In the Urals will be the sixth international jazz festival UralTerraJazz

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich concert. Archival photoIn the Urals will be the sixth international jazz festival UralTerraJazz© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich

The sixth international jazz festival UralTerraJazz on Saturday will be held in the city of Kamyshlov of Sverdlovsk region, announced at a press conference on Tuesday, acting Minister of culture of the Sverdlovsk region Galina Golovin.

Artistic Director of the festival from its inception is a famous Russian jazz pianist Daniel Kramer.

«In a series of significant events, which are held on the territory of Sverdlovsk region, the jazz festival in Kamyshlov is a special place. It takes place this year for the sixth time, and it is full of interesting, distinctive cultural activities,» said acting Minister of culture. This year the festival is dedicated to the 350th anniversary of Kamyshlov is one of the oldest cities in the Urals.

Program Director UralTerraJazz Irina Schetnikova told reporters about the program of the festival. «The jazz festival is one of the best programs of jazz festivals all over Russia. I’ll start with the «tasty» for yourself — Tim Kliphouse (the Netherlands, violin). He will play with a trio of Daniil Kramer. Daniel himself invited this musician. He is very popular. If you just imagine the violin playing in the Gypsy jazz format, — how it would taste on a summer day in an open area,» said Schetnikova.

Also at the festival will play a musician from the United States – Chad Lefkowitz-brown. «It is representative of the direction young jazz musicians new York, musicians of the third Millennium, who is a rising star of the jazz world. This is a more intellectual music — contemporary jazz. This is where jazz music,» said program Director of the festival.

Classic jazz will be represented by a black singer from Italy, a member of the television program «the Voice of Italy» Deborah’s Honor, which will perform with the trio of Kramer. In addition, the expected performance of musicians from Cuba HotHavanaOrchestra, Finnish singer and guitarist of the Erji Lyytinen, as well as residents of Yekaterinburg jazz club EverJazz. This year will offer space for communication with musicians and master classes.

The head of the Kamyshlovsky urban district Alexey Polovnikov said that in parallel with the jazz festival sand sculpture festival «Kamyshlov-art-Sand 2018» and the gastronomic festival «Strawberry jam». In addition, the participants of the festival are going to set the record, standing in a large strawberry. It is expected that the shares will be attended by 4 thousand people, said ladle.