Jazz is a music genre originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans.
Yerevan Jazz Festival is an annual festival dedicated to Jazz and is meant to honor the presence of Jazz in our life.
Yerevan Jazz Festival is organized with the help of Armenian Jazz Association and Mezzo Production. Last year's Yerevan Jazz Festival 2017 was dedicated to Avedis Zildjian who is the founder of famous cymbal manufacturer Zildjian Company.
Armenia is a cultural country and it was not surprising that here are the best Jazz Festival and the best events. There are various events dedicated to Jazz Music in Armenia: they can be Open-air Concerts, Jazz Day at Radio Van, Jazz Month and so on.
The first jazz band in Armenia was formed in 1936 by composer Tsolak Vardazaryan. The Armenian State Jazz Orchestra was founded in 1938 by the composer Artemi Ayvazyan and it will be fair to mention that it was the first in the whole Soviet Union.
It has become a custom in Armenia to celebrate Armenian Jazz Fest. Yerevan Jazz Festival 2017 was held on the 26th of October at K. Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex. Marcus Miller with other musicians was the special guest of the Yerevan Jazz Festival.
Only the date of Yerevan Jazz Festival 2018 is known: it will be held on April 30. The organizers are keeping the information in secret.
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