Festival Christmas Jazz 2018 takes places from November 28 to December 15.
Christmas Jazz opening concert „9 Hymns to Freedom“ on November 28 is dedicated to Estonia 100.
The project is a collaboration of Estonian Jazz Union and Jazzkaar. This year’s headliner is dazzling Lizz Wright, who performs on 9th of December at the Alexela Concert Hall with the Estonian Dream Big Band conducted by Siim Aimla.
The opening concert „9 Hymns to Freedom“ is a nine-part composition by Estonian jazz composers, where every part symbolises one important event or person in the history of Estonia. Together with our best jazz musicians, the performance will also feature folk, rock, electronica and other genre musicians, together a 100 of them. The artistic director of the concert is Siim Aimla and staging director Eva Koldits.