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 Saturday, October 15 at 9.15 pm at the Teatro San Girolamo (via San Girolamo, Lucca), an evening presented by Alfa Music Records.
First set with the Gaia Mighty U-Man Trio featuring the “Infant Speech” album: Gaia Possenti piano (see photo), Luca Pirozzi on bass, Massimo Carrano on drums.
Second set with the Patty Lomuscio quartet presenting the album “Further to Fly”: Patty Lomuscio on vocals, Mirko Signorile, piano, Giorgio Vendola on bass, Pierluigi Villani on drums.
Free admission. The UNICEF Onlus association which protects and promotes the rights of children and adolescents will attend.
For information and the complete and updated programme see:
Additional information points: Equal Opportunities Centre of Lucca Province, Cortile degli Svizzeri, 2 (0583.417.489, and the City of Lucca, public relations Office, via Del Moro, 17 (0583.44 .24.44,