In its sixth year, the Made In New York Jazz Festival Montenegro will be held Sep. 3-5 at three of the most popular music venues in the Balkans. Festival organizers have assembled a roster of jazz greats, including Stanley Jordan, Lezlie Harrison, Vince Ector, Abelita Mateus, and many more.
(PRUnderground) August 17th, 2021
As the European community and the world at large continues working toward coming out of these unprecedented times, organizers for this year’s Made In New York Jazz Festival / Montenegro are bringing together a lineup of legends designed to captivate all lovers of this classic music genre.
The sixth annual jazz festival will be held Sep. 3-5.
Porto Montenegro, a luxury super-yacht marina featuring waterfront homes and a vibrant nautical village in the UNESCO protected Bay of Kotor, becomes a strategic partner of the festival this year. Porto Montenegro will host the grand opening night of the event on Synchro Stage.
“Porto Montenegro is teaming up with the Made In New York Jazz Festival to bring some of the most amazing talent from the New York jazz scene and around the world and to make Montenegro the epicenter of jazz culture outside of the Big Apple.” says Predrag Lekovic, Government Relations and Asset Director
Among those slated to perform are: Stanley Jordan (guitar), Lezlie Harrison (vocals), Vince Ector (drums), Abelita Mateus (piano), Yaacov Mayman (tenor saxophone), Freddie Hendrix, trumpet) John Lee (bass), Vladimir Maraš (piano), Šule Jovović (guitar), Enes Tahirović (piano), Pedja Milutinović (drums), and many more.
“We are working hard with our partners to continue sharing the sounds of jazz in our region. The festival provides with a great opportunity for the artist in our Region from Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia to perform with the legends and showcase our talents on big stages throughout the Country” says Vladimir Maras – Regional Director of the Made In New York Jazz Festival
The second night will be held at the Sejdefa Jazz Club – while the final night of the festival will take place at The Capital Plaza Atrium. Both venues are located in Podgorica.
In 2021, the German Embassy in Montenegro has partnered with the festival and will provide an opportunity for young musicians from Germany to join this International event.
French carmaker Renault became the official automobile of the Made In New York Jazz Festival Montenegro for the sixth year in a row.
“I applaud all of the partners and supporters of the festival during this difficult time,” said Michael Brovkine, founder and CEO of the Made In New York Jazz Competition and Festival. “It is great to see that we are moving forward despite all the obstacles – because everyone involved understands the importance of this amazing cultural exchange through music. This is exactly what jazz is all about.”
About Made In New York Jazz Festival:
Made In New York Jazz Competition, Inc. was created to bring a worldwide audience of jazz music fans together with a slate of musicians from dozens of countries. The company’s trio of events includes its signature brand, the Made In New York Jazz Competition, an Internet-based, technology-driven, first online jazz competition.
Annual Jazz Gala at the prestigious Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City, and its European sequel, the Made In New York Jazz Festival Montenegro, held in cooperation with Rabbit Records.
About Made In New York Jazz Competition and Festival
Featuring a worldwide audience of jazz fans, as well as a slate of musicians from dozens of countries, the Made In New York Jazz became a landmark brand of New York introducing it’s first-ever online jazz competition in 2013, International Jazz Gala in New York City in 2014, Made In new York Jazz Festival Montenegro in 2016, Made In New York Jazz Cafe & Bar in 2019. Made In New York Jazz Competition is the number one jazz competition on Google, Yahoo and Bing – out of millions resultsPress Contact
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