|Jazz Festival 2011|
A summer of outdoor concerts at the House of jazz from 21 June to 15 September. The new formula for summer performances of "Home" is a festival conceived as a container which houses the great jazz music with Italian and international performers of the first floor, small exhibitions themed, also opening to new urban realities and different musical genres, as the independent and progressive rock.
With this festival, held with the support of the Special Palexpo and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Historic Center of Rome, the capital, the home of jazz itself as a space open to contamination and cooperation without any barrier or restriction of any kind .
The opening of "Casa del Jazz Festival, June 21 at the Festival of Music, provides for a special event: Michel Petrucciani"Body and Soul Tribute Live Concert, with Superband composed by Rita Marcotulli, Aldo Romano, Furio Di Castri, Manhua Roche, Flavio Boltro, Eric Legnini, Pippo Matino, Francesco Cafiso. A concert to promote the film by director Michael Radford (Oscar winner for "Il Postino") "Michel Petrucciani-Body & Soul" which tells the life and career of the great composer / musician, who died in 1999. The film participated in the Cannes Film Festival.
Of great importance also the evening of June 24: Italy debut in a concert Stewart Copeland Exclusive footage that traces the history of the Police in the company of Niccolò Fabi, Vittorio Cosma, Gianni Maroccolo, Armand Sabal Lecco, Mauro Refosco.
Among the planned exhibitions Guitar Legends, which he starred John McLauglin (July 18), Robben Ford (July 12), Electric Hot Tuna (July 21). From 6 to 11 September Gradually: with guests Three Friends (Sept. 10), Le Orme (September 10), Goblin ... Rebirth (September 8).
From September 1 to 4 I Have a Dream in Blues starring, among others, JWWilliams Deep Blues Band & Choir trio and Spirit World (September 1), Buzz Band, the new lineup of blues Federico Zampaglione, leader of Tiromancino (September 3).
Of great interest is the Latin jazz festival July 26 to 31, with Claudia Marss (July 27), Natalio Mangalavite (July 28), Omar Sosa Trio (July 31).
Other important guests of the international jazz scene: Eddie Palmieri (July 15) with Joe Lovano U.S. Five (July 11), Steve Lukather (4 August), David Kikoski (August 2), Jeff Ballard Trio (Aug. 30). On 10 August, the extraordinary pianist and composer João Donato, a true champion of Brazilian music that can cross musical paths more unpredictable.
Great presence for the Italian jazz with dozens of players. Here are just a few, as well as those already mentioned: Marcello Rosa Jazz Party (June 22), John Thomas "Apogee" (June 30), the preview Roman Rita Marcotulli / Javier Girotto / Luciano Biondini (August 1), Logbook with Antonello Salis, Gavino Murgia, Paolo Angeli, Amid Drake (Aug. 22), Roberto Gatto Quartet (Aug. 20), Rosario Giuliani Quartet with Fabrizio Bosso (August 31).
Casa del Jazz Ardeatina Gate Avenue, 55