20 October 2014
25 October 2014

Gibraltar Jazz Festival 2014

Gibraltar International Jazz Festival

The Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Jazz Society, announces the star studded

line up for the 3rd Gibraltar International Jazz Festival. The Festival events start on 20th

October and will feature sixteen shows and events including concerts, street parades, jazz

workshops and jam sessions. The actual concerts start on 23rd running up to the 25th of


The Festival will be headlined by international acts; Eliane Elias with special guest Randy

Brecker, and Fillet O Soul with special guests Mica Paris, Omar and Madeline Bell bringing

together the international jazz scene and its ever-growing public audience.

The Festival itself will begin on Wednesday 22nd with a Launch party at O’Callaghan Elliott

Hotel and a Pre-Festival Jazz Night showcasing local talent with the George Posso Trio and

other musicians taking part in the jazz workshops.

The trio will perform as part of the Festival itself on the 23rd of October prior to the main

performance by Eliane Elias and featuring Randy Brecker as a special guest.

Pianist, singer and songwriter, Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and instantly

recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice

with her impressive instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills.

On Friday 24th, the stage of the Queen’s Cinema will showcase local talent, with performances

by ever popular Levanter Breeze and The Soul Mates.

The Gibraltar International Jazz Festival will close on the night of the 25th of October with

performances by the Massias/Galiardo collective, followed by Fillet O Soul, made up of

musicians from Jools Holland’s orchestra and BBCs "Strictly Come Dancing" fame, with special

guests Mica Paris, Omar and Madeline Bell.

As from the 14th of August, tickets will be available at these prices: First night, £35;


night, £25; Third night, £50. Season ticket for the three nights will be £100. Tickets will be sold

from the Ministry of Culture at the City Hall or by calling +350 20066819, email:

Jazz Workshops will also be offered from Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd October headed by

Elie Massias and with the participation of Pedro Cortejosa on sax, David Leon on drums and

percussion and Jose Lopez on double bass at John Mackintosh Hall. Price will be £20 pounds

per day or £50 for the three days. Those wishing to attend the workshops should contact the

Ministry of Culture at the City Hall or by calling +350 20066819, email:

Constantly updated info is available at