Bansko Jazz Fest 2016 – 6th to 13th August

Jul 18, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko Jazz Fest 2016 is here. Better than ever before. Kicking off on the 6th August and finishing with Joss Stone headlining on the 13th August. I can’t wait as it is the best week to be in Bansko in the summer. What’s more, if you need a transfer then help support banskoblog.com and buy it here or on Bansko App.

PRE-FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

August 4th, Thursday

COMMUNITY CULTURE CENTRE “N. VAPTZAROV“*

8:00 p.m. (admission with tickets)

Piano concert – Prof. Yovcho Krushev

 

August 5th, Friday

Grand Hotel Bansko HALL*

8:30 p.m. (admission with tickets)

Concert of Yordanka Hristova – vocal &

Big Band Blagoevgrad, conductor Boris Yanev

(tickets at the hotel reception)

XIХ JAZZ FESTIVAL BANSKO 2016

PROGRAMME

6–13 AUGUST

STAGE “N. VAPTZAROV“ SQUARE

ТHE CONCERTS STARTS AT 19.30 h

 

6th August – Saturday

1. Big Band Blagoevgrad and soloists, conductor Boris Yanev and special guest Yordanka Hristova –vocal (Bulgaria)

2. Susana Sawoff (Austria) – Susana Sawoff – vocal & piano, Manu Mayr – electric & double bass, Lukas König – drums, percussion

3. The Golden Buddha Jazz Band (P. R. China) – Kong Hong Wei “The Golden Buddha” – piano, Adam Huang – electric bass, Shao Ha Ha – drums, Martin Feng – chinese ruan /guitar, Ding Xiaokui – chinese flute

 

7th August – Sunday

1. Pankastic! (Hungary) – Panna Pálmai – singer, Vilmos Seres – clarinet, Márk Horváth – acoustic guitar, Dániel Kardos – acoustic guitar, József Csurkulya – dulcimer, Pál Lombos – double bass

2. Rehan Syed Band (Germany) – Rehan Syed – lead guitar, Jonas Hermes – double bass, Thomas Buffy – violin, Alex Bomba – rythm guitar

3. Vassil Petrov –vocal & Stanislav Arabadjiev trio (Bulgaria) – Stanislav Arabadjiev – piano, Dimitar Sirakov – double bass, Nikola Goryalov – drums

 

8th August – Monday

1.“The Musical In Jazz” – a concert of students from the jazz-pop department of the State Academy of Music (Bulgaria)

2. Goce Stevkovski Septet (Macedonia) – Mihail Josifov – trumpet, Kiril Kuzmanov – alt saxophone, Ivan Ivanov – tenorsaxophone, Sashko Nikolovski – trombon, Damir Imeri – keyboard, Oliver Josifovski – double bass, Goce Stevkovski – drums

3. Dixieband Teteven (Bulgaria) – Dimcho Dimitrov – conductor, vocal and trombone, Marin Yordanov – clarinet, tenor-sax, Stoyan Todorov – clarinet, sax, Todor Bakardjiev – trumpet, Tanja Dimitrova – piano, Pavel Tetevenski – guitar, banjo, vocal, Vladko Vassilev – bass guitar, Borislav Vasilev – drums, Nikolay Stoykov – percussion, Stanislava Dimitrova – SUNNIE – vocal, Stefan Slavejsky – vocal

 

9th August – Tuesday

1. Naissblue (Serbia) – Marijan Cvetanović – trumpet, Bojan Bojković – piano, Dimitrije Simović – bass, Jovan Cvetković – drums, special guest Zeljko Ljubic – guitar

2. 3-oto (Bulgaria) – Kalin Zhechev – keyboard, Yasen Vasilev – guitar, Venko Poromanski – drums

3. Michal Wroblewski trio (Poland) – Michał Wróblewski – piano, Michał Kapczuk – double bass, Sebastian Kuchczyński – drums

4. Magi Alexieva “MEY” (Bulgaria) with Berthe Trio (France) – Magi Alexieva “MEY” – vocal, Mickael Berthelemy – piano, Thomas Cordogli – bass, Felix Joveniaux – drums

 

10th August – Wednesday

1. Rumen Alexandrov Ragtime Band (Bulgaria) – Desislava Tileva – vocal, Stoicho Radnev – trumpet, Nevilian Gemijev – clarinet, Rumen Alexandrov – banjo, Georgi Tsenev – piano, Nikolay Enev – tuba

2. Cyrus Chestnut / Buster Williams / Lenny White (USA) – Cyrus Chestnut – piano, Buster Williams – bass, Lenny White – drums

3. Silvia & Band (Portugal / Bulgaria) – Sílvia – vocals (fadist), Tiago Santos – portuguese guitar, João Paulo Correia – classic guitar, Luis Cabral – acustic bass, Ivo Martins – percussion

 

11th August – Thursday

1. Breakpoint (Bulgaria) – Boris Petrov Parcheto – sax, piano, clarinet, Angel Dimitrov – guitar, tambura, Plamen Dimitrov – accordion, Nikolay Danev – drums, Svetoslav Nedelchev Kozmo – bass guitar

2. Axel Zwingenberger (Germany) & Keito Saito (Japan) – piano

3. Shakatak (UK) – Bill Sharpe – keyboards, Jill Saward – lead vocals / percussion / flute, Roger Odell – drums, George Anderson – bass, Jacqui Hicks – backing vocals / sax / flute, Alan Wormald – gtr / backing vocals

 

12th August – Friday

1. Christina Kirova Sextet (Bulgaria) – Christina Kirova – vocals, Angel Nikolov – piano, Alexander Vasev – keyboard, Isaak Benbasat – drums, Emilio Varholev –bass, Ivan Jordanov – saxophone

2. Tal Gamlieli trio (Israel) – Tal Gamlieli – double bass, Chai Bar David – piano, Amir Bar Akiva – drums

3. NADA (Italy) – Nada – voice, Luciano Turella – viola/voice/percussions, Fausto Mesolella – guitar

 

13th August – Saturday

1. Petya Stancheva quintet (Bulgaria)

2. Ralyzzdig’s Band (Japan) – Yuichiro Tokuda – sax & vocal, Naoto Suzuki – guitar, Syunichi Yanagi – piano, Tomoya Ohgaki – bass, Yuto Maseki – drums

3. JOSS STONE & BAND (UK)

The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program.

 

Enjoy Bansko Jazz Fest and let;s hope for sunny balmy and dry Jazz evenings.

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