Jazz Festival San Javier 2017

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Jazz Festival San Javier 2017

San Javier Jazz festival 2017

Since 1998, San Javier has been well known for its yearly Jazz festival held in July. This year is a special 20th-anniversary edition of the  San Javier Jazz festival and is being held at the Teatro del Circo en Murcia. The programme for this year has 29 concerts which will take place over 17 nights from the 30th June to the 30th of July. Over the past 19 years, there have been over 400 jazz concerts including more than 2000 jazz artists. Thirteen of the concerts will be held at the auditorium and the other four are free concerts that will be held away from the auditorium. The first on the 12th July in the Plaza de España in the centre of San Javier, the rest of the outdoor concerts will be held just down the road by the beach at the Barnuevo boardwalk in Santiago de la Ribera on July the 18th, 23rd, and 26th. Tickets are already on sale, you can get yours by visiting www.festivalessanjavier.com or at the festival offices. The average price of tickets is between 15 and 25€. Or you can get a season pass for 120€. The famous George Benson concert is on the 20th of July and tickets cost 40€ and the Tajmo band play on the 14th of July tickets at 25€ (the only two concerts not included in the season pass).

Here is the program for this year’s special 20th anniversary Jazz festival.

FRIDAY JUNE 30TH

 

XIMO TEBAR
SPECIAL GUEST: CARMEN RODRÍGUEZ

SOLE GIMÉNEZ
SPECIAL GUEST: ANTONIO CARMONA

SATURDAY JULY 1ST

 

CHARENEE WADE

CHANTZ POWELL MEETS SHAKIN’ ALL

WEDNESDAY JULY 5TH

 

ALLAN HARRIS

LEE RITENOUR & DAVE GRUSIN

FRIDAY JULY 7TH

 

IVAN LINS & BAND

MINGO – COLOMA – SIMÓN BLUES EXPRESS
SPECIAL GUEST: TIA CARROLL

SATURDAY JULY 8TH

 

STACEY KENT
FEATURING: JIM TOMLINSON

RAMSEY LEWIS ELECTRIC BAND

WEDNESDAY JULY 12TH

 

FUNKYSTEP & THE SEY SISTERS

FRIDAY JULY 14TH

 

PEGASUS
SPECIAL GUEST: MÓNICA GREEN

TAJMO’: THE TAJ MAHAL & KEB’ MO’ BAND

SATURDAY JULY 15TH

 

T. S. MONK SEXTET CON NNENNA FREELON 
“MONK ON MONK”: THELONIOUS S. MONK CENTENNIAL

JOHN PIZZARELLI & DANIEL JOBIM
FEATURING: HELIO ALVES, DAVID CARN Y DUDUKA DA FONSECA

TUESDAY JULY 18TH

 

ZOOT SUITERS

THURSDAY JULY 20TH

 

GEORGE BENSON

FRIDAY JULY 21ST

 

CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET
FEATURING: GERALD CLAYTON, REUBEN ROGERS & ERIC HARLAND

PATAX 
SPECIAL GUEST: MAUREEN CHOI

SATURDAY JULY 22ND

 

FOURPLAY
FEATURING: BOB JAMES, CHUCK LOEB, NATHAN EAST & HARVEY MASON

 

BUDDY WHITINGTON & SANTIAGO CAMPILLO 
SPECIAL GUEST: MAURI SANCHIS

SUNDAY JULY 23RD

 

SAMMY MILLER & THE CONGREGATION

WEDNESDAY JULY 26TH

 

LUCRECIA “AMÉRICA CÓMO TE ADORO”
FEATURING: RAMON VALLE, NILS FISCHER Y YELTSI HEREDIA

FRIDAY JULY 28TH

 

JORGE PARDO ESPECIAL JAZZ SAN JAVIER 20 ANIVERSARIO
FEATURING: NIÑO JOSELE, TOMASITO Y ALBERT SANZ

HOUSTON PERSON ALL STAR SEXTET
FEATURING: DENA DEROSE, JIM ROTONDI & KEVIN MAHOGANY

SATURDAY JULY 29TH

 

TONI LYNN WASHINGTON & LUCA GIORDANO BAND
SPECIAL GUEST: SAX GORDON

BARCELONA BIG BLUES BAND
GUESTS: DANI NEL.LO Y RAY GELATO

SUNDAY JULY 30TH

 

MICHEL LEGRAND

 

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