The anniversary international festival «Kaliningrad City Jazz» will be held from July 31 to August 2 on Kant island. This became known on February 22 during the presentation of the festival in the city club of the same name.
In addition, the general producer of the festival Andrey Levchenko told about the features of the anniversary festival. In particular, the music program will be built in the style «The Best», which will include some participants of the festival of previous years. For example:
– Funk`n`Stein (Israel) – artists performed in 2013 at the eighth festival;
– Nick West (USA) – famous bassist who performed at the 12th festival in 2017;
– in memory of Ray Charles – Uros Peric, Robin Ray Charles and the Kaliningrad big Band. By the way, one of the legendary musician’s daughters, Sheila Charles, performed at the festival in 2014, including at the opening of the «Kaliningrad City Jazz club»;
– Andrey Makarevich Yo5 – is a new project of the legendary Russian musician Andrey Makarevich.
With special pride, Andrey Levchenko presented the name of the famous jazz pianist and composer of Cuban origin Gonzalo Rubalcaba. The Grammy winner will also take part in the anniversary festival program.