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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...
New releases from Luxembourgish Artists
by Music:LX on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 19:46
Luxembourg is a fertile ground for jazz music, as reflected by its artists’ current projects. Benoît Martiny and his band opened up the year with their CD and DVD release “The Grand Cosmic Journey” (Badass Yogi Productions) in February. The album was recorded at the Like a Jazz Machine Festival in Dudelange (southern Luxembourg...
Puglia Sounds updates May - June 2016
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:26
During the months of May and June 2016, Puglia Sounds programming will include the tour in Europe and Asia of the some of the best Apulian jazz musicians. On May the 7th , the collective Puglia Jazz Factory, the new challenge of Italian jazz, will present at the international...
Names for 12 Points festival announced!
by Improvised Music Company on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:07
​Improvised Music Company, the Dublin based curators and producers of 12 Points Festival, announce the programme for the 2016 edition of 12 Points, which will take place from 20 to 23rd of July in the vibrant Basque city of San Sebastián (Donostia) in Northern Spain, in association with Donostia Kultura and Heineken Jazzaldia....
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...
Like a Jazz Machine 2016
by Music:LX on Sat, 07/05/2016 - 11:53
Once more for the 2016 edition music:LX, Luxembourg’s Export Office, is a partner of Like a Jazz Machine Festival. Held in the CCRD opderschmelz in Dudelange (southern Luxembourg) from the 5th to the 8th of May 2016, the fifth edition of this international jazz festival will be a common platform for artists, the public and music...
Seminar on Jazz for Young people at Maijazz Festival
by Vestnorsk Jazzsenter on Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:11
Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and Vestnorsk jazzsenter are organising a seminar in the framework of “Jazz for Young People” project in Stavanger, Norway, on May 5-6, during Maijazz festival, one of the key international jazz festivals of Norway.   The seminar will deal with research-based aspects of how to make and present...
JAZZAHEAD! FESTIVAL FROM 7 TO 24 APRIL IN BREMEN WITH PARTNER COUNTRY SWITZERLAND
by jazzahead! on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 11:29
From musical theatre via literature and new music to jazz - the jazzahead! Festival presents Swiss productions and top international jazz acts as part of the festival The jazzahead! Festival is scheduled to take place from 7 to 24 April in Bremen, the full program is now announced. Under the motto schweizsuissesvizzerasvizra,...
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-...
Puglia Sounds at jazzahead! 2016
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Puglia Sounds will attend Jazzahead! to promote artists and companies from the Apulian jazz music scene   We would like to welcome you all on Saturday the 23rd April  at 17h00 at  Puglia Sounds stand (A27)  to enjoy delicious Apulian specialties and wine...
WOMEX 2016 Call for Proposals
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Be part of WOMEX history!  WOMEX has opened its 2016 Call for Proposals. You can now apply to perform as a showcase artist or DJ, present your film or spread your knowledge in a conference session. Come and participate as a part of the programme of WOMEX 16 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, 19-23...
Jazz Launch project - Call for Partners
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
A start to a great international career for talented European jazz musicians   The background For young jazz musicians, touring abroad is not straightforward. Concert venues sometimes hesitate to include jazz in their programme, or only go for the bigger names, leaving upcoming talents without many opportunities. The...
Jazz North’s northern line artist showcase date announced
by Jazz North on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Monday 25th July is the date for 4th round of Jazz North’s northern line artist roster showcase. The day long showcase will take place as part of this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf).   Northern line is an initiative designed to benefit artists, audiences and promoters in the North of England by making high...
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...
The 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition
by JazzDanmark on Sun, 21/02/2016 - 16:31
Theme: Music to the words of Ursula Andkjær Olsen A competition for bigbandcomposers. Final concert in Valby Culturehouse June 20th 2016 1st price 800 Euro 2nd price 300 Euro How to apply Before February 25th;  Apply for the competition by mailing us; • your contact information (name, address, birthdate, mail...
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...
SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54
Three acclaimed jazz musicians from Norway visit Turner Sims this Spring, as part of a special focus on Norway. 20 years ago, in 1996, a ground-breaking moment in jazz occurred with the release of New Conception of Jazz, an album by Norwegian keyboard player Bugge Wesseltoft which mixed improvised music with electronics and...
Jeff Herr Corporation and Gast Waltzing named Export Artists of the Year
by Music:LX on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:33
Jeff Herr Corporation has been awarded the Export Artist of the Year Award 2015 by Music : LX, Luxembourg Export Office, in the Jazz Category after successfully having played many international Festivals such as Nevers Jazz Festival, Reims Jazz Festival, Goa Jazz Festival and many more, on which he presented the material of his...
Apply for 12 Points Festival! Deadline 30 January 2016
by Improvised Music Company on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:24
“The freshest, hottest sounds in jazz and contemporary experimental music.” The Irish Times “Four dizzyingly diverse international triple-bills...a splendidly challenging festival" Jazzwise UK Improvised Music Company, the Dublin based producers of 12 Points Festival, today announce that the 2016 edition of 12 Points will...
JAZZ FINLAND LIVE BRINGS NEW FUNDING TO JAZZ CONCERTS IN FINLAND
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 16:57
Jazz Finland LIVE is a new form of funding for promoting professional jazz concert organizers around the country. The goal is to provide support for regular and sustained jazz concert series. The Finnish Music Foundation MES granted 139 000 euros for the pilot project in 2016.   Jazz Finland LIVE is a project coordinated by...
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...
ItaliaJazz.it is now online!
by I-Jazz on Wed, 23/12/2015 - 15:48
On the 21st December 2015 ItaliaJazz.it, the first comprehensive web portal dedicated to jazz in Italy, was published online and presented at the Casa del Jazz in Rome.  Created by I-Jazz, the Italian association of jazz festivals, in collaboration with MIDJ, the association of jazz musicians, the website is a...
JAZZAHEAD! 2016 SHOWCASES
by jazzahead! on Mon, 21/12/2015 - 11:55
40 Bands from 16 countries have been selected for the jazzahead! showcase festival / A total of 587 applications from 42 countries.  The four juries selecting the jazzahead! showcase program had, once again, a lot on their hands: 587 bands from 43 countries submitted their application. This is an increase of 26% compared...
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...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:13
BUGGE WESSELTOFT Friday 12 February 8pm Norway’s Bugge Wesseltoft is one of the most notable trendsetters in contemporary European jazz. Since the 1990s he has made an impressive, truly post-modern transition from his ECM nordic jazz traditions, from playing and recording together with the likes of Jan Garbarek, Sidsel...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:10
Spring 2016 Jazz Listings
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...
Fabulous Swedish Jazz on Stage in Germany
by Svensk Jazz on Thu, 26/11/2015 - 17:54
Fabulous Swedish Jazz on Stage will take place November 8th in Berlin and November 26th in Munich. The aim is to give an international platform to jazz artists from Sweden and promote the Swedish jazz scene in Germany.   November 8th at the Swedish Embassy in Berlin (Brunch showcase) Isabella Lundgren and Carl Bagge...
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...
Jazz Expo Trondheim 2015
by Midtnorsk Jazzsenter (MNJ) on Tue, 17/11/2015 - 16:09
Midtnorsk jazzsenter (MNJ) organize a new event in Trondheim (Norway) Wednesday November 18th 2015 called “Jazz Expo Trondheim 2015”. Please see program attached.   Program: Singers from Trondheim Voices & Asle Karstad/Maccasolve sound design (www.trondheimvoices.no) Eldbjørg Raknes (vocal) & Oscar...
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....
STRUT at The Peacock
by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 16:10
4-night pop-up Jazz Club November 18-21st The Abbey Theatre, Dublin From New Yorks ‘Village Vanguard’ to London’s ‘Ronnie Scott’s’, the quintessential jazz club has always been at the fulcrum of urban musical creativity. The intimate setting and dynamic between audience and...
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 at WOMEX 15 - Budapest, Hungary
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 16:18
Jazz “is the sound of surprise” (W. Balliett's) - so come to be surprised! Celebrating diversity in music for the 21st time, WOMEX 15 (21 to 25 October in Budapest) covers the elastic breadth of Jazz with an exceptional range of artists from around the globe. Highlights of this year's showcases include: Trumpeter...
FABULA - Improvisation camp for Children
by JazzDanmark on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 15:16
A new inter-nordic improvisation camp for children will see the light of day in November. JazzDanmark organizes the camp along with the two nordic partners Improbasen in Norway and Scenkonstbolaget in Sweden. By bringing together 36 nordic children between 9-13 as well as 6 professional and passionate teachers, Fabula...
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...
CROSSROADS WINTER 2015
by Jazz Network on Thu, 24/09/2015 - 12:23
  Crossroads Winter 2015 in collaboration with  Jazz Club Ferrara    FERRARA (Italy), JAZZ CLUB TORRIONE SAN GIOVANNI, h. 9.30pm  Friday, October 16th  WALLACE RONEY QUINTET  Wallace Roney - trumpet;  Bennie Maupin - saxes;  Anthony Wonsey - piano;  Rashaan...
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...
IDEA FACTORY JAZZ
by JazzDanmark on Tue, 08/09/2015 - 16:14
​JazzDanmark has just launched the program for the largest think tank for Danish jazz ever.  An expert jury will help the participants develop the best ideas for the genre based on questions about audience development, business models, accessibility, support of young talents, among others. The team that creates the best...
EJN's Nordic dimension marches young bands on big stages
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 07/09/2015 - 20:14
The jazz federations in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Iceland have worked together for over 15 years to provide platforms for young and talented jazz musicians. Young Nordic Jazz Comets has been their flagship project to present bands from each of the Nordic countries since year 2000. The past few years have been pivotal...
Belgian Jazz Meeting 2015
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Fri, 04/09/2015 - 14:52
The Belgian Jazz Meeting is a biannual showcase happening and professional networking event. The aim is to give an international platform to jazz artists from Belgium and promote the Belgian jazz scene abroad. Between September 4 and 6 2015, Bruges will come alive with the sound of Belgian jazz. After the...
6 September: Italian jazz unites for L'Aquila
by I-Jazz on Fri, 21/08/2015 - 16:30
On the 6th of September 2015 the biggest event in the history of Italian jazz will take place in the city of L’Aquila, with 600 artists performing in 100 shows over only 12 hours to support the reconstruction of the city that was almost totally destroyed by a huge earthquake in 2009.   The idea for the event started from...
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...
Locus festival: 14 July to 10 August 2015
by Apulia Jazz Network on Thu, 23/07/2015 - 18:42
Strong of 10 consecutive years in constant growth, the Locus festival presents its eleventh edition with a breath more and more international, valuing more and more the beauty and richness of its territory in the south of Italy: Locorotondo and the entire Valle d’Itria, magical part of Apulia region between the...
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)....
Italian jazz artists join forces for L'Aquila
by I-Jazz on Tue, 07/07/2015 - 19:55
On the 6th September 2015 what is expected to be the biggest gathering of Italian jazz artists in history will take place in the city of L’Aquila to support the reconstruction of the city that was almost totally destroyed by a huge earthquake in 2009. The call for artists to join the event started from Dario...
Lesley Jackson to join Jazz North as Executive Director
by Jazz North on Thu, 25/06/2015 - 17:21
Jazz North, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Jackson as Executive Director from September 2015. This is a new position for Jazz North as we change from being a project funded organisation to become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). As...
Agreement with Puglia Sounds reconfirmed for 2016
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Wed, 17/06/2015 - 11:40
We are happy to announce that the agreement between EJN and Puglia Sounds has been reconfirmed for the year 2016. Puglia Sounds, member of EJN since 2012, is the programme of the Apulia region of Italy for the development and promotion of regional music. For the year 2016 Puglia Sounds has designated a total amount of € 30...
Bari in Jazz 2015 starts next week!
by Apulia Jazz Network on Fri, 12/06/2015 - 18:34
For 3 weeks, between the 16 of June and the 6th of July, Bari in Jazz Festival will take place in the Apulia capital and its surrounding areas. The Festival is organised by ABUSUAN and it is part of the Apulia Jazz Network, a member of Europe Jazz Network. Artists performing this year include great names of the...
EJN delegation meets Italian Minister of Culture
by I-Jazz on Tue, 09/06/2015 - 16:24
A presentation of the calendar of Italian jazz Festivals took place on the 3rd June 2015 in Rome at the presence of Dario Franceschini, Italian Minister of Culture, at MiBACT, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism. The meeting was organised by I-jazz, the Italian network of jazz Festivals, a member of...
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...
Usadba Jazz Festival 2015
by ArtMania on Fri, 15/05/2015 - 09:01
In the year 2015 International Usadba Jazz festival is once again held in four major Russian cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Voronezh. The expected audience of the festival is around 50 000 people in Moscow and 10 000 in each other city, making Usadba Jazz one of the biggest Russian open air festivals. The line...
“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,...
jazzahead! starts in 3 days
by jazzahead! on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:59
The 2015 edition of jazzahead!, the most important international jazz trade fair, will take place between the 23rd and 26th of April 2015 in Bremen, Germany. Jazzahead, a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), at its 10th anniversary has become a leading meeting point for the international jazz...
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...
AGREEMENT BETWEEN PUGLIA SOUNDS AND EJN
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:16
AGREEMENT BETWEEN PUGLIA SOUNDS AND EJN EJN and PUGLIA SOUNDS drew up an agreement which provides for some advantages for the EJN Members who will include musical projects from Puglia in their festivals or club programmes. Indeed, Puglia Sounds allocated a total budget of € 70.000,00 to support the mobility and dissemination...
Danish bands for the Tallin Music Week
by JazzDanmark on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:09
Rune Funch Picture Music and Emil de Waal+ Spejderrobot are together with three other Danish bands heading of to play the Tallinn Music Week as part of SPOT on Denmark. The five artists will be playing SPOT on Denmark on the 26th of March and then another showcase on either the 27th or the 28th of March. Ahead of the concerts a...
PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 12 POINTS 2015
by Improvised Music Company on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:00
PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 12 POINTS 2015  4 days of exciting young jazz acts from across Europe with daytime ‘Jazz Futures’ seminar and after hours jam sessions in DUBLIN this April 15-18th www.12points.ie   This April sees the 9th edition of exuberant young European jazz festival,12 Points; back at...
SVENSK JAZZ Swedish Sunday Brunch @ Jazzahead!
by Svensk Jazz on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:50
You must visit Sweden before leaving Bremen! Swedish Sunday Brunch will take place on Sunday the 26th April at Kito and our bus will be leaving from Bremen (Maritim hotel) at 11 am and we will be providing transfer to Bremen airport and Hamburg airport after the showcase. So, to be sure not to miss our fabulous event book your...
The tenth anniversary edition of jazzahead!
by jazzahead! on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:46
40 showcase concerts with an international diversity of 21 countries will be presented at the tenth anniversary edition of jazzahead! from April 23rd to 26th, 2015 in Bremen. For the first time, the concerts will take place on three different stages with staggered time slots, providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy even...
FLANDERS MUSIC CENTRE BECOMES FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:42
Flanders Arts Institute is a new organisation serving the arts sector in Flanders. On 1 January 2015 Flanders Music Centre, VTi (Institute for the Performing Arts in Flanders)and BAM (Flemish Institute for Visual, Audiovisual and Media Art) merged to form Flanders Arts Institute. The core functions include a focus on international...
TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary
by Turner Sims Southampton on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:37
TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary and, as part of the celebration, presented an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman on 7 and 8 February. For the upcoming events, visit www.turnersims.co.uk 7/8 Feb John Surman Weeked JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND | Saturday 7 – Sunday...
Atlantic Music Expo and Sound of the Xity
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:33
Atlantic Music Expo in Praia, Cabo Verde from 06 - 09 April 2015 http://www.atlanticmusicexpo.com/ After a successful second edition in 2014, Atlantic Music Expo (AME) will return to Cabo Verde in 2015, bringing together artists and music professionals from the islands, Africa and both sides of the Atlantic from 6 to 9 April...
Music LX news: Pianist Michel Reis / KhaliféSchumacherTristano
by Music:LX on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:14
Pianist Michel Reis announces new album and world tour! Improviser, composer, and arranger, the Luxembourgish pianist Michel Reis shares his passion for music all over the world. Having performed in Europe, the United States, Central America, Russia and Japan, he is proud and humbled to be developing an international reputation...
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)...
JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 15/01/2015 - 17:11
JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND (http://www.turnersims.co.uk/events/categories/jazz/john-surman-weekend/) 7-8 February 2015   As part of our 40th anniversary, Turner Sims is delighted to present an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman. John Surman is one of Britain’s most well-...
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!
12 Points
by Improvised Music Company on Thu, 20/11/2014 - 22:12
Application Deadline 12th December Dynamic festival of young European Jazz 12 Points Project Arts Centre, Dublin | 15-18th April 2015 | www.12points.ie “the freshest, hottest sounds in jazz and contemporary experimental music” - The Irish Times “Innovation is the watchword for the festival...
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...
Estonian jazzmusicians Voorand and Randalu received prominent music awards
by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Mon, 06/10/2014 - 11:10
Estonian jazzmusicians Voorand and Randalu received prominent music awards During International Music Day on October 1, the Estonian Music Council and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia gave music awards to 13 distinguished Estonian musicians. The most prominent Estonian music award across all genres was granted to two jazz...
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...
YOUNG NORDIC JAZZ COMETS 2014
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 18/09/2014 - 10:26
Jazz Finland Festival Opening Night: Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2014 Young Nordic Jazz Comets started in 2000 and has since been a recurring event in the Nordic jazz scene. The main purpose is to create attention to new jazz talents, giving them the opportunity to meet their future audience and to play at professional...
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...
JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE THE BEST OF FINNISH JAZZ 18 TO 21 SEPTEMBER
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:47
The Jazz Finland Festival, taking place in five different venues around Helsinki, is the largest showcase event of Finnish jazz to date. Organised by the Finnish Jazz Federation in co-operation with Music Finland, the Sibelius Academy and the Europe Jazz Network brings a large number of international players in the field of jazz...
12 Points Festival 2015
by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 10:14
12 Points Festival 2015 http://www.12points.ie The 2015 line-up will be announced in February 2015 April 2015 - DUBLIN, Ireland The next edition of our small but beautifully formed festival takes place in Dublin in April 2015, when twelve bands will perform over four nights, selected from hundreds of online...
MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION | 30th October - 1st Nobember | BARI, ITALY
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:10
  MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION The fourth edition of Medimex – Music Innovation Expo – promoted byPuglia Sounds, will be held from Thursday 30th October till Saturday 1st November 2014. A three day Music Salon for an audience of music lovers and an international market fair addressed to...
jazzahead! 2015 Registration
by jazzahead! on Tue, 02/09/2014 - 10:44
  jazzahead! 2015 Registration Now you can register for jazzahead! as an exhibitor, co-exhibitor, professional participant or press representative. All prices and hall plans can be downloaded. In case you wish to discuss larger stand bookings beforehand, please contact Ms. Maleni Piyasiri. Step 1: To register...
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...
11th International Usadba Jazz Festival
by ArtMania on Thu, 05/06/2014 - 12:30
11th International Usadba Jazz Festival   The festival will be held on June 14-15 2014 at the Arkhangelskoe historical estate. Opening the second decade of its creative life, the festival reaches a new level of its development. President of the festival Maria Semushkina says: "The tenth anniversary has given...
UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Thu, 29/05/2014 - 15:38
UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett 26.5.2014 Iconic bandleader and saxophonist Lenny Pickett and UMO Jazz Orchestra release their collaboration album The Prescription in June. It’s remarkable that The Prescription marks only the second album as a leader for Lenny Pickett, the renowned tenor...
Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists
by Jazz North on Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:01
Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists   Jazz North Introduces is a new scheme that will provide young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance. This initiative builds on the mjf introduces scheme to showcase the very best new jazz talent from across the north. A...
JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE THE BEST OF FINNISH JAZZ
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 19/05/2014 - 11:48
10.3.2014 | news Finnish Jazz Federation organizes a Finnish showcase festival and an international export event in Helsinki on September 18 - 20, 2014. Jazz Finland festival includes a wide repertoire of live concerts open to public, a seminar and network events for international jazz professionals. Jazz Finland also hosts...
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 /...
MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:14
    MEDITERRANEAN MUSIC EXPO MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION   8,000 m2 of exhibition area devoted to Italian and international music: showcases and concerts, meetings, innovation and technology Third Edition 6 - 8 DECEMBER, 2013 FIERA DEL LEVANTE - BARI http://www....
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...
Danish Vibes, 14th November 2013 at Mojo Club (Hamburg)
by JazzDanmark on Tue, 12/11/2013 - 17:25
– Experience Nordic Cool and Culture at the 2013 Danish Vibes Hamburg event! – A showcase of 4 trendsetting bands from the Jazz and World scenes – a taste of the Nordic cuisine with personality and edge by Jesper Witt Paustian and MyfieldKitchen.com – an industry get-together and a music...
POLISH JAZZ FOR BUDAPEST 2013
by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Mon, 04/11/2013 - 17:34
POLISH JAZZ FOR BUDAPEST 2013 7-9 November Sparkling, versatile, innovative - these have been the trademarks of the Polish jazz scene for decades. Polish jazz musicians and groups have attained outstanding fame worldwide and are among the most sought-after artists. Continuing the fruitful co-operation with the Polish...
AUTUMN/WINTER SEASON 2013/2014
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 30/10/2013 - 17:32
HUGH MASEKELA AND LARRY WILLIS Tuesday 5 November 8pm    Hugh Masekela trumpet Larry Willis piano   A rare opportunity to experience the intimate side of South African maestro Hugh Masekela, in a sumptuously lyrical series of duets with master pianist Larry Willis, revisiting a long...
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by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Wed, 09/10/2013 - 17:42
BELGIUM BOOMS LONDON 2013
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Mon, 07/10/2013 - 10:29
Belgium Booms London 2013 - Sat. 5.10 - Tue 8.10 - Wed 9.10 - Fri 11.10 - Sat. 12-10 A week long series of parties, gigs, clubnights and film screenings celebrating the past, present and future of Belgian electronic music   From 5 till 12 October, the Belgian electronic music scene will cross the Channel...
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...
BELGIUM BOOMS - 3/6 OCTOBER WAVES VIENNA
by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Thu, 03/10/2013 - 20:03
Belgium Booms @ Waves Vienna 2013 Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 – Sunday, October 6th, 2013   Each October, Vienna’s most important clubs - Flex, Badeschiff, Fluc and Pratersauna – throw open their doors to a host of electronic, rock and club acts for the Waves Vienna Festival. True to its...
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...
It’s on! jazzahead! gives starting signal for applications for 2014 showcase festival
by jazzahead! on Wed, 25/09/2013 - 22:41
  Bremen, Germany, September 19th, 2013 It’s on! jazzahead! gives starting signal for applications for 2014 showcase festival The application process for jazzahead! 2014 (April 24 – 27, 2014) has started. Artist proposals can be submitted for the German Jazz Expo (artists from Germany), the Danish Night (jazz...
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...
YOUNG NORDIC JAZZ COMETS
by Norsk Jazzforum on Tue, 27/08/2013 - 17:27
  PRESS RELEASE Six talented young bands are ready to dazzle the audience when Young Nordic Jazz Comets takes place in Trondheim, Norway, 12 September 2013 Young Nordic Jazz Comets (YNJC) started in 2000 and has since been a recurring event on the Nordic jazz scene. The main purpose is to create attention to new jazz...
Belgian Jazz Meeting 2013
by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Tue, 13/08/2013 - 12:12
  BELGIAN JAZZ MEETING 2013! SEPTEMBER 6-8, LIEGE Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2013 : the 2nd edition of the Belgian Jazz Meeting. Belgian Jazz Meeting: A professional showcase event to discover Belgian jazz; 12 jazz groups selected by a jury of professionals of the Belgian...
JAZZAHEAD!
by jazzahead! on Tue, 04/06/2013 - 11:28
We've added the last set of videos, i.e. those of the European Jazz Meeting with bands such as Arifa, Zoe Rahman, Tobias Preisig and lots more. That means you can now see the full recap of all jazzahead! 2013 showcases at www.jazzahead.de/mediathek/audiovideo/2013. ENJOY!  
Trondheim Voices of musical emergency
by Norsk Jazzforum on Mon, 03/06/2013 - 11:03
NEWS Trondheim Voices of musical emergency Pop music, social space and social conventions are artistic material when Trondheim Voices and Wild at Art from Wednesday 5 Jun Jun invites the public to Popludium - a five-day musical emergency in Postgården in Trondheim. http://jazzinorge.no/2013/06/03/trondheim-voices-med-...
Lisa LeBlanc reçoit le prix Rapsat-Lelièvre 2013
by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:47
L’auteure-compositrice-interprète Lisa LeBlanc reçoit le prix Rapsat-Lelièvre 2013 pour son magnifique album éponyme, où se reflète l’univers d’une artiste fougueuse dont les chansons, loin des mélodies pop actuelles, sont faites de « chair, de chaleur, d...
NORWEGIAN JAZZ LAUNCH 2013
by Norsk Jazzforum on Tue, 28/05/2013 - 16:22
NORWEGIAN JAZZ LAUNCH 2013 Norwegian Jazz Launch is a launch programme for the new generation of jazz musicians.The 2013 programme is providing support for saxophonists Marius Neset and Karl Seglem, bassist Mats Eilertsen and the band Elephant9. by: CAMILLA SLAATTUN BRAUER A new generation of Norwegian jazz musicians have...
LUGLIO SUONA BENE 2013
by Auditorium Parco della Musica - Fondazione Musica per Roma on Mon, 27/05/2013 - 11:05
  Luglio suona bene 2013 23 giugno – 30 Luglio Ritorna anche quest'anno il consueto appuntamento con “Luglio Suona Bene”, la manifestazione estiva di concerti sotto le stelle, organizzata dalla Fondazione Musica per Roma, che presenta una selezione di grandi star internazionali e di nuove proposte...
RAVENNA JAZZ 2013 - PROGRAMMA CONCERTI SERALI
by Jazz Network on Fri, 03/05/2013 - 17:41
RAVENNA JAZZ 2013 tutti le sere fino al 12 maggio PROGRAMMA CONCERTI SERALI Sabato 4 maggio RAVENNA, TEATRO ALIGHIERI, ORE 21:00 CHUCHO VALDÉS & THE AFRO-CUBAN MESSENGERS Chucho Valdés – pianoforte; Gastón Joya – contrabbasso; Rodney Barreto – batteria; Yaroldy Abreu...
Ravenna Jazz 40th edition May 3rd - 12th 2013
by Jazz Network on Mon, 29/04/2013 - 15:55
Edizione numero 40 per Ravenna Jazz, un traguardo importante che verrà celebrato dal 3 al 12 maggio con ben dieci giorni di musica dal vivo e seminari: un lussuoso restyling del cartellone del festival, che passa così dalla sua tradizionale programmazione concentrata in tre giorni a una formula estesa nel tempo e...
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/
talian Swiss Radio: Babilonia special Puglia
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:27
From Sunday, January 20 the Italian Swiss Radio Network will broadcast 20 episodes transmission special Babilonia, by Sergio Albertoni and Valerio Corzani, with guests made ​​in Puglia last September. The 20 episodes of Babilonia Puglia special, airing every Sunday at 15.30 and available in podcast at this link http://www.rsi.ch/...
NEWS The special of Meraviglioso Modugno su Rai Radio Tre
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:25
On 5 and 6 January 2013 on Rai Radio Tre were broadcast two special episodes of the radio show File Urbani dedicated to Meraviglioso Modugno, the opening event of the second edition of MEDIMEX, staged November 29, 2012 at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, who has seen alternating on stage Negramaro, Noemi, Pacifico, Brunori Sas,...
Medimex 2012
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:23
The second Medimex Mediterranean Music Fair promoted by Puglia Sounds and held in Bari from 29th November to 2nd December has now ended., and we would like to thank the 1400 exhibitors, operators and artists from 20 countries who took part in  Medimex, contributing to a 15% increase in the number of operators present....
12 Points
by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:59
Venue:Project Arts Centre  Date / Time:Feb 16 at  Ticket Price:€ 15/12 Telephone:01 881 9613 Book Online:Book Here URL:click here “A compelling showcase of high level creativity from an impressive array of emerging European Jazz talents." Jazzwise UK, May 2011 One of the...
PROGRESSIONS: Paolo Angeli
by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:55
Venue:St. Audeon’s Church  Date / Time:Feb 27 at 8:00 Ticket Price:€ 15/12 Telephone:NULL Book Online: Book Here Progressions : Contemporary Masters of Solo Guitar Throughout 2013 IMC plays homage to the Guitar - beginning with Sardinian jazz maestro Paolo Angeli. From Rory Gallagher...
PROGRESSIONS: Marc Ribot
by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:51
Venue:Sugar Club  Date / Time:Mar 13 at 8:00 Ticket Price:€ 15/12 Telephone:NULL Book Online:Book Here URL:click here Progressions : Contemporary Masters of Solo Guitar Throughout 2013, IMC pays homage to this most versatile and expressive of instruments; the guitar, with a series of live...
József Bazsinka 50 (HR3-Bartók Radio Studio)
by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:43
13 December 2012,  6:00 p.m. Hungarian Radio - Marmor Hall 1088 Budapest, Pollack Mihály tér 8. Program:      1. Johann Sebastian BACH: G-Major Sonata for Viola da gamba, BWV 1027 (Transcription) 2. Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: Adagio, Op. 39 3. István LÁNG: Aria...
Conducting Masterclass with Peter Eötvös at Royaumont
by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:40
28 April 2013 - 4 May 2013. Royaumont Abbey Asnières-sur-Oise, Val-d'Oise (95) France Instructors: Péter EÖTVÖS - Conducting and supervising Jean Philippe WURTZ - Conducting Performers: Ensemble Linea (Strasbourg) Program: 1. Karlheinz STOCKHAUSEN: Kontrapunkte...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:47
Jazz Services has received the following press release from PRS for Music Foundation, with information on another significant funding initiative for artists and bands in 2013. See the full press release below: PRS for Music Foundation selected to deliver new MUSIC INDUSTRY TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND on behalf of Arts...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:44
Jazz Services has received the following press release from the PRS For Music Foundation, who are today launching the first ever UK-wide New Music Biennial, presenting a series of brand new music commissions to audiences across the UK in 2014. From today organisations can apply for up to £20,000 to commission and...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:41
2012 is drawing to a close and the eyes of the European jazz scene are already turning to next year's JazzAhead conference in Germany.  Held from the 25th - 28th April in the town of Bremen, the conference is one of the largest of its kind and brings together industry professionals from across the jazz spectrum, with...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:18
The Garioch Jazz Club are requesting your help to win an award from Galaxy Chocolate. They are offering an award of £300 for community based projects and their secretary, Ian Crighton has applied to bring Jazz to the local retirement homes during the Jazz Festival. To show you support visit their profile on: http://www....
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:16
Made in Scotland is a showcase of some of the latest dance and theatre productions from Scotland during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It is a joint initiative between the Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Creative Scotland - supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:14
This Monday evening will see the first graduates from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's pioneering Jazz programme; in this two set concert, Professor Tommy Smith presents the upcoming stars of the next generation featuring some classic jazz standards from Miles, Monk, Rollins, Corea and Cedar Walton. The concert...
Slo Motive to Tallinn
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:48
Three distinguished musicians of the Finnish music scene have teamed up for this trio. Slo Motive was founded by the charismatic lead singer Sanni Orasmaa. Other members of the trio are the keyboard wizard Kari Ikonen and the percussion maker, player and sound creator Mamba Assefa. All members have extensive careers in...
Verneri Pohjola Quartet to top the year with the “Ancient History” tour
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:46
Trumpet player Verneri Pohjola ranks among the success stories of the young Finnish jazz generation. He recently signed a lengthy deal with the influential German record label ACT, who kicked off 2012 in style by releasing Pohjola’s latest album, “Ancient History”. On the side of the versatile trumpeter the...
Senior Series: Snow White and seven fantastic big band works
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:41
Conductor Jouni Järvelä Which big band classic is Happy? What would Grumpy sound like if played as jazz? Or Sneezy? UMO’s popular Senior Series returns with tongue firmly in cheek, exploring masterpieces of the big band repertoire through familiar fairy-tale characters. The concert will feature swinging...
Musica nova: Flamenco Big Band – UMO & Perico Sambeat, sax & cond (ESP)
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:38
Sax player Perico Sambeat from Valencia, one of Spain’s leading jazz musicians, will appear as a guest with UMO at the Savoy Theatre on 14 February 2013. In this Flamenco Big Band concert, forming part of the Musica nova festival, the fiery Spanish flamenco meets cool, swinging modern jazz. Sambeat will be appearing as...
Dances with time – Finnish schlagers old and new, sol. Jukka Perko & Yona
by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:36
Conductor Kari Heinilä Jukka Perko, a major name in Finnish jazz, and fresh young singer and songwriter Yona (a.k.a. Johanna Louhivuori) will bring the moods and nostalgia of Finnish schlagers to the Savoy Theatre and Vuotalo in February and March. ‘Dances with time’ is a charming combination of beloved...
Estonian Jazz Union program of January-February 2013 announced
by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:23
2013 promises to be yet another great year for Estonian jazz artists and Estonian Jazz Union as our concert season continues full throttle. We kick off the proceedings with the Swing’n'Joy Orchestra, January 11th, 10 PM, at Theatre No99 jazz club in Tallinn. Joel Remmel, Sofia Rubina, Tape That, Andre Maaker, Sven...
Swedish trio Plunge on tour in Estonia!
by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:21
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...
12 bands have been selected for Ung Jazz 2013
by JazzDanmark on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:07
Denmark’s largest talent competition for young jazz musicians will again hit the Danish jazz venues in 2013. 12 bands, 4 quarterfinals, scattered across Denmark. After having entered its teens the 14th edition of the Ung Jazz competition will once again offer a lot of interesting music from the Danish jazz youth....
An award show in the name of jazz
by JazzDanmark on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:05
The red carpet was rolled out as the Danish Music Awards Jazz took place last Saturday night. An enthusiastic Lennart Ginman steered a packed Jazzhouse through an evening that featured musical performances from every corner of the jazz world. Danish Music Awards Jazz was back in the familiar framework of Jazzhouse. The red...
At the edge of the year 2012
by DSI Swinging Europe on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:52
Wow, what a year! DSI Swinging Europe has expanded its work force and we have taken on new projects as well. I have a lot of people to thank. All the musicians who have played in our name, people who lend a hand, politicians who were generous and willing to take a chance. Our European Jazz Orchestra 2011 was...
IASJ Meeting 2013 - LIKE IT or NOT
by DSI Swinging Europe on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:49
You should like this page http://www.facebook.com/IasjMeeting2013 23th IASJ Jazz Meeting 29 June – 5 July 2013 Theme: Going Between Hosts: Swinging Europe, Herning - Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Artistic director: Dave Liebman  Saturday 29th of June 16.00-18.00 Arrival and...
MATCHMAKING SESSIONS - REGISTER NOW!
by jazzahead! on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:30
In the mass of the over 2,200 professional participants attending jazzahead!, our Matchmaking Sessions facilitate getting in contact and meeting the most promising business partners for your business.  Further details including the specific dates and how to register can be found here and at http://www.b2match.eu/...
SHOWCASE APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 2, 2012
by jazzahead! on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:27
Due to the technical problems we've had with large data volumes recently, we've decided to give everyone a couple more days to submit their applications. Still, that's only a short time left, so be quick and send in your artist proposals! The showcase application form is now available again here for registered...
Artist Portrait: Bauchklang
by MICA Music Information Center Austria on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 17:51
Despite the existing potential, there are only a few local musicians and bands that manage to make the leap on international ground. Getting the top spot requires that special something, something unique that can inspire and attract music fans across the globe. One of the bands with all the necessary requirements to claim the...
Austrian Acts at the Eurosonic Festival 2013
by MICA Music Information Center Austria on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 17:47
Austrian Acts at the Eurosonic Festival 2013 Once again the European pop scene will meet and greet in January 2013 in the Dutch city of Groningen. The Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival gathers festival organizers, music promoters and pop experts from across Europe to get an idea of the most promising acts on the market. As...
An article by Henning Bolte on EJN General Assembly in Bari
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:16
Link to the Article: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=43152#.UIj7O2mopLp
Puglia Sounds at Womex. Puglia, a protagonist of the most important European Music Expo
by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 11:50
10 October 2012 Thessaloniki – October 17-21,  2012. Stand number 5.108 Puglia will play a leading role in the next edition of  Womex, the main European Music Expo which gathers more than 2,500 delegates and1,250 music businesses from 98 countries every year.  This year...

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Event 2013
by Sligo Jazz Project on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 15:37
Our main event will take place from 16-21 July 2013. Already confirmed for SJP 2013 is John Riley, our principal drum tutor for the past two years,  drummer Stephen Davis, bassist John Goldsby, trombonist Marshall Gilkes, guitarists Mike Nielsen and Sandro Gibellini and trumpeter Linley Hamilton. Also on this year...
THE AWARDING OF THE POLAR MUSIC PRIZE 2012
by Polarjazz on Fri, 31/08/2012 - 02:00
  THE AWARDING OF THE POLAR MUSIC PRIZE 2012 The Polar Music Prize was presented for the 21st time. This year\'s Laureates, the leading cellist of our time, Yo-Yo Ma and American songwriter Paul Simon each received prize money to the value of one million Swedish kronor. His Majesty the King of Sweden handed over the...
Music Unlimited 26: Wels (A) November 9 - 11, 2012
by Music Unlimited on Thu, 30/08/2012 - 02:00
  Friday, November 9th, Schlachthof, 7pm isabelle duthoit & franz hautzinger & susanna gartmayer & ddkern the dartington improvising trio (keith tippett, julie tippetts, paul dunmall) albert newton (pat thomas, john edwards, charles hayward) selvhenter (maria bertel, sonja labianca, anja jacobsen, jaleh...

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