THE ITALIAN JAZZ FOR AMATRICE and for the other territories hit by the earthquake
Following the tragic events of recent days, “Italian Jazz for the Eagle”, an initiative supported and promoted for the second consecutive year by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism and realized by I-Jazz Association, together with MIDJ Italian Jazz and Jazz House musicians, becomes “Italian Jazz for Amatrice and other territories hit by the earthquake” # jazz4italy. The initiative will be distributed throughout the country, with the total involvement of over 700 artists in about 110 concerts, and also Fano Jazz Network, as occurred in 2015 at the event of L’Aquila, joins with a concert organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Fano.
The concert will be held Sunday, September 4 at the Church of San Francesco, symbol of an earthquake that devastated the city of Fano many years ago: starting at 18 (with free admission) will sing on the stage musicians among the most representative of the Marche region, who promptly joined the initiative and who will perform free of charge.
So it will be, also in Fano, a great day of musical solidarity: the public will be able to donate a spontaneous contribution of solidarity. Furthermore, a national crowdfunding campaign and a text message will be launched to raise funds for the restoration and reopening of the “Giuseppe Garibaldi” Cinema Theater of Amatrice, a symbol of culture and the rebuilding of the social fabric of one of the historical centers destroyed by the earthquake.
“After the museums it is now the jazz world that is mobilizing for reconstruction. Also on Sunday, solidarity passes through culture “, so the Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Dario Franceschini comments on the # jazz4italy initiative.