Like a Jazz Machine is back!

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Like A Jazz Machine 2019 approaches! The reputation of Dudelange as Luxembourg’s City of Jazz is firmly established. By creating the festival “Like a Jazz Machine” in 2012, the founders have started a powerful generator of energies, visions and jazz moods. Relying on their ultimate commitment to jazz, the CCRD opderschmelz and the cultural department of the City created a common platform for the artists, the public, the professionals and cultural workers, as well as the associations and societies interested in partnership.

After the huge success of the previous seven editions, “Like a Jazz Machine” 2019 offers an open range of contemporary currents in jazz, by highlighting original creations and jazz on the highest level, as well as focusing on cross-border incursions in other musical genres. 15 bands and ensembles, assembling over 70 musicians, are going to share the stage of the CCRD opderschmelz during a period of four consecutive days.
 
Many artists in this program come back to the roots and many represent new exciting trends. The festival celebrates jazz in all its forms, and ranges from tradition to modernity.
 
The festival features big stars and living legends, either as leaders or as guest stars, world-renowned artists like Enrico Rava, Kyle Eastwood, Manu Katché,  Soweto Kinch… just as award-winning, confirmed talents like Laurent de Wilde, Stéphane Kerecki, Michel Edelin who stay for outstanding and pioneering performances.
 
Several artists were commissioned to develop original projects in residence at the CCRD opderschmelz, with complete artistic freedom. Jazz from Luxembourg, exceptionally dynamic and creative -  Marly Marques Quintet, Teleport, Pascal Schumacher - David Laborier NE:X:T, Arthur Possing Quartet, Claire Parsons Quintet.
 
The last performances of each day are particularly hot, the bands go party while staying on the highest artistic level, and invite the public to the dance-floor with their energetic hiphop-drives, groovy rythms and wild sounds. “Like a Jazz Machine” is an urban and eclectic festival for all ages, dedicated to enhance various moods and to keep on turning the resourceful machineries of today’s jazz all over the City of Dudelange, the whole of Luxembourg and the extended
European borderland.
 
music:LX are proud of it’s ongoing partnership with such an innovative festival. Please see this years line up below.
 
If you’re interested in coming to Dudelange and discovering this great festival please get in touch with Giovanni Trono – giovanni (at) musiclx.lu
 
 

Like A Jazz Machine / 16 – 19 of May / Dudelange (LU)

 
Line – Up:
 
Thursday 16th  of May
18h30 Claire Parsons Quintet
20h00 Rembrandt Frerichs Trio & Hermine Deurloo
21h30 Arthur Possing Quartet
23h00 Enrico Rava 6tet
 
Friday 17th of May
18h30 Laurent de Wilde “new monk trio”
20h00 Marly Marques Quintet & Friends
21h30 Kyle Eastwood
23h00 Get the Blessing
 
Saturday 18th of May
18h30 Michel Edelin echos of Henry Cow
20h00 David Laborier NE:X:T
21h30 No Tongues
23h00 Soweto Kinch and guests TBA
 
Sunday 19th of May
18h30 TELE-PORT!
20h00 Pascal Schumacher
21h30 Manu Katché

More info:
Like A Jazz Machine 2019: https://www.facebook.com/Like-A-Jazz-Machine-471500919668189/
music:LX Site: http://musiclx.lu/