For a great Summer of great music: it’s Time in jazz 2016 in Berchidda

  • Published: 30-06-2016
  • Category: Events

jazz in Sardinia: Time in jazz 2016

The Summer is the season of beaches. But, if you’re spending a holiday in Sardinia, Summer is also the season of jazz. And the 2016 edition of Time in jazz (from August 8th to 16th) is one of the most awaited events by Italian (and not only Italian) jazz enthusiasts.


Title and locations

After “Piedi” (“feet”) and “Ali” (“wings”), the title of this year will be “Occhi” (“eyes”). The main location of this event will be, as every year, Berchidda, birthplace of trumpeter Paolo Fresu, creator of the event.

Berchidda and not only. In fact, the concerts of Time in jazz 2016 will take place in other picturesque villages in north Sardinia: Bortigiadas, Calangianus, Chiaramonti, Ittireddu, Loiri Porto San Paolo, Mores, Ozieri, Pattada, Posada, San Teodoro, Telti, Tempio Pausania and Tula


The 2016 progam

August 9th:

  • Alessandro Di Liberto piano solo, “Inner conversation”
  • Ada Montellanico quintet featuring Giovanni Falzone, “Abbey’s Road – Omaggio a Abbey Lincoln”
  • Petra Magoni & Ferruccio Spinetti, “Musica Nuda”

August 10th:

  • Giuseppe Battiston, Paolo Fresu & Daniele di Bonaventura, “Cecità” by José Saramago
  • Gianni Coscia & Daniele di Bonaventura, “Due x centotré e cinque”
  • “Keep on keepin’ on”, documentary by Alan Hicks, starring Clark Terry and Justin Kauflin
  • Justin Kauflin piano solo

August 11th:

  • Antonio Zambrini piano solo
  • Justin Kauflin piano solo
  • Pino Ninfa & Jan Lundgren, “Il tempo in posa”
  • Gianni Coscia – Gianluigi Trovesi duo

August 12th:

  • Four and more
  • Silvia Zaru voice piano solo, “I like the sunrise”
  • Bugge Wesseltoft & Christian Prommer
  • Paolo Fresu with Paolo Silvestri and Orchestra jazz del Mediterraneo – Orchestra jazz della Sardegna: “Norma”

August 13th:

  • BAM – Marco Bardoscia, Alborada string quartet & Rita Marcotulli
  • Stefano Battaglia piano solo
  • Rita Marcotulli – Mino Cinelu duo
  • Charles Lloyd new quartet

August 14th:

  • Holy Mass with Alborada string quartet & Paolo Fresu, “Lucia e gli occhi santi”
  • Paolo Fresu – Mino Cinelu duo
  • Stefano Battaglia trio
  • Irit Dekel & Eldad Zitrin, “Last Of Songs”
  • Bombino
  • Bernardo De Muro marching band featuring Funky jazz orchestra

August 15th:

  • GreenTalk (conference)
  • Bombino, Paolo Fresu & Amadou
  • Tasting the ypical dishes of Berchidda
  • Poetry contest in limba language with Bruno Agus & Salvatore Scanu
  • Michel Portal trio, “Promise”
  • Amadou & Mariam
  • Ferragosto festival

August 16th:

  • Presentation of the Time in jazz wine bottle.


How to get there

Berchidda is a small comune in the province of Sassari. The main tourist port is Olbia. To get there from Olbia, take the state highway 597 towards Sassari and follow the road signs to Berchidda. The journey by car takes about thirty minutes.


Further information

For further information about Time in jazz 2016 (complete program, tickets), you can visit the official website of the event,


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