Monforte d’Alba — Horszowski Auditorium

MonfortInJazz: Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller comes to the Monforte festival: one of the most influential artists of our time, who from the height of a prestigious career spanning more than 30 years has been a two-time Grammy Award winner and in 2013 was named a UNESCO Artist for Peace

from Saturday

06 July 2024

at 21:30

to Saturday

06 July 2024

at 23:00

Marcus Miller

In the newly announced concert, the artist will present some of his finest compositions for film for the first time on stage.
Miller, in fact, has always composed and produced for the seventh art: from Boomerang (1992) to Marshall (2017); from the Black Movie Soundtrack Festival to numerous collaborations with Disney Studios, and most recently with Apple for a documentary on the life of Sidney Poitier (2022).
For this new show that foregrounds his genius as a producer, Marcus will be surrounded by an exceptional band with whom he has kicked off a tour of Europe this fall.
The New York-based artist has a 45-year career, 2 Grammy Awards, 1 Edison Prize in the Netherlands, 1 Victoire du Jazz in France, and a UNESCO nomination in 2013 as

Artist for Peace and spokesperson for the Slave Route project just to name a few of the accolades that have been bestowed upon him worldwide during his years of operation.
Marcus is not only a bass player, but also a creator, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and an extraordinary and prolific composer.
His many collaborations speak for him-Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, George Benson, Aretha Franklin, Bryan Ferry, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock, and Carlos Santana, to name a few-have shaped his musical environment and made him an icon of jazz, funk, and soul music.
This summer we will see him bring his music and unquestioned genius to Italian stages for dates of the highest caliber and prestige.

The Festival

Clambering through the narrow streets of Monforte d’Alba, a stupendous center of the Piedmontese Langhe and home of great Barolo producers, one is always won over by the beauty of theHorszowsky Auditorium, located at the top of the ancient medieval village.
A unique place and one of the most special locations on the Italian festival scene: it is here that many of the best known and most appreciated protagonists of the international music scene have been giving life to a unique event for 43 years.
Artistic quality and refinement of the performers come together in the program of Monfortinjazz and more to offer an increasingly international, educated and prepared audience an unrepeatable suggestion.
The open-air auditorium takes advantage of a natural cavea set between the ancient bell tower at the top, the oratory of St. Augustine on the left and, at the bottom, the walls of Scarampi Castle and the oratory of St. Elizabeth as a backdrop to the stage.
The capacity of this space is only 800 seats,including the grandstands that are set up above exclusively for the festival.
The auditorium was named in 1986 after thegreat Russian pianist Horszowski on the occasion of one of his memorable concerts.
The acoustics ,precisely because of the particular conformation, is excellent and so is the visibility’ from every point of the cavea: all this in such a cozy space makes the concerts a unique and evocative experience for spectators and for the great international artists who honor us with their presence.

 

Organized by

Associazione Monfortearte

Begins

06 July 2024

at 21:30

Ends

06 July 2024

at 23:00

How to participate

57.50 € single seat

Indirizzo: Auditorium Horszowski, Via del Carretto, Monforte d'Alba, CN, Italia

Horszowski Auditorium

Auditorium Horszowski, Via del Carretto, Monforte d'Alba, CN, Italia
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Associazione Monfortearte

L'Associazione Monfortearte ogni anno organizza Monfortinjazz, che coinvolge molti tra i più noti ed apprezzati protagonisti della scena musicale internazionale.



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