FEBRUARY PREMIERES: JAZZ A VIENNE
SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY AT 21:00 CET
This February, Stingray DJAZZ premieres new concerts and documentaries. Stingray DJAZZ dedicates this month to one of the world's most prestigious jazz festivals - ‘Jazz à Vienne’. Ever since 1981 it has attracted leading jazz artists, with many of them playing return engagements. On February 2 at 21:00 CET, enjoy four legendary piano players sharing the stage. On February 9 at 21:00 CET, marvel at reed player Charles Lloyd exploring different ways of fusing jazz with ethnic music elements. Watch Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter’s performance on February 16 at 21:00 CET, and be swept away by Brownswood Recordings' first signing, Jose James, singing a soulful blend of jazz and urban vibes on February 23 at 21:00 CET.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 21:00 CET
Four legendary pianists united by the shared sense of making art: Mulgrew Miller, Benny Green, Kenny Barron, Eric Reed. Flawless piano technique, amazing musicianship and swing - the performance for true jazz lovers.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 21:00 CET
The legendary saxophonist Charles Lloyd lent his adventurous, lyrical sound to highly successful experiments blending jazz and rock music, while the exploration of spirituality and transcendental meditation added new depth to his sound on Jazz a Vienne.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 AT 21:00 CET
Gregory Porter’s magnificent, burnished baritone can sink into a lyric with luxurious ease, the melody gently sculpted into new shapes at every turn, with the rhythm tugging subtly back and forth across the bar line.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23 AT 21:00 CET
Jose James was discovered by the legendary DJ and radio broadcaster Gilles Peterson. Joined on stage by a group of talented musicians, the singer is one of the prime examples of the direction jazz is heading towards.