PULA JAZZ FESTIVAL 13 - 15 August 2018
HOUSE OF CROATIAN DEFENDERS (OPEN AIR) 20h
Buzzers Quintet jazz, fusion. Croatia
Marko Prepelic is a trumpet player and composer from Varazdin which has been dealing with the music from the earliest childhood. His education was crowned at the prestigious music academy in Graz and in 2016. he founded the quintet Buzzers and by means of it he promotes author's compositions. Fusion, groove and jazz are just a part of styles that these performers skilly and approachable present to the audience and in their perfomance there is enough of Jazz standards and covers of eminent international music legends.
Jasmina Makota Quartet mainstream jazz, vocal. Croatia
Odrasla u Chicagu, Jasmina je još kao dijete pokazala zavidne vokalne sposobnosti i pjevala u najprestižnijim zborovima, a kasnije osvojila punu stipendiju za Oberlin.
Izražavajući se kroz razne žanrove, jedno je vrijeme djelovala i u Hrvatskoj nakon čega se odselila u New York gdje niže uspjehe jedan za drugim, a jednu od posljednjih nagrada osvojila je za izvođenje tradicionalne balkanske glazbe.
Dennis Lambert Trio jazz mainstream, piano. USA
Dennis Lamber started playing in the age of five years. In his music career that has been lasting more than 20 years he traveled the world, cooperated with the most eminent musicians and he was a tutor in the different continents. Critics often describe him as an oasis in the sea of outstanding and very talented pianists. His specific approach and courage when meeting with the new expressions are fresh and extremely fine.Youtube
Bruno Krajcar Jazz Band world, ethno jazz. Croatia
One of the most eminent Croatian academic compositor, bard and ethno musician, multi-instrumenalist and in the same time a showman. Bruno Krajcar is dedicated his life to the music in any its form. He was awarded numerous awards, his walkings through the styles are so smooth and comfortable and each his perfomance is particular, different.Youtube
Joel Remmel Trio contemporary jazz, mainstream. Estonija
is one of the brightest stars of the younger generation on the Estonian jazz scene. Productive collaborations with many jazz musicians from Estonia and abroad have resulted in numerous recordings and live performances. Joel believes in beauty!
It is one of the keywords describing his work as a musician and composer. Not the fading glimpses of glamour but beauty through different forms that can have a deep and dignifying effect on a person. Joel’s main goal is to share this through his works in the musical field and in life in general.Youtube
Vasil Hadžimanov Band contemporary, balkan jazz. Serbia
Vasil Hadžimanov Band
is a collective formed in late 90-s in Belgrade, Serbia. The mastermind behind it is Vasil Hadžimanov - a Berklee scholar and a piano & keyboard player who fuses various aspects of Balkan folk music and jazz fusion, with heavy emphasis on percussion and keyboard tapestries.
Often cited as a Balkan-focused variant of Joe Zawinul’s music - such a tag is not untrue, but it’s doing injustice the band’s variety of styles and it’s unique chemistry, which is developing it’s own identification on the world’s jazz fusion map: beside already mentioned Balkan music varieties and jazz fusion, the band is dabbing with electronics, swing, funk, soul, rock and improvisational.Youtube
Oleg Kireyev Quartet feat Sharon Clark mainstream jazz, saxophone,vocal. Russia, USA
|Sharon Clark was proclamed by the "Washington Post" for the best singer in Washington primarily for her amazing voice and the charism. Her skills in the perfomance of Jazz and Blues music don't leave indifferent even the most demanding audience and her mature voice together with a perfect diction are the things that make her particular and indispensable.|
Oleg Kireyev is the first Russian musician, who combined ethnic jazz motifs with amazing Bashkir folk instruments and incredible throat singing. Oleg is one of the few jazz musicians on the modern Russian scene who is brilliantly versed in the variety of jazz styles, genres and directions. He is equally excellent in the jazz mainstream, in fusion and world music.
Tickets are available in three categories
- VIP (on the terrace at the tables with the best view and restaurant service) 150 kunas / 20 EUR
- Parter (seats in front of the stage) - 70 kunas / 9 EUR
- Early Bird (seats in front of the stage), bar chair and standing places - 50 kunas / 7 EUR (ONLY till 01.08.2018)
- Kids and young people under 18 y.o.- FREE Tickets available online on the Eventim website and all Eventim selling spots
Program of the festival
About the festival
August 13, 14 and 15, at the very heart of Pula, the III International Pula Jazz Festival is going to take place.
Three unforgettable romantic nights, filled with rich jazz sounds, are waiting for the privileged connoisseurs of music. Wine and Istrian cuisine, superior live vibrations, captivating creative flow, genuine communication, surprises, humor, sympathic atmosphere of a poetically beautiful town – everything is for you, dear friends!
Three days in a row the stars of the most vital music on Earth will perform on a summer terrace of House of Croatian Defenders (Dom Hrvatskih Branitelja)! Join in the refinement, harmony and culture of jazz at the summer festival in Pula!
|Jazz festivals have been held in Europe for more than 60 years, the desire of our organization is to develop jazz festival in Pula, enrich the cultural life of Istria and offer city visitors a really interesting musical program. Due to its architectural features Pula seems to be designed to host musical events. |
The House of Croatian Defenders was selected as a venue of the first jazz festival where surrounded by ancient pines a cozy space with a summer stage and a terrace was organized. The House of Croatian Defenders is conveniently located in the center of Pula, paid parking is on the street, a bus stop is located nearby.
“ Cultural Initiative
” association is a non-profit organization set up in 2013 with the purpose to create cultural projects, introduce jazz and improvised music to the mass audience, provide an environment for creative communication and exchange of cultural experiences. With the help of cultural cooperation, we are building bridges in the name of friendship and understanding between people. Jazz is the international communication language of musicians, it is created in all corners of the earth, it is a democratic music, the music of free and creative people.
The goal of the association, acting in cooperation with international musicians, contribute to the diversity of cultural life of the city. The program is intended for audiences 6+ and selection of contractors to meet both the domestic population as well as visitors from different European countries, who want quality notes.
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