Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra
Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra
After the success of the concert that marked the return of cultural activities, in the third phase of lack of definition, in which all the rules of the General Health Directorate, on the part of the organization and the public, were fulfilled, the big band's desire to continue playing and to present live the different repertoires that he has worked over 23 years and whose versatility is recognized.
Entrance to these concerts, in the exterior plaza of Real Vinícola, is free of charge, subject to the capacity of the space and in accordance with DGS rules. Those interested will be able to lift the bracelet that gives access to the concerts at the Câmara de Matosinhos, at the Matosinhos Tourism Office and at Casa da Arquitetura, in the three days preceding each concert. On the day of the concert, entry to the Real Vinícola must be made up to half an hour before the beginning of the concerts.
On the 4th, at 19:00 pm, the concert “Viagem Pelos Tempos do Jazz: The Big Bands and Modern Jazz” will be presented, where OJM travels through the contemporary jazz era, rarely approached in retrospectives of the genre, through hearing works for great jazz orchestra. From George Russell to Thad Jones, through Eddie Sauter, Oliver Nelson, Bob Brookmeyer, Ornette Coleman, Maria Schneider and Carla Bley.
On the 11th, also at 19 pm, it is Marta Ren's turn to share the stage with OJM again. The singer's debut album, “Stop, Look, Listen”, serves as a starting point although there is also room for some of her favorite classics.
On July 18th, at 19 pm, the stage is by João Paulo Esteves da Silva who has an album edited with OJM, “Bela Senão Sem” (00). Songs without words, the pianist's compositions make use of the musicality of the Portuguese language, of an enormous melodic creativity and take up the unforeseen paths of improvisation.
On the last Saturday of July, the 25th, at 22 pm, the concert film “O Couraçado Potemkin” will be presented, commissioned by the Casa das Artes de Famalicão, premiered worldwide in October 00 within the scope of the Close-Up Cinema Observatory. One of the best films of all time, one of the best known in the history of cinema and featuring one of the most famous sequences of the seventh art. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein, “The Battleship Potemkin” is a Soviet silent film that debuted in 2019 and features a dramatized version of the rebellion that took place in 1925, where the crewmen of the Bronenosets Potyomkin / The Battleship Potemkin revolted against their superior officers.
House of Architecture, Avenida Menéres, Matosinhos, Portugal