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One week left to Ljubljana Jazz Festival!
by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:42  PDF version
The 56th edition of the Ljubljana Jazz Festival will take place between the 1st and 4th of July 2015 in the Slovenian Capital. The Festival has a long history of proposing innovative music from different countries and cultures and is organised by Cankarjev dom, a member of the Europe Jazz Network and part of its Board of Directors. 56...
Ljubljana Jazz Festival - July 2015
by Cankarjev dom on Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:20  PDF version
The Lubljana Jazz Festival will take place between the 1st and 4th of July 2015 in the Slovenian capital city. Over a four-day period, the 56th Ljubljana Jazz Festival, a meber of the European Jazz Network, will present: 19 concerts featuring artists from 19 countries; three world premieres; the guitar, orchestra and Flemish/Belgian focuses; the...
Sidony Box and Abraxas' Psychomagia at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:04  PDF version
On the 21st April 2015 a great evening of jazz and improvised music will take place at Cankarjev dom, the biggest culture center and event hall in Slovenia, and a member of Europe Jazz Network (EJN). The evening will see the performances of Sidony Box and of Shanir Blumenkranz's Abraxas, that will perform the new album...
Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 20/02/2015 - 09:18  PDF version
  24 feb - Cankarjev dom, CD Club - Slovenia Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring SAMO ŠALAMON SLO BASSLESS TRIO + TROJNIK + VELKRO The new festival offers a platform for expression and promotion of younger generations of Slovenian jazz musicians by presenting new projects and albums within the local and...
STEVE LEHMAN OCTET
by Cankarjev dom on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 20:03  PDF version
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia 3 Feb STEVE LEHMAN OCTET Steve Lehman, alto saxophone, electronica; Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Tim Albright, trombone; Dan Peck, tuba; Drew Gress, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums A leading figure in new jazz, Steve Lehman mesmerised the Slovenian audiences...
55TH LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 02/05/2014 - 09:14  PDF version
55TH LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL   For the 55th Ljubljana Jazz Festival we have created a very special programme based on two focuses: The Piano and Norwegian Jazz. Along with the trumpet, the piano has been refreshed incredibly over the past few years after a period of certain stagnation. Apart from a few names that have pushed the envelope...
The 54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL starts tomorrow!
by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 22:08  PDF version
The 54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL starts tomorrow! Focus on a foremost European representative of contemporary improvised music PETER BRÖTZMANN. You can see the interview at the Ljubljana jazz festival web page. http://www.ljubljanajazz.si/index.php/en/video-interviews
54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Cankarjev dom on Sat, 22/06/2013 - 12:01  PDF version
54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL 2 – 6 July www.ljubljanajazz.si The festival’s new concept, overhauled on the occasion of the jubilee 50th Ljubljana Jazz Festival and reinforced in its 2010, 2011 and 2012 sequels, reinvigorated the Slovenian capital’s selection of festivals by presenting a series of one-day events. As the concept has been...
Lama
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:37  PDF version
Club CD Finding ground in the cross-section of re-invented traditional jazz idioms and innovation intrinsic to jazz since the 1970s, the Portuguese-Canadian trio Lama performed soon after the concert by Kaja Draksler. Susana Santos Silva’s charismatic trumpet playing was characterised by absence of conventional jazz patterns, while drummer Greg...
Kaja Draksler solo
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:36  PDF version
Kaja Draksler solo CD Club  After appearing with her quintet within the scope of 13 Points Plus and performing with Jure Pukl’s quartet on Friday, Kaja Draksler gave a solo piano recital yesterday that offered an insight into this composer and improviser’s broad emotional horizons. An idiosyncratic adaptation of a piece by...