An alternative route that is part of the of art and culture tours in Rome. For all lovers of music, and in particular of jazz, who are visiting the Rome l, a visit to this place is an opportunity not to be missed. The Casa del Jazz in Rome is a complex consisting of 3 buildings dating back to 1936 on the ruins of a late-Renaissance villa. It stands in Viale Ardeatina, inside a public park of almost two and a half hectares.
The Casa del Jazz complex
Inside the main structure of the Casa del Jazz there is a multi-purpose auditorium with 150 seats that have always been used for live concerts, conventions, meetings, projections and cultural events. All the concerts held at the Casa del Jazz can recorded thanks to a sophisticated recording system; at the facility, there is also a rich audiovisual historical archive that can be consulted through multimedia stations.
Then there is a library, open to the public to consult the preserved material; and two other buildings that complete the complex and which contain, respectively, a rehearsal room; and a guesthouse available to musicians.
Visit the Casa del Jazz in Rome
And a guided tour of the Casa del Jazz in Rome can be a unique opportunity not only for fans of this musical genre: but for all those who are interested in enjoying alternative places, in which are still kept finds a source of historical memory.
It should also be remembered that the Casa del Jazz project originates from the confiscation of a villa belonging to an old boss of the Banda della Magliana and subsequently assigned to the Municipality of Rome. At the entrance, there is a plaque that recalls the names of the victims of the Mafia.
The Casa del Jazz is an example of an auditorium made with great skill and engineering expertise near one of the most famous archaeological sites in Rome. An area created to host concerts and events by virtue of exceptional acoustics; a place also suitable for hosting cultural events that represents an absolute excellence in the cultural and artistic field.
A house of jazz culture open to contaminations and meetings of different cultures: a place worth visiting if you are visiting Rome. Not only for fans of this musical genre but for anyone who wants to spend some time in such a context, a place of historical memory on an artistic musical level.