SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT MAY AT 21:00 CEST
This May, Stingray DJAZZ premieres several new concerts. On May 3, enjoy a spine-tingling performance by the legendary Archie Shepp from Jazz à la Villette at 21:00 CEST. Watch concert film Django’s Children on May 10 at 21:00 CEST. Be sure to tune in on May 17 at 21:00 CEST for Israeli jazz pianist Shai Maestro's trio at Jazz à la Villette. On May 24, celebrated Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf presents his ambitious project 'Diagnostic' during Istanbul Sessions. Finally, be sure not to miss a truly magical show by the Erik Truffaz Quartet at the WorldStock Festival on May 31 at 21:00 CEST on Stingray DJAZZ!
A. SHEPP "SWINGING THE BLUES" - JAZZ A LA VILLETTE
SUNDAY, MAY 3 AT 21:00 CEST
Archie Shepp's name has made it into the majority of jazz history books. Known for his explosive and free improvisations, the saxophonist pays tribute to the roots of the blues in Paris at Jazz à la Villette 2014.
SUNDAY, MAY 10 AT 21:00 CEST
The documentary "Django's Children" follows five Gypsy jazz musicians, who have a jam session into the early hours of the morning. At dawn, new adventures and encounters await them when their journey continues.
SHAI MAESTRO TRIO - JAZZ À LA VILLETTE
SUNDAY, MAY 17 AT 21:00 CEST
With his personal signature sound, Shai Maestro expresses an incredible musical fluidity that qualifies this trio as one of the most powerful and harmonious bands in today's jazz.
IBRAHIM MAALOUF - DIAGNOSTIC
SUNDAY, MAY 24 AT 21:00 CEST
In May 2013, the famous French-Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf concluded his concert tour at Babylon in Istanbul. Like his album of the same name, 'Diagnostic', this concert offers more classical jazz than usual, even if some compositions do show the traces of Oriental and Baroque sounds that have become his trademark.
ERIK TRUFFAZ QUARTET - WORLDSTOCK FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, MAY 31 AT 21:00 CEST
Known for his fusion of rock, hip-hop, electronic music and jazz, trumpeter Erik Truffaz is joined on stage by Marcello Giuliani on bass, Benoit Carboz on keys, Arthur Hnatek on drums, and Oxmo Puccino on vocals.