Winter in Lviv starts with jazz. This good tradition was started by the oldest jazz festival in Lviv, Jazz Bez. Great live gigs, popular Lviv venues and late-night jam sessions, Jazz Bez festival got Lviv jazz fans covered in December.
Whether you’re a long-time lover of the genre or a total newbie, Lazz Bez Festival in Lviv tries to keep all the fans of this genre entertained with top-notch jazz events taking place in December, and with a solid selection of venues offering not just sweet sounds but sweet atmosphere too.
The sixteenth Jazz Bez Festival will gather around jazz musicians from all over Ukraine as well as many international jazz players.
Guests of the Festival will have a chance to enjoy live performances and jam sessions of the best musicians from USA, Canada, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine.
Concerts will take place in the Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall and night jam-sessions as usual will gather all musicians and jazz fans in Dzyga art-club.
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The headliners of Jazz Bez 2016 are the powerful women jazz project Sisters in Jazz, which was created by famous musicians from Japan, USA, Italy, Germany and Poland, contemporary jazz band by Pol Belardi Quartet from Luxembourg and jazz musicians from Spain, Sweden and Poland, who were gathered by Spainish drummer Carlos López in the band «Letters From København» project. Another anticipated guest of the festival is REDNAXELA — the international project of world famous musicians, who create new wave jazz and live nowadays in the USA, Canada, Belgium and Germany.
There will be numerous workshops, masterclasses and academic conferences for musicians taking place during Jazz Bez Festival in Lviv. Young Ukrainian musicians will have a chance to participate in the master class by legendary American bassist David Friesen and famous Polish vocalist, teacher in Academy of Music in Katowice Grzegorz Karnas.
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With top-notch performances taking place every night from December 2nd to December 11th, 2016 and with a solid selection of live gigs offering not just sweet sounds but sweet atmosphere too, Lviv jazz scene in December has to offer many interesting events to satisfy all jazz genre fans.
Photos: Jazz Bez official Facebook Page