You Can Celebrate Today's International Jazz Day with an Online Concert from Mannheim

30 April 2020, 13:00
You Can Celebrate Today's International Jazz Day with an Online Concert from Mannheim

Today, April 30, is International Jazz Day. In response to the current coronavirus crisis, UNESCO music cities, among which Brno is also included, will celebrate this day with a live online streaming of a concert. This event, to be held as part of the Enjoy Jazz festival, will provide support to freelance artists. The concert will be transmitted live from the Ella & Louis Jazz Club in Mannheim, which also holds the title of UNESCO City of Music.  Performers include artists such as Nicole Metzger, Juliana Blumenschein, Bernhard Vanecek, Alexandra Lehmler and Olaf Schönborn, TC Debus, Claus Kiesselbach and other local artists. Spectators all around the world can support the artists by purchasing online tickets before the concert or even during the viewing of it.

The online concert, to be held under the heading of the Enjoy Jazz festival, will take place in the Germany city of Mannheim, which is one of the forty-six UNESCO Cities of Music. Local artists in three-member formations will take turns on the club stage: Nicole Metzger (vocals), Juliana Blumenschein, Bernhard Vanecek (trombone), Alexandra Lehmler and Olaf Schönborn (saxophone), TC Debus (double bass), Claus Kiesselbach (vibraphone), Marcus Armani (guitar), Erwin Ditzner (drums), Thomas Siffling (trumpet) and a number of other musicians. By purchasing the tickets you will support freelance artists; tickets can be purchased hereYou can buy the tickets before or even during the concert. The concert is supported by Mannheim, a UNESCO City of Music. The online stream starts today at 8:00 p.m. and you can watch it on YouTube or Facebook.

Alexandra Lehmler / photo from FB of the artist 

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