Formentera plays jazz: from 6 to 9 June the festival for music lovers

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Formentera Jazz Festival

Four days to the sound of music to celebrate the fifth year of a festival born quietly and quickly become an unmissable appointment in Formentera.

Very little is missing for the Formentera Jazz Festival which from 6 to 9 June will make the smallest of the Balearics dance and entertain.

A quality music event that, beyond jazz, has also become an opportunity for emerging musicians to exhibit. What characterizes the FJF is, in fact, since the first edition its freedom that combines different genres and styles.

The initiative was born from an idea of ​​the musician and music producer, who grew up on the smallest of the Balearics, Maxwell Moya, who had the complicity and financial support of the Department of Culture of the Consell de Formentera.

This musical manifestation makes theisolates for a few days a point of reference for new artists and for already established musicians on the national and international scene, it is also a meeting point that every year brings together more than 5 thousand people.

The elegance and freedom of jazz will once again be the seals of the festival.

The organization has already confirmed the presence of numerous artists who will join the #FJF19: Max Holm Trio, Ermanno Panta & Banda Zeitun, Perico Sambeat, Tonina Saputo, Dj Uri Callejo and Midi Jazz Club.

As always, the festival will be free and this year the performances will be distributed in different scenarios such as the Plaza de la Constitution de Sant Francesc Xavier which will host most of the event, Mitjorn's Blue Bar, and Chezz Gerdi en es Pujols.

In this edition the location of Sa Pantxa a Sant Ferran.

There will be the great final event, one of the greatest attractions of the musical festival, during which all the musicians who are on the island, professionals and amateurs, will join in a jam session in which improvisation - the essence of jazz music - will from common thread.

The organizer, Maxwell Moya, insists on maintaining the original idea that has always characterized the FJF: «The festival - he explains - has its roots in the entire social and cultural fabric of the island, we are pleased that the public, both locally and abroad, has made it their own, making it grow year after year. A sense of belonging that is also perceived in the growing number of collaborators and sponsors ».

Il Formentera Jazz Festival it is, after all, a unique musical space in a unique place and with the elegance and freedom that jazz music means.

Located in a privileged corner of that liquid continent called the Mediterranean, this island that emerges from the sea is the perfect setting for the poetry and legends that host inside, to continue beating strongly on every sound note of a warm summer evening. .

For more information and to keep you updated on the Festival calendar, here is the official website of the event:

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