Sohail Jazz & World Music Experience returns to Marenostrum Fuengirola

Image by Rodrigo Romero, Fuengirola Councilor for Culture. Credit: [email protected]

Marenostrum Castle in the Malaga town of Fuengirola once again hosts the Sohail Jazz & World Music Experience.

As announced this Tuesday June 14 by Rodrigo Romero, Fuengirola’s Councilor for Culture, the Sohail Jazz & World Music Experience returns this Friday June 17 and Saturday June 18. It will take place again in the Marenostrum Fuengirola, starting at 9 p.m. each evening.

This year’s program confirms the festival’s desire to become one of the great representatives of this musical style on an international level. Tickets are still on sale at and at El Corte Ingles.

The gates of the 11th century medieval fortress, rich in more than 1000 years of history, will be transformed into an exclusive setting for this musical spectacle which will open its doors every evening from 8 p.m.

According to the organization, “the essence and magic inspired by the mythical jazz clubs of the capitals of the world will be poured under the sky of Fuengirola to transform the interior of the castle of Sohail into a temple of jazz and music. of the world. In an idyllic historical and natural setting, with the sea as a backdrop, the second edition of the festival will be held on June 17 and 18”.

This Friday, June 17, Cuban pianist and composer Pepe Rivero and Ibiza singer Angela Cervantes will come together in a “delicate and elegant” project to commemorate and expand the repertoire of Puerto Rican artist Sylvia Rexach.

After them will be one of the most special concerts that will be remembered for the project produced for the festival by the quartet Secreto and directed by the Portuguese Salvador Sobral.

The Portuguese, known for having won the first Eurovision prize, turned to jazz music and is one of the musical references both in his country and internationally. In this exclusive project, he joins an unusual group consisting of Javier Galiana, Jose Lopez and Luati Gonzalez.

On Saturday, June 18, the show features some of our country’s most respected and extraordinary national artists. ‘El Trio’, includes Carles Benavent on electric bass, Tino di Geraldo on drums and Jorge Pardo on sax and flute.

As the adviser assured, “In this second edition, we want to boast and affirm that genres such as jazz or world music have a presence and visibility in cycles and festivals of international and cultural importance such as than Marenostrum Fuengirola”.

“We emphasize the importance of being able to disseminate these musical genres and the social and cultural values ​​they represent with other styles to mass audiences,” concluded Mr. Romero.


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