JAM 2014



We are happy to announce the Jazz Appreciation Month in Montenegro. From April 1st until April 30th UNESCO International Jazz Day, April 30th, we will celebrate jazz in ways we can. Six Montenegrin towns made it to the map this year: Podgorica, Cetinje, Tivat, Bar, Herceg Novi and Pljevlja.

We prepared over twenty programs for our curious audiences: young students, music lovers and jazz enthusiasts: concert performances of international artists, workshops, lectures, movie screenings, and a photo exhibition.

This year JAM in Montenegro develops the theme: “East Meets Jazz” exploring Eastern influences on jazz music. Turkish vocal ensemble A Capella Bogazici, Backyard Jazz Ensemble from Germany, Serbian Jazz Bre! Band and Tigran Hamasyan Trio are scheduled to tour the country.

The music workshops will be facilitated by a great American performer and educator Vinx D`Jon Parrette, as well as German composers Sfefan Schultze and Peter Ehwald, leaders of the Backyard Jazz Ensemble.

Along with the concerts and workshops, lectures and exhibition, movie cycles in several different cities are well worth attending.

The entire program is available here: Events JAM 2014

We are grateful to our partners, for helping us make possible the program this year: KIC “Budo Tomovic” Podgorica, US Embassy, Porto Montenegro, Yunus Emre Institut and Turkish Cultural Center of Podgorica, Ministerium fur Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Laudes Nordrhein-Westfalen, American Corner Podgorica, Royal Theatre Zetski Dom  Cetinje, Herceg Fest, HAPS, American Corner Pljevlja, American Reading Room Cetinje, Vasa Pavic Art School for Music and Dance, Podgorica, Music School of Tivat, Blues Bar of Podgorica and our numerous media friends and sponsors: Portal Analitika, Café del Montenegro, Pobjeda, Vijesti, dailies, RTV Atlas, NTV Montena and RTCG.

We hope you will be able to find events to inspire you – Welcome, meet jazz in Montenegro!

*More info about the American Corner Film Program available at American Corners and Reading Room Facebook pages or  phone: 020 667 065020 667 065

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