JazzDanmark - purposes

JazzDanmark increases the possibilities of jazz in Denmark and abroad - for musicians, venues and the rest of the industry - so that jazz reaches a growing audience, which gets increasingly better experiences.

JazzDanmark - goals

The players in the jazz environment know exactly what JazzDanmark has to offer, and appreciate JazzDanmark as a sparring partner.

Stakeholders perceive JazzDanmark as a transparent organization.

JazzDanmark will strengthen its unique position, its special profile and professional skills.


JazzDanmark is primarily funded by the Danish Arts Council, but also receives support for projects from Kopifon, Danish Musicians' Union, The Danish Artist Union, DJBFA o.a.

For more information on JazzDanmark see the menu on the left.


The 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition  on Sun, 21/02/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
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 (...
FABULA - Improvisation camp for Children  on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 15:16  PDF version
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...
IDEA FACTORY JAZZ  on Tue, 08/09/2015 - 16:14  PDF version
​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...
Danish bands for the Tallin Music Week  on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:09  PDF version
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...
Danish Vibes, 14th November 2013 at Mojo Club (Hamburg)  on Tue, 12/11/2013 - 17:25  PDF version
– 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...