Esse is the focal point for jazz fans and artists, and works on expanding the audience by presenting educational outreach events. Overall, Esse presents more than 50 performance sets and other events a month; the club's production team also organizes large-scale concert shows in Moscow and elsewhere in Russia, about five a year in average. Esse is a pround partner of several festivals, such as Usadba Jazz, Jazz at the Hermitage Garden, Jazz May Penza Festival, Rostov Jazz Festival etc.
For the 3rd consecutive year, Esse presents a 10-hour music marathon to celebrate the International Jazz Day on April 30.
We really love what we do. We had the honor to host Johnnie O'Neal, Deborah Brown, Arturo Sandoval, Candy Dulfer, Terence Blanchard, Jerri Bergonzi, James «Jimmy» Cobb, George Garzone, Damon Brown, Jason Palmer, Jeremy Pelt , Piotr Baron, Valery Ponamarev, Alex Sipiagin, Mark Whitefield Jr., Joel Taylor, JD Walter, Seamus Blake, Kevin Mahogany, Tony Romano, Marion Cowings, Cleve Douglass, Sergio Brandao, Willard Dyson and many other great musicians in our jazz club.