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Spotlight on... MaiJazz Festival
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 13/05/2016 - 10:56
An interview with a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Helleik Kvinnesland is Managing Director of Maijazz Festival in Stavanger, Norway. The festival is now at its 28th edition and, as the name suggest, takes place at the start of May. It develops throughout one week with 50 concerts in 8 venues around the city and a focus...
Jazz Migration 2016 bands announced!
by AJC Association Jazzé Croisé on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:07
We are happy to announce the 4 bands who will take part in the next Jazz Migration promotion in 2016 and 2017: PJ5 - sponsored by the Paris Jazz Festival Paul Jarret : guitar, composition Maxence Ravelomanantsoa : tenor sax Leo Pellet: trombone Alexandre Perrot : double bass Ariel Tessier : drums Post K - sponsored by...
EVAN PARKER EMBARKS ON THE SECOND LEG OF ITS GREEN TOUR OF EUROPE
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 11/04/2016 - 16:18
The second part of Evan Parker’s “green tour” is starting in April 2016 with three new concerts in amazing venues in the north of Europe. The tour, part of the “Take the Green Train” project run by Europe Jazz Network and Julie’s Bicycle, focuses on testing new models for making more sustainable music events. British avant-...
4 new members of the Europe Jazz Network announced!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:31
We are very happy to announce that the Board of Directors has accepted 4 new members to the Europe Jazz Network:   Gamlestaden Jazz Festival (Sweden) Gamlestaden Jazz Festival is an international jazz festival in Gothenburg organized by the non-profit association and established in 2013. This festival is a local...
EJN at the Pop and Jazz Platform 2016
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 11/02/2016 - 14:44
A delegation of the Europe Jazz Network is participating at the the Pop and Jazz Platform Meeting 2016 that will take place at Codarts Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on 12-13 February, in collaboration with IASJ and in the framework of the AEC Full Score Project funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The...
EVAN PARKER ON A GREEN TOUR OF EUROPE
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 08/02/2016 - 12:18
English tenor & soprano saxophonist Evan Parker will be touring Europe in February and April 2016 in the framework of “Take the Green Train” project run by the Europe Jazz Network and Julie’s Bicycle and supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.   Evan Parker is one of Europe’s most renowned...
FRENCH QUARTER Jazz in NYC 2016
by Association Paris Jazz Club on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 10:56
The Best of French Jazz in New York ! From January 16th to 20th, 2016. The Django - Roxy Hotel, Winter Jazz Festival 2016 / Dizzyʼs Club Coca Cola / Smalls Jazz Club / Drom / Mezzrow. For it 3rd edition, FRENCH QUARTER is back in New York with even more venues, and especially with one as part of the prestigious...
National Youth Jazz Collective recruiting new Executive Director
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 18/12/2015 - 17:47
The National Youth Jazz Collective (NYJC) is recruiting a new part-time Executive Director (3 days a week) to support the role of the Artistic Director. See following link for more detail http://nationalyouthjazz.co.uk/nyjc-is-recruiting-a-new-executive-director/   A one-time chance for a top arts...
Summary of activities 2014/2015
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 07/12/2015 - 17:08
The Europe Jazz Network (EJN) recently concluded the first year of activities implemented under the 3-year funding of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union 2014-2017. The Report just submitted to the European Union covered the period from September 2014 to August 2015.  So far the project has successfully...
Jazz Migration 2016 opening concert
by AJC Association Jazzé Croisé on Mon, 30/11/2015 - 15:27
 Since 2002, AJC’s members program Jazz Migration strives to promote and develop the careers of young musicians from the French jazz scene, based on the determination and a common desire to festivals, venues and partners to offer a genuine opportunity to the wealth of talent living in our land. In 2016, AJC is offering a...
Inception event of CHIME project at EFG London Jazz Festival
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 19/11/2015 - 12:22
EJN President Ros Rigby will be participating on the 20 November 2015, and in the framework of EFG London Jazz Festival, at the inception event of CHIME research project on jazz and heritage sites. EJN is an associated partner in the project and the meeting will be the occasion to explore synergies between CHIME and the work...
Jazzlines and Brosella Folk & Jazz welcomed to EJN!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 09/11/2015 - 18:47
The Board of Directors of the Europe Jazz Network have approved two new members: Jazzlines is Town Hall Symphony Hall’s dynamic programme of live jazz performances and education projects across Birmingham. Part of the registered charity Performances Birmingham Limited, the Jazzlines artistic programme reaches over 24....
ACTION FOR REFUGEES AT WOMEX15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 24/10/2015 - 17:52
"We, World Music delegates at Womex in Budapest, want to express our solidarity with refugees in Europe. The refugee situation is unacceptable: closing borders, building walls, using violence against people escaping from war and poverty are the signs of policies based on fear. Europe was founded on the values of hospitality,...
The Europe Jazz Network to adopt a Green Manifesto at WOMEX 15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 19/10/2015 - 11:28
The Europe Jazz Network, the main cultural network in Europe focusing on jazz, improvised and creative music, and Julie’s Bicycle, the leading U.K. organisation working for the inclusion of environmental sustainability in the creative sector, have teamed up and developed a Green Manifesto for the jazz community. The Manifesto has...
Jazz sur Seine: 09-24 October 2015
by Association Paris Jazz Club on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 13:49
20 Clubs, 120 Concerts, 450 artists with... 1 pass! Between 9 and 24 October the 4th edition of the "Jazz sur Seine" Festival will take place in the area of Paris. ​16 intense, festive, pedagogic and professional days in order to discover many jazz clubs, creative spaces and the music stars of tomorrow. On...
EJN Statement on the Refugee and Migrant situation in Europe
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 28/09/2015 - 17:44
Media Release Europe Jazz Network Statement on the Refugee and Migrant situation in Europe Members of the Europe Jazz Network gathered in the city of Budapest Hungary between 24 and 27 September 2015 for the annual General Assembly of the network, held within the framework of the European Jazz Conference 2015.   The...
The European Jazz Conference 2015 is about to begin!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 21/09/2015 - 18:51
On Thursday 24th September over 200 professionals working in jazz and improvised music from all over Europe will gather in Budapest for 4 days for the European Jazz Conference 2015. Artistic Directors and Managers from the main jazz Festivals, clubs, venues, national organisations and agencies from 38 different countries will...
Register now for the European Jazz Conference 2015!!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 27/07/2015 - 17:16
You can now register for the European Jazz Conference 2015, taking place in Budapest, Hungary, 24 to 27 September 2015. The European Jazz Conference (EJC) is the most important annual meeting of jazz professionals in Europe, in particular of producers, presenters and jazz support organisations. What was the General...
Venice Jazz Festival, Saalfelden Jazzfestival and Moers Festival join EJN!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 23/07/2015 - 16:44
The Europe Jazz Network is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors have accepted 3 new members in the network. They are: Associazione Culturale Veneto Jazz (Italy), International Jazzfestival Saalfelden / Kunsthaus Nexus (Austria) and Moers Kultur GmbH - Moers Festival (Germany)....
Moers Festival celebrates the EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sun, 24/05/2015 - 19:02
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...
EJN reaches 10k likes on facebook
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 20/05/2015 - 12:50
We are happy to announce that our facebook page reached 10.000 likes today! https://www.facebook.com/EuropeJazzNetwork Our social media are followed by many jazz professionals (presenters, promoters, journalists, researchers, agencies, artists) both in Europe and in all the world, and they are great channels for the...
“The Shared Roots of European Jazz” presented at Jazzahead
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 27/04/2015 - 13:06
The Europe Jazz Network's research project and book “The Shared Roots of European Jazz” was presented on the 25th April 2015 during a conference at the international jazz trade show jazzahead! in Bremen. The three-year research project aims at producing the first organic linear description of 100 years of jazz history in...
Launch of the Europe Jazz Balance website
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 24/04/2015 - 18:42
The website “Europe jazz Balance” (www.europejazzbalance.net), for a more diverse and equal jazz scene, was launched today 24 April 2015 at the international trade show jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany. The website is part of the Europe Jazz Network’s project “Europe Jazz Balance” leaded by jazz...
The EJN Award 2015 goes to Moers Festival in Germany
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 22/04/2015 - 21:12
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,...
JAZZ WORLD PHOTO 2015
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 01/04/2015 - 15:17
  JAZZ WORLD PHOTO 2015 The three best photographs are from Italy!   The winners of the second annual JAZZ WORLD PHOTO 2015 are now known. The international jury announced the three authors of the best pictures on the themes of jazz, blues and world music for the past year at the finale of JAZZINEC...
EJN has reached 100 Members!!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 09/02/2015 - 17:50
  Dear EJN Members,   we are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted:   - Oslo Jazz Festival, Norway Edvard Askeland edvard@oslojazz.no http://www.oslojazz.no   - Esse Jazz Club, Russia Grant Hangyan/Alexandra Block info@jazzesse.ru http://www....
Communication Manager: EJN open call! Deadline January 31st 2015
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:31
EJN staff structure is undergoing some changes. In addition to the current staff, EJN will hire a full-time Communication Manager.    Please find here the official OPEN CALL for this position: applicants will be asked to send their CV and motivation letter (Deadline is January 31st 2015 email: job@europejazz.net)...
Happy Holidays to all of you!
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Tue, 23/12/2014 - 09:03
Dear Members, on the occasion of the very next season holidays, we would like to thank you for your active support and participation in the EJN projects and activities. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a new interesting happy year in the big family of EJN!
Jazz for Kids: engage the Children - London Jazz Festival Roundtable - 16th November at Southbank Centre, London, UK
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 17/11/2014 - 08:58
Jazz for Kids: engage the Children - London Jazz Festival Roundtable - 16th November at Southbank Centre, London, UK This roundtable discussion, kindly organized by Serious/the EFG London Jazz Festival, was the starting point of this project aiming at coming up with a methodology for producing and presenting jazz concerts for...
New EJN members
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 15/11/2014 - 09:21
ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE MARSEILLE JAZZ DES CINQ CONTINENTS Since 2000, we developed the Festival with the ambition to offer Marseille an appointment with jazz artists from around the world in a wonderful place, Jardins du Palais Longchamp. The atmosphere there emerges conquered the heart of the audience. With...
Istanbul Ekspres Festival: Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 06/11/2014 - 08:52
Istanbul Ekspres Festival: Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration Presentation of the project during Istanbul Ekspres Festival - 7/16 November 2014 at Handelsbeurs in Gent, Belgium.  On 5th November, the EJN Board of Directors met at Handelsbeurs in Gent at the opening of the Istanbul Ekspres Festival and met...
EJN stand at MEDIMEX, Bari, Italy
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 03/11/2014 - 08:54
EJN stand at MEDIMEX, Bari, Italy From 30th October to 1st November 2014, EJN was present with a stand at MEDIMEX in Bari, Italy. We met several music professionals interested in the EJN work and we promoted our projects and our members' activities. MEDIMEX is more and more committed to organizing jazz events and we are glad...
The shared History of European Jazz Roundtable/working group - 31st October 2014 at Fiera del Levante, Bari, Italy
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sun, 02/11/2014 - 08:56
The shared History of European Jazz Roundtable/working group - 31st October 2014 at Fiera del Levante, Bari, Italy The roundtable was introduced by Giambattista Tofoni, EJN Network Manager, who outlined briefly the European context relative to the project supported by EACEA. The project was then presented by the coordinator...
Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration 24th October 2014 @ Womex
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:47
Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration Conference session - 24th October 2014 at Networking Room1, Cidade da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela, Spain The first conference session was an introduction of the first step of the activity Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration, a project supported by EJN which...
EJN stand at WOMEX, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:43
EJN stand at WOMEX, Santiago de Compostela, Spain From 22nd to 25th October EJN attended the 14th edition of WOMEX in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The EJN stand was open to all professionals interested in joining the network or having information about our activities and connections. We distributed a lot of information...
Jazz Finland Festival/European Jazz Conference 2014
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 06/10/2014 - 22:34
ALL ABOUT JAZZ | Live Reviews Jazz Finland Festival/European Jazz Conference 2014 By IAN PATTERSON, Published: October 6, 2014 “ We don’t want jazz to be run by old men. We want equality and we want women’s voices to be heard. — Raisa Siivola (Finnish Jazz Federation) ” Jazz Finland...
PRESS RELEASE | EJN - EUROPE JAZZ NETWORK
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 25/09/2014 - 21:21
  PRESS RELEASE EJN - EUROPE JAZZ NETWORK EJN General Assembly  / European Jazz Conference Helsinki 17-21 September 2014 Europe Jazz Network (EJN) - www.europejazz.net The annual EJN Europe Jazz Network General Assembly took place from September 17-21 in Helsinki (Finland). For the first time in the...
EJN New Board after GA/EJC in Helsinki
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:26
Dear Members, thank you all for your extraordinary participation in the EJN GA in Helsinki, the first European Jazz Conference open also to non-member professionals! Thanks to the Finnish Jazz Federation which, together with April Jazz, Rajatsi ry / Raahe Jazz on the Beach Festival, Tampere Jazz Happening and Umo Jazz...
EUROPEAN JAZZ CONFERENCE / JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL / EJN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 15:40
EUROPEAN JAZZ CONFERENCE / JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL / EJN GENERAL ASSEMBLY HELSINKI - FINLAND
 18th -21st September 2014   Wednesday 17. September   19:00 Warm-up show:
 Iiro Rantala (pno), Peter Erskine (drs), Lars Danielsson...
EJN new member: Womex / Piranha Arts (Germany)
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:45
We are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted:   WOMEX / Piranha Arts  Berlin - Germany www.womex.com   as new member of EJN.   The EJN membership includes now 98 organisations in 30 countries.   We wish you welcome to our organisation...
Europe Jazz Media Chart - August 2014
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 15:55
Europe Jazz Media Chart August 2014 New European Jazz Chart A number of jazz magazines from across Europe have come together under the banner Europe Jazz Media to work on common objectives in encouraging and strengthening interest in jazz and spreading awareness of the development and diversity of the music. One of the first...
Welcome new members of EJN
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 16/06/2014 - 16:07
Dear EJN Members, we are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted: >>> Moravia Music Fest Lucie Karafiatova lucie.karafiatova@gmail.com     Brno - Czech Republic     www.moraviamusicfest.cz >>> Festa Do Jazz Carlos Martins geral@...
Gyulai Vár Jazz Festival 2014
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 16/06/2014 - 15:31
Gyulai Vár Jazz Festival 2014 Website: www.gyulaivarszinhaz.hu, www.shakespearefesztival.hu Gyulai Várszínház An unforgettable summer theatre evening in Gyula The Gyula Castle Theatre operates in the court of the only gothic brick fortress that has survived in Central-Europe. Between 22th...
EJN new member: Umbria Jazz Foundation (Italy)
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 14/05/2014 - 18:27
We are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted:   Umbria Jazz Foundation Carlo Pagnotta / Stefano Lazzari / Luciano Linzi info@umbriajazz.com http://www.umbriajazz.com/   as new member of EJN.    Please welcome Umbria Jazz!   We wish...
EJN AWARD FOR ADVENTUROUS JAZZ PROGRAMMING 2014
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 28/04/2014 - 10:50
EJN AWARD FOR ADVENTUROUS JAZZ PROGRAMMING 2014 Europe Jazz Network (EJN) - www.europejazz.net The EJN Award for Adventurous Programming is awarded annually to a European jazz promoter who exemplifies the values of EJN and has succeeded in turning vision and skill into forward-looking and fascinating musical programmes for their...
EJN New Member: Nederlands Jazz Archief (Dutch Jazz Archive)
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 21/03/2014 - 15:42
We are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted:   Nederlands Jazz Archief (Dutch Jazz Archive) Paul Gompes paul@jazzarchief.nl www.jazzarchief.nl   as new members of EJN.    Please welcome Paul Gompes!     The Dutch Jazz...
Welcome new members of EJN
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 13/02/2014 - 11:22
We are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted: Kultur i Väst - Sweden Marie Tarrach Bävholm marie.bavholm@kulturivast.se http://www.kulturivast.se/ Jazz Fest Sarajevo - Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Zubcevic info@jazzfest.ba http://jazzfest.ba/ Usadba Jazz Festival /...
Sad news: Mehmet Ulug
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 20/11/2013 - 15:19
Dear friends,   it is with deepest regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of our friend and colleague Mehmet Ulug. We shared with Mehmet the history of EJN since the very early years, decades.   Remembering the good times we shared together, as a board member of EJN he gave a...
test
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 17:42
Article by Henning Bolte on EJN GA 2013 in Trondheim published by All About Jazz
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 07/10/2013 - 09:39
Read the full article here: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=45528&pg=4&page=1#.UlJjsWROrF9 European Jazz Network General Assembly 2013 By  HENNING BOLTE,  Published: October 7, 2013 Dokkhuset Trondheim  Europe Jazz Network's General Assembly 2013 + Young Nordic...
12 SHOWCASES to discover the French Jazz of Tomorrow!
by Association Paris Jazz Club on Wed, 25/09/2013 - 22:55
The PARIS JAZZ CLUB Association invites you in the Festival JAZZ SUR SEINE 2013 And in partnership with Adami to 12 SHOWCASES to discover the French Jazz of Tomorrow!   PROFESSIONAL INVITATION   From October 14 to 17 Duc des Lombards - Baiser Salé - Sunside Rue des Lombards – Paris...
EJN New members: Apulia Jazz Network IT / Jazz North UK
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 18/09/2013 - 09:51
We are really glad to tell you that the Board of Directors has accepted:   Apulia Jazz Network info@apuliajazznetwork.com  www.apuliajazznetwork.com Vincenzo Bellini Italy   Jazz North ns@nigelslee.co.uk  www.jazznorth.org Nigel Slee United Kingdom...
EJN GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2013 SEPTEMBER 13TH AND 14TH - TRONDHEIM, NORWAY
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Tue, 03/09/2013 - 10:44
EJN PRESS RELEASE  GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2013  SEPTEMBER 13TH AND 14TH  - TRONDHEIM, NORWAY     Europe Jazz Network (EJN) is an association of European producers and presenters who specialise in contemporary jazz and improvised musics.   EJN was formed in 1987, at a time...
Agenda PARIS JAZZ CLUB - April 2013
by Association Paris Jazz Club on Wed, 17/04/2013 - 18:01
  PARIS JAZZ CLUB Guide - April of 2013 The Jazz schedule of Paris Ile-de-France http://www.parisjazzclub.net/en/accueil/

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