In Astrakhan, opens the international festival «Delta jazz»

© RIA Novosti / Marina to Listenability in fotobounce of Astrakhan. Archival photoIn Astrakhan, opens the international festival «Delta jazz»© RIA Novosti / Marina to Listenability the image Bank

The third international festival of jazz music «Delta jazz» will open Wednesday at Astrakhan state Opera and Ballet theatre, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the theatre Lyudmila Rolina.

«The initiator of creation in Astrakhan jazz festival, became artistic Director and main conductor of theatre Valery Voronin. This year on stage of the theatre will see performances of bands from USA, Italy and Russia,» she said.

At the opening ceremony of the festival will perform an American band from New Orleans, Stooges Brass Band. In his compositions, the first of which appeared in the mid-1990-ies, the musicians sing of life, love, friendship between people all over the world. «Combining elements of hip-hop, jazz, fanca, pop music, they have created a new and completely original style,» explained the interviewee.

The next day is to showcase the «Brill Brothers» – the famous jazz saxophonists-twins. Since 1991, the ensemble is one of the most popular jazz bands from Russia, said Rolina.

On Friday, the theater will perform big band George Garanian (Krasnodar). The repertoire is striking in its breadth: from the writings of the luminaries of jazz to modern arrangements. In addition, for the first time in the history of the festival team will present to small spectators special program «big band Garanyan for children.»

«At the close of the festival on October 28 will be the team Vittorio Cuculo Group (Italy) with the project «the Best in jazz — moods-BOP». For the audience the sound of American jazz in the Italian interpretation,» added Rolina.

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