While Jerusalem typically flies under the radar when it comes to music, it is home to a thriving jazz scene of accomplished musicians and avid fans of the genre.Last year’s inaugural festival featured some of the biggest talent in Israel and from around the world playing intimate shows at the Israel Museum and Yellow Submarine.
The festival was organized by internationally renowned trumpet player Avishai Cohen in conjunction with the Israel Festival and the Israel Museum.
Jerusalem Jazz Festival 2016
The Jerusalem Festival is full of concerts and events. We’ll have this year’s schedule for you as soon as the information becomes available.
Held every year at Cinemateque, the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival attracts top musicians from Israel and abroad. Most tickets are now sold out, but there are still a few available through the Zappa Website – be sure to check out JD Allen, Richie Cole and Tierney Sutton – click here.
There are also free live performances in the jazz tent outside the Cinemateque on Wednesday and Thursday evening , starting at 7.30pm; and Friday day at 12.30pm – including a really cool sounding show with Hoodna Afrebeat Orchestra + Latin Jazz group does the Buena vista social club music. Map.