All you need to know about the Madrid jazz festival Spain

Madrid has the highest number of music festivals in terms of size and genre of any Spanish city. One of these is the Madrid Jazz Festival, which will take place from two to 27 November 2022. The festival takes place in various venues in the Spanish capital, especially in three cultural centers: the Conde Duque Cultural Center, the Fernán Gómez de la Villa Cultural Center, and CentroCentro. There are other venues, such as the National Music Auditorium and the Teatro Monumental.


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The festival invites a variety of top musicians from all over the world including Gregory Porter, Carmen Paris, Jorge Pardo, Ambrose Akinmusire and Woody Allen, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Martin & Word, Chano Domínguez & Niño Josele, Romano, Sclavis, Texier, Jorge Pardo, Richard Galliano, and Zakir Hussain to perform in various venues in the city.

Moreover,  the total number of performances is 21, but 16 will take place in the Conde Duque, and the others will be in different venues like the Círculo de Bellas Artes or the Sala Clamores. In addition to the musical performances, a series of debates will take place in the auditorium of Conde Duque. As a film projection about jazz conferences and other jazz-related events.


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At this time of the year, Madrid has warm weather, both in the winter and the summer, be sure to pack your swimsuits, sunscreen, and beach toys! There are plenty of lovely beaches in Madrid and nearby cities. Be sure to enjoy them after the music ends!


Madrid international jazz festival program:


Conde Duque:

Paolo Fresu

2 November

Manuel Borraz 

11 November

Steve Coleman & Five Elements 

18 November

Ernesto Aurignac 

25 November


Fernán Gómez Centro Cultural de la Villa :

Immanuel Wilkins

8 November

Michel Camilo 

9 November

Kurt Elling featuring Charlie Hunter

10 November

Melissa Aldana Quartet

11 November

Oumou Sangaré

12 November

Richard Bona & Alfredo Rodríguez

13 November

Alain Pérez y La Orquesta

15 November

Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Chano Domínguez

16 November

Erik Fiedlander

17 November

Billy Cobham’ Band

18 November

Matana Roberts

19 November

David Virelles. Pedro Guedes 

20 November

Ingrid Laubrock & Andy Milne

22 November

Cyrille Aimée

23 November

Creativa Grand Ensemble

24 November

Big Band Bob Sands & Quique Gómez

25 November

Abdullah Ibrahim

27 November



Lucía Fumero Trío

3 November

Carlos Sarduy Trío

4 November

Ariel Brínguez

5 November

Martin Taylor & Ulf Wakenius

8 November

Nino de los Reyes

11 November

Aki Takase

12 November


National Auditorium:

Dianne Reeves

7 November

Moisés P. Sánchez

26 November


Teatro Monumental:

Banda Sinfónica Municipal de Madrid

22 November