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Jazzkaar 2015, Tallinn, Estonia - April 17-26
by Jazzkaar Festivals on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:12  PDF version
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...
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:02  PDF version
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  PDF version
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...
by Trondheim Jazzfestival on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:52  PDF version
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  PDF version
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...


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Helge Schneider & Gäste – Sommertour (27.06.13)
by Verein Jazz Fest Wien on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 18:11  PDF version
A 57-year-old native of the German city of Mülheim, Helge Schneider has a similarly genial relationship to Jazz that he has to telling stories. For him, syllables are like musical notes in that he uses them for improvisation. His worldview and approach to life has been shaped by a wide variety of jobs. 1989 saw the...
Paolo Conte & Band (Thursday 27.06.13)
by Verein Jazz Fest Wien on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 18:04  PDF version
Behind the weathered face of this 76-year old from the mountains of the Piemont there is a poetic genius who can conjure the long-ago past as well as visions of the future. Trained as a lawyer, Conte dominates the stage like a European Tom Waits. His songs often focus on contrasts: the bizarre alongside the intellectual,...
Bobby McFerrin & Band „Spirit You All“
by Verein Jazz Fest Wien on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 18:01  PDF version
This American (born 1950) is a true multi-talented artist: a piano virtuoso, a vocal acrobat, and a conductor. He is a musical chamelon who elegantly can perform Jazz, Classical or R&B. In 1988 he had an international hit with “Don´t Worry, Be Happy”, after which he shifted his attention to classical...
by Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 17:26  PDF version
Edition #28 of the Festival for Jazz, improvised music and contemporary composed music presents the following program: 1982 Sigbjorn Apeland, harmonium; Nils Okland, fiddle, violin; Oyvind Skarbo, percussion. Dangerous Musics Jon Corbett, trumpet, valve-trombone, flute; Nick Stephens, bass; Louis Moholo-Moholo, drums....
Ches Smith & These Arches
by Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg on Sat, 19/01/2013 - 17:25  PDF version
Saturday, April 13, 2013, 20.00: Concert with Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Andrea Parkins, Mary Halvorson und Ches Smith.