Red Sea Jazz Festival 2006

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The Red Sea Jazz Festival is an international event, held yearly since 1987 during the last week of August in the City Port of Eilat, Israel. This yearÂ’s festival will be held August 27-30, 2006. There are 9-10 concerts presented each evening on the festival's 4 outdoors stages, 6 clinics with guest artists and nightly Jam sessions. The total yearly average attendance for the Red Sea Jazz Festival is around 60,000.

Each year about 20 groups are presented, of which 10 are local and 10 are guests from abroad. The festival strives to introduce to the public the broadest possible musical spectrum, from New Orleans jazz to the contemporary, including Latin and some improvised World music acts. The festival presents guest groups from all around the globe plus Israeli top groups. Please note that only name artists are booked from abroad. Artists' fees are negotiated on an individual basis and all booked artists are provided with travel and accommodations. For an extensive list of past performers, please visit

The Red Sea Jazz Festival is a non profit public event, promoted by the City Council of Eilat and supported by the Ministries of Tourism and Culture. A number of commercial enterprises are also sponsoring the event. If you wish to make a submission you should be an established artist with a proven international activity record.