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Koktebel Jazz Party to Draw Music Lovers From Around the World to Crimea. International jazz festival Koktebel Jazz Party is set to become one of the biggest international events in Crimean cultural life. Scheduled for September 12-15, 2014 the festival will be held in Koktebel, a picturesque and cozy coastal town in Crimea.

From    September 3 to 14, 2014, various places at la Villette pay tribute to jazz. Venues such as La Cite de la musique, le Cabaret Sauvage and la Grande Halle promote the fusion of jazz with pop, electro, free or hip hop.

The first edition was held in the late summer of 2010 and was a smashing success. The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival is an annual event at the World Trade Center (WTC) on Piscadera Bay in Curaçao.Throughout the Festival, international artists with some of the biggest names in the jazz, funk, soul, Latin, and R&B worlds  perform in and around the WTC.  

The sixth edition of Tinos Jazz Festival will be held on August 28, 29, 30 August, with musicians of the Greek jazz scene and one guest from abroad, under the lead of  the artistic Director of the festival George Kontrafouris.

Red Sea Jazz Festival 2014, Eilat Sea Port -Sunday - Wednesday, August 24-27 - The Red Sea Jazz Festival was launched in October 1987, initiated by the Eilat municipality and supported by the Israel Ministry of Education & Culture, the Israel Ministry of Tourism, Eilat Port, Eilat Hotels Association and several business sponsors. This year, while carrying on its tradition inviting prominent Jazz legends to perform in the Eilat Port it also creates a platform for emerging local artists promoting innovative and rejuvenating approaches.

One printmaking exhibition and six music concerts are included in the program of Megaro Gyzi Festival 2014, under the artistic direction of Yannis Papaconstantinou for the 8th year. The festival will be held in the 17th-century old family mansion Megaro Gyzi (near the cable-car entrance in Fira, Santorini), from August 1st until 23rd, with free admission to all events.

The 37 th festival "Jazz in Marciac" , from July 27 to August 18, 2014, has announced its 2014 line up: Lucky Peterson, Jeff Beck Band, Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea & Stanley Clark, Christian Scott, Ibrahim Maalouf, Eliane Elias, Didier Lockwood, Kenny Garrett, Ahmad Jamal, Kenny Barron Trio, Stacey Kent and many others.....  

The graphic art of jazz at its finest, from the golden 20's to the wild 50's corresponding to the fine art of Jazz music in style and expression

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