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Jazztopad Festival presents: The best of Polish Jazz in the U.S.
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Tue, 17/05/2016 - 17:28
For the second time a special edition of Wrocław’s Jazztopad Festival will take place in the homeland of Jazz, the United States, in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute New York. In June and July leading Polish jazz ensembles the Piotr Damasiewicz Quintet, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio, the ...
Sibiu Jazz Festival - 46th edition
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:51
Sibiu Jazz Festival - 46th edition will take place between 23rd - 29th May.   The Festival is considered to be unique in Romania, in terms of its longevity, consistency and the impressive number of celebrities that honored it with their presence. It is the oldest of its kind in the country and one of the oldest jazz...
„Riga Jazz Stage 2016” has concluded
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Thu, 12/05/2016 - 16:19
Riga Jazz Stage 2016 took place from 6th to 9th of April in cinema „Splendid Palace” and music hall „Daile”. 27 young artists from 16 countries participated in the contest’s two categories – „Jazz vocal” and „Jazz trombone”. „Grand Prix” winner in category „Jazz vocal” is Erik Leuthauser (Germany) and Robinson Khoury (France) in...
Welcome to the 45th Moers festival!
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Thu, 12/05/2016 - 15:47
Ladies and Gentlemen,  The 45th edition of moers festival is the eleventh for me as an Artistic Director and the third at the new festival hall.  The festival’s financial situation remains under pressure, even though we were hoping the festival would finally experience more stability at its new venue...
SUMMER JAZZ WORKSHOP by VENETO JAZZ
by Veneto Jazz on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 19:41
The Summer Jazz Workshop will take place in Chioggia, close to Venice and on the seaside, from 16 to 23 July 2016. It is already in its 26th edition and is one of the most outstanding of its kind in Europe, a true training course held by extremely highly qualified musicians. Veneto Jazz...
NOVARAJAZZ 2016 - 13th Edition
by Novara Jazz on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:47
Jazz invedes streets, squares, museums, parks and courtyards. More than 80 events in 3 weeks in Novara and beyond…. From May 26th to June 12nd 2016 Now in its thirteenth edition, NovaraJazz gets to the heart of season 2015/2016 with its summer dress. NovaraJazz is the unique stage in the heart of Novara for the great...
European Sound Trend – Lars Danielsson at Marseille Jazz des Cinq Continents
by Marseille Jazz des cinq Continents on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:52
To illustrate the diversity and creativity of European Jazz and answer questions on the reality of a specific directory Europe, the Marseille Jazz des cinq continents wanted to entrust to Lars Danielsson artistic director of creation for its 2016 edition. Lars chose his musicians and offers an outstanding set. He will present...
40th edition of the BROSELLA FOLK & JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Brosella Folk & Jazz / Djangofollies on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:39
A few weeks ago we had the pleasure to announce Sharon Shannon, The Unthanks, Richard Galliano & Philip Catherine and B.J. Scott & Bruno Castellucci.   Brosella Folk & Jazz 2016 (9-10 July 2016) now adds another SIX NAMES to its line-up:    ON...
Trondheim Jazzfestival 2016
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Sat, 07/05/2016 - 11:46
Trondheim Jazz Festival - known as Jazzfest - will take place 3 - 12 May 2016. Featuring both established and up-and-coming Norwegian and international stars and talents. The festival is built around the exciting jazz scene in Trondheim and the world renowned jazz study programme at Norway’s largest university - NTNU...
Grand finale of Melting Pot made in Wroclaw, 26 – 30 April 2016
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 28/04/2016 - 15:44
A project celebrating the UNESCO International Jazz Day & the European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw 2016, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.   For eight editions, starting in September 2013 until February 2016, young improvisers from various European countries came together to join forces...
26th Mediawave Music Gathering: 27 April - 1 May
by MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Festival on Wed, 27/04/2016 - 16:29
The 26th Mediawave music gathering will take place between the 27 April and the 1st of May with its unique blend of ethnic, authentic folk music, jazz, improvised and underground music, free expression and organised acts with a music and a film programme, in the stunning venue of Fort Monostor, at...
Cheltenham Jazz Festival …around town
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Tue, 26/04/2016 - 11:02
Cheltenham Jazz Festival is coming to town, bringing Cheltenham to life with over 80 free performances in pubs, clubs and in the streets during the Festival (27 April to 2 May).   …around town will kick off on Wednesday 27th April at St Paul’s Church with Jo Whiley hosting a BBC Music Introducing showcase of the best jazz...
Final names announced for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2016
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Tue, 26/04/2016 - 11:01
Cheltenham Jazz Festival has confirmed the final line up for its 20th anniversary with British DJ and presenter Jo Whiley to host the ‘BBC Introducing’ showcase and Leo Green’s ‘Sounds of the 50s’ featuring very special guest Imelda May capping off the impressive bill. Taking place across six days from April 27th – May 2nd, the...
Gamlestaden Jazz Festival 23-30 April 2016
by Gamlestaden Jazz Festival on Wed, 20/04/2016 - 09:48
Some of this year's artists include HIATUS KAIYOTE (AUS), CHRIS POTTER QUARTET (USA), ODDJOB, ISABELLA LUNDGREN, RIGMOR GUSTAFSSON and MANY MORE.    About Gamlestaden Jazz Festival aka "Gmlstn Jazz"  Gmlstn Jazz Festival is an international and modern stage for high quality...
5th edition of Katowice JazzArt Festival
by Katowice JazzArt Festival on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 11:27
25 - 30 April 2016, International Jazz Day.  Katowice, Poland. The 5th edition of Katowice JazzArt Festival starts and finishes with the strong Scandinavian kick off. The whole program, however, differs from subtle piano solo of Jack DeJohnette, ladino chants performed by Yasmin Levy and the whole range of greatest Polish...
The line-up of Festival Jazzkaar 2016 now announced!
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 09:31
Awarded with the title Estonian Best Music Festival, the Tallinn international festival Jazzkaar announced its full line-up. In the 27th year of its existence the heart of the festival will once again be a creative hotspot of Tallinn, the Telliskivi Creative City. All jazz fans are welcome at several venues from April 22 to...
APRIL JAZZ 30th ANNIVERSARY AND NEW JAZZ CLUB!
by April Jazz Espoo on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 09:18
APRIL JAZZ CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY AND LAUNCHES A NEW JAZZ CLUB The biggest jazz festival in the Helsinki metropolitan area, April Jazz, has released its 30th anniversary program. The biggest international names this year include a cappella group Take 6, pianist Robert Glasper with his...
TERENCE BLANCHARD, COURTNEY PINE & CHARLES BRADLEY LEAD A STAR STUDDED LINE UP FOR GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Sage Gateshead on Thu, 14/04/2016 - 13:31
Sage Gateshead is preparing to open its doors for the 12th Gateshead International Jazz Festival on 15-17 April 2016 as it welcomes thousands of jazz, funk, soul and RnB fans for a weekend of top class music from multi award-winning artists from the UK, Europe and across the pond.   New Orleans trumpeter Terence...
FEMALE VOCALS TO CHARM KAUNAS JAZZ 2016 FESTIVAL AUDIENCE
by International Jazz Festival Kaunas Jazz on Mon, 11/04/2016 - 18:04
The Programme of the 26th International Jazz Festival Kaunas Jazz 2016 was presented in Kaunas Municipality on Tuesday, 5 April 2016. Its organisers say that the festival which Kaunas Jazz fans are waiting for impatiently will be held from 25 April to 2 May and will sweep over Lithuania offering particularly many fabulous moments...
16th Sibiu Jazz Festival Competition
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Mon, 11/04/2016 - 17:43
Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation, is organizing the 16th edition of the Sibiu Jazz Festival Competition, as a part of the most important jazz festival in Romania, which this year celebrates its 46  anniversary.   The declared purpose of Sibiu Jazz Festival is to contribute constantly and continuously to the...
Riga Jazz Stage 2016 finalists’ names announced!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 05/04/2016 - 10:05
From 6th to 9th of April, Riga Jazz Stage 2016 will take place at cinema “Splendid Palace” and “Daile” music hall. This year 28 young jazz artists from 17 countries: Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Hungary, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, France, United Kingdom, Italy and USA are going...
20th Anniversary of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival!
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 01/04/2016 - 15:50
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, Cheltenham Jazz Festival has released details of the full line-up for this year’s event. Taking place across six days from April 27th – May 2nd, the festival will once again deliver a hugely diverse programme that combines established stars with up and coming talent from across the worlds...
14th Festa do Jazz: 16-20 March 2016
by Festa Do Jazz on Wed, 23/03/2016 - 16:31
The 14th edition of the annual „Festa do Jazz“, the festival of Portuguese jazz, will take place from 16th – 20th March 2016 in Lisbon.   This year the festival will keep growing and opening to the international jazz scene, while still maintaining its core value by celebrating Portuguese jazz in all its different forms. In...
Vossa Jazz 2016
by Vossa Jazz on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 16:31
​Vossa Jazz is held for the 43rd time 18 – 20 March and thus remains one of the oldest, most acclaimed jazz festivals in Norway. Quite an achievement considering the modest size of Voss with it´s approximate 14000 inhabitants. Every Easter since 1973 has started with 3 days of jazz, folk and world music. This year Dave Holland...
ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO, Tuesday clubbing at Cankarjev dom
by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 11:55
ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO  featuring Brad Jones & Chad Taylor 15 March, 20.00h at Cankarjev dom Club, Ljulbljana, Slovenia Aruan Ortiz, piano; Brad Jones, bass; Chad Taylor, drums A prominent representative of the new generation of Cuban pianists, Aruan Artiz was launched into the New York jazz orbit after coming to...
Festival Banlieues Bleues 2016: 18 March-15 April
by Banlieues Bleues on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 10:50
The 33rd Banlieues Blaues Jazz Festival will take place between 18 March and 15 April in Seine Saint-Denis, France. The programme for this year includes 42 shows ranging from famous names to emerging starts. A wide range of musical style and a big focus on contaminations is what always characterize this festival. This year will...
40th edition of Brosella Folk & Jazz
by Brosella Folk & Jazz / Djangofollies on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 17:22
9 & 10 July 2016= 40th edition of Brosella Folk & Jazz So, let’s have a party!!! 18 May: “Ceci n’est pas une conférence de presse” at the most beautiful Brussels City Hall presentation of the programme and of a BROSELLA-40-BOOK 1 June: opening exposition photographies "Brosella 40" 29 June: opening exposition posters...
Gent Jazz Festival celebrates 15th edition with top local bands
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 17:00
Balthazar, Flat Earth Society feat. Mauro Pawlowski, Moondog by Roland & Friends and Nordmann at Gent Jazz Festival On Saturday 10  July, Gent Jazz Festival is celebrating its 15th birthday with outstanding home-grown bands. Balthazar,Flat Earth Society feat. Mauro Pawlowski, Moondog by Roland and friends...
23rd Izmir European Jazz Festival
by Izmir European Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 12:29
The 23rd İzmir European Jazz Festival that is organized by İzmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education will take place from 03 March 2016 to 19 March 2016. The festival that has been held for 23 years will start on 03 March 2016 at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi with Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions. The band will play...
JOACHIM KÜHN / ASJA VALČIČ/ EDOUARD PRABHU @ Cankarjev Dom
by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 08/03/2016 - 11:21
Joachim Kühn, piano; Asja Valčič, cello; Edouard Prabhu, Indian percussions 8 March 2016, Cankarjev Dom club, Ljubljana, Slovenia Legendary German jazz pianist is at the top of his game engaging in outstanding solo recitals and various projects linking jazz piano with an array of exotic cultural traditions. What’s irresistible...
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves will perform during Rigas Ritmi 2016 Festival
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:59
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves is going to star during the International music festival Rigas Ritmi 2016 on 30th of June at Riga Congress Hall. This year festival celebrates its 16th birthday, and its’ concerts are going to be held from 29th of June till 2nd of July in the heart of capital. Riga Congress Hall and music hall Daugava...
Jazz for the hip-hop generation – José James
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:56
„Rigas Ritmi 2016” offers a modern jazz players’ - José James - concert that will take place in Rigas’ Congress Hall on 29th of April. American vocalist José James won the affection of listeners both as a solo artist and as a part of various music groups. Musician often called jazz artist for the hip-hop generation, as he...
Riga Jazz Stage 2016 contest jam sessions!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:48
International jazz artist contest Riga Jazz Stage 2016 is going to enrich the program with improvisation evenings, which are going to be held on 6th, 8th and 9th of April at the music hall Daile. During the event contestants and local musicians will show their skills on jam sessions. Hosting the nights and even playing music...
A record number of participants logged for „Riga Jazz Stage” contest!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:43
From 7th to 9th April international jazz artist contest „Riga Jazz Stage” is going to be held in Riga with two nominations „Jazz Vocal” and „Jazz Trombone”. This year 38 contestants from 16 countries have logged for the contest. Young artists from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Italy, Belgium,...
“Riga Jazz Stage 2016“ special guest – Charenee Wade!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:38
Charenee Wade has all the necessary jazz artists’ qualities. She started her career by attending master classes and vocal competitions. Persistence and confidence in her own talent led her to the pedestal of the prestigious Thelonious Monk vocal competition. In the international jazz artists contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016"...
Tickets for Riga Jazz Stage 2016 available
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:30
International Jazz Artists Contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016" will take place in Riga on April 7-9. Tickets for all contest days as well as the special 3-day-ticket are available. Riga Jazz Stage program: April 7 at 19:00 - Final concert with Riga Jazz Quartet (Latvia) and jazz artists from different countries April 8 at...
CAPPADOX 2016: “Let us cultivate our garden”
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Cappadox 2016 launches with the theme of "Let us cultivate our garden" that will act as an intersection of the festival events. The theme is a quote from the last sentence of Voltaire’s classic novel Candide.  Pozitif is pleased to announce the second year of Cappadox, the definitive Cappadocia experience, a...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 15-17 April
by Sage Gateshead on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back! As always there’s the best of the UK, European and International jazz scene, hotly-tipped emerging talent and exciting cross genre artists with a programme that truly brings something for everyone. The festival, the UK’s biggest held under one roof, runs from Friday 15 – Sunday 17...
8th Melting Pot laboratory made in Wroclaw
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 17/02/2016 - 13:39
The 8th Melting Pot laboratory took place on the 13-14 February 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, as part of a series of encounters between musicians of different European countries and artists of other fields, in this case puppets theatre, centred on the ideas of collective improvisation and of dialogue between different art forms. The...
Saalfelden 3 Days of Jazz - Winter Festival
by International Jazzfestival Saalfelden / Kunsthaus Nexus on Thu, 21/01/2016 - 10:55
“3 Days of Jazz” includes seven concerts from January 22 to 24, 2016. Saalfelden’s annual August jazz festival has garnered excellent reviews in the international jazz world. Starting in January 2016, visitors will also be able to listen to a vibrant array of bands in the winter. From January 22 to 24, 2016, Saalfelden...
Novara Jazz joins the Europe Jazz Network
by Novara Jazz on Tue, 19/01/2016 - 10:55
The Board of Directors has accepted Novara Jazz as a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Novara Jazz Festival started in 2004. The Festival has always addressed the great jazz, musical improvisation, electronic musical experiments and overlapping of the Arts. In 2015 Novara Jazz entertained over 10.000 people for a 3...
ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:44
December 3 2015 PRESS RELEASE   ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ   The Orchard Media and Events Group, the operator of the Brecon Jazz festival since 2012, has announced it is calling time on its running of the famous mid Wales event, based on financial considerations.   Orchard was appointed to run...
22nd edition of the DJANGOFOLLLIES jazz festival 2016
by Brosella Folk & Jazz / Djangofollies on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 11:34
The legendary Belgian gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt would have been 116 years old on the 23rdof January 2016. Djangofolllies will pay him tribute again by featuring headliners, new discoveries and new projects.   Roby Lakatos & Biréli Lagrène (HU/FR), Koen De Cauter & Fapy Lafertin (BE), Christine Tassan et...
Christmas Jazz 2015 in Trondheim
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Wed, 23/12/2015 - 16:41
The highlight of the Christmas season - and a musical ending to 2015!   Every year on the 28th of December a long standing tradition takes place. Trondheim´s unique and vibrant jazz scene gathers in Scandic Nidelven Hotel and fills it to the breaking point with excellent music and holiday spirits - from 7 PM to well...
7th Melting Pot laboratory in Wroclaw Poland
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:23
The 7th Melting Pot improvisation laboratory took place on the 22 November 2015 during the 12th Jazztopad Festival in Wrocław, Poland. In the framework of Melting Pot a roundtable debate also took place with the title “Balancing the bottom line with innovative programming” on the 23 November involving artists, representatives from...
Line-Up Announced for Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2016
by Sage Gateshead on Mon, 30/11/2015 - 16:52
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back! As always there’s the best of the UK, European and International jazz scene, hotly-tipped emerging talent and exciting cross genre artists with a programme that truly brings something for everyone. The festival, the UK’s biggest held under one roof, runs from Friday 15 – Sunday 17...
Creation of the Garden of the Festival "Musica sulle Bocche"
by Musica sulle bocche on Thu, 19/11/2015 - 11:43
The International Jazz Festival “Musica sulle Bocche”, held in Santa Teresa Gallura since 2001, has always been characterized as a sustainable event by paying great attention to the landscape and the natural environment in which it is located.  Since this year, the Festival directed by Enzo Favata has decided to formalize...
HCMF// 2015 - 20 to 29 November 2015
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:55
Opening on Friday 20 November, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2015 is set to continue bringing the very best contemporary music to Huddersfield - and tickets for the full programme are now on sale! The 38th hcmf// promises a programme filled with cutting-edge music from a host of leading...
Soirée hommage à Bernard Souroque
by Marseille Jazz des cinq Continents on Fri, 13/11/2015 - 12:55
Marseille Jazz is organsing a musical evening in memory of Bernard Souroque, Artistic Director of Marseille jazz des cinq continents, who recently passed away. On 23 November at Théatre de La Criée - Marseille, many artists and friends spontaneously asked to be present and play on this special occasion....
ROB MAZUREK “50”: ROB MAZUREK BLACK CUBE SP at Cankarjev dom
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 13/11/2015 - 12:28
17 November, at 20.00 ROB MAZUREK “50”: ROB MAZUREK BLACK CUBE SP Rob Mazurek, compositions, cornet, electronics; Mauricio Takara, cavaquinho guitar, percussion, electronics; Guilherme Granado, keyboards, sampler, synthesizer, vocals; Thomas Rohrer, rabeca fiddle, soprano saxophone   One of the main protagonists of the...
Roma Jazz Festival: Jazz Feeds the Planet!
by Roma Jazz Festival on Mon, 09/11/2015 - 17:33
39th ROMA JAZZ FESTIVAL: 14 - 29 November 2015 “Jazz Feeds the Planet”   Saturday 14th – Sala Sinopoli - 9:15 pm Tickets: Gallery € 30 - Stalls € 35 GREGORY PORTER QUINTET (USA) Gregory Porter, vocals; Yosuke Satoh, alto sax;  Chip Crawford, piano; Aaron James, double bass; Emanuel Harrold, drums. New York-...
EFG London Jazz Festival: 13-22 November 2015
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 17:39
2,000+ artists. 300+ gigs. 50+ venues. 23 years. 1 city The 10-day celebration of jazz that is the EFG London Jazz festival is less than two weeks away.   This year’s blistering line-up reveals a jazz treasure trove with a wealth of style, personality and community across the city. We’ve got young guns making their big...
12. Jazztopad Festival: 21-29 November 2015
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 17:06
The year 2015 is in many ways a breakthrough for Jazztopad. Having built its well-recognized brand for eleven years now, Jazztopad moves to the National Forum of Music – one of the most important concert venues in Europe. The long-awaited moment has come, and we can give our listeners and our artists optimal conditions for...
Jazzfest Berlin: 5-8 November 2015
by Jazzfest Berlin on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:37
Welcome to Jazzfest Berlin 2015 Jazzfest Berlin begins its second half-century by taking a step into the future and asking the question: what is jazz today, and what will it become? This year’s programme is intended to reflect the continued development of a music whose influence is increasingly felt far beyond its own borders,...
Jazz Fest Sarajevo: 3-8 November 2015
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:05
The 19th Jazz Fest Sarajevo is taking place betwen the 3 and 8 November 2015 in the Bosnian Capital. Highlights of this year include Tigran Hamasyan "Mockroot" Jason Moran "Fats Wallner Dance Party", Al Di Meola "Elysium", Harve Henriksen with Christian Fennesz, Tomasz Stanko and much more! For more information: https...
Belgrade Jazz Festival: 28 October - 01 November 2015
by Belgrade Jazz Festival on Wed, 28/10/2015 - 12:24
The 31st Belgrade Jazz Festival will take place this year between 28 October and 01 November in the Serbian Capital. Highlights of this year's edition include international stars such as Hiromi, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Miguel Zenon and James Brandon Lewis together with great European names including Supersilent, Francesco Cafiso...
Tampere Jazz Happening: 34th Revolutionale!!!
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Tue, 27/10/2015 - 11:06
The 34th annual Tampere Jazz Happening will take place from the 29th of October to the 1st of November, 2015, when the stages of Pakkahuone, Klubi, and Telakka will be filled to the brim with music from some of today's most captivating modern jazz musicians. The festival will feature altogether 26 ensembles, 18 of which are...
25th Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul - 21 October - 1 November 2015
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:45
Akbank Jazz Festival; Echoing Across Turkey for the Past 25 Years 21 October - 01 November 2015, Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival, one of the driving forces of positive change since its introduction to Turkey’s cultural and artistic life, is celebrating its 25th year. Dating back to its first notes that reverberated in the city...
Jazz Festival Umeå: The Unexpected, 21-25 October 2015
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:28
Jazz Festival Umeå returns between the 21 to 25 October 2015 in the main stages of Norrlandsoperan (NO!) and Umeå Folkets Hus (UFH) with lots of young talents of jazz and world music, public seminars, concerts for kids and a special Guest of Honour. This year’s Jazz Festival sheds light on the musicians that in different...
SIBIU jazz Festival Competition 2015
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 16:39
19th - 21st October 2015 Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation, in partnership with the University Cultural Center of Sibiu/"Lucian Blaga" University, is organizing the 15th edition of the Sibiu Jazz Festival Competition, as a part of the most important jazz festival in Romania, which this year celebrates its 45 anniversary...
JAZZ & THE CITY Festival - Salzburg, October 2015
by Jazz & the City on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 22:56
Funky grooves, phat beats, exuberant songs October 22 - 26, 2015 JAZZ & THE CITY Salzburg, Austria   One hundred concerts at fifty venues in Salzburg's historic city center compose a special listening experience each October during "Jazz & the City." Salzburg's old town with its cafés, bars, squares, galleries...
Are you FREE? Music Festival 2015
by Na Conxypan civic association / Are you free. on Thu, 15/10/2015 - 10:31
Are You FREE? international music festival 2015 - 8th edition In spirit of international cooperation 16-17. October 2015 Venue: Culture house & NFG klub, Korzo B. Bartóka 788/1, Dunajská Streda, Slovakia The music festival „Are you Free?” is a festival of particular genres. We are waiting for all the music...
28th Vilnius Jazz Festival
by Vilnius Jazz Festival on Tue, 13/10/2015 - 11:57
The coming 28th edition of the International Vilnius Jazz Festival will be held on 15-18 October 2015 in the Lithuanian capital. Founded in 1987, Vilnius Jazz is the oldest annual jazz festival held in Vilnius. It is an exceptional event in Lithuania, providing a broad perspective on contemporary trends in jazz...
Skopje Jazz Festival 2015: 15-18 October
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Tue, 13/10/2015 - 10:59
The 34th Skopje Jazz Festival will take place in the Macedonian capital between the 15 and 18 October 2015. Highlights of this edition include James Blood Ulmer solo, Gianluca Petrella's Cosmic Renaissance, Avishai Cohen trio, Craig Taborn, Soweto Kinch, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld and Martin Küchen's...
Double Finnish concert at Cankarjev Dom in Ljubljana!
by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 12/10/2015 - 10:39
Kimmo Pohjonen, Samuli Kosminen & Proton String Quartet / Mopo We start with accordion wizard, Kimmo Pohjonen,  and then continue with a young talented jazz trio, Mopo. October 13th, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana "Calling Kimmo Pohjonen an accordionist is a bit like describing Encyclopaedia...
William Parker releases recording from Jazztopad Festival
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 18:43
William Parker's new 3CDs box set, "For those who are still", includes a long piece that was commissioned and premiered at Jazztopad Festival in November 2013. Ceremonies For Those Who Are Still , the 3rd CD of the set, marks the momentous occasion of William Parker's first work composed for symphony orchestra. It was...
17th International Enjoy Jazz Festival: 02 October - 14 November
by Enjoy Jazz on Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:31
A festival scene without Enjoy Jazz is unimaginable. It has become one of the most important jazz festivals worldwide. It is a lively festival, which is first and foremost dedicated to the joy of great performances and the joy of music. The Festival’s motto is to enjoy jazz— and enjoying also means taking time for the...
Moravia Music Fest: 2 October - 14 November
by Moravia Music Fest on Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:00
The Moravia Music Fest, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is taking place this year between the 2nd October and 14 November 2015 in the Czech city of Brno. Highlights of this year include Electro Deluke, the Count Basie orchestra, Anna Maria Jopek quartet with Kurt Elling quintet, Otto Hejnic trio and many others....
Grand Opening of the National Forum of Music
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/09/2015 - 17:49
The official inauguration of the new venue for the National Forum of Music will take place on the 4 September 2015 in Wrocław, Poland. SPACES FOR BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCES National Form of Music in Wrocław is the most significant cultural development in Poland and the centre of music performance in Wrocław. Acting also as the home...
36th International Saalfelden Jazz Festival: 27 to 30 August
by International Jazzfestival Saalfelden / Kunsthaus Nexus on Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:59
Known as a playground for free spirits, the Saalfelden Jazz Festival has been a fixture on the international jazz circuit and one of the most experimental festivals of its kind for more than three decades. Each year at the end of August, musicians from all over the world gather in the small town of Saalfelden, Austria, to delight...
Musica sulle Bocche: Jazz and world music in Sardinia from 26 to 30 August
by Musica sulle bocche on Mon, 17/08/2015 - 12:20
The International Jazz Festival “Musica sulle Bocche”, in its fifteenth edition this year, will take place in Santa Teresa Gallura in Sardinia from 26th to 30th August. Located in one of the most beautiful and well known natural sceneries of the Mediterranean, “Musica sulle Bocche” has immediately been characterised by the...
Reykjavik Jazz Festival: 12-16 August 2015
by Reykjavik Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 15:16
The Reykjavik Jazz Festival is dedicated to presenting the best in Icelandic Music and to connecting it with the international music scene. The Reykjavík Jazz Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, takes place in Iceland August 12-16, 2015 with close to 100 artists performing 20 concerts. Approximately third of the...
Oslo Jazz Festival: 9-15 August 2015
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 13:30
Oslo Jazz Festival will take place between the 9 and 15 of August 2015 in the Norvegian capital. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, features more then 70 shows during one week in many locations around Oslo. Highlights from this edition includes a piano solo from Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, afrobeat legend...
Sildajazz Festival 2015
by Sildajazz - Haugesund International Jazz Festival on Mon, 03/08/2015 - 12:48
Silda Jazz Festival will take place between 5 and 9 August in the island of Silda, Norway. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, features great international and Scandinavian bands in an amazing setting between the Norwegian fjords. The line-up of this year includes Gregory Porter, Mezzoforte, Hamilton de Holanda trio...
Gaume Jazz Festival, 7-9 August 2015
by Gaume Jazz Festival on Mon, 03/08/2015 - 11:12
A world-beating range of flavours, new notes of Belgian jazz, the creative vibe of some new professional talents but also the best of European stages in scoop! Gaume Jazz festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, will take place in the heart of la « Gaume » for three days, on the bucolic spot of...
BRECON JAZZ ATTRACTS ITS MOST INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP EVER
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 30/07/2015 - 16:24
The Brecon Jazz 2015 programme boasts the most international line-up in the event’s 31 year history. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, will take place between 7-9 August in the heart of Wales. Big name American headliners, exclusive performances, intriguing crossovers and global artists from...
Otranto Jazz and Wine: 24-25-26 July 2015
by Salento in Jazz / Otranto Jazz Festival on Thu, 23/07/2015 - 19:28
The 2015 edition of the Otranto Jazz & Wine will take place the 24-25-26 July. The event, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, combines jazz music with wine and food in a spectacular setting in the Salento area of Italy. The 2015 edition will see a special dedication to Billie Holiday, both through conferences and music...
Raahe Jazz on the Beach festival 23-25 July 2015
by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Wed, 22/07/2015 - 12:22
Raahen Rantajatsit a.k.a Raahe Jazz on the Beach festival will take place on 23 to 25 July 2015 in the Finnish city of Raahe. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, presents Finnish and international contemporary jazz in an intimate and familiar open-air seaside scenery. 27th edition lineup includes...
Gyula Castle Jazz Festival 2015
by Gyula Castle Jazz Festival on Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:49
“King of the Hammond Organ, a singer with wonderful voice and Hungarian stars.” 18th July              the 24th Gyula Castle Jazz Festival                   ...
Moldejazz 2015: 13-18 July
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:45
Molde Jazz Festival, of the main festivals in Norway and a member of Europe Jazz Network, will take place between the 13 and 18 July 2015.  The 2015 programme includes a mix of different styles, with R&B and pop stars such as D'Angelo and Veronica Maggio, rock icons like Robert Plant and the...
Venezia Jazz Festival: 11-26 July 2015
by Veneto Jazz on Mon, 13/07/2015 - 09:42
Venezia Jazz Festival is one of the most important festivals on the international music scene, combining a rich and exclusive program with the extraordinary beauty of the locations. The festival takes place in Venice and hosts every year world-renowned artists with great success in terms of audience: a unique city where to...
Marseille Jazz des Cinq Continents
by Marseille Jazz des cinq Continents on Sun, 12/07/2015 - 20:46
The 16th edition of Marseille Jazz des Cinq Continents will take place between the 15 and 24 of July 2015. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, happens in iconic venues around the city of Marseille, such as the Théâtre National de Marseille La Criée, MuCEM, Th...
North Sea Jazz Festival, 10-11-12 July 2015
by North Sea Jazz Festival on Sun, 12/07/2015 - 18:39
The 2015 edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, "the world's largest indoor music festival" will take place in the weekend of the 10-11-12 July 2015. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, has become a landmark in the European Festivals' calendar, and regarded as a model by many...
on Fri, 10/07/2015 - 12:40
Umbria Jazz, the leading jazz Festival in Italy and one of the most important in Europe, is taking place this year between the 10-19 July 2015. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, brings to the centre of Italy the most important names of international jazz together with great Italian artists and new talents...
Gent Jazz Festival: 10-18 July 2015
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Fri, 10/07/2015 - 11:01
From 10 to 18 July the 14th edition of Gent Jazz Festival will take place in the Belgian city of Gent. The Festival, one of the biggest in Europe and a member of the Europe Jazz Network, presents each year the most famous international names of jazz and related music together with young and emerging...
Jazz in the Romanian mountains: Garana Jazz Festival
by Jazz Banat Cultural Foundation on Thu, 09/07/2015 - 20:12
Garana Jazz Festival is taking place between 9-12 July 2015 and is organised by Jazz Banat Foundation, a member of the Europe Jazz Network. The lineup of the 2015 edition includes some of the most original music around such as Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan, Nighthawks...
Today starts Bohemia Jazz Festival 2015
by Bohemia Jazz Fest on Thu, 09/07/2015 - 19:13
The Bohemia Jazz Festival this year will take place between the 9 and 19 July 2015. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, has become one of the largest summer music festivals in Europe, characterised by open-air concerts in spectacular medieval settings all free of entrance.  The 2015 edition will see the...
Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2015
by Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:30
This week starts Copenhagen Jazz Festival, one of the most prominent Festivals of the old continent and a member of Europe Jazz Network. For 10 days between the 3rd and 12th of July hundreds of thousands of visitors will enjoy more then 1.000 shows in 100 locations around the city. Every single summer since 1979 Copenhagen...
Great jazz in Norway: Kongsberg Jazz Festival
by Kongsberg Jazzfestival on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:37
Between the 1st and 4th July 2015 the Kongsberg Jazzfestival will take place in the south of Norway. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, is one of the oldest jazz festivals in Europe, the first edition dates back to 1964, and with time it developed to include a wide range of musical styles, from avant-garde jazz and...
Bucharest Jazz Festival: 1-5 July 2015
by Bucharest Jazz Festival on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 13:03
Bucharest Jazz Festival 2015 will take place between the 1st and 5th of July in the Romanian Capital. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, combines international guests with special events and commissioned works of Romanian artists under the title of “New Jazz works”. Headliners of this year’s...
Rigas Ritmi Festival kicks off this week
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 10:34
This week Rigas Ritmi Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary and from 1st till 4th of July 2015 audiences will have the chance to hear a versatile and broad musical programme, stretching from legendary jazz classics and standards to new gypsy-jazz. Rigas Ritmi, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is a major event...
One week left to Ljubljana Jazz Festival!
by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 23/06/2015 - 10:42
The 56th edition of the Ljubljana Jazz Festival will take place between the 1st and 4th of July 2015 in the Slovenian Capital. The Festival has a long history of proposing innovative music from different countries and cultures and is organised by Cankarjev dom, a member of the Europe Jazz Network and part of...
Palatia Jazz 2015: in the vineyards of Germany
by Palatia Jazz Festival on Mon, 22/06/2015 - 18:48
Between the 20 of June and the 8 of August 2015 Germany's wine region host the 19th edition of one of the finest Jazz Festivals in Europe. Palatia Jazz, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, combines great international music with beautiful settings and historic venues in the Palatinate wine area for over one month and a...
Jazz Marathon in Catania: 6-12 July 2015
by Associazione Catania Jazz on Mon, 22/06/2015 - 13:13
Catania Jazz Marathon will take place between the 6 and 12 July 2015 in the evocative venue of Monastero dei Benedettini. Catania Jazz is one of the founding members of the Europe Jazz Network in 1987, and for many years has been able to bring to the south of Italy the biggest names of international jazz...
Gaume Jazz Festival 2015
by Gaume Jazz Festival on Tue, 16/06/2015 - 11:47
GAUME JAZZ FESTIVAL 2015 7 | 8| 9 août 2015  Profitez des tarifs de printemps (25% d'économie - 12-25 ans : 50 % supplémentaires) jusqu'au 21 juin Rappel : 3 stages d'été : Encore quelques places !   B - 6730 Rossignol jmlb@jeunessesmusicales.be www...
Lisboa Mistura 2015
by Festa Do Jazz on Mon, 15/06/2015 - 15:13
The 2015 edition of Lisbon's intercultural Festival will take place between the 17th and 21st of June 2015. The event is organised by Sons de Lusofonia, a member of Europe Jazz Network. Lisboa Mistura has positioned itself, since its first edition in 2006, as a intercultural event that is determined to find and...
Jazz in the fiords: Nattjazz Festival 2015
by Nattjazz Festival on Wed, 27/05/2015 - 10:43
The 2015 edition of the Nattjazz Festival in Bergen, Norway, will take place between the 28th of May and 1st of June. Nattjazz, a member of Europe Jazz Network (EJN), is the oldest and one of the leading jazz festivals in Northern Europe. 35 years old, it presents 10 days of music in a spectacular venue, an...
Moers Festival celebrates the EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Sun, 24/05/2015 - 00:00
The EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming was celebrated today during Moers Festival, winner of this year’s Award. The Award Ceremony took place during the reception of the City Mayor in the Festival Hall. Ros Rigby, President of EJN, and Piotr Turkiewicz, EJN Vice President, congratulated the Festival team...
Charles Lloyd releases new album premiered at Jazztopad
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 21/05/2015 - 20:22
"Wild man dance", Charles Lloyd's new work, was commissioned by and premiered at Jazztopad Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, in Wrocław in 2013. The recordings of that incredible concert will be released on the new album of the artist, the first one in 30 years for the renowned...
Moers Festival 2015 starting in two weeks!
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Fri, 08/05/2015 - 00:00
Moers Festival, winner of the EJN award for adventorous programming 2015, will take place during the Whitsun weekend from May 22nd till 25th 2015. In addition to the exiting programme of new and innovative acts, this edition will see the bestowing ceremony of the EJN Award for adventourous programming 2015, won...
Ljubljana Jazz Festival - July 2015
by Cankarjev dom on Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:20
The Lubljana Jazz Festival will take place between the 1st and 4th of July 2015 in the Slovenian capital city. Over a four-day period, the 56th Ljubljana Jazz Festival, a meber of the European Jazz Network, will present: 19 concerts featuring artists from 19 countries; three world premieres; the guitar, orchestra and...
Mai Jazz Festival 2015
by Maijazz on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:45
Mai Jazz Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network and one of Norway's most prominent jazz Festival, is taking place between the 5 and 10 May 2015 in the city of Stavanger with a great showcase of international artists as well as Norwegian ones. Since the first festival in 1989 MaiJazz has developed to be one...
Cheltenham International Jazz Fest 2015
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Wed, 29/04/2015 - 12:29
Cheltenham International Jazz Fest, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, and one of UK's leading appointment of the year for jazz music, is taking place around the May bank holiday between the 29th of April and the 4th of May 2015. This year the Festival will see the performances of great names of the...
Jazzkaar brought together a record number of jazz friends
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Tue, 28/04/2015 - 11:12
During ten spring days 17 - 26 April, the 26th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar brought joy to over 21.000 music lovers all over Estonia with 200 events. Happening for the first time at Telliskivi Creative City, the new home of the festival was well received by both musicians as well as the audience. Concerts took...
The EJN Award 2015 goes to Moers Festival in Germany
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Wed, 22/04/2015 - 00:00
Bremen, 22/04/2015 - The Europe Jazz Network (EJN) is pleased to announce on the occasion of the jazz trade show “jazzahead!”, which starts tomorrow, the winner of the EJN Award for Adventurous Programming. The 2015 Award goes to Moers Festival in Germany. Each year EJN, the European association of producers,...
Schaffhauser Jazz Festival to start on the 6th May 2015
by Schaffhauser Jazz Festival on Tue, 21/04/2015 - 19:59
Since its inception, the Schaffhauser Jazz Festival has focussed its work on presenting each year the most innovative Swiss artists in the fields of jazz and improvised music. This year the Festival, at its 26th edition, will take place between the 6th and 9th May 2015 targeting a local as well as an international public...
Riga Jazz Stage 2015 Laureates!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:20
The International Jazz Artist Contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2015" has concluded and laureates of both categories - "Jazz Vocal" and "Jazz Trumpet" – have been announced! "Riga Jazz Stage 2015" took place from 9 to 11 April at cinema "Splendid Palace". This year the contest...
Trondheim Jazzfest 2015
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:00
Trondheim Jazzfest 2015 will kick off on the 7th May 2015 with 4 days of the most innovative jazz from Scandinavia and Europe. The festival is a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and is built around the exciting jazz scene in Trondheim, Norway, and the world renowned jazzcourse at NTNU Department of...
Spring is here: April Jazzfest in Espoo kicks off on 21st April
by April Jazz Espoo on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:01
The 29th April Jazz Festival will take place in Espoo, Finland, 21–26 April 2015. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) presents some of the most prominent Finnish and international artists as well as some of rhythm music’s freshest and most interesting rising stars. April Jazz is the...
International jazz in Tallinn: Jazzkaar Festival 2015
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 13:51
The 26th Jazzkaar festival is taking place between the 17th and 26th April 2015, brining some of the most innovative and world-class jazz in Tallinn, Estonia. Jazzkaar, a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), features 10 days of great concerts on the Tallinn harbour, together with jazz awards and a urban project on the...
Sidony Box and Abraxas' Psychomagia at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:04
On the 21st April 2015 a great evening of jazz and improvised music will take place at Cankarjev dom, the biggest culture center and event hall in Slovenia, and a member of Europe Jazz Network (EJN). The evening will see the performances of Sidony Box and of Shanir Blumenkranz's Abraxas, that will...
4. Katowice JazzArt Festival 2015
by Katowice JazzArt Festival on Fri, 20/03/2015 - 13:35
  4th edition of Katowice's finest JazzArt Festival is coming soon. From 21st till 30th April we will join concerts, lectures, workshops and movie screenings in several venues. Details to find on www.jazzartfestival.eu
TAKE THE GREEN TRAIN: A SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABILITY IN MUSIC
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:05
Media Release: 13 March, 2015 T AKE THE GREEN TRAIN: A SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABILITY IN MUSIC One of the world’s major concert halls and a Europe-wide network of over 100 members from 30 countries are using the context of the 2015 Gateshead International Jazz Festival to explore environmental issues that concern both the...
BRECON JAZZ ATTRACTS ITS MOST INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP EVER
by Brecon Jazz on Wed, 11/03/2015 - 16:04
PRESS RELEASE BRECON JAZZ ATTRACTS ITS MOST INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP EVER The Brecon Jazz 2015 programme (August 7-9) is announced today, boasting the most international line-up in the event’s 31 year history, with tickets on sale from March 13 through breconjazz.com. Big name American headliners, exclusive...
22nd Izmir European Jazz Festival
by Izmir European Jazz Festival on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:15
22nd Izmir European Jazz Festival The 22nd Izmir European Jazz Festival will be held from Thursday 5 March to Saturday 21 March 2015. Focusing on European jazz, the festival is the first and still the only one of its kind in the country. In its 22nd edition, the festival aims to attract more people through public events. The...
Jazzkaar 2015, Tallinn, Estonia - April 17-26
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:12
Jazzkaar is the biggest jazz festival in the Baltic States (held since 1990). The festival presents more than fifty concerts all around Estonia. Jazzkaar’s home is in Telliskivi - accommodates up to one thousand listeners and cosy cafes, exhibitions, recreational areas. The festival program also includes the concerts with...
RIGA JAZZ STAGE 2015
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:02
April 9-11 in cinema "Splendid Palace" (Elizabetes Street 61, Riga, Latvia) RIGA JAZZ STAGE is an international jazz artists contest - great chance for young and talented jazz artists to prove their skills on the international stage. Contest aims to give young musicians an opportunity to improve their skills in...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 10-12 April 2015, Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, UK
by Sage Gateshead on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:55
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is delighted to announce an exciting international line-up for its 11th edition with its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving Northern jazz scene. The programme is packed with something for jazz fans of all kinds...
JAZZFEST - TRONDHEIM JAZZ FESTIVAL, 7. - 10. MAY 2015 (NO)
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:52
The Trondheim Jazz Festival is featuring the best of international and local jazz artists. Artists already are signed for this year’s festival: Artists already are signed for this year’s festival: Thursday 7. May:  Come Shine w/ Knut Reiersrud and Jan Erik Vold,  Needlepoint,  Trondheim Jazz...
29th APRIL JAZZ FESTIVAL 21-26 April 2015, Espoo (FI)
by April Jazz Espoo on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:48
29th APRIL JAZZ FESTIVAL 21-26 April 2015, Espoo (FI) April Jazz is the biggest jazz festival in Finland’s capital city area. The 29th festival takes place in Espoo, only a 15 minute bus ride from Helsinki city center. This spring the international highlights include the American saxophonist David Sanborn, jazz vocalist...
FESTA DO JAZZ 2015
by Festa Do Jazz on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:29
FESTA DO JAZZ 2015 http://www.sonsdalusofonia.com/ 27th, 28th, 29th March 2015 - (Friday to Sunday) São Luiz Teatro Municipal – Lisbon, Portugal The Festa do Jazz - Portuguese Jazz Fest is a festival organized by the Association Sons da Lusofonia and the São Luiz Municipal Theatre, held by the Lisbon...
Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 20/02/2015 - 09:18
  24 feb - Cankarjev dom, CD Club - Slovenia Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring SAMO ŠALAMON SLO BASSLESS TRIO + TROJNIK + VELKRO The new festival offers a platform for expression and promotion of younger generations of Slovenian jazz musicians by presenting new projects and albums...
Sage Gateshead's 10th Birthday
by Sage Gateshead on Thu, 18/12/2014 - 00:54
  Sage Gateshead's 10th Birthday Sage Gateshead first opened its doors in 2004 and so this year’s birthday is a really special one for us. You only get to turn ten once, after all. The fun has already begun with gigs from the Pet Shop Boys already under our belts, but we’re going to keep...
STEVE LEHMAN OCTET
by Cankarjev dom on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 20:03
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia 3 Feb STEVE LEHMAN OCTET Steve Lehman, alto saxophone, electronica; Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Tim Albright, trombone; Dan Peck, tuba; Drew Gress, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums A leading figure in new jazz, Steve Lehman...
GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 LINE-UP
by Sage Gateshead on Tue, 09/12/2014 - 14:58
Media Release: 27 November, 2014 GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 LINE-UP Gateshead International Jazz Festival is delighted to announce an exciting international line-up with its trademark mix of UK, European and international jazz icons, hot new talent and some of the best of the thriving...
"Riga Jazz Stage 2015" is announced
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 17/11/2014 - 10:19
Organizers of the contest welcome jazz artists in categories “Jazz Vocal” and “Jazz Trumpet” to apply.   Contest is an opportunity for young talents to showcase their jazz skills, gain visibility and stage experience internationally.   Performances of contestants will be...
CD “The Best of Riga Jazz Stage 2014” released!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 27/10/2014 - 13:06
The CD features different compositions, performed during the International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2014”. “The Best of Riga Jazz Stage 2014” features 12 compositions – originals and jazz standards – including the performance of the contest’s Grand Prix winners, vocalist...
NORWAY, THE WONDERLAND OF JAZZ?
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Tue, 14/10/2014 - 11:18
Tampere Jazz Happening 2014 brings quite a few Norwegian bands and artists to the festival. Why is the jazz scene of our neighbouring country so rich right now? Karl Seglem, Mathias Eick and the musicians of Elephant9 and Farmers Market seek for the answer. The programme of this year’s Tampere Jazz Happening is...
CHRISTMAS JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Tue, 14/10/2014 - 10:33
CHRISTMAS JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 on Wednesday, 08 October 2014. Jazzkaar News Christmas Jazz Festival 2014 19th International Christmas Jazz Festival organized by Jazzkaar will take place November 23rd –December 15th all over Estonia. Christmas Jazz Festival headliners are singer-bassist Richard Bona and Latin Grammy...
Are You FREE? 2014
by Na Conxypan civic association / Are you free. on Mon, 29/09/2014 - 14:57
Are You FREE? 2014 Are You FREE? Internatiomal Music Festival 2014 10-11. october 2014 Venue: NFG klub, Korzo B. Bartóka 788/1, Dunajská Streda The music festival „Are you Free?” is a festival of particular genres. We are waiting for all the music lovers who were able to keep a kind of...
"Rigas Ritmi Festival" announces Winter concert series!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 16/09/2014 - 15:32
Rigas Ritmi Festival announces two new concerts – on 17th of October, the Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet will perform at the newly opened concert hall “Riga” at the Latvian Academy of Science and on 28th of November Australian jazz trumpeter will perform together with the Latvian Radio Big Band in a special...
hcmf// 2014 | Friday 21st - Sunday 30th Nobember 2014
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 10:27
hcmf// 2014 | Friday 21st - Sunday 30th November 2014 Full festival programme launches - book your tickets now Tickets are now on sale for all events at this year's Festival, with online earlybird discounts still available for a limited time. The 37th hcmf// promises a programme filled with cutting-edge music...
TAMPERE JAZZ HAPPENING 2014 | Masters of modern jazz and world music
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Wed, 10/09/2014 - 12:33
The Tampere Jazz Happening 2014 treats music aficionados to a stellar line-up of international and Finnish jazz stars. Between the 30th of October and 2nd of November, the stages of Pakkahuone, Klubi, and Telakka will see performances by some of the most interesting musicians in modern jazz. The 33rd annual Tampere Jazz...
Apply for Music Meeting
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:42
  Apply for Music Meeting The third edition of Music Meeting – regional educational program aimed for music students and young musicians from age 18 to 27, will take place from 04 to 09 November within 18th Jazz Fest Sarajevo 2014. The program is going to gather 80 young artists from all over Bosnia...
18th Jazz Fest Sarajevo program!
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Sun, 24/08/2014 - 11:38
18th Jazz Fest program! http://jazzfest.ba/en/ 18th international music festival Jazz Fest Sarajevo 2014 will be held in the first November week and opened by Gregory Porter, Grammy winner in the category Best Jazz Album released last year and currently one of the most popular vocalists of the jazz scene. As we...
EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL – JULY ANNOUNCEMENT
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Sat, 23/08/2014 - 11:39
  EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL – JULY ANNOUNCEMENT This month’s announcement sees yet more world-class talent heading to London in November.
With a particular focus on the strength of the European scene, we present Rusconi, Jef Neve, Alexander Hawkins and Marcin Masecki - pianists pushing at the...
All names for Jazztopad Festival 2014 announced!
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:40
Jazztopad are happy to announce the line up of artists for this year's festival in Nov 2014! The festival will kick off with the youthful energy of Nate Wooley Quintet. With a special guest Megan Schubert and the Festival Cello Ensemble American trumpeter will perform a composition commissioned for him by Jazztopad...
Jazz & The City 2014 - The Program
by Jazz & the City on Sat, 16/08/2014 - 23:27
  Jazz & The City 2014 - The Program 22nd - 26th October 2014, Altstadt Salzburg http://www.salzburgjazz.com   22.10.2014 |  7:00 pm | REPUBLIC THEATER Anton-Neumayr-Platz 2 PAOLO FRESU, OMAR SOSA, TRILOK GURTU | Italy, Cuba, India Three Continents One Sound Paolo Fresu:...
Nils Lofgren
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:42
  Nils Lofgren Friday 23rd January 2015, 8pm   Legendary American songwriter, virtuoso guitarist and pianist, Nils Lofgren returns to the UK in January 2015. After touring with Bruce Springsteen as a long-time member of the E Street Band on both the 2012-13 Wrecking Ball tour and the 2014 High...
Gaume Jazz Festival
by Gaume Jazz Festival on Tue, 05/08/2014 - 13:29
Gaume Jazz Festival 8 | 9 | 10 August 2014 \\ Rossignol - Tintigny \\ Belgium   Jazz of the future & Quality popular party ! In the beautiful and peaceful area of Gaume (in the south of Belgium), the Gaume Jazz Festival first occurred in August 1985 at the Jeunesses Musicales’...
Festival “Rigas Ritmi 2014” has concluded!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 15/07/2014 - 13:06
The 14th International “Rigas Ritmi Festival” this year took place from 2nd till 5th of July. Altogether, 72 musicians from 19 countries – USA, UK, Latvia, Australia, Israel, Columbia, Finland, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden, Austria, Israel, Poland, etc. – performed in the festival. 20 concerts took place...
Nomos Jazz Festival a Castellamare del Golfo (Trapani)
by Associazione Catania Jazz on Wed, 25/06/2014 - 18:51
Nomos Jazz Festival a Castellamare del Golfo (Trapani) Cari amici di Catania Jazz, vi presentiamo il cartellone del Nomos Jazz Festival che si svolgerà a Castellamare del Golfo (Trapani) presso l’Arena delle Rose (in Corso Bernardo Mattarella, qui la mappa). 27 luglio ADAM BEN EZRA solo + IRIT DEKEL...
Star-filled workshops
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Wed, 04/06/2014 - 11:25
Star-filled workshops This year is no exception - festival “Rigas Ritmi 2014” from 2nd till 5th July organizes master’s workshops for musicians, theorists and fans. Master’s workshops are among the cornerstones of the festival and are organized to assist young musicians in shaping their careers...
Joshua Redman, Dave Holland, Manu Katché & Richard Bona added to the festival’s headliners
by Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Wed, 04/06/2014 - 11:06
Joshua Redman, Dave Holland, Manu Katché & Richard Bona added to the festival’s headliners     Big international names such as Gregory Porter, Concha Buika, The John Scofield Überjam Band, Tinariwen, Christian McBride, Hiromi, Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke has already announced their...
ROD STEWART TO PERFORM AT CURAÇAO NORTH SEA JAZZ
by North Sea Jazz Festival on Sat, 31/05/2014 - 13:14
ROD STEWART TO PERFORM AT CURAÇAO NORTH SEA JAZZ Friday, August 29th It is with great honor that we announce the arrival of Rod Stewart to Curaçao North Sea Jazz. The legendary singer will perform on the Sam Cooke stage on Friday, August 29th. Soul singer Joss Stone, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and will...
Artist Opportunity for Brecon Jazz 30th Anniversary Festival
by Brecon Jazz on Sat, 31/05/2014 - 12:52
  Artist Opportunity for Brecon Jazz 30th Anniversary Festival   Artist Brief for BRECON STREET DRESSING in Brecon Town Centre
 BRECON JAZZ 30th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL 
7th to 10th August 2014   BACKGROUND and CONTEXT 
Brecon Beacons Tourism and Brecon Beacons National Park Authority (BBNPA...
call for hcmf// shorts 2014
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Mon, 26/05/2014 - 12:20
Perform at the UK's leading festival of new music hcmf// shorts is a series of short informal performances which this year will take place all day on Monday 24 November 2014 in various venues across Huddersfield. hcmf// shorts provides emerging artists with a valuable platform to perform for members of the public, media...
Rigas Ritmi 2014 Supertickets available now!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 13/05/2014 - 12:12
Rigas Ritmi 2014 Supertickets available now! “Rigas Ritmi 2014” offers the chance to visit three of the main festival concerts from 3rd to 5th of July at the Riga Congress Centre with a 50% discount. With purchasing the Supertickets the music lover obtains a seat to all concerts.   For the 14th year...
55TH LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 02/05/2014 - 09:14
55TH LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL   For the 55th Ljubljana Jazz Festival we have created a very special programme based on two focuses: The Piano and Norwegian Jazz. Along with the trumpet, the piano has been refreshed incredibly over the past few years after a period of certain stagnation. Apart from a few names that...
Gent Jazz Festival 2014 | Press Release (24.04.2014)
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Thu, 24/04/2014 - 20:33
  PRESS RELEASE (24.04.2014) From 10 to 19 July at the Bijloke site, Ghent-Belgium Gent Jazz Festival's programme is complete, including Agnes Obel, Michael Kiwanuka, Gabriel Rios and TaxiWars project with Tom Barman and Robin Verheyen. Agnes Obel, Michael Kiwanuka, Gabriel Rios, BadBadNotGood and Dez Mona were...
Moers Festival Newsletter April 1st 2014
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Wed, 02/04/2014 - 18:14
moers festival Newsletter April 1st 2014 Dear friends and fans of the moers festival,

here's this week's update from the festival office: Fringe programme out now! Survey: shuttle service and/or communal tent?  Improviser in Residence dates...
VOSSA JAZZ 11. – 13. APRIL 2014
by Vossa Jazz on Wed, 02/04/2014 - 17:35
Vossa Jazz is held for the 41st time and thus remains one of the oldest, most acclaimed jazz festivals in Norway. Quite an achievement considering the modest size of Voss with it´s appr. 14000 inhabitants. Every Easter since 1973 has started with 3 days of jazz, folk and world music. This year Bill Frisell is performing...
Exciting names announced!
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Thu, 20/03/2014 - 11:21
Exciting names announced! Tumbuktu, Jarle Bernhoft, Ola Kvernberg and Thomas Dybdahl to participate in making Moldejazz 2014 a genre-defying event whose excess will reflect upon the playfulness and dynamics of todays music scene.   - I am very pleased with the artists we've so far been able to confirm for this...
12 POINTS FESTIVAL | 2014 Programme Announced!
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 18/03/2014 - 19:44
2014 Programme Announced! We are delighted to finally announce the 12 acts that have been chosen for 12 Points 2014. Taking place in the wonderful Norrlands Operan in Umea, Sweden 10-12th April.   Opening Night of 12 Points 2014 : Thursday 10th April 12 Points 2014 hits the ground running with some big beats from...
JAZZKAAR INVITES TO ITS 25TH BIRTHDAY
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Mon, 10/03/2014 - 10:32
JAZZKAAR INVITES TO ITS 25TH BIRTHDAY! on Monday, 17 February 2014. Posted in English Jazzkaar News The largest jazz festival in the Baltic States Jazzkaar invites to its 25th birthday in April. Festival’s program is now public, tickets are on sale. Festival will be opened by the first ever performance of composer...
FESTIVAL BANLIEUSES BLEUES 2014 | jazz en Seine-Saint-Denis | 31° édition | 14MARS.11AVR
by Banlieues Bleues on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:15
Après une 30ème édition défricheuse  et passionnante, Banlieues Bleues se met sur son trente-et-un avec un programme suffisamment foisonnant (quarante groupes) pour restituer toute la bande spectrale d'un jazz-lumière noire au cœur ou à la source d'un...
Tickets to “Riga Jazz Stage 2014” concerts available!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:37
Tickets to the International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2014” are available. Individual contest concert tickets, as well as exclusive Full Pass tickets to all concerts are available now! The International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2014” will take place from 3rd till 5th on April, in...
BRECON JAZZ 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATES TALENT OF TODAY AND DOFFS CAP TO THE PAST
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 27/02/2014 - 07:49
February 26 2014 PRESS RELEASE BRECON JAZZ 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATES TALENT OF TODAY AND DOFFS CAP TO THE PAST Brecon Jazz 2014 is the 30th anniversary year of the world-famous festival, and in tribute, the Wales-based operator Orchard has produced a programme featuring the top musical talent of today. Recent Grammy Award...
BRECON JAZZ 30TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
by Brecon Jazz on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 10:12
  NEWS BRECON JAZZ 30TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED 26/02/2014 Burt Bacharach, Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula & Loose Tubes headline our 30th Birthday! Get your Pre-Sale Link now. Following last month’s teaser announcement of the first four acts scheduled to play Brecon Jazz 2014, we’re...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2014
by Sage Gateshead on Tue, 25/02/2014 - 10:39
Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2014 Friday 4th - Sunday 6th April 2014.   This year we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the UK’s biggest jazz festival under one roof outside London. Known as the Spring Quartet, this powerful ensemble on its first visit to the UK,...
21st İZMİR EUROPEAN JAZZ FESTIVAL 3-20 March 2014
by Izmir European Jazz Festival on Thu, 13/02/2014 - 10:53
21st İZMİR EUROPEAN JAZZ FESTIVAL 3-20 March 2014 http://www.iksev.org/en 3-20 March AASSM Foyer   12th “Jazz Festival Poster Competition” Exhibition 3-20 March  AASSM Entrance Level East-West Wing Galleries “Jazz on the Cover” Exhibition by Rafal Olbinski Opening Concert  3 March, Monday  8:...
Application process for the International jazz artist contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2014" has ended!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 04/02/2014 - 14:08
Altogether, 42 contestants applied in the two categories of the contest - "Vocal" and "Saxophone", representing 17 different countries - USA, Australia, Armenia, Slovenia, Denmark, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Germany, UK, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Finland as well as all three Baltic States - Latvia, Lithuania and...
International Jazz Artist Contest “RIGA JAZZ STAGE 2014” Announced!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 03/01/2014 - 14:57
Jazz vocalists and saxophonists are welcome to apply for the International Jazz Artist contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2014”. Contest will take place in Riga, Latvia, from April 3-5. “Riga Jazz Stage” is an International jazz artist contest which provides opportunity for jazz artists to prove themselves in jazz...
Year 2013 in “Rigas Ritmi” festival
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 03/01/2014 - 14:49
The 13th annual “Rigas Ritmi” festival has concluded. Throughout 2013, 257 artists and musicians from 21 countries – Slovakia, the US, Croatia, Latvia, Nigeria, Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Great Britain, New Zealand, Lithuania, Italy, the Czech Republic, Israel, East Africa, Germany, France, Ireland and other...
EUROBEST AWARDS 2013
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:23
EUROBEST LISBON Eurobest is the premier event for Europe's creative communications industry. The Festival provides debate, learning, inspiration and networking opportunities to an increasingly large community of art directors, copywriters, media agency executives, clients, account managers, agency heads, producers and...
Jazz breaking news: Loose Tubes 30th Anniversary Reunion For Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2014
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 29/11/2013 - 10:22
www.jazzwisemagazine.com The UK's Biggest Selling Jazz Magazine The infamous, 21-piece London-based big band Loose Tubes (pictured) return to the stage for the first time in 24 years with their 30th Anniversary Reunion concert that has just been announced as a major highlight of the 2014 Cheltenham Jazz Festival, which will...
Review: Skopje and Belgrade Jazz Festivals
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:29
    Review: Skopje and Belgrade Jazz Festivals Bob Weir finds plenty to enjoy at the 32nd Skopje Jazz Festival and the revived Belgrade programme, featuring Vijay Iyer and Ana Sofrenovic   Skopje is rapidly striving for identity as the capital of Macedonia which emerged so recently from the break-...
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival - 15-24 November 2013
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Thu, 14/11/2013 - 18:15
The full programme for this year’s Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival has been revealed, with tickets for all events now on sale and online earlybird discounts still available for a limited time.   A whole day dedicated to John Zorn, premieres of works by Brian Ferneyhough, Jakob Ullmann and Georg...
London Jazz Festival 15-24 November 2013
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Thu, 14/11/2013 - 17:10
'One of the best jazz festivals in the world' (The Guardian) 2013 marks the 21st birthday of the capital’s biggest city-wide music festival in a 10-day celebration of music that extends throughout London, taking an extraordinary range of live music to venues of every shape and size. You can view our brochure...
JAZZTOPAD FESTIVAL 14-24.11.2013 Wrocław
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 13/11/2013 - 11:18
November 14 (Thursday), 7:00 pm  Wrocław Philharmonic Hall    Wayne Shorter Quartet  Wayne Shorter – saxophones  Danilo Perez – piano  John Patitucci – double bass  Brian Blade – drums  Tickets:  VIP 250, I zone 180zł, II zone 150zł ,...
For the first time in Latvia – legendary Pat Metheny Unity Group!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 29/10/2013 - 15:20
Rigas Ritmi Festival presents – the exceptional Pat Metheny Unity Group on April 26 in Riga!     “Pat Metheny Unity Group” is an extension of the “Pat Metheny Unity Band” and includes renown musicians  – guitarist Pat Metheny, woodwind player Chris Potter, longtime collaborator...
Festival Jazz International Rotterdam 2013, from 24th to 27th October
by LantarenVenster on Wed, 23/10/2013 - 16:36
Website: http://www.lantarenvenster.nl/36-3430-Festival_Jazz_International_Rotterdam_2013
Jazz Festival Umeå
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/10/2013 - 18:32
Jazz Festival Umeå from 23th to 27th October 2013 Info: http://www.umeajazzfestival.se/ Ons/Wed 23: MIDGÅRDS JAZZFEST Tors/Thur 24: CHRIS POTTER UNDERGROUND DINO SALUZZI & NORRLANDSOPERANS SYMFONIORKESTER Fre/Fri 25...
Skopje Jazz Festival 2013 - from 17th to 21st October
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Wed, 16/10/2013 - 16:01
SKOPJE JAZZ FESTIVAL 2013 17 October Macedonian Opera And Ballet, 20:00h• EVAN PARKER / ZLATKO KAUCIC • GET THE BLESSING 18 October Macedonian Opera And Ballet, 20:00h• SIDSEL ENDRESEN & STIAN WESTERHUS• THE ABERCROMBIE QUARTETCity Hall Center, 24:00h•...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 4th - 6th April 2014
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 11/10/2013 - 10:36
This year we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the UK’s biggest jazz festival under one roof outside London. This year’s highlights include bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding – one of the biggest breakout stars of 2011, garnering a GRAMMY for ‘Best New Artist...
Enjoy Jazz Festival - 15th edition - from 2nd October to 16th November 2013
by Enjoy Jazz on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 19:34
15th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR JAZZ AND MORE from 2nd October to 16th November 2013 Heidelberg, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen   Info program: http://www.enjoyjazz.de/content/index_ger.html 15th International Festival for Jazz and More Festival fans and good music lovers can look forward...
Vilnius Jazz Festival - 26 edition - from 9th to 13th October 2013
by Vilnius Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 19:08
New, modern, progressive  VILNIUS JAZZ FESTIVAL 26^ EDITION  from 9th to 13th October 2013 Info program at: http://www.vilniusjazz.lt/
JAZZ & THE CITY
by Jazz & the City on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 10:27
JAZZ & THE CITY 9th - 13th October 2013 Altstadt Salisburg http://www.salzburgjazz.com
TAMPERE JAZZ HAPPENING 2013
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Wed, 02/10/2013 - 18:48
32nd Progessive TAMPERE JAZZ HAPPENING From 31 October to 3 November 2013 Tampere Jazz Happening brightens up the beginning polar night in Finland with a diverse array of contemporary jazz. Running 31.10. through 3.11, the Festival combines a fascinating gathering of jazz musicians from five different continents: Australia...
EJN SHOWCASE – NORWEGIAN NIGHTS
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Tue, 27/08/2013 - 17:11
http://jazzfest.no/ejn-showcase-norwegian-nights/  
23rd Akbank Jazz Festival - 25th September/12th October 2013
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/08/2013 - 11:06
Akbank Jazz Festival A city that night and day, keeps up the beat each neighborhood its own tune each street its own rhythm and which can’t stand silence Istanbul makes its own music, A sound no one can resist. It’s a city where harmony riffs with chaos where life finds order in disorder a city where...
USHER CANCELED, PRINCE AT CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ
by North Sea Jazz Festival on Mon, 12/08/2013 - 11:03
USHER CANCELED, PRINCE AT CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ Due to personal circumstances, Usher had to cancel his concert at the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. Fortunately we can announce that none other than the legendary Prince will take Sam Cooke stage. His Purple Highness was born as Prince Rogers Nelson in 1958, the son...
Program 2013 15-22 August
by Reykjavik Jazz Festival on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:36
  Fimmtudagur/Thursday August 15 18.00 Gathering at Kex Hostel. Parade preparation. 18.30 Jazz Festival Parade from Kex to the JazzCorner led by some of Iceland finest musicians. 19.00 JazzCorner - Opening Ceremony - Launch of the Reykjavik Jazz Festival Club. 20.00 Frikirkjan - Jónsmessa. Guitarist Jón P...
Gaume Jazz Festival - Présentation
by Gaume Jazz Festival on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 17:54
The Gaume Jazz Festival’s reputation has been built on the 450 concerts it has produced since being created by the Jeunesses Musicales du Luxembourg Belge in 1985. It is artistically ambitious, with a consistent level that blends Belgian jazz, major European productions and young professionals. But what makes the...
BRECON JAZZ 2013 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!
by Brecon Jazz on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 17:26
We’re very excited to announce the programme for Brecon Jazz festival 2013 today, which will take place between the 9th and 11th of August.  2013 will see a third more gigs than last year, a sprinkling of stellar names and leading lights of the Jazz world. Courtney Pine, Django Bates, Jools Holland, Zoe Rahman,...
RANTAJATSIT PROGRAM 2013
by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Fri, 26/07/2013 - 10:55
Rantajatsit program 2013 Note: information about the performers, and translations, will be added Thursday 25.7.2013 Ruiskuhuone, 10 € 20.00 Virta Antti Hevosmaa, trp, efects, voc - Heikki Selamo, gtr, efects - Erik Heikkinen, dr, perc Friday 26.7. 2013 A special number to celebrate the 25th festival: Aarno...
RAAHEN RANTAJATSIT - JAZZ ON THE BEACH 25. - 27.7.2013
by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Fri, 26/07/2013 - 10:49
Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra and Ricky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana have been booked to headline Raahen Rantajatsit aka Raahe Jazz on the Beach Finnish acts will feature Mopo, Mikko Innanen’s Innkvisitio, and Kauhukakara, to name a few The Raahe Jazz on The Beach Festival will celebrate its 25th year 25 –...
Gărâna Jazz Festival 2013 - Program
by Jazz Banat Cultural Foundation on Fri, 05/07/2013 - 16:41
PROGRAM Joi,11 iulie Ansamblul de percuție PREZENT (România) Mario Florescu – tobe, Alex Florescu – percuție, Bogdan Nica – percutie, AdminBocsa – percuție, Claudiu Buna – conga, Andrei Voica –marimba, vibrafon, Alex Unc – percutie, Bojcsuk Vasile – percutie, Radu...
The 54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL starts tomorrow!
by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 22:08
The 54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL starts tomorrow! Focus on a foremost European representative of contemporary improvised music PETER BRÖTZMANN. You can see the interview at the Ljubljana jazz festival web page. http://www.ljubljanajazz.si/index.php/en/video-interviews
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL, 3 - 6 JULY
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Thu, 27/06/2013 - 12:01
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL is an annual international contemporary jazz and world music festival held in Riga, capital of Latvia on the first week of July. It is one of the leading music festivals in Baltic States with recognition in Europe and the world.   RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL offers various concerts in different venues in Riga...
BOHEMIA JAZZ FEST 2013
by Bohemia Jazz Fest on Tue, 25/06/2013 - 10:22
BOHEMIA JAZZ FEST 2013 PROGRAM IS FINALIZED! Final arrangements for this summer’s Bohemia Jazz Fest have wrapped, bringing dazzling vocalists from Denmark and Norway, world music flavors from Brazil, Germany and Poland, a blues night in Prague, and some old friends and fresh sounds from the Czech Republic. Danish...
Opening concert of festival „Rigas Ritmi 2013” on the „Origo Summer Stage”!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Sat, 22/06/2013 - 13:20
  On 3rd July the opening concert of festival „Rigas Ritmi 2013” in the center of Riga!    For the fourth time festival „Rigas Ritmi” opens the concert series at the very center of the capital city –„Origo Summer Stage”. This summer the opening of the festival will be...
54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Cankarjev dom on Sat, 22/06/2013 - 12:01
54th LJUBLJANA JAZZ FESTIVAL 2 – 6 July www.ljubljanajazz.si The festival’s new concept, overhauled on the occasion of the jubilee 50th Ljubljana Jazz Festival and reinforced in its 2010, 2011 and 2012 sequels, reinvigorated the Slovenian capital’s selection of festivals by presenting a series of one-day...
Guitar prodigy Andreas Varady in the RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL 2013
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 14/06/2013 - 12:26
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL is an International contemporary jazz and world music festival held in Riga, capital of Latvia, three times a year.   Festival „Rigas Ritmi” at its thirteenth Anniversary surprises the audience by offering high quality concerts of jazz and world music.   Within the RIGAS RITMI...
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL 2013, July 3 – 6
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 13:05
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL is an International contemporary jazz and world music festival held in Riga, capital of Latvia, three times a year.   Festival „Rigas Ritmi” at its thirteenth Anniversary surprises the audience by offering high quality concerts of jazz and world music.   This year the headliners of...
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP DURING MOLDEJAZZ
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 12:05
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP DURING MOLDEJAZZ Do you dream of being able to take photos from the front row during concerts? We repeat last years success and arrange a Photography Workshop also during this years festival! This years Workshop-dates are July 14th through 17th With a three-day press-accreditation you'll have the...
More prominent artists set for Moldejazz 2013; Manu Katché, Beady Belle, Angelika Niescier and more
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 11:58
Moldejazz can present several prominent and exciting concerts in the Storyville-hall at Plassen during this years festival; Angelika Niescier, Jason Moran & Andratx feat. Maria Laurette Friis, Phronesis, ESP, Akira Sakato Trio, Anja Eline Skbakmoen Band, Take Five: Europe, Splashgirl, Obara International Quartet and Petter...
GRAMMY award winner ROBERT GLASPERS in the festival „Rigas Ritmi 2013”!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 10/06/2013 - 10:19
  On 4th of July pianist and composer ROBERT GLASPER will perform in Riga!    The talent of American jazz pianist and producer Robert Glasper manifests in an ability to mix different genres of music – hip hop, R&B, electronic and also jazz music. This combination forms an experimental fusion. But not...
Gent Jazz Festival / Line-up
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Wed, 05/06/2013 - 22:33
  Friday – 12/07/2013 Tickets > UNNUMBERED SEATS + STANDING 22:30 Joe Lovano with the Brussels Jazz Orchestra The Brussels Jazz Orchestra (BJO) celebrates its twentieth birthday with a series of concerts at a variety of European festivals, for which they have employed the talents of none other than...
Transportbillet fra bus, tog og metro
by Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Mon, 03/06/2013 - 08:36
Alle dage under Copenhagen Jazz Festival, fra den 5.-14. juli, tilbyder bus, tog og metro en transportbillet, der lader dig rejse frit mellem alle festivalens venues i et helt døgn. Nedenfor følger lidt praktisk information om transportbilletten. Billettens gyldighed Billetten er en SMS-billet til bus, tog og metro...
WIN A WEEKEND AT GLASGOW JAZZ FESTIVAL!
by Glasgow International Jazz Festival on Tue, 28/05/2013 - 15:29
WIN A WEEKEND AT GLASGOW JAZZ FESTIVAL! Come along and hear Brass Jaw playing Glasgow Central, Carlisle, Preston or London Euston stations on Thur 30 May and get a chance to win a weekend trip to this year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival! Thanks to our sponsors Virgin Trains Brass Jaw will be jumping on and off trains on their...
Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2013, July 5-14
by Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Mon, 27/05/2013 - 11:22
Copenhagen Jazz Festival July 05 - July 14, 2013 http://www.jazz.dk/ Copenhagen Jazz Festival - Since 1979 10 days - 100 venues – 1,000 concerts Every single summer since 1979 Copenhagen Jazz Festival has been taking over Copenhagen as one of Europe’s most important international music events based on eminent...
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
by Glasgow International Jazz Festival on Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:42
Glasgow International Jazz Festival presents: Stan Tracey & Bobby Wellins supported by Paul Towndrow and Steve Hamilton For our final Old Fruitmarket concert we bring back another world class musician who played the venue when it was first used by Glasgow Jazz Festival in 1993, Stan Tracey. Stan Tracey is an outstanding...
RAAHEN RANTAJATSIT - JAZZ ON THE BEACH 25. - 27.7.2013
by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:19
Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra and Ricky-Tick Big Band & Julkinen Sana have been booked to headline Raahen Rantajatsit aka Raahe Jazz on the Beach. Finnish acts will feature Mopo, Mikko Innanen’s Innkvisitio, and Kauhukakara, to name a few The Raahe Jazz on The Beach Festival will celebrate its 25th year 25...
BRECON JAZZ 2013
by Brecon Jazz on Sat, 25/05/2013 - 11:08
With just under 3 months to go before Brecon Jazz 2013 kicks off, we at BJ HQ can hardly believe how quickly the festival is coming around again. It feels like just yesterday that the phenomenal Neil Cowley Trio almost blew the roof off Brecon Cathedral as the final act of 2012! Were super busy putting the finishing touches to...
EJN welcomes its newest member: Palatia Jazz Festival
by Palatia Jazz Festival on Fri, 24/05/2013 - 10:43
EJN welcomes its newest member:   Palatia Jazz Festival Yvonne Moissl Weinstrasse 58, Deidesheim 67146 - Germany Phone: +49 6326 967788 Fax: +49 6326 967799 info@palatiajazz.de  http://palatiajazz.de/   The EJN membership includes now 89 organisations in 28 countries....
Sibiu Jazz Festival 2013 – 43th Edition (12-19 May)
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Thu, 16/05/2013 - 16:50
Sibiu Jazz Festival 2013 – 43th Edition (12-19 May) Sunday 12 May: 13:00 - Parada Jazzului cu Drum Kitchen Berlin (Germania) – Piata Mica, Piata Mare, Bd. Balcescu Monday 13 May: 13:30 - Parada Jazzului cu Drum Kitchen Berlin (Germania) – Piata Mica, Piata Mare, Bd. Balcescu 19:00...
LONDONJAZZNEWS - Three images of the Jazzahead conference
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:58
Three images of the Jazzahead conference     Paul Zauner and Mike Chadwick The world's largest jazz conference here in Bremen is an occasion for unexpected meetings. The number of people involved in jazz from all over the...
Kaunas Jazz Festival 25 - 29 April 2013
by International Jazz Festival Kaunas Jazz on Thu, 25/04/2013 - 00:25
EVENTS      2013-04-25       6:00PM -    Kaunas Town Hall The opening ceremony of KAUNAS JAZZ 2013; JAZZ TRIO "TOMAS & ADOMAS" (Lithuania)       8:00PM -    Restaurant-club COMBO MONIKA BORZYM (Poland)...
LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL Fri 15 - Sun 24 November 2013
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Wed, 24/04/2013 - 23:51
First Shows On Sale Friday Wednesday 17 April 2013 It's the moment we've all been waiting for. The EFG London Jazz Festival is back with a new title sponsor and a fantastic first show announcement. The EFG Excellence Series includes Jazz Voice at the Barbican Centre, Sonny Rollins at the Royal Albert Hall and...
Maijazz 2013 Stavanger 6.-11. May
by Maijazz on Wed, 24/04/2013 - 22:56
Maijazz Maijazz is the oldest music festival in Stavanger and will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2013. Since the first festival in 1989 MaiJazz has developed to be one of Norway's leading jazz festivals presenting international jazz stars and the best in national and local jazz every year. Approximately 200...
Gent Jazz Festival 11-21 July 2013
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Tue, 23/04/2013 - 11:22
Gent Jazz Festival / Line-up print Collapse all   Thursday – 11/07/2013 Tickets > Standing 22:30 To Be Confirmedcollapse Read more 20:30-21:45 To Be Confirmedcollapse...
24th JAZZKAAR FESTIVAL - Tallinn - Estonia - 19/28 April 2013
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Wed, 17/04/2013 - 18:31
On Friday, Jazzkaar starts for the 24th time in Tallinn. The international music festival presents artists from 14 countries giving 60 concerts in 11 different towns. In Tallinn, jazz can be heard on every corner. Musicians are going to surprise the citizens and guests at the airport, in trams and on streets. On 21st April,...
27th APRIL JAZZ - 24/28 April 2013 - Espoo, Finland
by April Jazz Espoo on Wed, 17/04/2013 - 17:10
April Jazz brings the Spring.   Releasing the program for the 27th April Jazz in Tapiola, Espoo, is a clear signal that spring will once again arrive. Take a tour on our new site. Tell your friends and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Hope to see you in April. Welcome to April Jazz!...
23rd MEDIAWAVE International Film & Music Festival - 30 April/4 May 2013
by MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Festival on Mon, 08/04/2013 - 17:22
  23rd MEDIAWAVE 30 April-4 May 2013 International Film and Music Gathering, Fort Monostor, Komarom, Hungary http://mediawavefestival.hu MW2013 TOTAL PROGRAMME        INTERNATIONAL FILM GATHERING...
GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 2013 - UK
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 05/04/2013 - 11:00
  Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2013 Gateshead International Jazz Festival, the largest UK festival held under one roof, has announced its headline acts and themes for 2013 including The Brand New Heavies, Ruby Turner, National Youth Jazz Orchestra with special guest Jacqui Dankworth,...
Banlieues Bleues Festival - 5-26 April 2013
by Banlieues Bleues on Wed, 03/04/2013 - 17:53
The 30th edition of Banlieues Bleues is beginning! From 5th to 26th April 2013 Jazz en Seine - Saint-Denis!...
RĪGAS RITMI FESTIVAL 2013 spring concerts - 24.-27.04.2013
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Wed, 03/04/2013 - 17:33
  RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL proudly presents the spring concert series 2013! RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL is an annual international contemporary jazz and world music festival held in Riga, capital of Latvia.  It is one of the leading music festivals in Baltic States with recognition in Europe and the world. For the third year...
Come Shine, Svante Thuresson, Tuva Syvertsen and Jan Eggum pay tribute to Nora Brockstedt
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:50
Nora Brockstedt is Norway's ultimate pop star and jazz veteran. In January 2013 she will be 90 years old, and the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 will mark the occasion. On Monday 12th August the Oslo Jazz Festival 2013 opens with a tribute to Nora Brockstedt in the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. The festival has...
Roy Jahrn joins the Oslo Jazz Festival
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Tue, 22/01/2013 - 18:49
Festival producer Lars H. Kurverud is out on leave until September 2013, and Roy Jahrn (photo) joins the Oslo Jazz Festival in Kurverud's place. Roy Jahrn starts work as the Oslo Jazz Festival's new producer in January 2013.
Happy Holidays!
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 18:29
The Jazz Fest crew wishes you happy holiday’s that are upon us. Starting with the New Year, we will be bringing you again regularly news about jazz, improvised and related music on the official International Jazz Fest Sarajevo web page. The next festival, 17th in a row is expecting you from 05 to 10 November 2013...
Lama
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:37
Club CD Finding ground in the cross-section of re-invented traditional jazz idioms and innovation intrinsic to jazz since the 1970s, the Portuguese-Canadian trio Lama performed soon after the concert by Kaja Draksler. Susana Santos Silva’s charismatic trumpet playing was characterised by absence of conventional jazz...
Kaja Draksler solo
by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:36
Kaja Draksler solo CD Club  After appearing with her quintet within the scope of 13 Points Plus and performing with Jure Pukl’s quartet on Friday, Kaja Draksler gave a solo piano recital yesterday that offered an insight into this composer and improviser’s broad emotional horizons. An idiosyncratic...
AKBANK JAZZ FESTIVAL RECEIVES 3 AWARDS FROM STEVIE AWARDS
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:18
This year, more than 3.200 applications from more than 50 countries were filed for "Stevie - International Business Awards", which was organized for the 10th time. During the 10th Stevie Awards ceremony, where the best products, services and communication projects of the world are determined, Akbank Jazz Festival has...
News
by Jazz Banat Cultural Foundation on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:40
Poiana Lupului Late at night, after the shows “After Party” with CIRCUS HOPPA from Holland (12-15 July) “Impromptu” expoziţie de pictură – LORENA DIANA GAROIU (12-15 July) “Sea of Tranquility” Photography Exhibition – ROBERT COSTEA (12-15 July) “Jazz Portraits”...
L'ORCHESTRA DI PIAZZA VITTORIO
by Fundacao Casa da Musica on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:37
Formed in a multi-ethnic district of Rome, Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio gathers musicians originating from such divergent places as Tunisia, Brazil, Senegal, India, Hungary, the USA, Latin America and Italy. The cultural mixture that characterised the surroundings of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II was noticed by the musician M...
CORETO PORTA-JAZZ
by Fundacao Casa da Musica on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:34
Aljamia is the first recording of Coreto Porta-Jazz, and was deservedly applauded by the critics shortly after its release in 2012. The music, led by the saxophonist João Pedro Brandão, takes its inspiration from the traditional sounds of the Mediterranean, then put through a jazz 'filter' Eleven new...
R&B, Blues & Soul night at the Museum.
by Molde International Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:26
Everything is in place for an amazing day of R&B, soul and blues at Moldejazz on Wednesday the 18th of July.  R&B, soul and blues at Romsdalsmuseet on the 18th of July  Romsdalsmuseet will host Janelle Monáe, Gary Clark Jr. and Maverick Sabre. In other words, it will be a star-studded concert...
Last night on Nattjazz 2012: TIMBUKTU & DAMN! (S)
by Nattjazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:13
Scandinavia´s premier bringer of joy, Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité has, through the years, delivered chart-topping hits in both Norway and Sweden. Timbuktu was an early pioneer of combining the energy of live bands with his singular style of rapping, and since his breakthrough “The båtten is n...
PLACE HOLDER TICKETS, ON SALE NOW!
by Nattjazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:11
A limited supply of PLACE HOLDER TICKETS is now available for these concerts:  23/5: KURT ELLING QUINTET (US) - BANKEN 26/5: NORSK UTFLUKT (N) - BANKEN 27/5: BUGGE WESSELTOFT SOLO (N) - KORSKIRKEN 27/5: THE GRANDMOTHERS OF INVENTION (US) - BANKEN 30/5: TORD GUSTAVSEN QUARTET (N) - KORSKIRKEN 31/5: ARVE...
ENGLISH SUMMARY
by Vossa Jazz on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:01
The 40th Vossa Jazz festival takes place 22nd - 24th March 2013! The program will be published during January. You can find English information under each artist.
Tickets to Radio Big Band and R.Gambarini concert are on sale!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 18:03
A unique co-project will take place on January 28th, at the Latvian National Opera - the restored Latvian Radio Big Band has prepared a special program with the italian virtuoso singer Roberta Gambarini. Concert special guest - Maestro Raimond Pauls. “The Latvian Radio Big Band is great! It deserves very strong and...
The unforgettable performance from Youn Sun Nah!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 18:02
December 1st passed with another concert within Winter concert series of „Rīgas Ritmi 2012”, where Youn Sun Nah Quartet gave a unforgettable performance. Korean Youn Sun Nah – owner of infinitely feminine voice visited Riga with an outstanding Swedish guitarist – Ulf Wakenuis, accordionist –...
Sensational concert
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 18:00
A great tandem of Kurt Elling and Latvian Radio Big Band gave a sensational closing concert of “Rigas Ritmi Festival 2012”. Grammy-winner Kurt Elling created true sense of jazz music celebration. His prominent vocal performance was supplemented by Laurence Hobgood piano and Latvian Radio Big Band instrumental...
Kaunas Jazz Announced
by International Jazz Festival Kaunas Jazz on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:41
Date: 2013-01-07 Header: KAUNAS JAZZ 2013 News: Kaunas Jazz 2013 festival dates: 25-29 April. Program coming soon!
2013 Festival Dates
by Glasgow International Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:30
We’re delighted to announce the dates for next year’s festival! The 2013 Glasgow International Jazz Festival will take place from 26th – 30th June. We look forward to seeing you there!
Today's Gig are not Sold Out
by Glasgow International Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:29
Glasgow Concert Halls website is wrongly saying that all the gigs on today, Sunday are sold out.  They are not.  Come and buy tickets on the door for – Corrie Dick (1pm), Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (2pm), Nova Scotia Jazz Band with Brian Kellock (6pm), Tom Gibbs & Louise Mochan (6pm), Ginger Baker’s...
Ryan Quigley Big Band Special Guest Singers Announced
by Glasgow International Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:28
Just announced – Jon Fratelli, Ian Shaw, Todd Gordon and Grahame Skinner (Hipsway) will be choosing their favourite Beatles tracks to perform in the Ryan Quigley Big Band Tribute to the Beatles gig on Sat 30 June.  The Big Band also features members of George Michael’s Symphonica orchestra from his last tour.
Jazz 2013 Trader Application Now Being Take
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:23
Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 1 - 6 May 2013 - Limited spaces available on site for food & beverage stalls, craft stalls, general goods and branding opportunities.   Apply NOW
Festival Audience Survey
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:20
How was Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2012 for you? Your feedback is always really useful to us, and will help us improve the Festival experience for next year. Giving your feedback in our Festival audience survey before 1st June 2012 will also enter you into a competition to win a case of wine courtesy of The Wondering Wine...
Folk Rising: Fran Smith, Matt Stalker and Fables, and Tracey Browne
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:11
Returning for a short series, this is the first of three Folk Rising concerts featuring up and coming songwriters. Fran Smith Fran Smith has attracted fans of the highest order. Thea Gilmore, Athlete, Karine Polwart, Boo Hewerdine and Po’ Girl have all invited her to open shows for them, which she has subsequently...
Students @ The Sage Gateshead
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:09
We host three fantastic music degrees here at The Sage Gateshead. In partnership with the University of Sunderland we deliver the BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music and BA (Hons) Community Music and in partnership with Newcastle University we host the BMus (Hons) Folk and Traditional Music courses. Join us for a...
check out the hcmf// sampler
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:39
Here's something that we're really excited to be able to share with you. We teamed up with record label NMC to curate a special hcmf// sampler which you can buy from iTunes for the very reasonable sum of £2.49. Not only that, hcmf// Artistic Director, Graham McKenzie, has written extensive liner notes to...
tickets selling fast - book now to avoid disappointment
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:35
With just two weeks to go till hcmf// 2012, tickets are selling fast and we’re starting to run low on availability for certain events. If any of the concerts below are on your wish list, we recommend that you book soon! Arditti Quartet Nicolas Hodges Heather Roche: Clarinet + Lifelines Ensemble Resonanz...
LJF Reviews: Financial Times
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:34
Bozzini Quartet & hcmf// Composer's Kitchen 2013 - 9th edition Invitation to composers The Workshops Montreal, Canada: Sunday 21 April to Saturday 27 April 2013 Huddersfield, UK: 15 - 24 November 2013 (exact dates to be confirmed) The Bozzini Quartet (Montreal) announces the ninth edition of the...
LJF Reviews: Financial Times
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:28
Terence Blanchard, Ambrose Akinmusire 4* - "Uplifting and intense, the tone was set for a late-show jam." Full review here. Matthew Shipp Trio 4* - "Shipp juxtaposes brittle, spider-and-spike runs with sustained vamps that change key, alter shape and explode into dense, closely-textured chords." Full...
LJF Reviews: Daily Mirror
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:26
A glowing 5* review on Lucinda Williams' weekend at the Royal Festival Hall... "Lucinda Williams and her band played nearly four hours of the best live music you'll hear anywhere in the world." Full review here.
LJF Reviews: The Evening Standard
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:24
Ravi Coltrane 4* - "The set-closer, Countdown, was one of his father's fiercest workouts, a labyrinthine version of the old Miles Davis standard, Tune Up. Ravi ripped through it as to the manner born." Full review here. Sonny Rollins 5* -  "From the moment he began to play, that uniquely warm, husky...
BRECON JAZZ 2013 PROGRAMME TO BE ANNOUNCED FEBRUARY 2013!
by Brecon Jazz on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:08
It’s been just over 3 months since this year’s Brecon Jazz Festival. Whilst things may have gone quiet we have been busy working on the event for 2013, where we’ve been planning an expanded program from 2013 and aiming to make the festival bigger and better. Our aim is to announce the program and go on sale...
TJH 2012 ON AIR
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:54
The first live recording from Tampere Jazz Happening 2012 on Yle Radio 1:  Jazzradio Live! Gerry Hemingway Quintet (available until 13 January 2013).
FULL HOUSES AT FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:53
Friends of jazz found their way to Tampere Jazz Happening on the first weekend of November. Majority of the concerts were sold out. The 31st Happening featured 26 bands, more than 120 musicians, and 17 different nationalities. The programme presented a broad range of jazz and numerous international stars took the stage...
2013 ticket sales starts with two concerts
by April Jazz Espoo on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:46
10.12.2012 April Jazz opens ticket sales for the 2013 festival with two concerts. Tickets to the first two festival days’ concerts at Tapiolasali are now available at Lippupalvelu. Buy your tickets here. Wed 24 April 2013 SAXOPHONE MASTER CHARLES LLOYD NEW QUARTET featuring Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and...
Teemu Viinikainen Trio 3"Kuppilassa lauantaina 16.2.2013
by Raahen Rantajatsit / Raahe Jazz on the Beach on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:36
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WINTER JAZZ 2013 – FRESH SOUNDS!
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:16
The concerts of Winter Jazz from February 1st to March 24th offer new meetings, exciting discoveries, fresh sounds and albums. The focus is on the Nordic and Estonian. The most loved events of Winter Jazz will be the concert dedicated to the 90th birthday of the Grand Old Man of Estonian jazz Valter Ojakäär. The...
JAZZKAAR ANNOUNCES HEADLINERS OF 2013 FESTIVAL
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:13
24th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar 2013 taking place from April 19th to 28th is honored to announce three headliners –American composer and sax legend Charles Lloyd, young and energetic Japanese piano virtuoso Hiromi and the jazz star of the new generation Gregory Porter. From 2013 the new main sponsor of the...
Vinterjazz sweeps over all of Denmark in February
by Copenhagen Jazz Festival on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:57
From February 1-17 the Winter Jazz Festival (in Danish: Vinterjazz) sweeps over all of Denmark. With more than 60 venues and a total of almost 300 shows this unique festival is a celebration of live jazz and all its hearths in Denmark as well as a kick start of the jazz club season. The full program for the festival has...
Paolo Fresu & Daniele Di Bonaventura
by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Thu, 20/12/2012 - 16:22
Paolo Fresu – Daniele Di Bonaventura Duo Paolo Fresu (tromba, flicorno, effetti) Daniele di Bonaventura (bandoneon) Un incontro, quello fra il trombettista sardo e il bandoneonista marchigiano, ben rodato attraverso numerosi progetti, ospitati più volte anche all'interno della rassegna TAM. ...
9-18.11. London Jazz Festival
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 17:14
The London Jazz Festival returns from Fri 9 – Sun 18 November with a host of world-class artists and homegrown emerging stars, packed into back-to-back concerts across the capital.   The London Jazz Festival is produced by creative producers Serious. Serious is one of the leading UK producers of...
Artist presentation: Amanova
by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 17:08
  Hello the Team! Here's an email to present myself to you; I'm Amanova, a french smooth-jazz singer and songwriter.  I just released my first EP last month, and I'm searching for booking contacts. May I invite you to visit my website www.amanova.net so you could give me your opinion?...
Med Fusion Management: Artists on tour 2013
by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 15:55
  MED FUSION ORCHESTER (Jazz / Fusion) Fit the jazz to Arab instruments, merged traditional music with western rhythms … References: Athens Festival (GR), Divan Du Monde (FR), Gulbenkian (PT), Rythmes du monde (CA), Chants De Marins (FR), Espace Julien (FR), Centralstation (DE)...
31. SKOPJE JAZZ FESTIVAL >> 19-23 October 2012
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 19:17
The 31st Skopje Jazz Festival will take place from 19th to 23rd of October 2012 with a line-up including: Miles Smiles featuring Wallace Roney, Larry Coryell, Joey Defrancesco, Rick Margitza, Darryl Jones & Omar Hakim, Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Quartet, Ambrose Akinmusire - Quintet, Tomasz Stanko Quartet, Pat...
2.10.-10.11. 14th Enjoy Jazz
by Enjoy Jazz on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 19:01
http://www.enjoyjazz.de/content/e3/index_eng.html Festival fans and good music lovers can look forward to an extraordinary programme in fall 2012. During the six weeks of festival a number of great jazz musicians will find their way to Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ludwigshafen. 14th International Festival for Jazz and More...
Akbank Jazz Festival
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 18:45
http://www.akbanksanat.com One of the most long-running festivals organized in Turkey, Akbank Jazz Festival, which is waited by jazz lovers excitedly each year, will meet art-lovers during its 22nd anniversary with a packed program as usual. The 22nd Akbank Jazz Festival will embrace Istanbul with different colors of jazz...
10.-14.10. Jazz and The City – Salzburg
by Jazz & the City on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:43
The Jazz and The City festival was founded in the year 2000 as a club festival with free entry and has since grown to 100 concerts in 5 days with both international acts and national, local artists. http://www.salzburgjazz.com Artists 2012: BRATSCH | France LAKECIA BENJAMIN & SOUL SQUAD | USA SOFA...
11.-14.10. - 25th Vilnius Jazz Festival, Lithuania
by Vilnius Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:40
Founded in 1987, Vilnius Jazz is the oldest annual jazz festival held in Vilnius. It is an exceptional event in Lithuania, providing a broad perspective on contemporary trends in jazz from all over the world. Over the years Vilnius Jazz has earned a reputation of a radical avant-garde festival oriented towards novelty and limit...
19.-23.10. - 31st Skopje Jazz Festival, Skopje, Macedonia
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:25
  http://www.skopjejazzfest.com.mk/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skopje-Jazz-Festival/117852728316649 Skopje Jazz Festival is one of the leading music events in the Republic of Macedonia with a tradition that is thirty years old and with an excellent reputation in Europe and in the world. It is among...
24.-28.10. - 45th Umea Jazz Festival
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:18
Welcome to Umeå Jazz Festival that through tradition, new creations, creativity and accessibility offers a selection of the most prominent jazz musicians of our time in Sweden and abroad. In addition to that: children's concerts, workshops, clinics and seminars. We open up with a concert at the Tegs Church on...
Symposium - Lost in Diversity
by Enjoy Jazz on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:03
Lost in Diversity: A transatlantic dialogue on the social relevance of jazz 8-9 November - Heidelberg, Germany Enjoy jazz presents the first symposium on the relevance of jazz in America and Europe. In cooperation with the Heidelberg Center for American Studies and supported by the BASF SE. The 8-9 November at the...
Tampere Jazz Happening 1.-4.11.2012 - Festival of the Year!
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 15:58
Tampere Jazz Happening 1.-4.11.2012 - Festival of the Year! http://www.tamperemusicfestivals.fi/jazz http://www.facebook.com/tamperejazzhappening http://www.twitter.com/tamperejazz (#TreJazz2012) FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR BEGINS Newcomers take the spotlight on the first day The first performances of Tampere Jazz...
3.-25.11. jazztopad festival - Poland
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 15:52
3.-25.11. jazztopad festival - Poland Jazztopad Festival is an annual jazz festival in Wroclaw, Poland.  It presents unique projects, masterclasses and world premieres of pieces composed exclusively for the festival.  Jazztopad showcases Polish and international jazz artists and its 9th edition takes place in...
Garana Festival History
by Jazz Banat Cultural Foundation on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 12:09
  1997 8-9 August  (curtea hanului La Răscruce) PAUL WEINER / PUBA HROMATKA / EUGEN GONDI / MIRCEA TIBERIAN / LIVIU BUTOI / MIREL BUTOI / BEGA BLUES BAND / IONEL BOTA / MARTA HRISTEA   1998 21-23 August  (curtea hanului La Răscruce...
16. JAZZ FEST SARAJEVO 2012 30 October - 4 November
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Mon, 17/09/2012 - 02:00
Hüsnü Şenlendirici  Frank Möbus    Rick Margitza  Aytaç Doğan  Bojan Z  Ismail Tunçbilek  Yuri Honing  Stef van Es Mark Haanstra  Joost Lijbaart  Wallace Roney  Darryl Jones  Larry Coryell Omar Hakim  Badi Assad    Joey...
curacao North Sea Jazz festival
by North Sea Jazz Festival on Fri, 31/08/2012 - 02:00
  Curacao North Sea Jazz festival Aug 31 & Sept 1 - 2012   http://www.curacaonorthseajazz.com/en/ http://www.facebook.com/curacaonorthseajazz   The third edition of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival will take place in World Trade Center Piscadera Bay on August 31 and September 1 2012. During the...
Gaume Jazz Festival, 10 - 11 - 12 August
by Gaume Jazz Festival on Mon, 06/08/2012 - 02:00
  the 28th  GAUME JAZZ FESTIVAL 10 - 11 - 12 August   www.gaume-jazz.be    Programme 2012 here: http://www.gaume-jazz.be/site/programme-2012/   http://www.facebook.com/gaumejazz  
Brecon Jazz programme announced
by Brecon Jazz on Fri, 08/06/2012 - 02:00
  http://www.breconjazz.com/en/   BRECON JAZZ 2012 LINE UP ANNOUNCED BY NEW OPERATOR Orchard, the new operator of the world famous Brecon Jazz festival has announced a compact and powerful programme for the August event, an interim year given the short timescales involved, which brings the festival back into the town of...
HSBC Brecon Jazz August 7-10
by Brecon Jazz on Mon, 04/08/2008 - 02:00
HSBC Brecon Jazz celebrates 25 Years with over 90 performances in 4 days HSBC Brecon Jazz is almost here, August 7-10. The Stroller programme has now been announced and is stronger than ever - 75 gigs over the weekend for just £48 (Day Strollers also available).   Look up breconjazz.co.uk/2008programme for a full...
HSBC Brecon Jazz 2008
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 22/05/2008 - 02:00
Brecon - 25 years of Cool August 7-10 2008  Tickets now on sale through www.breconjazz.co.uk Box Office 0870 990 1299 This year HSBC Brecon Jazz celebrates with its traditional mix of jazz legends and new talent. To reach its 25th anniversary with an international reputation for artistic excellence is a great testimony...
London jazz star Symeon Cosburn signs to OT Records
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 13/01/2006 - 11:19
Symeon Cosburn, who has been a regular feature on the London jazz scene, has signed a multi-album deal with OT Records.  Symeon Cosburn is one of the major young male jazz-influenced singing & song writing talents in London. His influences include Mel Tormé, Chet Baker, Mark Murphy, Carmen McRae and of course Ella...
2006 London International Jazz Competition for Vocalists
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 30/09/2005 - 12:24
2006 London International Jazz Competition for Vocalists As one of the key centres of Jazz it is perhaps surprising that London has never been host to an International Jazz Competition. 2006 will see an important and exciting new event in the Jazz calendar - the first annual London International Jazz Competition to be held at the...
London Jazz Festival 2005
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Thu, 01/09/2005 - 12:00
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