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SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54  PDF version
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 dance beats. Bugge visits TS...
ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:44  PDF version
December 3 2015 PRESS RELEASE   ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ   The Orchard Media and Events Group, the operator of the Brecon Jazz festival since 2012, has announced it is calling time on its running of the famous mid Wales event, based on financial considerations.   Orchard was appointed to run the festival by the Arts...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:13  PDF version
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 Endresen, Terje Rypdal, Nils...
Line-Up Announced for Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2016
by Sage Gateshead on Mon, 30/11/2015 - 16:52  PDF version
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back! As always there’s the best of the UK, European and International jazz scene, hotly-tipped emerging talent and exciting cross genre artists with a programme that truly brings something for everyone. The festival, the UK’s biggest held under one roof, runs from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 April 2016 at Sage Gateshead...
HCMF// 2015 - 20 to 29 November 2015
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Wed, 18/11/2015 - 09:55  PDF version
Opening on Friday 20 November, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2015 is set to continue bringing the very best contemporary music to Huddersfield - and tickets for the full programme are now on sale! The 38th hcmf// promises a programme filled with cutting-edge music from a host of leading international composers and...
EFG London Jazz Festival: 13-22 November 2015
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 17:39  PDF version
2,000+ artists. 300+ gigs. 50+ venues. 23 years. 1 city The 10-day celebration of jazz that is the EFG London Jazz festival is less than two weeks away.   This year’s blistering line-up reveals a jazz treasure trove with a wealth of style, personality and community across the city. We’ve got young guns making their big statements at the festival...
BRECON JAZZ ATTRACTS ITS MOST INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP EVER
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 30/07/2015 - 16:24  PDF version
The Brecon Jazz 2015 programme boasts the most international line-up in the event’s 31 year history. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, will take place between 7-9 August in the heart of Wales. Big name American headliners, exclusive performances, intriguing crossovers and global artists from Scandinavia through Romania,...
Lesley Jackson to join Jazz North as Executive Director
by Jazz North on Thu, 25/06/2015 - 17:21  PDF version
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 Executive Director, Lesley will...
Cheltenham International Jazz Fest 2015
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Wed, 29/04/2015 - 12:29  PDF version
Cheltenham International Jazz Fest, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, and one of UK's leading appointment of the year for jazz music, is taking place around the May bank holiday between the 29th of April and the 4th of May 2015. This year the Festival will see the performances of great names of the International jazz such as Sun Ra...
TAKE THE GREEN TRAIN: A SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABILITY IN MUSIC
by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:05  PDF version
Media Release: 13 March, 2015 T AKE THE GREEN TRAIN: A SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABILITY IN MUSIC One of the world’s major concert halls and a Europe-wide network of over 100 members from 30 countries are using the context of the 2015 Gateshead International Jazz Festival to explore environmental issues that concern both the music and cultural industries...

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