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First Russian Jazz Conference Planned for November in St. Petersburg

Jazz Across Borders conference to be held November 17-18, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia

Igor Butman, artistic director for Jazz Across Borders
Igor Butman

The Ministry for Culture of Russia, the VI St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum and the Igor Butman Music Group are working together to present the first Russian jazz conference – Jazz Across Borders (JAB) – to be held November 17-18, 2017 at the State Academic Chapel in St. Petersburg.

Jazz Across Borders will be held within the broader event of the VI St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, organized by the Ministry for Culture of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of St. Petersburg. Like APAP in the U.S. the event features a trade conference, as well as cultural showcases and performances for the public.

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