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Ponce Jazz Festival

Ponce Jazz Festival
Ponce Jazz Festival logo.jpg
Logo of the Ponce Jazz Festival
Official name Ponce Jazz Festival
Also called The Jazz Festival
Observed by Ponce, Puerto Rico
Type Local, cultural
Celebrations Music
Observances Yearly
Date Last weekend in April
2017 date 28-30 April
2018 date 27-29 April (Est.)
Frequency annual
Related to http://www.poncejazzfestival.com/ Website

The Ponce Jazz Festival is a musical celebration that takes place every year in Ponce, Puerto Rico.[1] The celebration lasts three days and takes place over a weekend (Friday through Sunday). It is generally held on the last weekend of April.

History

The festival is one of the newest in the Western Hemisphere. It was inaugurated in 2012.[2] It takes place at the Concha Acustica (English: acoustical shell) Amphitheatre of Parque de la Abolición in Barrio Cuarto.[3]

List of events

2012 edition

The festival starts on the last Friday of April, and the 2012 events were as follows:

Friday 27 April 2012
Grupo Zambaríbiri Stage Band (Guayanilla)
Escuela de Música de Guayama
Grupo Sound Jazz y Jazz Jam

Saturday 28 April 2012
Edwin Gutiérrez & Jazz Project
Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround Band
Julito Alvarado and his group Del Sur al Norte

Sunday 29 April 2012
Eugenio Torres & Sol Creciente
Banda Municipal de Ponce, Carlos Juan Colón & Manus, and William Cepeda

2013 edition

The 2013 events were as follows.[4]

Friday, 26 April 2013
Stage Band - Instituto de Musica Juan Morel Campos
Diversis Quartet
Flautista Joche Caraballo and his Trio
Irvin Cancel and his Band

Saturday, 27 April 2013
Luis Gonzalez & his Orchestra
Joseito Ruiz & Quartet
PuertoSax

Sunday, 29 April 2013
Black Jazz
Master Jazz Big Band

See also

References

  1. ^ Ni la lluvia frenó al Ponce Jazz Fest. Reinaldo Millán. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 30, Issue 1535. Page 26. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  2. ^ Ni la lluvia frenó al Ponce Jazz Fest. Reinaldo Millán. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 31, Issue 1535. Page 26. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  3. ^ Arranca este viernes Ponce Jazz Fest. Carmen Cila Rodríguez. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 30, Issue 1482. Page 26. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  4. ^ El International Ponce Jazz Festival 2013. Son de Aqui PR: Turismo Interno y Mucho Más. 24 April 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.

External links

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