Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presents

A Filetta with Paolo Fresu and Daniele Di Bonaventura, Mistico Mediterraneo

Opening act: Paolo Fresu – Gianluca Petrella duo

This fabulous Mediterranean-accented evening brings together trumpeter Paolo Fresu, bandoneonist Daniele di Bonaventura and the magical voices of the A Filetta ensemble, standard-bearers for the Corsican polyphonic vocal tradition. On the program: the album Mistico Mediterraneo, released on ECM, hailed for its fascinating melding of wind instruments and vocals, between jazz and ancient music. Opening the evening, Paolo Fresu starts with a musical dialogue with another major horn player on the Italian scene, trombonist Gianluca Petrella.

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Jazz Festival LogoRanked as the world’s largest jazz festival by Guinness World Records, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been synonymous with a passion for music for over three decades. Every year, the metropolis welcomes global music fans to 10 days of jazz-centric celebration, where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of the genre in its purest form. The Festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians and public entertainers, 1,000 concerts and activities—two-thirds of them free – in 15 concert halls and on 8 outdoor stages, welcoming more than 2 million visitors to the city, from noon to midnight! And it all happens in the heart of Montreal’s downtown core, in an area off-limits to car traffic! There’s no doubt – Montreal is the heartbeat of Planet Jazz!
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