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Skopje Jazz Festival

Music festival
NameSkopje Jazz Festival
LocationSkopje, Republic of Macedonia
Years active1982 - present
DatesFirst part of October
GenreJazz, Cuban music, Experimental music

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The Skopje Jazz Festival is a jazz festival held in Skopje since 1982.

It is an institution which had consistent growth in the 1980s, 1990s and continues to grow every year. Even though it promoted a genre which at first glance looks distant from the local culture and tradition, it managed to attract a very large audience and to build a reputation as a prestigious festival not only in the Republic of Macedonia, but in a wider sense in the Balkans and in Europe. Throughout its history the festival has hosted prominent names from the jazz world such as: John McLaughlin, Ornette Coleman, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Joe Zawinul, Dave Holland, Charlie Haden, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Antony Braxton, Ray Charles, Cubanismo, D. D. Jackson, Sierra Maestra, Marshal Allen, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Gotan Project, Maria Joao, Toni Kitanovski, Al di Meola, Youssou N'Dour, Brazilian Girls, and many more.

The festival is part of the European jazz network and the European forum of World music festivals.

Skopje Jazz Festival Video

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22 October 2011. Live in Skopje, Macedonia. Ilhan Ersahin, Alp Ersonmez, Turgut Bekoglu and Izzet Kizil.
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Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet live on TV Alfa, Skopje, Macedonia. Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet are: Bojan Petkov (guitar,) Ivo Soldatovikj (clarinet,) Kiril Tuf...
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Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien plays In's Offene for flute, bass clarinet, cello and violin by Karlheinz Essl at Macedonian Days of New Music in Skopje, Maced...
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22 October 2011. Ilhan ErÅahin's Istanbul Sessions - Live at the Skopje Jazz Festival - Skopje, Macedonia - Macedonian Opera & Ballet.
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Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet live on TV Alfa, Skopje, Macedonia. Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet are: Bojan Petkov (guitar,) Ivo Soldatovikj (clarinet,) Kiril Tuf...
5.08 min. | 4.71 user rating
Jimmy Dawkins, guitar/vocal. Joel Perry, guitar. Ken Vangel, piano. Tim Green, bass. Mike Warner, drums.
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Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet live on TV Alfa, Skopje, Macedonia. Letechki Pekinezeri Quintet are: Bojan Petkov (guitar,) Ivo Soldatovikj (clarinet,) Kiril Tuf...
3.52 min. | 4.55 user rating
Live from Skopje Jazz Festival 2007. Juan Carmona and his flamenco band.
1.37 min. | 5.0 user rating

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Macedonia Music of the Republic of Macedonia

FestivalsMacedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest * Macedonia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest * Ohrid Fest * Ohrid Summer Festival * Si-Do * Skopje Fest * MakFest * Skopje Jazz Festival
GenresFolk music * Starogradska muzika * Čalgija * Pop * Rock * Hip hop
See alsoMusic of the geographical region of Macedonia * Music of Southeastern Europe * Radio stations in the Republic of Macedonia

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MuseumsMemorial House of Mother Teresa * Skopje City Museum
Sports venuesBoris Trajkovski Sports Arena * Cementarnica Stadion * Gjorče Petrov Stadium * Philip II Arena * Železarnica Stadium
Sports clubsFK Alumina * FK Balkan Skopje * FK Cementarnica 55 * FK Lokomotiva Skopje * FK Madžari Solidarnost * FK Makedonija Gjorče Petrov * FK Metalurg Skopje * FK Rabotnički * FK Skopje * FK Sloga Jugomagnat * FK Vardar * HC Vardar PRO * RK Metalurg Skopje
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EventsBasker Fest * Dance Fest Skopje * Oro Bez Granici * Kota 2023 * Skopje Fest * Skopje Film Festival * Skopje Jazz Festival * Skopje Summer Festival * Super Dzvezda * Theatre Fest
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