International Jazz Music Festival in Barcelona


Tomorrow it’s time for Cucho Valdés, one of the great artist of the Cuban music, which has become a resident artist of the festival. Chucho will give a great concert at the Auditori with the Afro-Cuban Messengers, in tribute to his 70 year career and the 40 years of Irakere, the band founded by him in 1973. On Thursday will play one of the most expected artists, John Legend, which will play in Barcelona for the first time. He is one the most known current soul, r&b and hip-hop artists. With four albums on his back, he has been recognized with many awards and record sales.

Paolo Conte, who will release his next album on November 11, Vincent Peirani and Émile Parisien, great names of French contemporary jazz, or the historical Italian jazz musician Gianni Coscia, represents a part of the European attendance to the festival. Regarding to Spanish jazz , Joan Chamorro Quartet will play with the young but consolidated Sant Andreu Jazz Band, and Josemi Carmona and Ignasi Terrassa duet will explore together the flamenco and jazz links.

Furthermore, Harlem Jazz Club will hold ‘Nits al Harlem’ cycle (Nights at Harlem), where Taylor McFerrin will play with its invigorating jazz and electronic fusion.  Also, Jamsessions and master classes at Liceu and Cocktail&Swing cycle are done every Friday.

If you have an accommodation for November at Hotel Omm, our five-star hotel, you should not miss the VollDamm International Jazz Festival in Barcelona, the jazz festival par excellence in the city. There, you will find a great variety of events to enjoy the best jazz music.