Founded in May 2005, the Gezmataz Cultural Association aims to study, produce and disseminate music in its different expressions in the belief that it leads to cultural and social improvement.
The Gezmataz Association is a non-profit organisation and operates mainly in the musical and educational field.
It organises jazz music events in the municipalities of Genoa.
It produces Gezmataz Festival & Workshop and collaborates in the realisation of the workshop within the Laurino (Salerno) Jazz Festival.
The Association's activities are carried out in cooperation with the Municipality of Genoa, the Liguria Region, Ports of Genoa and numerous other partners, including the Fondazione Carige.
President: Bruno Vitali
Artistic Director: Marco Tindiglia
Festival Gezmataz 2024

The Gezmataz Festival, now in its 21st edition, returns to Genoa! 
In this edition the leitmotif of the concerts will be linguggai: an interweaving of musical genres, stylistic influences, languages, arts, cultures, traditions and new 
musical genres, stylistic influences, languages, arts, cultures, traditions and new proposals that will find 
a meeting point in the port of Genoa. 

We will start off in June with Spritz and Jazz, a series of aperitif-concerts at the Darsena every Thursday of the month; in July we will have the double event Visual Jazz at Palazzo Ducale and Summer Jazz in  Piazza delle Feste, with great international guests; after the summer it will be the turn of Autumn Jazz, at La Claque. 

Here are all the dates! 
Spritz and Jazz 
Darsena 3000, 6.30 pm. 
06/06: Grenda Lab (voice and electronics) 
13/06: Filo Q (electronics) + Raphael Belziti (clarinet) 
20/06: Pilardelmare (electronics) + Leonardo Bocchia (bass) 
27/06: Pierka (electronics) + Matteo Mannino (trumpet) 
04/07: Franco Corica (electronics) + Giovanni Battista Boccardo (keyboards and synth) 

Visual Jazz 
Sala del Minor Consiglio, Ducal Palace, 6:30 p.m. 
01/07: The magic of women. With Massimiliano Milesi (sax and electronics), Boris Savoldelli 
(voice and electronics), Pino Ninfa (photographer) 
03/07: Drawing in music. With Tommaso Perazzo (piano), Andrea Ferraris (live painting)  

Summer Jazz 
Piazza delle Feste, Porto Antico, 9.30 p.m. 
05/07: Ana Carla Maza, Caribe summer tour, (cello and voice) 
06/07: Gretchen Parlato (vocals) and Lionel Loueke (guitar) 

Autumn Jazz 
September-November 2024, La Claque, 9.30 p.m.
Guests will be revealed soon, keep 
to follow us! 
See you soon, with another great season of Jazz in Genoa!


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