San Javier Jazz Festival

It takes place in the months of June and July has renowned jazz, blues and latin players from around the world.

Roda Golf Rentals is a great place to stay so you can go and see the local jazz bands.

The jazz festival is in an open air auditorium in the municipal park Almansa which has a capacity for over 2,000 people; it is based on the old style Roman amphitheatre giving all spectators spectacular views.

In 1998 the first San Javier Jazz Festival happened with the help of Alberto Nieto and a group of jazz fanatics.

And of course the San Javier Town Hall through its Cultural Department.

In less than 10 years this Jazz Festival has established itself into a main cultural event of the Murcia Region.

It has international interest.

This years festival 2010

The program includes some Jazz greats like guitarist and singer George Benson, Dianne Reeves, Chucho Valdés with his new ensemble The Afrocuban Messengers, the Bobby Hutcherson & Cedar Walton Quintet, or the return to San Javier of the great accordionist Richard Galliano and his Tangaria Quartet.

Last Updated 30-jul-10

San Javier Jazz Festival Press Release

 

 

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