Five dates, nine concerts, including a special closing event, and five side events, from 10th September to 17th October, for the eleventh year of Lucca Jazz Donna. Thirty-two women in the festival (21 musicians and 11 guests) from Italy, Europe and the United States and five charitable organizations involved in the first completely free entry event. These are the statistics for Lucca Jazz Donna 2015, the festival dedicated to female jazz talents organized since 2005 by the Circolo Lucca Jazz with the City and Province of Lucca, support from Tuscany Region, Lucca’s CRL and BML Foundations and the collaboration of many individuals and associations. This year the city of Capannori is included which hosts a concert and panel discussion.

On Saturday, September 19th at 9.15 pm at Palazzo Ducale (Ademollo Room) it’s the 11th year of the Lucca Jazz Donna Festival with two sets. In the first there’s the Flores Ensemble with Anastasia Ossipova and Ilaria Gigli violins, Marta Degli Innocenti viola, Chandra Ughi cello and Gioia Giusti piano.

In the second set there’s Ladies in Mercedes, with Francesca Fattori guitar, Giulia Facco piano, Camilla Missio bass and Serena Davini on drums.

It’s an evening in collaboration with the “La Luna” association. Information and reservations: +390583417489 ([email protected]); +390583442444 ([email protected]); +393297084432; www.luccajazzdonna.it