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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

IV Festival Matanzas Jazz to be held online

Matanzas, Cuba, 14 Apr - The Matanzas Jazz Festival IV will have an online program from April 29 to May 2 to promote the broad spectrum of gender, organizers confirmed today in Cuba.

In this edition we will have the motto Jazz greets the son because it is the 110th anniversary of the birth of the emblematic Matanzas musician Ignacio de Loyola Rodríguez Scull, known as Arsenio Rodríguez (1911-1970) ', the management committee communicated.

The program will include virtual concerts by the pianist Alejandro Falcón together with the rumba group Los Muñequitos de Matanzas; from the Mestizaje group, the Jazz Band Casino Bellamar, the Atenas Brass Ensemble wind quintet and the Matanzas Chamber Choir.

Presentations by prominent artists and groups such as José María Vitier, Bobby Carcassés, Orlando Valle “Maraca”, Yasek Manzano, Afrocuba, Sonora Lira Matancera, Orquesta Failde,GastónJoya and his New Cuban Trío, and Janio Abreu and Aires de Concierto are conceived.

The agenda is filled by the lectures Vocal jazz: notes for a story; The legend of the wonderful blind man; and Jazz and human rights: diversity, inclusion and freedom of improvisation, as well as the Matanzas panel for jazz and vice versa.

This festival, with a young trajectory, shows its fruits in the consolidation of diverse audiences that consider it an initiative of impact in the formation of jazz aesthetic taste, the group promoting the event highlighted in its message.(PL)