From 11 to October 19 Barcelona live issue number 45 of the Voll Damm International Jazz Festival. This time will be held over a hundred concerts and activities such as conferences, lectures, free concerts.
At the official presentation of the event, participated Chucho Valdes, who participates every year for ten years, and who on this occasion, will be awarded with the gold medal of the Festival.
This edition is completely dedicated to his father, Bebo Valdés died last March, a great Latin jazz legend.
Among the outstanding performances are the Saxophone Summit- Joe Lovano , Ravi Coltrane , Dave Liebman , Richard Bona , Tindersticks , the female group ACS- Geri Allen , Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding , Jack DeJohnette Group & Don Byron , Dianne Reeves , Avishai Cohen with Strings , Daniel Humair , and Luciana Souza , among others.
Finally the closing concert will feature the new project of a couple of musicians that has exceeded all expectations : Joan Chamorro & Andrea Motis and present what is probably their most ambitious adventure , a big band that will feature the best of the best of the Catalan scene and arrangements specially created for this occasion.