The Jazz Art Association, in cooperation with the Montenegrin Ministry of Culture’s National Commission for UNESCO, the Old Royal Capital Cetinje, and the Montenegrin Commercial Bank of Podgorica, will mark International Jazz Day with the concert “All That Jazz” to be performed by the Novi Sad Big Band at the Royal Square of Cetinje on April 30 at 7 p.m.
The celebration of International Jazz Day in Cetinje will mark the grand finale of Jazz Appreciation Month in Montenegro, which has been organized by the Jazz Art Association for the sixth consecutive year.
International Jazz Day has been celebrated in Montenegro since its inauguration as an international event. This year the Montenegrin Ministry of Culture’s National Commission for UNESCO, in collaboration with the Jazz Art Association, have jointly organized a special event in Cetinje. The Old Royal Capital Cetinje is also part of the collaboration. This all goes to show that International Jazz Day mimics the art of jazz music – a collaborative production involving mutual understanding and cooperation.
The Novi Sad Big Band was founded in 2003 by renowned jazz and pop musicians from the city of Novi Sad in northern Serbia. Their aim was to keep up the tradition of orchestral music in jazz, pop, soundtrack and incidental music. They actively cooperated with many renowned artists in the region. The Novi Sad Big Band repertoire’s features, as its backbone,classic works of jazz repertoire, film music, and Latin jazz standards, as well as important pieces of incidental/film music from the 20th century. The conductor and artistic manager of the orchestra is Fedor Vrtačnik. The guest artist for this concert is vocal soloist Svetlana Palada from Novi Sad.
We wish you a Happy International Jazz Day. Come and join us!
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