JazzFest Berlin

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Berlin Jazz Festival
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Location(s)Berlin, Germany
Coordinates52°31′00″N 13°23′20″E / 52.51667°N 13.38889°E / 52.51667; 13.38889
Years active1964–present
Founded byBerliner Festspiele
WebsiteOfficial site

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

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

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  1. ^ JazzFest Berlin official site
  2. ^ "Berliner Festspiele - Jazzfest Berlin". Archived from the original on 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2012-05-20.

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