Chucho Valdés at the Granada Jazz Festival

Granada International Jazz Festival

Festival - Music,Jazz and blues

This festival was first held in 1980. Since then it has hosted great names from the history of jazz, both Spanish and international: Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, Charlie Haden, Art Blakey, Tete Montoliu, Dizzy Gillespie, Eliane Elias, Wayne Shorter, Gogo Penguin, Diane Krall, Herbie Hancock, Bebo and Chucho Valdés, Andrea Motis, and many, many more.The Granada International Jazz Festival is one of the most important musical events of the autumn in Spain. 

For many, the festival has put the name of Granada on the map, and this beautiful city’s long-term relationship with jazz has brought it back every autumn, with excited jazz enthusiasts arriving from far and wide to enjoy its historic heritage, its excellent local cuisine, and extraordinary concerts with artists representing the past, present and future of the best Spanish and international jazz.One of the most beautiful and iconic theatres in Andalusia, the Teatro Isabel la Católica, always hosts the concerts of the main programme. But the Festival extends far beyond the theatre, with over 70 concerts in bars and clubs in and around the city. So. Granada’s autumns are enriched by jazz every November, with the event attracting artists and audiences from around the world. 


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Granada International Jazz Festival

Granada  (Andalusia)