The Quadrilatero area lights up with Stars, from September 15th to 17th, 2017. Every year Bologna, La strada del jazzmakes the glorious jazz tradition of Bologna live again, by remembering many great international musicians who passed through the city.
For this seventh edition: the Award Strada del Jazz 2017 to Gaetano Curreri and Alan Friedman, the “Jazz Star” dedicated to Max Roach, the special plate in memory of the Bologna pianist Marco Di Marco, and a lot of music with Greg Hutchinson & Darryl Hall, Valerio Pontrandolfo, Royal Stompers Dixieland Band, Street Dixieland Jazz Band & Swing Dance Society, just to mention some of the protagonists of the this year performances. In addition, special opening of shops, food&drink and tastings. Following the appointments of Bologna, La Strada del Jazz 2017:
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 - PREVIEW Strada del Jazz Jazz performances in the area of Quadrilatero
9pm at La Torinese (Piazza Re Enzo) Silvia DonatiQuartet Silvia Donati, vocalist – Emiliano Pintori, piano – Francesco Angiuli, double bass – Marco Frattini, drums SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 5.30pm via Orefici INAUGURATION with the Street Dixieland Jazz Band and the dance performance of Swing Dance Society. Greeting from the Mayor Virginio Merola and the council member Matteo Lepore - Award Strada del Jazz 2017 to Gaetano Curreri and Alan Friedman - Uncovering of the “Jazz Star” dedicated to Max Roach - Plate in memory of the Bologna pianist Marco Di Marco
NOTTE BIANCA JAZZ (special Jazz Night) from 6pm the Street Dixieland Jazz Band & Swing Dance Society itinerant in the Quadrilatero area, All the area will be involved with jazz performances, food&drink, tastings.
Jazz Concerts in via Rizzoli (under the Two Towers) 6.30pm to 8.30pm Concert Ensemble Strada del Jazz “Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” Giorgia Faraone – vocalist, Andrea Ferrario – sax tenor, Claudio Vignali – piano, Giannicola Spezzigu – double bass, Marcello Molinari – drum
9pm to 11pm Concert “Tribute to Max Roach” Valerio Pontrandolfo Quartet feat. Greg Hutchinson & Darryl Hall Valerio Pontrandolfo – sax tenor, Nico Menci – piano, Darryl Hall – double bass, Greg Hutchinson – drums
Cantina Bentivoglio 9.30pm Melissa Stott and the Swinging Cats – Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 from 2,30pm the Street Dixieland Jazz Band itinerant in the Quadrilatero are
Jazz Concert in Via Rizzoli (under the Two Towers) 5pm to 7pm “A tutto Swing” Royal Stompers Dixieland Band, with 40 dancers of the Swing Dance Society