This October Lucca Jazz Donna returns. It’s a festival dedicated to female jazz talents organized by the Circolo Lucca Jazz with the City of Lucca, Capannori, Lucca province, the sponsorship of Tuscany Region, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca, the Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca and the patronage of Tuscany’s Equal Opportunities centre.

The festival’s twelfth year programme, under the artistic direction of Circolo Lucca Jazz, includes six free concerts, including five with two sets of performers and a final conversation and concert with jazz leader Dee Dee Bridgewater.  There’s also a new collaboration with three Italian record companies: Filibusta Records, Philology Records and Alfa Music Records.

On Friday, October 14 at 9.15 pm at the Teatro San Girolamo (via San Girolamo, Lucca), an evening presented by the Alfa Music Records.
First set with the Daniela Spalletta & Donatello D’Attoma duo (see photo), who present the “Shema” album: Daniela Spalletta on vocals and Donatello D’Attoma on piano.
Second set with the Federica Colangelo Quartet presenting the “Chiaroscuro”: album Federica Colangelo at the piano, the Simone Alessandrini on saxophone, Mihail Ivanov on bass, Riccardo Gambatesa on drums.
Free admission. The Anffas Onlus association that works in helping the families of people with disabilities will be present.
For information and the complete and updated programme see: www.luccajazzdonna.it
Additional information points: Equal Opportunities Centre of Lucca Province, Cortile degli Svizzeri, 2 (0583.417.489, centro.po@provincia.lucca.it) and the City of Lucca, public relations Office, via Del Moro, 17 (0583.44 .24.44, urp@comune.lucca.it).