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15th Festa do Jazz! 7 – 9 April 2017

by Festa Do Jazz on on Wed, 29/03/2017 - 11:20
The Portuguese Jazz Fest is a unique event in Portugal: musicians, students, producers, jazz lovers, journalists, parents, critics, celebrities - everyone comes together in the heart of Lisbon to celebrate the vibrant Portuguese jazz scene. This is where composition, improvisation and performance showcase creativity and curiosity... read more

44th Vossa Jazz Festival 7 – 9 April 2017!

by Vossa Jazz on on Wed, 29/03/2017 - 11:03
Every year, the weekend before Easter, the small town of Voss in western Norway fills up with great musicians and an attentive audience. The last 40 years Vossa Jazz has built a strong reputation within the music community, through quality bookings, a scenic location and musical innovation. The profile of the festival is based on... read more

Obituary: Ekkehard Jost (1938 – 2017)

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on on Tue, 28/03/2017 - 10:38
German musicologist Ekkehard Jost died 23 March 2017 at 79. Jost's contribution to jazz research cannot be overestimated: in 1975 his book "Free Jazz" was the first in-depth study on the matter, and it was translated into several languages. Among his further publications "Europas Jazz, 1960-80" from 1987 is the first organic... read more

13th Gateshead International Jazz Festival

by Gateshead International Jazz Festival on on Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:52
Friday 31 March - Sunday 2 April 2017, Gateshead, UK. 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... 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take place between 3 and 31 March 2017 at Le Dynamo club in Pantin, Frances. 42 groups (including 12 commissions and 7 unpublished in France) on the program and 28 nationalities represented.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


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