Italian Jazz C.R.E.A. (Composition Research – Europe and America) is the new Project of the Saint Louis College of Music entirely dedicated to research and innovation in the field of jazz composition.
It was born as a spin-off of Italian jazz on the road and expands its dissemination potential, in order to distribute an original and experimental Italian jazz music project all over the world. International partners of the project, some of the most important Italian, European and American musical institutions: Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Navarra – Pamplona, Spain; University of North Texas, USA; Umbria Jazz Festival; Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome; Eliseo Theater in Rome.
In the context of Italian Jazz Crea project, supported by the MiBact, the Saint Louis aims to promote in Italy, Europe and America, the original creations of 8 talented young Italian composers which will be performed in Italy by the Saint Louis Big Band and abroad by the resident Big Bands of the Conservatory of Navarra and the University of North Texas.