NovaraJazz first edition take place in february and march of 2004 and it begins with the Lawrence Butch Morris artistic residence at the Guido Cantelli Conservatory in Novara. This residence ends with a Butch Morris’ conduction of students on the stage of the Conservatory. It also has guests like the Cooper-Moore & Assif Tsahar duo and Paolo Fresu’s trio with Eivind Aarset and Dhafer Youssef. The first season ends with the performance of US composer Charlemagne Palestine, art name of Martin Charles, at the NAC (Novara Contemporary Art) association.
- Lawrence Butch Morris
- Cooper-Moore & Assif Tsahar duo
- Paolo Fresu, Eivind Aarset and Dhafer Youssef trio