The Jazzfest opened with internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff and his new jazz-program "My Favorite Things". Many other powerful voices, such as Jazz singer Lisa Bassenge from Berlin, will be performing this year.
The Jazzfest opened with internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff and his new program "My Favorite Things". Powerful voices, such as Jazz singer Lisa Bassenge from Berlin, will be performing this year.
In an interview with DW, Peter Materna, the creative director of Jazzfest Bonn, explains why it's important to reach new audiences and why there's a growing market for the genre.
This year's Jazzfest Bonn will once again present exciting female musicians - but jazz still remains very much a male domain. DW spoke to music experts to find out why, and whether there is change on the horizon.
Tickets will go on sale next week for Jazzfest Bonn, an event that draws thousands to the former German capital. The 2017 program features not-to-be-missed highlights from the international and German jazz scenes.
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