“Jazz Globus” celebrated its coming of age!
Leonid (Lenny) Sendersky
Boris Gammer's Ensemble
Jazz-Globus Bar Mitzvah
13th «Jazz Globus»
In the photo: guest of festival singer Rita Edmond
he Jazz Globus Festival is one of the most important phenomena in Israeli musical life. This year's festival has come of age – it will be held for the thirteenth time! Only one Jazz festival in Israel, Red Sea Jazz Festival Eilat, is older than this one.
he thirteenth Jazz Globus or Jazz-Globus Bar Mitzvah will take place in Jerusalem, in the “Harmony” Cultural Center, from the 23rd to 30th of November. Its program includes six concerts with 12 ensembles and a jam session.
More than 50 musicians from Israel, the USA, Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Argentina and Poland will participate in it. The jam session will take place at
where participants will improvise along on well-known Jazz themes.
azz-Globus Bar Mitzvah will be opened by its coevals – Swing-Orchestra of Ha-Sadna Conservatory. The young Jazz musicians will pass the baton to the African-American singer Rita Edmond and
ensemble. Appearing for the first time in Israel; a unique Ukrainian duet “Big Second”.
The pianist Daniel Schwarzwald from Berlin and the drummer Nathan Blankett from New York are also the debutants of the festival, they will play together with leading Israeli musicians. One of the most famous guests of the festival is Europe's leading bass player Anton Gorbunov from Russia.
rilliant musicians who have recently arrived in Israel will perform together with well-known local and international artists. All of them have already gained popularity here, and found a worthy place on the cultural map of Israel.
Amongst them are the Argentinean duo of the vocalist Timna Comedy and the guitarist Dario Acosta; the Ukrainian pop and television star of the recent past, and now – a bright jazz singer on the Israeli scene Irina Rosenfeld, one of the leading Israeli saxophonists
, a brilliant performer on the bagpipes and folk wind instruments Vladimir Cherepovsky; classical musicians, winners of international competitions Irina Zheleznova, Dina Goifeld and Elena Odinzova; a brilliant trumpeter Gleb Zaida and others.
he legendary Israeli jazz musicians Danny Gottfried, Albert Piamenta and Arele Kaminsky will take part in in the festival for the first time. Among the participants of the concerts are the leading jazz musicians of the country:
, Benny Gertzen, Elad Gellert, Gilad Avro, Jake Pisaq, Yakov Muravin,
The ensemble of Mediterranean jazz “Elki-Palki” and a unique accordionist Boris Malkovsky will present their original program. In accordance with its tradition, the festival will be consummated by the Alliance ensemble of free improvisation led by the classic of the modern jazz
/ШThe festival is the result of a collaboration between the Absorption Authority of the Jerusalem Municipality and the Center for Absorption of Immigrant Artists and Returning Residents of the Ministry of Immigration and Absorption.
etails: on our site and on a special page in
Tickets to the concerts of the festival are available at the online booking office «
» and the box office of «Harmony» hall before concerts.
MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis
Anat Fort with Adam Linz on bass and JT Bates on drums.
Jazz Globus 2007
The festival was held in November / December 2007. There were seven concerts in the program: 26, 28, 29 and 30 od November and 1,2 and 3 of December. All the concerts took in the Municipal Jerusalem Cultural Center (Hillel, 27). There were 90 Israeli musicians and 8 guests from USA and Russia participating. Musicians, introduced during the Festival work in many different styles of jazz, as well as in some genres related to jazz. Several ensembles and soloists performed during each concert.
Participation in the festival
Applications for participation in the festival next deadline is August 1 at the following addresses and telephone numbers:
Jazz Globus • Phone: 052-2-634444 • Hall “Harmony” (27 Hillel St., Jerusalem) •
Official website of the Jerusalem International festival of jazz and alternative music.
The festival is held annually in late November - early December.
The festival involved more than 100 musicians from around the world.