- 12.12 19:30
Assaf Amdursky & Non Standards
Eternal rocker Assaf Amdursky celebrates the 10th anniversary of his seminal album Harei At (“Thou Art”) in a special collaboration with Yellow Submarine’s Jazz project "Non-Standards".
- 12.12 19:30 | 13.12 21:30
Jiri Stivin Trio
Experimental, contemplative and sincere, musician, composer and author Jiri Stivin inspires a sense of freedom and courage.
- 12.12 20:00
Arnie Lawrence Tribute - I Carry your Heart
In memory and celebration of Arnie Lawrence (1938-2005), the festival presents two different shows: "I Carry your Heart" The show pays homage to Arnie's iconic album Inside an Hourglass, released in 1970.
- 12.12 20:30 | 14.12 14:15
Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves - Outra Coisa
Taking a break from their extensive musical solo careers, Cohen and Gonçalves will team up on one stage to bring us magic fusing Jazz, Samba and the marvelous indigenous Brazilian music of Moacir Santos,
- 12.12 21:30 | 13.12 19:30
Camilla Battaglia Quartet
In her new album, Camilla Battaglia explores time in its philosophical, musical and scientific sense, inviting listeners to let go of the sense of familiar time and place.
- 12.12 21:45
Christophe Chassol - Big Sun
Chassol visits the International Jazz Festival with two shows: "Big Sun" in an intimate show – just him, his sounds, and his inner thoughts. There, between image and sound, we will find ourselves in a wonderful new world that longs to come out.
- 12.12 22:00 | 13.12 20:30
Deantoni Parks - aka Technoself
Sitting behind a small drum set and keyboards, Deantoni Parks (aka Technoself) presents a deceptively minimalistic show that produces an infinite range of sounds, processed by each one of us in his or her unique way.
- 12.12 22:30
GRIDI & Coolooloosh
Gridi & Coolooloosh will visit the festival for two shows with two different ensembles. This performance with the entire 6-man band, combining GRIDI’s beats and harmony with Coolooloosh’ groove.
- 13.12 19:30 | 14.12 15:00
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Quintet
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson is a violinist, arranger, composer, music director, producer, DJ, educator, and multi-instrumentalist whose music travels through diverse musical worlds.
- 13.12 20:00
Tal Gamlieli Trio
Gamlieli (double bass), Moshe Elmakias (piano), and Amir Bar Akiva (drums) perform regularly at international jazz festivals and in the jazz clubs of New York, Chicago, and Boston.
- 13.12 21:45
Wilson & Cohen & Mori
Wilson will visit the festival for two shows with two different ensembles: A trio that brings together three giants of Jazz – two Israelis and one Matt Wilson: Avishai Cohen on the trumpet and Barak Mori on the bass. The exciting trio will blend together Cohen’s and Wilson’s original materials into an extraordinary show
- 13.12 22:00 | 14.12 12:00
Shahin Novrasli Trio
The show offers a rare opportunity to experience a unique authentic combination of Jazz with Caucasus influences – East meets West in its truest form.
- 13.12 22:30
GRIDI & Coolooloosh Trio
Gridi & Coolooloosh will visit the festival for two shows with two different ensembles. At this performance three of the band members decide to play with the sequencer and host international and Israeli festival guests in a show that is almost entirely Jazz, groove, and electro improve.
- 14.12 12:00
Arnie Lawrence Tribute - Children of All Ages Revisited
In memory and celebration of Arnie Lawrence (1938-2005), the festival presents two shows: "Children of All Ages Revisited" The Tribute – Arnie Lawrence - a performance featuring Erik Lawrence, Ayelet Rose Gottlieb and many musicians who were Arnie’s students over the years . In the show, we can embrace the unique, unassuming vibe of the jam session that only he could create.
- 14.12 13:00
Matt Wilson Quartet
Wilson will visit the festival for two shows with two different ensembles: In the Modern Art Gallery, Matt Wilson will be joined by Ofer Ganor (guitar), Barak Mori (bass), and Assaf Yuri (saxophone) for traditional Jazz and Swing.
- 14.12 13:30
Christophe Chassol - IndiaMore
Chassol visits the International Jazz Festival with two shows: "IndiaMore" Chassol returns to Indian sounds, which he has known from a very young age. Here too, he harmonizes sounds, motifs, noises, movement, and life – this time of northern India,
- 14.12 14:30
Adam Ben Ezra
Adam Ben Ezra’s music is a magical concoction of sounds from different worlds, blending into one another naturally and authentically.
- 12.12 23:30 | 13.12 23:30
A mini festival within the big festival, the Yellow Submarine jam sessions bring together the international and Israeli guests of the festival and outstanding emerging and established musicians, jamming into the small hours of the night.
- בכל ימי הפסטיבל
Let your curiosity lead you through the labyrinthine halls to the hidden corners of the Israel Museum. There, between the shadows of the artworks, you will find yourself in a mysterious and exciting musical experience.
- 14.12 11:00
The Festival Academy
This year, as every year, the Festival honors the future generation, which is actually the generation of the present, as students from Israel’s leading music schools participate in the Jerusalem Jazz Festival.
- Several events
We invite you to sip a glass of wine in the festival’s bar on the second floor, lean back on the sofas, and listen to a fascinating talk with one of the festival’s guests. Israeli Jazz musicians will talk with guest artists about their musical inspiration, creative process, experiences on world tours, thoughts and dreams, or in short: about Jazz.
- בכל ימי הפסטיבל
The Festival’s Wine Bar
Between shows or as you wander in the Museum, we invite you to take a break, have a pleasant chat, or enjoy a cultural encounter in the Jazz Festival’s wine bar.