Jazz in the Park

Music | Dance | Performance
Members of the collective A Besta, André Calvário and João Sousa have specified the complicities engendered by several bands and projects in their duo Ácidos. They define this new adventure as a nucleus of experimental improvi...
Now with Albert Cirera and Marco Franco in substitution of João Guimarães and João Pais Filipe, Fail Better! invite Théo Ceccaldi for this concert, with whom the mentor of this band, Marcelo dos Reis, has played alongside in s...
JAZZ NO PARQUE DE 2019-07-06 a 2019-07-20
The 28th edition of Jazz in the Park fosters collaborations between groups and Portuguese individual musicians with international artists, aiming to build stronger relationships between the Portuguese music scene and other countri...
Winner of the Bernardo Sassetti Composition Award in 2017 and one of the most acclaimed figures of the new generation of Portuguese jazz, Pedro Melo Alves has been developing a path of musical research that combines elements of ja...
Netherlands / Australia / Brazil / Finland / AustriaPortuguese premiereFelicity Provan: vocals, trumpet; Yedo Gibson: baritone and tenor saxophones; Mikael Szafirowski: electric guitar, vocals; Luc Ex: bass guitar; Gerri Jager: dr...
Spain / GermanyPortuguese premiereLucía Martínez: drums; Benjamin Weidekamp: bass clarinet; DJ lllvibe: turntables; Ronny Graupe: electric guitar; Marcel Kroemker: double bassThe Galician drummer and percussionist - who lived in...
JAZZ IN THE PARK 2018 DE 2018-07-07 a 2018-07-21
In the field of jazz, musicians tend to divide between a groovy sound, based on a persistently repeated pattern, or explore new musical possibilities. Special attention to the rhythmic factor frequently means that the musicians wi...
Portugal / United KingdomNew projectMané Fernandes: electric guitar; José Soares: alto saxophone, bass clarinet; Ricardo Coelho: vibraphone, electronic percussion, synthesizer); Pedro Vasconcelos: drums + guests: Gonçalo Moreir...
World premièreJoelle Léandre (double bass, voice); Susana Santos Silva (trumpet, flugelhorn); Maria Radich (voice, dance); Maria do Mar (violin); Joana Guerra (cello, voice); Angélica V. Salvi (harp, electronics)Wit...
World premièreRodrigo Amado (tenor saxophone); Thomas Johansson (trumpet); Jon Rune Strom (double bass); Gard Nilssen (drums)Jazz in the Park challenged Rodrigo Amado, a leading figure in national creative jazz who has already ac...
JAZZ IN THE PARK 2017 DE 2017-07-02 a 2017-07-16
The concept for the 26th edition of Jazz in the Park was just one: to bring together musicians from Portugal and abroad in projects created specifically to be presented on stage at the Serralves Tennis Court.Curator: Rui Eduardo P...
World premièreTobias Klein (alto saxophone); John Dikeman (tenor saxophone); Bart Maris (trumpet); Jasper Stadhouders (electric guitar); Gonçalo Almeida (electric bass guitar); Philipp Moser (drums)+ Francisco Andrade (tenor sax...
Slow is Possible "Hunting Weather” (Portugal) Acclaimed new Portuguese jazz group, formed by young musicians from the Beira Interior region, with prior activity primarily in the field of classical music. Slow is Possible play c...
Nani Garcia is one of Spain’s most important jazz pianists, where he has led a pioneering jazz group in Galicia, "Clunia” (with distinguished guests, such as Kenny Wheeler and the Portuguese singer, Maria João). He is also a ...
JAZZ NO PARQUE 2016 - 25th edition DE 2016-07-03 a 2016-07-17
The 25th edition of Jazz in the Park will be especially dedicated to "home-grown talent." There will be two closing concerts in this year’s edition, the first of which features a new surprising group, Slow is Possible, formed by...
World premiere of a Brazilian trio, that has never performed together until now, for purely geographical reasons, and will now stage a joint concert at the initiative of Jazz in the Park. Ivo Perelman moved to the United States in...
Already considered one of the most important Portuguese jazz musicians, though he only recently appeared on the music scene, Hugo Carvalhais has won the favour of international critics and connoisseurs of this genre, with a 21st c...
With human evolution as his guideline, the project by the Galician pianist and composer Alberto Conde and the Indian master of the sitar Shakir Khan, is inspired by the fact that the continents of Europe and Asia are essentially o...
Jazz no Parque 2015 - 24th edition DE 2015-07-05 a 2015-07-19
Because jazz is born from the intersection with other musical traditions and throughout its evolution has assimilated aspects from various musical languages, the 24th edition of Jazz in the Park positions jazz music in relation to...
The I.Overdrive Trio was founded to develop its own interpretation of songs by Syd Barrett - founding member of Pink Floyd. Mentally affected by abuse of psychotropic drugs, he ultimately retired from the world of music to live in...
An ensemble specifically created for this edition of Jazz in the Park, Branches is the fruit of collaboration between two of Porto’s most dynamic musicians’ associations, each with their own specific field of activity - Porta-...
A new project from the Galician bassist, Baldo Martínez, aligned to the aesthetics of "European jazz". He is accompanied by three of Europe’s most dynamic musicians. Dominique Pifarely is heir to the lineage of French jazz viol...
One of the world's most important violinists in the fields of jazz and free improvisation, Carlos "Zingaro" has been a pioneer of free jazz and psychedelic rock in Portugal, via the Plexus group. In this trio, he is accompanie...
Jazz in the Park, 23rd Edition DE 2014-07-05 a 2014-07-27
With a new direction, a new format - four concerts instead of the usual three - and a new curator (the essayist and jazz critic Rui Eduardo Paes), Jazz in the Park aims to highlight how jazz traditions have been rejuvenated as a r...
Pata Generators is one of the most recent configurations of the Pata Music project, created by the German composer and saxophonist, Norbert Stein. As the name implies, the project’s main source of inspiration is "pataphysics” ...
CARLOS BICA & AZULCarlos Bica – double bassFrank Mobus-guitarJim Black - drums"Things About" is the title of the latest album by Carlos Bica and his trio AZUL, released in October 2012 by the Clean Feed label. If you ask a fore...
The masterclass is aimed at musicians or anyone interested in all areas of musical expression. This initiative aims to create an open dialogue with the audience and try to respond to a wide array of issues related to group-based m...
NELSON CASCAIS – Mingus ProjectNelson Cascais - double bassDiogo Duque - trumpetRicardo Toscano - saxophonesVictor Zamora - PianoVasco Furtado - drums When, twenty years ago, I first placed the vinyl record on the turntable and...
JOSÉ MENEZES 100 Umbrellas - Improvised Journey into the world of Erik SatieJosé Menezes - saxophones Gonçalo Marques - trumpet Mário Delgado - guitars Carlos Barretto - double bassJosé Salgueiro - drumsErik Satie wasn’...
Jazz in the Park 2013, 22nd edition DE 2013-07-14 a 2013-07-28
In line with the programming principle of bringing together the best international musicians and the best national projects, this year’s edition will highlight Portuguese musicians, offering them one of the most prestigi...



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