Umbria Jazz Festival has always been one of the most important and renowned events dedicated to jazz in Europe, of considerable international importance.
In 1973 was inaugurated the first edition of Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia with the performance of the greatest artists worldly known.
In the years ‘ 70 Dizzy Gillespie, Sam Rivers, Herbie Hanckok, Enrico Rava, Miles Davis, Lionel Hampton and in more recent editions of the festival Dedee Bridgewater, Gilberto Gil, Milton Nascimento, Terence Blanchard and others.
From Italy: Enzo Arbore and its Swing Maniacs, Sergio Cammariere, The Coolbone Brass Band of New Orleans, Lyle Henderson & Emmanuel Gospel Singers.
The 2013 Edition of Umbria Jazz Festival, will be held from 5 to 14 July, celebrating the 40 anniversary and is shaping up as a crucial appointment for lovers of music.
In the historic center of Perugia will perform over five hundred artists, at afternoon and evening concerts and in the clubs, the main stage arena, two outdoor stages with free concerts, theaters and jazz clubs, also jazz lunch & dinner will be proposed.
Among the performers : Eric Clapton, Diana Krall, Sergio Mendes, Pat Metheny, James Brown, Paolo Fresu, Pino Daniele, Russell Malone, and many others.
Perugia, this year, will be the meeting point for thousands of music lovers, coming not only from Italy but also from Europe and the United States.