The festival was held in December 2005 in Jerusalem, and consisted of 5 concerts - 1, 3, 21, 22 and 26 December. All concerts held in Jerusalem Cultural Center (st. Hillel, 27) Metropolitan Municipality. These concerts brought together about 50 musicians - sons of Israel, immigrants from Lithuania, Russia, France, Bulgaria, USA, Belarus, Germany, Ukraine, Latvia, as well as the guests of the festival - musicians from the United States, Germany, Lithuania and Italy. At the festival were presented ensembles and soloists engaged in various types of jazz music and working in the genres that are close to jazz. Each concert consisted of presentations from several ensembles and soloists. Two of them ended ended "jam-seshns" - free improvisation concerts participants and guests of the festival.
The festival is organized by the Association of jazz and alternative music Jazz Globus and Jerusalem Cultural Center with support from the Commission on the absorption of artists, immigrants and the Office of Immigrant Absorption of the Jerusalem municipality. Artistic Director of the Association and the festival - one of the leading jazz musicians in the world, Professor Jerusalem Academy of Music, composer and pianist Vyacheslav Ganelin, producer associations and the festival - a music journalist and commentator Vladimir Mak, director of the Jerusalem Cultural Center - Ella Hodos, artistic director of the Jerusalem Cultural Center -- Eleanor Plotkin.
If the first festival was attended only Israeli musicians, the second festival Jazz Globus became international. It was attended by the best jazz horn player Arkady world Shilkloper (Germany), the leading contemporary artists in the field of free jazz and vocalist tubist Arkady Fri-Maine (USA) and drummer Arkady Gottesman (Lithuania, academic and jazz clarinetist Anton Dressler (Italy). Among the Israeli musicians in the festival was attended by almost all participants in the festival "Jazz Globus 2004", and guitarist Roman Alekseev and Evgeny Pisac, multimuzykant Gershon Vayserfirer, Dmitriy Shurin saxophonist, pianist Uri Brenner, singer Marianne Ross and Natalia Rodionova. at the festival by a number of ensembles, emerged as the projects the association Jazz Globus: Trio Margoltz, Guardia nueva, Jerusalem art ensemble, Hot club d'Israel, Rondo, Retro-Jazz, Slavic Bazaar, Tabula rasa, Old Friends, Alliance.
A number of festival concerts were highly appreciated by reputable press. Speeches Arcadia Shilkloper with an ensemble of "Tabula rasa" and the international ensemble free jazz "Alliance" (Ganelin - Free-Maine - Gottesman) were significant musical events in modern music.