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Jazz At Hermitage Garden – Review. Jazz Times (8/24/08)
Russia has a long, complicated history with jazz, reaching back to the 1920s. Viewed as decadent and forced mostly underground during the Stalin era, jazz has proven remarkably hardy, especially since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Russian jazz scene is now undergoing a healthy period of revitalization.
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The first open-air jazz festival “Jazz in the Hermitage Garden” took place in August 1998. Since then, about 150 soloists and bands from Russia and 22 other countries have played at the festival…
All The Famous Jazz at the Hermitage Garden. The Moscow Times (8/20/08)
Every jazz fan knows that the last weekend in August is the best time to hear favorite music performed live by top musicians. As the summer draws to a close, the 11th annual, three-day international jazz festival gets under way in the Hermitage Garden on Friday.