The Leipzig Jazz Days are an annual that takes place in Leipzig Festival for contemporary jazz. You will find for many years regularly in the autumn. Organizer of the festival is the Jazz Club Leipzig eV
For the first time Jazz Festival 1976 was organized, in 2011, there was already the 35th Leipzig Jazz Festival. The festival has the turn and the end of the GDR survived and evolved steadily since 1991 under new conditions. Today it is considered one of Germany's most renowned jazz festivals and features many visitors to view through a special flair, which explains, inter alia, from the variety of different venues: in addition to evening concerts at the Leipzig Opera, there are concerts of improvised music at the Reformed Church and night concerts in club atmosphere at venues such as Moritz Bastion, naTo Horns Erben, plant 2, the UT Connewitz or the stage lime rock.
The aim of the organizers in artistic terms is the presentation both outstanding representative of contemporary jazz and new musical developments and special, sometimes specially at the Leipzig Jazz Festival, formed into projects. This lifts the festival of other, more commercially oriented events with a sophisticated musical concept from.