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FESTA DO JAZZ (2020)

Lançamento: 12 de Setembro

Integrado no programa da Festa do Jazz 2020

Festa do Jazz is a book that was launched by Sons da Lusofonia in partnership with Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda (INCM) in September 2020. It contains numbers and facts about the 20 years of Portuguese jazz, intertwined with the history of the festival Festa do Jazz, which in 2020 celebrated its 17h edition.

The book consists general texts with an overview of the recent history of Portuguese jazz by researcher José Dias (NOVA FCSH) and Carlos Martins, Artistic Director of Festa do Jazz. Apart from that, a series of interviews has been conducted between January and April 2019 by Gonçalo Frota, acclaimed journalist of the newspaper Público. A total of 16 musicians that has been present at Festa do Jazz in diverse contexts along the years have been interviewed to paint a picture of how significant the role of the festival was for them as a part of the Portuguese jazz community. The interviews were used for creating a profile for each musician, along with photo portraits by Vitorino Coragem.


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