepp’s interview for Vikerraadio and Estonian music magazine Muusika. Interviewed by Brandt Reiter (USA), staff writer of AllAboutJazz. Autographs hour.
The winners of Young Jazz Reporter Award are announced.
Rahva Raamat bookstore, Viru Center 3rd floor.

At Thursday evenings film programme Month of Jazz at ETV
April 5, at 11 pm / April 6 at 7.45 am „Santo Domingo Blues” (2003)
April 12 at 11.05 pm / April 13 at 12.25 am “Dee Dee Bridgewater” (1998)
April 19 at 10.45 pm / April 20 at 12.15 am „Bobby McFerrin. Beyond Words” (2002)
April 26 at 10.45 pm / April 27 at 12.15 am “Keith Jarrett. The Art of Improvisation.” (2005)

April 1-30
10% discount from all jazz CDs at Lasering music stores.
Involved in the campaign are the music stores at Tallinn Kristiine Center, Pärnu mnt. 38, Pro Kapital Buisness Center, Viru Center.
Special discounts at Lasering online shop www.lasering.ee

April 30 at 9.05 pm Vikerraadio Night Jazz series – Jazzikuu special.

Jazzikuu concerts at schools April 3-26:
Kehra High School, Valga Cultural Centre, Jõhvi High School, Tabasalu High School, Tallinn English College, Jõgeva High School, Pärnu Sütevaka Grammar School, Tallinn German High School, Tapa High School, Õismäe Grammar School, Jakob Westholm’s High School, EBS High School and Kuressaare Music School.

Article writing competition “Jazzikuu in Estonia 2007” for everyone, who like writing about jazz. First prize is to participate at jazz festival Rigas Ritmi.
Winner will be announced on the 7th of May