Responsible for including the capital of Amazonas in the script of the great international jazz events, or Amazon Jazz Festival (SPECIES) returns to the cultural calendar of the State 2020. To celebrate the launch of the festival, with the programming ad, Amazonas Band orchestra will perform a special concert at the Teatro Amazonas, next Thursday (11), a partir das 20h, entitled "Pro Future Memories".
Or event, which is open to the public with free admission, It was organized by the Government of Amazonas, through the Secretary of State for Culture (SEC).
"Make the launch of the festival so far in advance shows how we are planning the cultural calendar of the State. Of course, the audience will be surprised with what we are preparing, and this concert will provide some of what we'll see in 2020 ", He noted the Secretary of State for Culture, Apolo Marcos Muniz.
The 10th edition of Amazonas Jazz Festival will also celebrate the 20 years of its artistic bodies, a Amazonas Band. "Introducing regularly with famous names of world jazz, the 'Band' has contributed to consolidate the taste for the genre and create an artistic legacy that today constitutes a cultural heritage of the state ", highlights the principal conductor of the band and artistic director of the FAJ, conductor Rui Carvalho.
Amazonas Band Concert – Besides launching concert, Amazonas Band will participate in the opening and closing events of the festival, sharing the stage with significant jazz artists, MPB and contemporary dance.
About FAJ – The tenth edition of Amazonas Jazz Festival is scheduled to take place between days 21 e 29 of next year's March. The program includes more than 30 events in various city locations, speeches, workshops, masterclasses, contest and other activities that will be announced on launch day.
The hallmark of the event has been to offer entertainment and culture at a high level, with presentations by Brazilian wandering compositions, American and Caribbean, plus a free academic programming that promotes the exchange of experiences among participants and those who make the festival happen.
Throughout its history, the festival received jazz icons such as Dave Liebman, Ron Carter, Bennie Maupin, John Fedchock, Louis Hayes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Paquito D'Rivera, Eddie Palmieri, Nana Vasconcelos, Hermeto Pascoal, Egberto Gismonti, Claudio Roditi, to name a few.