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Pori Jazz Festival

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Location:

Finland - Pori

Date:

From: 2014.07.14 To: 2014.07.22

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Description

There is no doubt that Pori Jazz Festival is one of the oldest and one of the most well-known international jazz festivals in Europe. It was arranged in 1966 in the small Finnish town of Pori, and since its establishment it has had an astonishing success in terms of attendees, as more then 130 000 people visit the festival each year and enjoy the top-quality music. Many world music legends have performed at the Pori Jazz Festival, such as Art Blakey, James Brown, Alicia Keys, Mary J Blige, Paul Simon, Carlos Santana, Stevie Wonder, Macy Gray, Kanye West, Sting and others. The festival gives the musicians freedom of expression and it presents both classical genres with more experimental forms, therefore you may enjoy all the varieties of jazz, including blues, soul, funk, hip hop and even world and pop music.

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