Starts:20 October 2014
Ends:25 October 2014
Gibraltar Jazz Festival 2014
Gibraltar International Jazz Festival
The Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Jazz Society, announces the star studded
line up for the 3rd Gibraltar International Jazz Festival. The Festival events start on 20th
October and will feature sixteen shows and events including concerts, street parades, jazz
workshops and jam sessions. The actual concerts start on 23rd running up to the 25th of
The Festival will be headlined by international acts; Eliane Elias with special guest Randy
Brecker, and Fillet O Soul with special guests Mica Paris, Omar and Madeline Bell bringing
together the international jazz scene and its ever-growing public audience.
The Festival itself will begin on Wednesday 22nd with a Launch party at O’Callaghan Elliott
Hotel and a Pre-Festival Jazz Night showcasing local talent with the George Posso Trio and
other musicians taking part in the jazz workshops.
The trio will perform as part of the Festival itself on the 23rd of October prior to the main
performance by Eliane Elias and featuring Randy Brecker as a special guest.
Pianist, singer and songwriter, Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and instantly
recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice
with her impressive instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills.
On Friday 24th, the stage of the Queen’s Cinema will showcase local talent, with performances
by ever popular Levanter Breeze and The Soul Mates.
The Gibraltar International Jazz Festival will close on the night of the 25th of October with
performances by the Massias/Galiardo collective, followed by Fillet O Soul, made up of
musicians from Jools Holland’s orchestra and BBCs "Strictly Come Dancing" fame, with special
guests Mica Paris, Omar and Madeline Bell.
As from the 14th of August, tickets will be available at these prices: First night, £35;
night, £25; Third night, £50. Season ticket for the three nights will be £100. Tickets will be sold
from the Ministry of Culture at the City Hall or by calling +350 20066819, email:
Jazz Workshops will also be offered from Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd October headed by
Elie Massias and with the participation of Pedro Cortejosa on sax, David Leon on drums and
percussion and Jose Lopez on double bass at John Mackintosh Hall. Price will be £20 pounds
per day or £50 for the three days. Those wishing to attend the workshops should contact the
Ministry of Culture at the City Hall or by calling +350 20066819, email:
Constantly updated info is available at www.gibraltarjazz.gi____________________________________________________________________________________________________________