DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JAZZ FESTIVAL Nov. 8 – Nov. 12, 2016

Puerto Plata, Sosua, Cabarete, North Coast

The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival now in its 20th year, is the longest running jazz event in the Dominican Republic. The event is a free, multi-day festival full of rhythm, flavor, and color held each year on  Santo Domingo  and  the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, featuring some of the World’s best Latin Jazz groups and musicians.

Presented by the Dominican Ministry of Tourism, Macorix and JetBlue, and local businesses such as Millennium Resort, Sea Horse Ranch, Ultra Violeta, Banco de Reservas, Residencial Casa Linda, and Cibao Recycling, this cultural event welcomes distinguished musical artists from across the globe.

The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival is a renowned, annual cultural event that brings Jazz to a diverse crowd of music lovers, comprised of local residents and tourists alike. The festival also brings music education to the region through its affiliation with FEDUJAZZ, a non-profit organization that conducts musical workshops for youth. Motivating and developing youth artists, FEDUJAZZ holds a free music education program which benefits more than 200 children with piano, drums, saxophone, guitar, bass, violin, violonchelo lessons amongst others, using Jazz as teaching platform.