Montenegrin publishing company Rabbit Records, in cooperation with Made in
New York Competition and Festival INC from New York is organizing fourth Made in
New York Jazz Festival, Montenegro 2019!
Festival will be held on the 14 th of June, at the open air stage SYNCHRO in the nautical
settlement Porto Montenegro in Tivat and on the 16 th of June in the atrium of "The Capital Plaza"
in Podgorica, both starting at 9PM. On the day before the Tivat concert, in Porto Montenegro, on
the plateau in front of Hipotekarna bank, we will present "Street Jam Session", starting at 8PM,
which will be led by Sara Jovović and her jazz friends. Sara is a student of the prestigious
Berklee College of Music in Boston, SAD.
In Podgorica, on the 15th of June, at 9PM, in Ethno Jazz Club "Sejdefa", Jelena Jovović
& Jazz Junction band will have their concert performance. They will promote their first album
,,Heartbeat” and make the program even more significant.
During two days of the festival some of the biggest names of the world jazz scene will
perform: Bill Evans - sax, three time Grammy winner, Lenny White - drums, vocals: Polly
Gibbons and Charenee Wade, Ameen Saleem - bass, Axel Tosca Laugart - piano/keyboards,
Hermine Deurloo - chromatic harmonica and art director of Made in New York Jazz Competition
INC Yaacov Mayman - sax/ewi.
On the scene, local and regional jazz musicians will join them: Vladimir Maraš -
piano/keyboards, Vasil Hadžimanov - piano/keyboards, Vladimir Krnetić - trumpet, Milorad
Šule Jovović - guitar and Pippo Corvino - guitar.
On Sunday the 16th of June, in Hard Rock Cafe a "Jazz Session with Jazz Masters" will
be organized, for students of music schools, Academy of Music in Cetinje and other guests
interested in this field, where the participants will give short lectures and answer the audience
questions. It is particularly important that students of jazz department in music high school "Vasa
Pavic" whose professor is Sule Jovovic, will open the concert in Podgorica with one
Only a couple of weeks after the festival in New York's Tribeca Performing Arts center,
most important names of American jazz music are coming to Montenegro! The audience will
have a chance to enjoy the repertoire made of jazz standards, as well as in ususal instrumental
and vocal improvisations.
Strategic partner in next three years is "The Capital Plaza" and our partners are: Ministry of
culture of Montenegro, Adriatic Marinas / Porto Montenegro, Ministry of tourism and
sustainable development, Hipotekarna bank, US embassy in Montenegro, the capital city of
Podgorica/department for culture and sport, Tourist organization Tivat, PAM CG, CGES and
hotel Centre Ville.
Friends of the festival are Yamaha/Eurounit, Hard Rock Cafe and Ethno Jazz Club "Sejdefa".
Official vehicle of the festival is Renault.
Tickets available from 15 th of May in Tivat (Yacht Club reception / Porto Montenegro and
Tourist Organization Tivat - Center biro), as well as in Podgorica (Ethno Jazz Club Sejdefa and
Hard Rock Cafe). Ticket price per concert ~ 15€.