Tbilisi is hosting 22nd Jazz Festival
07 February, 2019
Tbilisi is hosting 22nd Jazz Festival
Tbilisi is preparing to host the 22nd Jazz Festival. Tbilisi Jazz Festival will take place from February 28 to March 2. The main guest of the 22nd Jazz Festival will be the legendary American jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny. Metheny is the owner of 20 Grammy Awards and the only performer to have won in Grammy’s 10 different categories. He is one of those outstanding musicians who can freely improvise on the stage and offer absolutely incredible compositions to the
spectators.

Aside from Pat Metheny, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vakhtang Kakhidze, Tbilisi Big-Band and the students of the jazz faculty of Tbilisi State Conservatoire will participate in the Festival.

Tbilisi Jazz Festival will open at the Grand Hall of Conservatoire with the new project – Tbilisi Big-Band & New Jazz Generation. At the given concert the representatives of different generations will perform together and offer the audience various jazz compositions.

On March 1, Pat Metheny Trio will take to the stage of Tbilisi Event Hall. The Jazz Festival will end with the joint concert of Pat Metheny and Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra. Legendary guitarist will perform within the scope of the project Missouri Skies and More.

Tbilisi Jazz Festival is organized by Eastern Promotions and TBC Status and supported by the Ministry of Tbilisi City Hall and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia.

At the press conference, the Director of Eastern Promotions, Giorgi Kereselidze focused on the importance of inviting such prominent guests to Georgia for promoting the country and contributing to the popularization of high-quality jazz music for the Georgian audience. He also noted that in order everyone to be able to attend the event, the ticket prices will be moderate.

The significance of participation of different generations was also accentuated at the conference.

The information about the jazz festival was announced at the press conference, held on February 5, at the TBC Gallery.

Source: Georgia Today

Photo courtesy: theculturetrip.com

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