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Win Tickets to the Roma Jazz Festival

#WeLoveJazz, do you?

The weather is getting colder, the night comes earlier and it’s the perfect combination to sip a cocktail withlive jazz and blues flowing through the room. It’s the perfect time for the Roma Jazz Festival!

The festival brings some of the most famous jazz and blues musicians from around the world to Rome, where they’ll be performing in renowned venues throughout the city.

The best part? We have tickets for you!

Head over to our romeing_magazine on Instagram to enter now through November 20 to win tickets for:

– 1 pair of tickets to the FRANCO D’ANDREA “TRADITIONS TODAY” on 24 November

Auditorium Parco della Musica – 9.00 PM

romajazz-contestPianist, musician, composer: Franco D’Andrea is an international jazz star. For the last fifty years he has brought around the world his profound, intense, wide-ranging, unusual, new, funny music. He has worked with such artists as Gato Barbieri, Lee Konitz, Phil Woods, Enrico Rava, Aldo Romeno, Dave Liebman and many others. Last year the magazine “Musica Jazz” awarded him the career prize and the Académie du jazz de France elected him European musician of the year. In this concert the piano-clarinet-trombone trio will prove to be a fascinating experiment. He intuitively understood that a piano and two winds representing the reeds and the horns of a band could form a sort of “concentrated band”. Combining the opposite timbres of clarinet and trombone with the rhythm, harmony and melody of the piano, the trio will play traditional jazz and swing in a modern key and focus on improvisation as well as on counterpoint.

– 1 pair of tickets to the ORCHESTRA OPERAIA “SWING & NEW DEAL” on 30 November

Auditorium Parco della Musica – 9.00 PM

romajazz contestTrumpeter, arranger and composer Massimo Nunzi strongly desired to create – and eventually did – the “Orchestra Operaia” (Working Class Orchestra), now a lively and active group on the Italian jazz scene. He was inspired by American cooperative orchestras after the Wall Street Crash in the 20’s: an extraordinary way to combine high-profile musicians, ideas, talents and music, exactly as in Nunzi’s project. His orchestra will perform precious and almost unkown arrangements from Newark University archives. Some are extremely rare, as the one written by Dizzy Gillespie for Woody Hermann, while others provide an overview of swing from the origin until the “progressive” version of Stan Kenton, great orchestra conductor who created a new swing style. The Orchestra Operaia will be accompanied by the acrobatic and swinging choreography of Lindy Hop’s dancers, precious period clips, and the voice of a narrator who will guide you through this journey into jazz golden era.

 

How to Enter

OPEN INSTAGRAM

FOLLOW @Romeing_Magazine

REGRAM the contest image from the @Romeing_Magazine Instagram (Screenshot works great).

TAG @Romeing_Magazine with the #WELOVEJAZZ

YOU’RE ENTERED.  Stay tuned on the Romeing Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates on the contest and the Roma Jazz Fest. Winners will be contacted by Friday, 21 November.

 

The details: Contest period: November 14-20. Two winners will be chosen at random to win a pair of tickets to one of two pre-determined concerts. Submissions can be entered only once per day and must be submitted by November 21, 2014 @12:00pm. Participants can only win once.

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