World-renowned American bass virtuoso Andrew "The Bullet" Lauer, the world premiere of the pianist, composer and conductor Kryštof Marek, guitarist Libor Šmoldas, one of the young stars of European jazz, two in the region operating symphonic orchestras, recent discoveries of the Czech jazz scene and other musicians and formations of undeniable qualities form the programme of concerts of the 37th edition of the international jazz festival JAZZFEST KARLOVY VARY – SOKOLOV 2020.
From 7th October to 7th November, there are five concerts and a show combining music with jazz poetry. The festival's programme, which includes modern jazz and inter-genre fusions, has undergone many changes this year, due to persistent coronavirus problems and measures, and many agreed foreign musicians have lost the opportunity to participate in the festival.
The festival is organized for the 21st time by the Jazzový Kruh company headed by director and musician Milan Krajíc. The festival is traditionally held with the support of the City of Karlovy Vary and the Karlovy Vary Region, the patronage of JazzFest was provided by the Mayor of Karlovy Vary Ing. Andrea Pfeffer Ferklová, MBA and Governor of the Karlovy Vary Region Mgr. Petr Kubis.
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