JazzFest Berlin

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Berlin Jazz Festival
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Albert Mangelsdorff Preis 2013
Genre Jazz
Location(s) West Berlin, Germany
Years active 1964– present
Founded by Berliner Festspiele
Website
JazzFest Berlin official site

JazzFest Berlin (also known as the Berlin Jazz Festival) is a jazz festival based in Berlin, Germany. Originally called the "Berliner Jazztage" (Berlin Jazz Days), it was founded in 1964 in West Berlin by the Berliner Festspiele. Venues were, among others: Berliner Philharmonie, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Volksbühne, Haus der Berliner Festspiele and the Jazzclubs Quasimodo and A-Trane.[1]

The festival's artistic concept has been "to document, support, and validate trends in jazz, and to mirror the diversity of creative musical activity.[2]

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