More than 50 concerts by international groups and solo artists as well as young, local promises comprise the line up for the 44th Festival de Jazz de Barcelona. This is one of the better-known festivals to be held in the city, and will turn Barcelona into the European capital of jazz in November with performances by Sonny Rollins (Tuesday 20th), Brad Mehldau Trio (Wednesday 28th), Melody Gardot (Friday 16th), Chick Corea Trio (Friday 30th) and the actresses Irène Jacob (Saturday 10th). The singer and bass player Esperanza Spalding will also be captivating audiences (Saturday 10th), although this concert is not in Barcelona but in the Teatro Auditorio in the neighbouring town of Sant Cugat del Vallès.
Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona
Address: Several venues in the city.
Event dates:From October 30th to November 30th.
Prices: From 12 to 85, depending on concert.
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