sábado, 16 de julio de 2016

Telluride Jazz Festival Celebrates 40th With beautiful poster (painting of Eugenio Cohaila), premier of the movie "Miles Ahead" and as always frontline artists!!

Born in the city of Tacna in Peru, Eugenio Cohaila is one of the Most Promising young Peruvian artists to emerge from the vibrant country. Only in His mid twenties, Eugenio has held more than 30 exhibitions, treats including prestigious salons like the Municipality of Tacna, the Embassy of the U. S. and the gallery at the Banco Continental. I Studied at the College of Fine Arts in Tacna, Where I graduated With the highest honors in Painting. Additionally, I recently finished His postgraduate studies in Painting at the School of Fine Arts of Peru in Lima. His honors include a first place at the Urban Mural Contest in Tacna and an Honorable Mention at the Fifth Contest Lazo in Tacna.

The painting generously Elinoff Gallery Donated by the Jazz Festival to the Telluride for the 2016 official poster captures a beautiful and familiar depiction of main street Telluride During a mid-Summer sunset. Poster prints will be available for purchase at the merch tent During The 40th Telluride Jazz Festival.

The first Telluride Jazz Festival took place August 26-25, 1977. The then unknown event included the likes of guitar legend Muddy Waters and the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet on the lineup. Gillespie would famously remark, “if this ain’t paradise, heaven can wait” in reference to his impression of Telluride. For the next 40 years the Telluride Jazz Festival would host music greats like Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, James Moody, Jimmy Heath, Kevin Eubanks, Kenny Barron, Paquito D’Rivera, Ernie Watts, Marcia Ball, Richie Cole, Chris Potter, Ragina Carter, Kurt Elling, Stanley Jordan, Diana Krall, Herbie Mann, Christian McBride, Terence Blanchard, Bobby Watson, Kenny Walker,  Dr. Lonnie Smith, Charlie Hunter, Allen Toussaint, John Scofield, Dave Holland, Victor Wooten, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell, Roy Hargrove, Maceo Parker, The Neville Brothers, Dr. John, The Funky Meters, Jimmy Herring, Dianne Reeves, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Tower of Power, The Bad Plus, Poncho Sanchez, Monty Alexander, Jon Cleary, Joey DeFrancesco and so many more. All are guilt of putting forth their best selves, and executing what is always an inspired performance.

This commemorative year from the scene of Telluride, 5 to 7 August, will Marcus Miller, John Scofield, Galatic, Kermit Ruffins, Veronica Swift, Overdose Sabor, Jeff Coffin, Telluride Students All Stars Jazz Ensemble and more. There will also be workshops and other activities

The Telluride Society for Jazz and Jimmy Jazz present a very special screening of Miles Ahead at the Sheridan Opera House on Thursday, August 4th at 8:30 PM. The acclaimed film that explores the life and music of jazz great Miles Davis will be open to the public for to the San Miguel Resource Center. Watch the official movie trailer here.


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