Skopje Jazz Festival
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Skopje Jazz Festival
Skopje Jazz Festival
Genre Jazz, Cuban, experimental
Dates October
Location(s) Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Coordinates 42°0?N 21°26?E / 42.000°N 21.433°E / 42.000; 21.433
Years active 1982-present[1]

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

Although the festival promotes a genre which seems distant from its own culture and traditions, it attracts large audiences and receives attention in the Balkans and the rest of Europe. Musicians who have performed at the festival include Marshall Allen, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Anthony Braxton, Brazilian Girls, Ray Charles, Stanley Clarke, Ornette Coleman, Chick Corea, Al Di Meola, Gotan Project, Charlie Haden, Herbie Hancock, Dave Holland, Maria Joao, D. D. Jackson, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Toni Kitanovski, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Youssou N'Dour, Tito Puente, Gregory Porter, Sierra Maestra, McCoy Tyner, and Joe Zawinul.

The festival is part of the European jazz network and the European Forum of World Music festivals.


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