MINI partners with Blue Note JAZZ FESTIVAL for a third time.

Yokohama. For a third year running, MINI has teamed
adult with a Blue Note Japan jazz bar to reason a
Blue Note JAZZ
in Yokohama. Since it was initial hold in 2015, the
eventuality has fast grown into one of a biggest jazz events on Japan’s
song calendar and has done a name for itself internationally. This
year, a unison is being stretched into a two-day festival with big
names such as Donald Fagen The Nightflyers attending from
overseas. Many Japanese artists will also be onstage, including the
Blue Note Tokyo All-Star Jazz Orchestra and JUJU.


Francois Roca, Head of MINI Japan, commented on a collaboration,
“MINI Japan is gay to once again support this extraordinary event.
MINI owners are artistic and energetic; they adore their urban
lifestyles and outside adventures. The annual Blue Note JAZZ FESTIVAL
is accurately a kind of eventuality that MINI owners enjoy.”


With 3 apart theatre areas, a festival offers not usually live
jazz performances though also DJ and yoga events. Meanwhile, boutique
food trucks and selling stalls will keep festival-goers entertained
between sets. Jazz-lovers will also get a tighten demeanour into a universe of
MINI, with a series of models on arrangement including a MINI Clubman, a
MINI Convertible and a newly-launched MINI Countryman John Cooper Works.


The eventuality takes place in Japan during a Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse on
Sep 23 and 24, 2017. Tickets are accessible


Event Information

Event:              Blue Note JAZZ FESTIVAL in JAPAN 2017

Date:               Sep 23-24, 2017 (Sat/Sun)

Time:               Gates open during 11:00, performances start during 12:00.
Event ends during 20:30.

Venue:             Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, Japan

Headliners:     Donald Fagen The Nightflyers

David Sanborn Blue Note Tokyo All-Star Jazz Orchestra directed
by Eric Miyashiro

                        Kamasi Washington

                        JUJU with TAKUYA KURODA BAND from NY

                        HIROMI duet: feat. Edmar Castaneda

                        … and more.


Event Site:

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About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment

For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in
over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a main
concentration of a long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art,
exemplary song and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972,
3 large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Daniel Barenboim,
Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated with BMW. In
2016 and 2017, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari combined a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art Car
Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, a BMW Art
Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich and London,
a association also partners with heading museums and art fairs as well
as orchestras and show houses around a world. The BMW Group takes
extensive artistic leisure in all a informative activities – as this
beginning is as essential for producing groundbreaking artistic work
as it is for vital innovations in a successful business.

Further information:







For serve questions greatfully contact:


Dr Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753


Leonie Laskowski

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-45382

Email: [email protected]


The BMW Group


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€ 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31
Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.


The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
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conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.