Review: Jamie Cullum & The Opening Day Of 48th Festival de Jazz de San Sebastian

Jamie Cullum


Jamie Cullum met Wednesday to thousands of people on the beach of La Zurriola at the start of the 48th Festival de Jazz de San Sebastian. Music and Game in conjunction because they lacked what the British musician likes offer real show.

From Cullum always expected more than a guy singing on the piano keys and the artist is appeared unstoppable from the start. After a “Aupa Donostia”, heated with The same things , Get Your Way and I’m over it . With full beach and the Kursaal crowded, rushing after the great success of his latest album, Everything you did not do , and asked for an audience clapping still reluctant, while dozens of phones from the sand trying to capture a photo of the day in the Heineken Jazz Festival.

A powerful version of the Love for sale , Cole Porter, is also suitable for top billing, led to the filing of the musicians and the first words of Cullum, who claimed that San Sebastian is one of the places where he likes to play. It has been more than once in the capital of Gipuzkoa, including one in the Jazz Festival four years ago, which gave quite a great show to the public in the Plaza de la Trinidad.

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The recollection of that time has nothing to do with the performance yesterday in a fabulous night temperature, which has approached the beach Green Stage to a diverse audience, including children, of which not all were the work of listening to the musician and seemed to enjoy over night picnic on the beach sand. Many conversations in the audience simultaneaban beyond what was happening on stage, although many others have given the attention it deserves a musician that is delivered in such a way in their performances.

There were many issues themselves, as the Twentysomething, which catapulted him to fame in 2003 with only 24 years, but not without versions like Do not stop music , Rihanna, and the overwhelming The wind cries Mary , of Jimi Hendrix, who has reserved for only a. With the High and dry , Radiohead has proven what I said hours before a press conference, that “what is important is not being afraid to touch soft” but it is a great show.

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