• Jazz 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

    6 days ago - By Free Jazz

    Vera Marmelo
    By Paul Acquaro
    July 31, 2020
    Prolog
    It is quiet in Lisbon, relatively speaking. The same streets that were teeming with tourists this time last year , even impassable at times, now allow for wide berth. Even the precipitous, winding streets of Barrio Alto, with its foot wide sidewalks, seem spacious.
    The seats of the Gulbenkian amphitheater, a mid-century modern theater, which sits on a carp pond ensconced by trees and surrounded by lush garden, are also more spaced out this year. One seat open, two seats taped off. Reducing capacity by two thirds is a big deal, but the...
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