Jazz returns to the coast with a special edition festival in July created by Almuñecar Town Hall in Spain’s Axarquia

THE Diputación de Granada and the Almuñecar Town Hall have prepared a special edition of ´Jazz en la Costa´, with the objective of supporting the cultural and tourism sector of Almuñecar.

On July 22, attendees can see Costa Jazz Quartet, a project created by the Technical Office of the Granada Jazz Festivals and the musicians Jesús Mata and Jacinto Rodríguez who was born from jazz late nights, Chicuelo, winner of a Goya, composer, teacher and influential musician, who has formed one of the most creative musical tandems with Marco Mezquida, an eclectic and brilliant pianist.

On July 23, fans can enjoy MAP, an extraordinary sound journey. On July 24 you can enjoy musicians who are part of the exclusive and historic cast of jazz pioneers in Spain including the pianist, Chano Domínguez, who will perform pieces belonging to the Spanish and Latin musical heritage. On Saturday, July 25, The finishing touch will be given by Andrea Motis, the trumpeter, composer and vocalist has a dizzying career full of multiple awards, performances on the most prestigious stages in the world and collaborations with luminaries such Quincy Jones himself.

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Damon Mitchell

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As frontman of a rock band Damon used to court the British press, now he lives the quiet life in Spain and seeks to get to the heart of the community, scoring exclusive interviews with ex-pats about their successes and struggles during their new life in the sun.

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