Barga Jazz 2010

bargajazz Every year, since 1986, in Barga (Lucca) takes place Barga Jazz a famous Festival- Music competition that celebrates Jazz Music. This will be the  XXIII edition of the Festival, starting on the 20th and ending the 28th of August.  The Festival was originally born as an arrangement and composition competition for Jazz Orchestras. Besides the canges and inprouvements of the last years, the competition is still the central part of the Festival. This year's edition is especially dedicated to the world famous jazz bass player Steve Swallow, that will actually attend and play in the Barga Jazz orchestra directed by Bruno Tommaso. Participants will challenge themselves to create original arrangements using works composed by Mr Swallow. All the competitions will take place the 26th, 27th and 28th of August at the Teatro dei Differenti in Barga. Programme: 20th August Barga – Piazza Angelio at 9:30 pm Maurizio Geri Swing Quintet (dedicated to Django) Maurizio Geri – chitarra/voce, Leonardo Boni – chitarra, Luca Giovacchini – chitarra, Michele Marini – clarinetto, Nicola Vernuccio – contrabbasso 21st August Barga – Teatro dei Differenti at 9:30 pm Antonio Forcione Quartet Antonio Forcione – guitars oudan; Jenni Adejayn – cello ; Nathan Thomson – double-bass; Adriano Adewale – percussions. 22nd August Barga – City center at 5 pm BARGA IN JAZZ with: P. Funking Band EnoJazz Quintet Organic Groove Saxophonia & more.. Barga – Duomo of S. Cristoforo Vittorio Alinari solo – clarinet bass, clarinet double-bass, sax soprano, sax tenore, djeredoo Piazza Angelio Raindogs & Beppe Scardino Beppe Scardino – sax baritone, Mirco Rubegni – trumpet, Gabrio Baldacci – guitar, Mirco Capecchi – double-bass, Simone Padovani – percussions, Daniele Paoletti – drums. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYJiAl7CgzM[/youtube] 23rd August Piazza Angelio BargaJazz contest: final fase for groups from 3 to 7 elements Live show of the bands in the official competition: Controtempo Jazz Group 3iO [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Sk88kbsfoA[/youtube] 24th August Piazza Angelio BargaJazz contest: final fase for groups from 3 to 7 elements Live show of the bands in the official competition: Dario Carnovale Trio Marco Marconi Trio 25th August Teatro dei Differenti Andrea Fascetti Quartet Andrea Fascetti – eletric bass, Andrea Garibaldi – piano, Riccardo Fioravanti – double-bass , Massimo Manzi – drums 26th August Teatro dei Differenti Steve Swallow & Barga Jazz Orchestra – international arrangement and composition competition for Jazz Orchestras – sezione A Direction of M° Bruno Tommaso, Steve Swallow – electric bass Dimitri Grechi Espinoza (sax alto), Achille Succi (sax alto/clarinet), Vittorio Alinari (sax tenore/soprano), Alessandro Rizzardi (sax tenore), Rossano Emili (sax baritone) Andrea Tofanelli, Andrea Guzzoletti, Stefano Benedetti, Marco Bartalini (trumpets) Nicolao Valiensi, Marcello Angeli, Davide Guidi, Sergio Bertellotti (trombone) Alessandro Fabbri (drums), Milko Ambrogini (double-bass), Stefano Onorati(piano), Roberto Cecchetto (guitars), Luca Gusella (vibraphone) 27th August Teatro dei Differenti Barga Jazz Orchestra – international arrangement and composition competition for Jazz Orchestras – sezione B,C Direzione M° Bruno Tommaso guest of the night Pietro Tonolo – saxes Dimitri Grechi Espinoza (sax alto), Achille Succi (sax alto/clarinet), Vittorio Alinari (sax tenore/soprano), Alessandro Rizzardi (sax tenore), Rossano Emili (sax baritono) Andrea Tofanelli, Andrea Guzzoletti, Stefano Benedetti, Marco Bartalini (trumpets) Nicolao Valiensi, Marcello Angeli, Davide Guidi, Sergio Bertellotti (trombones) Alessandro Fabbri (drums), Milko Ambrogini (double-bass), Stefano Onorati(piano), Roberto Cecchetto (guitars), Luca Gusella (vibraphones) 28th August Teatro dei Differenti Steve Swallow & Barga Jazz Orchestra – concorso internazionale di Arrangiamento e Composizione per Orchestra Jazz – finale sezioni A, B, C Direzione M° Bruno Tommaso, Steve Swallow – basso elettrico Dimitri Grechi Espinoza (sax alto), Achille Succi (sax alto/clarinetto), Vittorio Alinari (sax tenore/soprano), Alessandro Rizzardi (sax tenore), Rossano Emili (sax baritono) Andrea Tofanelli, Andrea Guzzoletti, Stefano Benedetti, Marco Bartalini (trombe) Nicolao Valiensi, Marcello Angeli, Davide Guidi, Sergio Bertellotti (tromboni) Alessandro Fabbri (batteria), Milko Ambrogini (contrabbasso), Stefano Onorati(pianoforte), Roberto Cecchetto (chitarra), Luca Gusella (vibrafono) For further information check out also Barga Jazz official web site. Or send them and e-mail: info@bargajazz.it [geo_mashup_map]