Festival Buenos Aires Jazz 2009

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Between December 3 and December 8, BUENOS AIRES JAZZ.09 presents a program with more tan 150 musicians in concert, invited artists that visit Argentina for the first time, and national and international artists that will offer the best of jazz in all its forms. The program of BAJ.09 will be divided into different sections:

International Concerts: artists from Ecuador, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, France, Spain and North America. The opening night at Teatro Presidente Alvear, on Thursday, December 3, at 8.30 pm, will feature Fred Hersch, who will also offer concerts on Saturday 5, 1 pm at Sala Casacuberta of Teatro General San Martín , and Friday 4, 9 pm, at Teatro 25 de mayo.
France will be also pesent at the Closing of the Festival, on Tuesday, December 8, 9 pm at Teatro Coliseo, with France's National Jazz Ochestra (ONJ), with a program dedicated to Billie Holliday. And on Sunday 6, 9 pm at Teatro 25 de Mayo, the best manouche tradition with Angelo Debarre and Ludovic Beier.
From Spain, Carme Canela, with the Argentine artist Guillermo Klein on the piano and Ben Monder from USA as a special guest. Also from USA Steve Cardenas and the sax of Jorge Pardo with swing and flamenco.

"Cruces": Meetings between local and international artists at Cafe Vinilo and Club Lounge.

Commissions: for works to be presented at the Festival.

Open Air concerts at the terrace of Centro Cultural Recoleta: Sofía Rei Koutsovitis, Jorge Navarro Trío, Guillermo Vadalá, Pepi Taveira Quinteto with Luis Agudo, Mariano Otero Noneto presentaing “Desarreglos”, CD tribute to Walter Malosetti, Guillermo Klein Grupo. Homage to Cuchi Leguizamón, Trío Mora / Etchenique / Ibarburu (Uruguay), Oscar Feldman Cuarteto, Mariano Loiácono Quinteto, Girotto / Sinesi / Bruhn and Sexteto Vocal Cabernet.

Jazzologia, honoring the traditional jazz, with concerts by: Creole Jazz Band, Fats Fernández and Pablo Raposo, Machline & Herrera with Luis Cerávolo, Small Jazz Band (Córdoba), Arturo Schneider Orchestra, Sergio Poli Cuarteto, López Ruiz / Fraga / Boco Trío.

Jazz & Cine: screenings of movies and documentaries.

Jazz Tango Club, in co-production with the Tango Festival.

Jazz at the Zoo, with a varied program at Teatro Sarmiento: Jue’ mandinga!, Delfina Oliver Cuarteto, Demogli / Motta / Giunta Trío, Patricio Carpossi Quinteto, Barbie Martínez Cuarteto / Carlos Lastra and Ángel Sucheras, Brote, Arturo Puertas Cuarteto, Isabel de Sebastián & Bob Telson + Franco Luciani and Rodrigo Domínguez Cuarteto.

"El Aula" (The Classrroom): open classes, clinics and workshops.

Musicians by Musicians, meetings conducted by Fernando Tarrés, from Saturday 5 to Tuesday 8, at 5 pm, at the Living of Centro Cultural Recoleta.

The Jam Sessions, every night in La Trastienda with Gillespi as a host.

Venues:
Teatro Presidente Alvear: Av. Corrientes 1659
Teatro Coliseo: Marcelo T. de Alvear 1125
Teatro General San Martín, Sala Casacuberta: Av. Corrientes 1530
Teatro 25 de Mayo: Av. Triunvirato 4444
La Trastienda Club: Balcarce 460
Centro Cultural Recoleta: Junín 1930
Teatro Sarmiento: Av. Sarmiento, 2715
Jazz Club Lounge: Reconquista 974
Café Vinilo: Gorriti 3780.

Tickets will be on sale from November 25th at Casa de la Cultura, Av. De Mayo 575, and and at Teatro 25 de Mayo, Triunvirato 4444, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm.
International Concerts range from $ 10 to $ 40 Pesos. Tickets for the Meetings are $ 15 Pesos. Paid clinics are $ 40 Pesos.
The rest of the activities and concerts are free until reaching the maximum capacity of the venues and don't require advanced tickets

More information and daily schedules: Buenos Aires Jazz 09 official website.

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