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JAZZAHEAD! 2016 SHOWCASES
by jazzahead! on Mon, 21/12/2015 - 11:55  PDF version
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 to the previous year. 40...
Jazzclub Unterfahrt announces new Artistic Director
by Jazzclub Unterfahrt on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 15:44  PDF version
Jazzclub Unterfahrt is pleased to announce that Fee Schlennstedt is the new Artistic Director. Fee officially took over in June, 2015. She was most recently the Artistic Director of Schloss Elmau and was working as a freelance promoter for cultural events as well as being jury member of the BMW Welt Jazz Award. Fee will lead Jazzclub Unterfahrt into the...
Jazzfest Berlin: 5-8 November 2015
by Jazzfest Berlin on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:37  PDF version
Welcome to Jazzfest Berlin 2015 Jazzfest Berlin begins its second half-century by taking a step into the future and asking the question: what is jazz today, and what will it become? This year’s programme is intended to reflect the continued development of a music whose influence is increasingly felt far beyond its own borders, presenting performers...
Jazz at WOMEX 15 - Budapest, Hungary
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 16:18  PDF version
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 Avishai Cohen's Triveni (Israel)...
17th International Enjoy Jazz Festival: 02 October - 14 November
by Enjoy Jazz on Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:31  PDF version
A festival scene without Enjoy Jazz is unimaginable. It has become one of the most important jazz festivals worldwide. It is a lively festival, which is first and foremost dedicated to the joy of great performances and the joy of music. The Festival’s motto is to enjoy jazz— and enjoying also means taking time for the individual artists. This is why...
Palatia Jazz 2015: in the vineyards of Germany
by Palatia Jazz Festival on Mon, 22/06/2015 - 18:48  PDF version
Between the 20 of June and the 8 of August 2015 Germany's wine region host the 19th edition of one of the finest Jazz Festivals in Europe. Palatia Jazz, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, combines great international music with beautiful settings and historic venues in the Palatinate wine area for over one month and a half of music. The...
Moers Festival celebrates the EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Sun, 24/05/2015 - 00:00  PDF version
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 and the Artistic Director...
Moers Festival 2015 starting in two weeks!
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Fri, 08/05/2015 - 00:00  PDF version
Moers Festival, winner of the EJN award for adventorous programming 2015, will take place during the Whitsun weekend from May 22nd till 25th 2015. In addition to the exiting programme of new and innovative acts, this edition will see the bestowing ceremony of the EJN Award for adventourous programming 2015, won by Moers Festival for...
The EJN Award 2015 goes to Moers Festival in Germany
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Wed, 22/04/2015 - 00:00  PDF version
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, presenters and supporting...
jazzahead! starts in 3 days
by jazzahead! on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:59  PDF version
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 scene and one of the most...

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