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Held since 1973, Umbria Jazz Festival is an internationally renowned music festival that takes place annually in the region of Umbria, Italy. The festival attracts emerging jazz artists from around the globe, as well as a diverse range of jazz enthusiasts.

Umbria Jazz Festival has hosted performances by some of the biggest names in jazz, such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and many others.

Famous For:
The festival showcases a diverse lineup of jazz and related genres, catering to a wide range of musical tastes.

Creation Purpose:
The Umbria Jazz Festival was founded by Carlo Pagnotta and Giancarlo Santalmassi. They are both Italian entrepreneurs and jazz enthusiasts who shared a passion for promoting jazz music and creating a platform to showcase talented musicians. They created the festival with the intention of bringing jazz to the region of Umbria.

Fun Facts:
The festival is one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the world.

In addition to the main summer festival, Umbria Jazz Winter is a spin-off event that takes place in the winter months, usually in December. It offers a lineup of jazz concerts and events during the holiday season, providing a different experience for festival-goers.

Impact on the Music Industry:
The Umbria Jazz Festival has served as a platform for emerging jazz artists to gain exposure and recognition.

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Umbria Jazz Festival 2023 at a glance

When did Umbria Jazz Festival 2023 take place?

Festival was scheduled from 07 Jul to 16 Jul 2023 (9 day(s)).

Where was Umbria Jazz Festival 2023 held?

Umbria Jazz Festival takes place in Perugia, Italy. Here is the full address of the festival: Piazza Danti, 28 06122 Perugia, Umbria, Italy

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