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Em Bebbi Sy Jazz

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In the beginning there was the idea of two jazz fans to organize a summer evening festival to enliven the city centre of Basel and its most beautiful squares with traditional jazz and at the same time to give the many jazz bands from the region a platform to play in front of a broad audience.

In more than 35 years, the idea of these two jazz fans has given rise to what is probably the world's...

In the beginning there was the idea of two jazz fans to organize a summer evening festival to enliven the city centre of Basel and its most beautiful squares with traditional jazz and at the same time to give the many jazz bands from the region a platform to play in front of a broad audience.

In more than 35 years, the idea of these two jazz fans has given rise to what is probably the world's largest one-day jazz event, where - as in the first year - all concerts can be attended free of charge.

In addition to the volunteer work of the organisation team, this unique event is made possible by the commitment of numerous sponsors, patrons and partners.

The impressive key data of "Em Bebbi sy Jazz":

- more than 30 venues, including 25 open-air venues

- more than 70 orchestras/performers, 11 streetbands, 3 choirs

- more than 700 musicians and singers

- more than 70'000 visitors!

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