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The Mavericks, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Maceo Parker, Kurt Elling and Vonda Shepard lead the program of the XXI San Javier Jazz Festival

10-04-2018



The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, the councilor of Culture, David Martínez, the director of the Institute for Cultural Industries and the Arts, of the Region of Murcia, Marta López-Briones and the director of the International Jazz Festival of San Javier 2018, Alberto Nieto presented this morning at the Center Párraga, from Murcia, the concert program that includes names as The Mavericks, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea Akoustic Band, Maceo Parker, Kurt Elling, Kyle Eastwood, Vonda Shepard, Luis Salinas, Joao Bosco or Kenny Garret, among other great artists.



Festival director Alberto Nieto threw off the program, which will start on June 30 with bassist Pepe Bao accompanied by his own group with which he will offer a jazz fusion concert, flamenco and rock, followed by the American singer Vonda Shepard, who recorded an album with the concert he offered years ago in the missing festival "Músicas del Alma", in San Javier, and which premieres at the Festival with a repertoire of jazz, R & B, rock and traditional American music in which there will be a I remember the series Ally MacBeal, in which I played music for feelings of the protagonist.



Pat Metheny, one of the most admired jazz guitarists in all the world, returns to San Javier with a new group and a round of nut to an unmistakable style reflected in his latest album "The Unity Sessions ", on July 6. The French accordionist Ludovic Beier leads a production ofl pianist Ignasi Terraza and the harmonicist Antonio Serrano, who will act accompanied by double bass and drums on July 21, on a night that will end at rhythm of blues with the singer and guitarist of New Orleans, Walter "Wolfman" Washington.



Male vocal jazz will have one of the largest American jazz singers, Kurt Elling, baritone of technique shocking, that will act on July 22 in Quinteto formation with an exceptional guest, Marquis Hill, one of the most prestigious jazz trumpeters of the moment in the United States, where the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition has won, the the most important jazz musicians competition in the world. Kyle Eastwood, the bassist and composer, son of Clint Eastwood, premieres at Jazz San Javier where he will perform on July 25 with his quintet. Admired jazz bassist, Kyle Eastwood highlights also as a composer with works as prominent as the bands movies from his father like "Million Dollar Baby" or "Gran Torino", among others. The night will end with funk-soul electrifying of the Big Sam's Funky Nation, with a captivating mix of funk, rock, hip-hop, jazz and R & B.



Argentine guitarist Luis Salinas, an old acquaintance of Jazz San Javier will star on the night of July 27 with a double concert that will begin with his son Juan Salinas playing duo traditional Argentine music and that will end with his quintet interpreting their own compositions. The Jazz Festival of San Javier 2018 will bid farewell on June 30 withthe presence of Chick Korea Akoustic Band, an acoustic trio formed by the great legend of the piano along with the prestigious double bassist John Patitucci and the spectacular drummer Dave Weckl, meeting that has been considered as the "musical event of summer". Vocal jazz with René Marie and the piano of Bruce Barth will put the last notes that same night at the Jazz Festival of San Javier 2018.



Together with the Almansa park auditorium program, the Festival de San Javier Jazz will continue to go out with four concerts free The Spanish Domisol Sisters & Sedajazz Swing Brothers, will bring the vocal jazz of the 30s and 40s to the plaza de Spain of San Javier on July 4. Mike Sánchez, British musician of rhythm and blues, with Spanish roots, will perform on July 18 in the Barnuevo esplanade of Santiago de la Ribera, where on 24 July the Bluesfalos Murcia will arrive. La Manga del Mar Menor will host the concert of the Caribbean singer Tricia Evy, heiress of the great jazz vocalists, with a quartet of musicians Spaniards and Roland Baker as guest artist on July 26.



The director of the Alberto Nieto Festival advanced that the prices of tickets and subscriptions, which will go on sale within two weeks, will remain affordable, as usual, with an average price per entry of 15 euros.



The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, highlighted the quality of the program presented today as well as the direct management modality that characterizes a festival "that we are proud of because it puts San Javier on the map projecting with a brand of quality not only San Javier but the Region of Murcia ". He Councilman of Culture David Martinez referred to the Festival as "a of the cultural gems of our municipality that next to the Festival of Theater, Music and Dance, which releases it in August, make San Javier the capital of the scenic arts of the Levant during the summer ", and announced a painting exhibition dedicated to jazz coinciding with the Festival.



The general director of the Institute for Cultural Industries and of the Arts of the Region of Murcia, Marta López Briones, reiterated the support of the Autonomous Community of Murcia to the Jazz Festival of San Javier and announced a cycle at the Regional Film Archive dedicated to Clint Eastwood that will focus on the films whose soundtrack has been composed by his son, the musician Kyle Eastwood, invited this edition, as a complementary activity to the Festival.





l Luengo highlighted the quality of program presented today as well as the direct management modality that characterizes a festival "that we are proud of because it puts San Javier on the map projecting with a brand of quality not only San Javier but the Region of Murcia ". He Councilman of Culture David Martinez referred to the Festival as "a of the cultural gems of our municipality that next to the Festival of Theater, Music and Dance, which releases it in August, make San Javier the capital of the scenic arts of the Levant during the summer ", and announced a painting exhibition dedicated to jazz coinciding with the Festival.



The general director of the Institute for Cultural Industries and of the Arts of the Region of Murcia, Marta López Briones, reiterated the support of the Autonomous Community of Murcia to the Jazz Festival of San Javier and announced a cycle at the Regional Film Archive dedicated to Clint Eastwood that will focus on the films whose soundtrack has been composed by his son, the musician Kyle Eastwood, invited this edition, as a complementary activity to the Festival.





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