In the charming location of Villa Celimontana, now traditional venue for the Roman summer music quality, from 1 June to 10 September 2019 It is held the fourth edition of Village Celimontana, event organized by Cotton Club, which drafted a program of 100 concerts and which will alternate on stage musicians Jazz, swing music groups and manouche, tango shows and other big Italian band.
A stone's throw from Colosseo, a space, for those not familiar, to be discovered, friendly and relaxing atmosphere, that in addition to the merit of an offer musical high level and a great attraction, so that was declared the Jazz Festival with more affluence of Europe, It presents an offer culinary perfect for summer evenings. Pins Romanian, the varied grill and fried in foil, a rich variety of sweets craft until the fruit and night deli, are some examples of proposals to accompany relaxing moments immersed in an elegant and pleasant scenery, where they can also taste beers of great quality.
Exactly one hundred years ago, in 1919, He was born Nat King Cole, and the organization of the festival has decided to dedicate this year to the great musician and singer, come with great merit in jazz history.
The Village Celimontana It proposes his own unique way of celebrating the anniversary; every evening, indeed, various musicians will dedicate a piece in memory of Nat King Cole, and every month will be dedicated an entire event, including from report 28 July Larry Franco e Dee Dee Joy, great connoisseurs of music Cole and his daughter Natalie, the 24 August Silvia Manco e David Palma in a grand style performance, and towards the end of the Festival, September 8, Marco Ricciardi with his orchestra in a sumptuous tribute to the great musician.
And speaking of the Village Big Band is a favorite homes by numerous ensembles and full-bodied, who they have always had important spaces dedicated to their performances. A Emanuele Urso, only with his Big Band to perform in six different dates, every Friday, will join the Soulpeanuts Big Band, the Pay Big Band of Carlo Capobianchi with Riccardo Mei singing Sinatra, the The Usual unknown Big Band, and other musical ensembles capable of giving more enthralling performance.
Some of these Big Band will liven up even the Roman Classic Jazz Festival 2019, that from 30 It will run until July 4 August. A Festival in the Festival which will have the task of leading the viewer into the roots of jazz. It starts Tuesday 30 with the Michael Supnick Quartet and its engaging dancers, to go the next day to explore the soundtrack signed Duke Ellington the historical film Cotton Club, admirably revived by Big Band di Remo Izzi, and then the magic of the banjo Lino Patruno with his fascination dixieland, it's still Emanuele Urso and Sinatra May e la Bixie Big Band, to finish with the exuberant and lively swing of Hot Stompers. Evenings not to be missed for lovers of classic jazz, but also for non-connoisseurs that will certainly be surprised by the still current vitality of this music.
In addition, the Village provides weekly regular appointments and very interesting and entertaining monthly, in which approach or deepen different types of dance. Every Monday there Celimontango, an exhibition dedicated to the Tango dance from Milonga, This year sees the proposal of live concerts. Tuesdays, instead, with Swing,swing,swing They are dedicated to Swing dance, al Lindy hop, al Charleston e al Tip Tap. Evenings always begin with a free lesson offered by the best schools in Rome, which will take its first steps also to those who have never tried these dances. Be followed by the live concert in which all the dancers will continue to monitor, and you can bet that many will come dressed in style swing. One Thursday a month will be the turn of I only drink Rock'n'Roll, exhibition dedicated to 50's Rock'n'Roll. It will be an opportunity to dress up in vintage style and go back in time in an environment full of animations like the hula-hoop, jukebox, mechanical surf, popcorn and cotton candy, and dance in the style American Graffiti.
A festival full of important Italian and international musicians, with interesting new names of the jazz world to discover, where there will also turns toward the gospel, blues and soul to further enrich the proposed music fan.
For the full program see below link: https://villagecelimontana.it/
Info, Timetable and prices
Village Celimontana, Villa Celimontana Via Navicella, 12
Entrance Free except Celimontango (every Monday) € 10
Schedule: Monday - Sunday h 11.30-2, concert starts h 22