WHAT IS ALTERNATILLA JAZZ IN MALLORCA?
MUSIC, MULTICULTURALISM, WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES AND PHOTOGRAPHY.
It’s a project to revive the cultural and music scene of the island promoting the interaction of musicians from different backgrounds, international, national and local musicians sharing their experiences.
It’s a new different and attractive programe with an offer of leisure and educational proposals around jazz music. Its a meeting point for musicians, students and citizens. Its also an educational festival with an offer of workshops and conferences. Its a space to participate, talk, think and, above all, enjoy the artistic creation.
It’s a program where quality comes before commercial success. The artists we work with base their work on creative independence, free from the impositions of the music industry. Our commitment to our public and to quality is unconditional, we also have a commitment to the values of multiculturalism and solidarity.
For our first edition, 2016, we are focusing on the jazz scene of one of the countries with most relevance in the n the history of jazz in Europe. We have the great honour to receive in the island a selection of some of the most interesting up and coming artists from Holland and the Netherlands thriving jazz scene.
WHO ORGANIZES IT?
Alternatilla Jazz Festival Mallorca is an initiative of the Cultural Association Alternatilla.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Alternatilla Jazz In Mallorca offers a rich and varied program, addressed to everyone but specially to the most curious and nonconformist public, those who want to be surprised and are opened to new experiences.
Alternatilla Jazz In Mallorca dedicates an special effort to promote creative collaborations between local and international musicians, to help build bridges that bring together the different music scenes and musicians. The festival sees its future acting as a launcher platform for musicians, specially the local ones who often struggle trying to expand their careers in the international market.
WHERE WILL IT TAKE PLACE?
This festival has its field of action in Mallorca, but it’s not an standard event happening on just one day and one specific venue. Each of the festival’s events has its own location and venue, which has been very carefully chosen. Theaters, auditoriums, multidisciplinary venues, cultural centers, music venues and sites located all throughout the island. From Palma city to Pollença, Sant Llorenc des Cardasar to Muro.
In this first edition, Alternatilla Jazz In Mallorca will be held from November 29th to December 10th, 2016.