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13th Gateshead International Jazz Festival

by Gateshead International Jazz Festival on on Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:52
Friday 31st March - Sunday 2nd April 2017 In less than six weeks Sage Gateshead will open its doors for the 13th Gateshead International Jazz Festival.   Squarepusher's live band Shobaleader One are playing a one-off, not to be missed double headliner with GoGo Penguin at this year's festival and it's sure to be one... read more

AJC’s General Assembly and showcases in Luxembourg

by Music:LX on on Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:51
After the successful 2016 edition of the Luxembourg Jazz Meeting & Friends, music:LX is pleased to continue the partnership with the Abbey of Neumünster and organize the General Assembly of the French Association Jazzé Croisé at Neumünster on the 29th and 30th of March. Every year, a member of AJC (gathering the most... read more

Banlieues Bleues Festival: 3-31 March 2017

by Banlieues Bleues on on Mon, 20/03/2017 - 10:19
Banlieues Bleues Festival 2017 will take place between 3 and 31 March 2017 at Le Dynamo club in Pantin, Frances. 42 groups (including 12 commissions and 7 unpublished in France) on the program and 28 nationalities represented. The list of artits include: Tony Allen and his tribute to Art Blakey, Hamid Drake, Han Bennink,... read more

WHAT IF...

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on on Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:30
In February 1917, while an unruly group of young white musicians was recording in New York City, under the unconvinced gaze of the Victor management, the music that would be published as the first record with the word “jazz” on the label, another group of musicians, African-Americans from Harlem, were fighting in Europe’s muddy... read more

New Study - "Strength in Numbers 2"

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on on Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:23
We are very happy to present you the second publication of EJN’s research project: “Strenght in Numbers 2”. This study collected a substantial set of data from the EJN membership about number and typology of concerts organised each year, support to local artists and typology of other activities, audience numbers, voluntary and... read more

Europe Jazz Media Chart - March 2017

by Europe Jazz Media on on Fri, 10/03/2017 - 11:45
EJMC_march2017 A selection of the hot new music surfacing across the continent this month by the top European jazz magazines and websites. Lars Mossefinn, Dag og tid (Norway): BALLROGG "Abaft The Beam" (Clean Feed) Anne Yven, Citizenjazz.com (France): KIM MYHR "Bloom" (Hubro... read more

“Anything but boring” - Misha Mengelberg remembered

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on on Mon, 06/03/2017 - 13:25
If you know where I am, try and find me. Lucebert “A man’s life touches so many other lives”. This line pretty much summarises the sense of the famous old Frank Capra movie It’s a Wonderful Life. What would have happened if a certain life was not there to make it happen? When I think about the days of EJN’s birth, the first... read more

Jazz North Education Conference 2017

by Jazz North on on Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:08
Tuesday 21 March - The Carriageworks The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD, England This year's theme is 'improvisation as a catalyst for learning and child development'.  EJN colleagues and other interested people are welcome to join us for the day in Leeds, England or via... read more