Butman told about the program of the Sochi Jazz Festival

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Notrocketscience Igor Butman. Archival photoButman told about the program of the Sochi Jazz Festival© RIA Novosti / Alexander Natruskin

The program of the IX festival Sochi Jazz Festival, which will be held in Sochi from 2 to 5 August, will be interesting and rich, it will make foreign, domestic and local teams, said to RIA Novosti, people’s artist of Russia, President of the Sochi Jazz Festival Igor Butman.

«We will come to the festival group The Manhattan Transfer for over 40 years is one of the legends of jazz, with a lot of hits, with a lot of Grammy. They will be performing in the concert hall «Festival». Also in Sochi will make a very famous jazz singer French-born Cyrille Aimee, who has wonderful voice, amazing knowledge of jazz and is now very seriously gaining momentum on the world stage. Also in the concert hall «Sirius» will feature pianist and vocalist Oleg Akkuratov,» said Butman.

«Comes a remarkable trumpeter Vadim Eilenkrig, he hasn’t played in Sochi. Will be a big open-air concert, which will be opened by the program of the Sochi jazz orchestra. And, of course, will start with a jazz parade! I think this year will be rich and interesting program: with the stars from abroad, and our domestic, and local groups. All-all will once again show their skills», — said the musician.

The ninth festival Sochi Jazz Festival will be held in Sochi from 2 to 5 August. These days the resort waiting for a musical parade led by Igor Butman, performances by well known artists on the scenes of the Winter theatre and the concert hall «Festival», creative meetings and jam sessions under the open sky.

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