Jazzinty festival 2022 will focus on Slovenian and international music scenes, since this is the platform, Jazzinty has been “educating" for the past 20 years. The novelty of this year’s production is the focus on fusing jazz music with electronics and modern music trends - connecting jazz music with modern technology. This music sounds fresh and creative and represents a milestone in the evolution of jazz music. The fusion of jazz, hip hop, electronic music, soul, and other genres, draws the audience, show them the versatility of jazz music and places the music into the sound of today, the year 2022. Jazzinty 2022 represents the sound of youth and the future.
This year’s festival is bringing world-known musicians to its festival location: the concert of the “artist in residence” Lionel Loueke, a concert of Grammy winning workshop teachers - keyboardist Jason Lindner and bassist Panagiotis Andreou, a debut concert of German ensembles Salomea and Liun + The Science Fiction Band and concert of our partners - KunstUni Graz and Jazzcampus Basel. Slovenian musicians will be featured through the afrofuturistic ensemble Etceteral, ambiental Rok Zalokar, the mesmerising Maja Keuc (Amaya) with Jure Pukl’s Group, the dance-funk spectacle of Funk Fact and the winner of this year’s Jazzon Composition Award. The partner of the festival Conservatory for music and ballet Ljubljana will open the festival with two ensembles. The tradicional final participants concert will present the mentors’ original music played by the workshop participants.