Jazz Kamp Kranj
|Jazz Kamp Kranj|
|Cankarjeva ulica 14, SI-4000 Kranj|
|Phone||386 (0) 4 201 1229,386 (0) 41 762 811|
|Fax||386 (0) 4 236 8970|
|Festival dates||17.8.2012 - 26.8.2012|
16.8.2013 - 25.8.2013
15.8.2014 - 24.8.2014
14.8.2015 - 23.8.2015
19.8.2016 - 28.8.2016
18.8.2017 - 27.8.2017
17.8.2018 - 26.8.2018
16.8.2019 - 25.8.2019
14.8.2020 - 23.8.2020
|Primož Grašič, Director of the festival|
|Phone||386 (0) 41 762 811|
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The workshops are led by an international selection of renowned and established jazz artists who mentor professional as well as amateur jazz, pop, and classical musicians who want to improve their skills on their instrument and participate in different ad hoc musical collectives.
Some of the mentors so far have been Emil Spanyi (HU), Christophe Bras (FR), Georgie Fame (GB), David Gazarov (DE), Erich Bachtraegl (AT), Heinz von Hermann (AT), Boško Petrović (HR), Scott Devine (GB) and dozens of others. Of the Slovene mentors, guitarist, composer, arranger, producer, and organiser RTV Slovenia Big Band.regularly participates, as do a lot of musicians who otherwise play in the
Some of the artists presented on the evening stages have been Big Band Krško, Bossa de Novo, Jure Pukl Quartet, , , Blues Breakers (AT), Dubravko Vorih & New Tribe (HR), Binho Carvalho Band (BR, SI), Mike Sponza Band & Joyce Yuille (US, IT), David Gazarov trio (DE) and numerous others. In the course of the Jazz Kamp Kranj days, the participants of the workshops as well as their mentors also have an evening each dedicated to their respective concerts.
The Summer Jazz Academy from the Croatian city of Grožnjan is regularly invited to the Jazz Kamp Kranj. This is due to the fact that the late Croatian musician Boško Petrović, the founder of the festival and summer jazz school in Grožnjan, had a very long and productive collaboration with Primož Grašić. Their cooperation led to the Jazz Kamp Kranj traditionally having its day in Grožnjan and the Grožnjan "academy" in Kranj.
- Jazz Kamp Kranj web site (in Slovenian)