The first Sintra Jazz Festival will take place at the Olga Cadaval Cultural Center on September 17, 18, and 19, 2021.
This new festival has as its main objectives the dissemination of Jazz in the municipality, as well as making known some of the musicians and the excellent Jazz music that is currently made in Portugal. On the 17th and 18th, there will be two double concerts, lasting approximately 45 minutes each, without a break, accessible through just one ticket, and on the 19th, a single concert.
On the first day of the festival, Maria João performs with Carlos Bica Quarteto and João Paulo Esteves da Silva “Brightbird Trio”. On the second day, July 18, the pianist Mário Laginha will perform, solo, and the ensemble Coreto Porta-Jazz. For the last day, July 19, the Hot Clube de Portugal Jazz Orchestra will perform, with saxophonist Julian Argüelles, as guest soloist.