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19th Majorca Jazz Festival Sa Pobla
The 19th Festival Mallorca Jazz Sa Pobla returns, thanks to the support of all those dedicated to preserving an event of unquestionable musical significance. The task of opening this year´s Festival on Tuesday 6th August falls to the Mallorquin ensemble, Saxophobia Funk Project, whose influences include swing, blues and Latin, and who are sensational in live performance. For the next concert on Wednesday 7th, we welcome the Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz, who improvises contemporary classical music and Afro-Cuban rhythms into his own compositions. On Thursday 8th August, we continue with one of the most important pianists of the European avant-garde, Joachim Kühn, accompanied by the authentically multicultural sound of his group. The last concert of the Festival, on Friday 10th August brings to us the extraordinary Dan Fox, a trombonist who has worked with many of the leading lights of jazz and whose repertoire tends to the more traditional.
The music programme is complemented by a exhibition of paintings by Núria Palau. This will be open throughout the Festival at the Sala Es Cavallets, in the Plaça Major.