Panama Jazz Festival Gala Night at Atlapa
Festival Dates: January 13-18, 2020Next Wednesday, January 15, 2020 will be part of a concert that strengthens cultural relations between Panama, Cuba and the United States, a high-profile concert with Grammy winners such as Terry Lynne Carrington, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, in addition to the greatest exponent of Cuban timba, Isaac Delgado and "the great voice of soul and jazz" Dianne Reeves, together on the same stage and creating a unique night.
The Panama Jazz Festival celebrates its seventeenth anniversary by honoring Panamanian saxophonist Reginald "Reggie" Johnson, one of Panama's leading saxophonists, who has performed with various groups and renowned national and international musicians for more than five decades and has shared the stage with jazz and salsa stars such as Celia Cruz, Armando Manzanero, Julio Iglesias, among others.
Reginald "Reggie" Johnson
Since its inception in 2003, the Panama Jazz Festival has attracted more than 350,000 jazz fans worldwide and has announced more than $4.5 million in national and international scholarships. Its educational component brings together 5,000 music students from around the world each year and in January 2019 the festival brought together more than 30,000 people from around the world.
The Panama Jazz Festival
The Panama Jazz Festival is produced by Panama Jazz Productions for the benefit of the Danilo Perez Foundation. The festival is organized thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture, the National Tourism Authority of Panama, the Mayor's Office of Panama, City of Knowledge Foundation, Copa Airlines, Alamo Rent A Car, Cable & Wireless, among many others.