15.12.2006  ● 

Jazz Globus 2006

Jazz Globus 2006

Almost all the festival performances were held at high level. Some of them, as a solo concert Fayngersha The Magic Trombone, concerts international ensembles "Tabula rasa" (Israel - Sweden - United States - Lithuania), "Priority" (Israel - Lithuania) and the "Alliance" (Israel - United States - Lithuania) were significant musical events.

 
 
The festival was held in November - December 2006 in Jerusalem, and consisted of 6 concerts - November 29, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 14 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, the Netherlands, as well as guests of the festival - musicians from the United States, Lithuania, Sweden 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. At the end of one of them was "jam-seshn" - free improvisation festival participants.
 
The festival is organized by the Association of jazz and alternative music "Jazz-Globe 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. Great help to the festival had the Embassy of Lithuania, "Jerusalem club," the firm "Intertrade" jazz club "gang", hotels "Jerusalem Inn" and "Holiday 2000".
 
President Board of Trustees of the festival - MK Yosef Chagall. 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.
 
Third Festival "Jazz Globus" as the Second, became international, but significantly increased the representation of foreign musicians. It was attended by a number of musicians formed in the former USSR, now become a world-class jazzmen: saxophonist Alex teeth (USA) and Petras Vyšniauskas (Lithuania), pianist Grigory Fain (Russia), and vocalist tubist Arkady Fri-Maine (USA), drummer Arkady Gottesman. The festival featured a unique trombonist Ilja Fayngersh (Sweden). Among Israeli musicians in the festival was attended by many of the strongest jazzmen, as well as one of the leading academic violinists Sergey Ostrovsky (first violin Quartet Aviv Symphony Orchestra and concertmaster of Romance Switzerland), singer-Hazan, Robert Bloch, a unique 9-year-old pianist and composer Ariel Lani , a youth ensemble "Jazz-n-roll", sextet "8 till late" and others. At the festival were made by the ensembles that emerged as the projects the association "Jazz Globus": "Jerusalem art ensemble", "Hot club d Israel", "Rondo", "Retro-Jazz", "Slavic Bazaar", "School of Jazz", "Tabula rasa", "Friends of Natasha", "Bob and Dick", "On Wednesday evening, in Jerusalem", "Alliance".
 
Almost all the festival performances were held at high level. Some of them, as a solo concert Fayngersha The Magic Trombone, concerts international ensembles "Tabula rasa" (Israel - Sweden - United States - Lithuania), "Priority" (Israel - Lithuania) and the "Alliance" (Israel - United States - Lithuania) were significant musical events.
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