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08Sept7:00 pm8:00 pmB-Jazz International Contest 2023

16Sept06:00 pm7:00 pmBody Sound DiVision in TallinnChoice Paradox, the final rendition

16Sept9:00 pm11:59 pmEuropean Jazz’s coolft Federica Michisanti and Pilar PatassiniCasa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

17Sept9:00 pm11:59 pmEuropean Jazz Ensemblesspecial guest Gianluca Petrella & Michele RabbiaCasa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

18Sept9:00 pm11:59 pmEuropean Jazz Ensemblesspecial guest Mauro Ottolini & Elisabetta Antonini Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

27Sept17:0007:30 pmElena Brandes Quarteta Nse Open Doors


10Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmAnima & Paolo Fantonia Jammin’ 23Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

11Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmAnunnaki, Alessandro Iachini Quartet, Edoardo Lupo Trio a Jammin’2023Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

12Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmTransient Gemini, Third Divisiona Jammin’ 2023Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

13Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmUrban 49 artistsJammin' 2023Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

14Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmJohn Stowell special gesta Jammin’ 2023Casa del Jazz, Viale di Porta Ardeatina, 55

17Oct9:00 pm11:59 pmEphemeral, Emanuele Semeraro, Valerio Agulini Trioto The Flying DonkeyL’Asino che Vola, Via Antonio Coppi, 12

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Bill Smith – Between Jazz and Classical Music

Among the figures linked to the American jazz scene who frequented Italy in the mid-Seventies, one stands out for his eclecticism and instrumental invective, the composer and clarinettist Bill Smith. As in the case of other American exponents, Bill Smith, from the end of the 1950s, went to Italy on several occasions, even staying there for long periods. In his past, the American clarinetist had in 1945 followed the prestigious courses at the Juilliard School in New York, studied together with the pianist Dave Brubeck at Mill's College as a student of the French composer Darius Milhaud; he had joined the Californian pianist's quartet at the same time, with whom he recorded his first album at the end of the 1940s. In the early 1950s he recorded in Los Angeles with vibraphonist Red Norvo and drummer Shelly Manne. A few years later, in 1957, he was awarded the Prix de Rome and stayed in the capital at the American Academy. He plays with trumpeter Nunzio Rotondo…

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A little bit of History

Jazz Pop Rock School in Rome since 1976, Saint Louis is one of the most renowned musical educational establishments of excellence with one of the largest educational offerings in Europe. Didactic menu.


Saint Louis Docs

Didactic series, textbooks and methods written in collaboration with Saint Louis teachers, the result of years of research, practice, and teaching at the music school in Rome and constantly being updated.


Saint Louis Management

Agency which represents some of Italy's greatest jazz musicians and acts as a support for students to enter the job market, selecting and promoting the best groups of young talent each year


Resident Bands

School of Music in Rome, Saint Louis produces and supports diverse orchestral ensembles, from choirs to large orchestras, of all musical genres each year, promoting them in the national festivals and in the European Conservatories circuit (Erasmus +).


Record labels

Three labels - Urban49, Jazz Collection, Camilla Records - and a record series ArtUro for the production of the best original art projects.


Festivals & Events

School of music in Rome, Saint Louis features more than 300 concerts a year, in prestigious venues and major auditoriums in Italy and Europe (erasmus+), as part of national and international festivals, such as Jammin’, Italian Jazz on The Road, Special Guest and many others.