International Festival Buenos Aires Jazz 2018

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Between November 14th and November 19th, 2018, the International Festival BUENOS AIRES JAZZ 2018 (BAJ.18) presents a program of concerts by national and international artists, offering the best of jazz in all its forms.

The opening night at Usina del Arte, on Wednesday, November 14th, at 8.30 pm, will be starred by the legendary British artist Norma Winstone, along with two Italian musicians of proven quality, Glauco Venier (piano) and German Klaus Gesing (soprano sax and bass clarinet).

The closing concert will be held at the same venue on November 19th, at 8.30 pm, with Stefano Di Battista‘s quartet. He is accompanied by Andrea Rea (piano), Daniele Sorrentino (double bass) and Luigi Del Prete (drums). Their live performance promises musical moments of the highest quality and brings this great local celebration of jazz to a proper close.

The program of BAJ.18 will be divided into different sections, among them:

° International Concerts: by Sylvie Courvoisier, David Kikoski, Glauco Venier, Dan Tepfer y Gregory Privat, among others.
° Chamber Jazz Concerts: held at the Chamber Hall of Usina del Arte.
° Open Air concerts: In this edition the Open Air concerts held at the Amphitheater of Parque Centenario. Parque Lezama and Usina del Arte will include the Jazzology series; Malosetti & La Colonia, Luis Salinas, Ligia Piro, Estévez&Magic3, Celebrating Ella & Louis Cuarteto, among others.
° "El Aula" (The Classroom): open classes, clinics, workshops and ensemble classes.

VENUES:
Usina del Arte: Av. Pedro de Mendoza y Caffarena
Anfiteatro del Parque Centenario: Av. Ángel Gallardo y Leopoldo Marechal
Teatro Colón Golden Hall: Libertad 611 
Café Vinilo: Gorriti 3780
Thelonious Club: J. Salguero 1884
Bebop Club: Moreno 364
Julian Centeya Cultural Center: Av. San Juan 3255

TICKETS:

Paid concerts and workshops:
For the Opening and Closing concerts, Piano Solos, Crossings and The Classroom, you can purchase your tickets as of Monday, November 5th, online at buenosaires.gob.ar/festivales or in person at:

Tu Entrada, Av. Corrientes 728
Weekdays from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturdays from 2 to 8 pm.

Usina del Arte, Agustín R. Caffarena 1
Wednesday 14th, from 5 pm to 9 pm
Thursday 15th, from 12 noon to 8 pm
Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th and Monday 19th from 12 noon to 9 pm

Free concerts at Usina del Arte and Cultural Centers:
For the concerts and activities held at the following venues: Usina del Arte, Espacio Cultural Adán Buenosayres, Espacio Cultural Julián Centeya, Espacio Cultural Resurgimiento, Espacio Cultural Carlos Gardel and Museo del Cine, reserve your ticket online at buenosaires.gob.ar/festivales.
Limited to 1 (one) ticket per person per show.
Reserved tickets can be collected from 2 (two) hours before the event at each venue’s Information Desk.
Reservations will be valid until 30 minutes before the start of the show. After that time, the tickets will be released to the public.

Admission to activities and concerts held at the following venues: Plaza de la Usina, Amphitheater of Parque Centenario, Amphitheater of Parque Lezama is free, and no ticket is required.
It is on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to venue capacity.

For more information, purchase of tickets and daily schedules, visit Buenos Aires Jazz 18 official website.

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