Jerusalem Jazz Festival 2018

Matt Wilson – New York, NY/Photography by John Abbott

The Jerusalem Jazz Festival offers a unique music experience with international and Israeli musicians performing in the galleries of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Now in its 4th edition, the festival will take place from December 12 – 14, 2018. Produced by the Israel Festival in cooperation with the Yellow Submarine and the Israel Museum, and under the artistic direction of renowned musician and trumpeter Avishai Cohen, the festival features artistic collaborations between musicians, pop-up shows, professional workshops, all-night jam sessions, a student stage and more.

This year’s program includes:

Matt Wilson Trio featuring Avishai Cohen; Anat Cohen and Marcello; Asaf Amdusky performing “Non-Standards,” a unique collection of arrangements crafted especially for the event; Christophe Chassol; Adam Ben-Ezra; Deantoni Parks; Jiri Stivin Trio; Camilla Battaglia; Coolooloosh; A tribute to Arnie Lawrence; and more.

Ticket information:

The festival will take place at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem from December 12 – 14. Doors open at 18:00 every evening and at 11:00 Friday morning. There is no reserved seating.

Ticket prices (per day) are: all gallery performances – 120 NIS; all gallery performances + 1 auditorium concert – 180 NIS; all gallery performances + 2 auditorium concerts – 240 NIS. Discounts available for seniors, students, IDF soldiers, Israel Museum members.

The Gold Pass includes access to all performances throughout the entire museum for all 3 days of the festival – 540 NIS.

The full schedule, information and tickets are available on the Jerusalem Jazz Festival website. 

For further information call 02-5631544   Hours: Sun – Thurs between 10:00 – 16:00