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Umbria Jazz Winter

Umbria Jazz Winter

Orvieto from 12/28/2017 to 01/01/2018
Type of event:
  • Festival
  • Music
Phone: 0755732432
Fax: 0755722656


Umbria Jazz Winter #24

To introduce a new year dedicated to the music, come to celebrate 2017 with Umbria Jazz Winter, in the magnificent scenary of Orvieto. Do not miss this appointment with the jazz music in Winter version, enjoy its events and concerts in the Umbrian city of Orvieto from the 28th December 2016 to the 1st January 2017.

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As the tradition, Umbria Jazz Winter has been coming with the New Year in Orvieto since 1993, year of the first edition. During the 5 days of the event, the city will be full of initiatives, with many musicians and a unique mix of genres: from jazz to blues, from gospel to soul.

The festival is proposing to the guest many events in all its historic center, and of course in its most important and suggestive locations as Teatro Mancinelli, Palazzo del Popolo, Palazzo dei Sette and Museo Emilio Greco.

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The most interesting events of Umbria Jazz Winter #24

  • CHIHIRO YAMANAKA UK TRIO - Curreri, Fresu, Foschini, Casarano feat. Shaney Forbes and Dan Casimir

"Le Rondini e La Luna", evocative title of this Italian project dedicated to the jazz of Lucio Dalla and Fabrizio De André, with Gaetano Curreri, voice and leader of Stadio band, Paolo Fresu, Fabrizio Foschini and Raffaele Casarano
28th December, 9 pm Teatro Mancinelli


  • CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO/ JOHN PATITUCCI ELECTRIC GUITAR QUARTET feat. Christian Sands and Jerome Jennings, feat. Adam Rogers, Steve Cardenas and Ben Perowsky

Two wonderful groups directed by two important double bass men, the new trio of Christian McBride with Christian Sands at the piano and Jerome Jennings at the drum, and the quartet (with two guitarists, Jose Cardenas and Adam Rogers) of John Patitucci
29th December, 9 pm Teatro Mancinelli



"Around Gershwin", Giovanni Tommaso at the double bass, Rita Marcotulli at the piano and Alessandro Paternesi at the drum, in this trio with some of the most important musicians of the Italian jazz
29th December, 4 pm Palazzo del Popolo, Sala 400



Project of Dado Moroni at the piano and Luigi Tessarollo at the guitar
30th December, 3:30 pm Palazzo del Popolo, Sala Expo


  • GIL EVANS “Miles Ahead" and "Porgy and Bess” directed by Ryan Truesdell feat. Jay Anderson, Steve Wilson, & Lewis Nash, special guest Paolo Fresu

Directly from the United States of America, Ryan Truesdell will introduce to us his new work dedicated to the original pages of two important album recorded by Evans with Miles, with the italian Paolo Fresu at the trump as an added value to the project
30th December, 9 pm Teatro Mancinelli
31th December, 5 pm Teatro Mancinelli
1st January, 5 pm Teatro Mancinelli



Among the most important moments of the festival, Holy Mass in the Dome with gospel and songs of the african tradition
1st January, 1 am Teatro Mancinelli


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Spend a different New Year's Eve in Orvieto with Umbria Jazz

This Festival will propose many events and Orvieto will be a unique location to spend your Christmas holidays and the New Year Eve.

Music offered is also really various, with different genres and sound richness. Umbria Jazz has in fact an open vision of the music, as long as quality music. From the songs of Vince with his traditional street music, to the original jazz of Sticky Bones, from the organ trio of Max Ionata to the Swing Valley Band, from the gypsy jazz of Accordi Disaccordi to the joy of Sammy Miller and the Congregation and to the pianist Mario Donatone, entertainer between blues and jazz.

To discover the details of the program, look at the official site of Umbria Jazz Winter