The 4th year of the Gypsy Jazz Festival, which main organizer is a well-known musician – saxofon player, composer, band leader and promoter Miloslav Suchomel was held on February 2, 2015 in Bratislava at the theater Nová Scéna. Suchomel left behind the original festival form of individual concerts and the visitors were offered a comprehensive performance of his 30 members orchestra with jazz and string sections (the latter lead by the concert master of the Slovak National Theater, Arpád Patkoló), which gave place to several guest stars: the American singer Gail Anderson and the Romani singer Dotschy Reinhardt as the singing stars, followed by another American, a saxofon player Bill Evans. The styled Romani dance was performed by the dancers’ group of Simona Horváthová. Music of the festival oscilated between the genres, mainly those of jazz, latino, oriental music and creations growing from the traditional Romani jazz. The festival was accompanied by the exhibition of fine art produced by academic painters Vladislav Zabel, Pavel Pokorný and Jozef Srna jr. The paintings were offered to the visitors for possible purchase.
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