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World Jazz Festival - Mumbai

The World Jazz Festival is an annual celebration of jazz music that takes place in Mumbai, India. The festival features a line-up of both local and international jazz musicians who come together to perform in front of a large and enthusiastic audience. Over the years, the World Jazz Festival has become one of Mumbai's most popular music festivals, drawing music lovers from all over the city. The festival typically takes place over a weekend, with multiple concerts held at different venues around the city. Each concert features a different lineup of musicians, providing audiences with a diverse range of jazz styles and sounds.

The World Jazz Festival is set to return on April 29th and 30th, featuring a diverse lineup of talented jazz musicians from both India and around the world.

Day 1 of the festival will kick off with a collaboration between young Indian classical musicians and international artists such as Alexander Beets, Ellister Van der Molen, and Rolf Delfos. Other performers for the day include Lucas Santana Quintet and Baer Traa with Lizzy Ossevoort. The evening will conclude with a DJ and after-party jam session featuring Susanne Alt and Zosja.

Day 2 of the festival promises to be just as exciting, with a variety of jazz performances scheduled throughout the day. The day will begin with Monsoon Raga Jazz, featuring Sebastiaan Van Bavel. Other acts for the day include Anna Serierse featuring Lucas Santana's Brazilian Experience and a jam session featuring all the bands. Susanne Alt and Zosja will also be performing again on the second day.

Overall, the World Jazz Festival is a must-attend event for jazz lovers in Mumbai, offering a unique opportunity to experience the rich and diverse sounds of jazz music from around the world. With a lineup that includes international and local talent, this year's festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend.

The World Jazz Festival is not just a celebration of jazz music, but also of the city of Mumbai itself. The festival provides a platform for the city to showcase its rich cultural heritage, from its historic landmarks to its diverse culinary scene. Visitors to the festival can explore the city's many attractions, from the iconic Gateway of India to the bustling markets of Colaba.


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