The seventeenth JazzBez will unite around Ukrainian jazz Ukrainians Kiev, Sumy, Ternopil, Lutsk, Rivne, Uzhhorod, and Poland Warsaw, Wroclaw, Przemysl, Lublin, Bialystok. The festival will take place in the Carpathian region in Drohobych and Stryi.
A separate project within the framework of the festival “Jazz Bez 17” is the Maryana Sadovska tour with the project “iSadovska – Here and Now” in the cities of Eastern and Southern Ukraine (Kramatorsk, Toretsk, Slovyansk, Kostyantynivka, Okhtyrka, Lebedin, Kherson, Mykolaiv). Another tradition of the festival is the holding of concerts in the village of Novitsy Malopolska Voivodship, where the Ukrainian poet Bogdan-Igor Antonych was born. As always, the ideological and organizational center of the festival is Lviv.
Over the course of 10 days, the festival will host 87 concerts, in which over 60 musicians from the USA, Canada, Australia, Luxembourg, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine will take part. The festival “Jazz Bez” brings to the performers who are now making world jazz.
Also, the highlight of the festival is the presentation of the maximum number of jazz styles: swing, fusion, bi-bop, jazz rock, yass, funk, cups, free jazz, etc.