EJN members news

IDEA FACTORY JAZZ
by JazzDanmark 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. The team that creates the best idea will win musical...
EJN's Nordic dimension marches young bands on big stages
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 07/09/2015 - 20:14  PDF version
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 for the YNJC. The earlier...
Belgian Jazz Meeting 2015
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Fri, 04/09/2015 - 14:52  PDF version
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 success of the second ...
Grand Opening of the National Forum of Music
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/09/2015 - 17:49  PDF version
The official inauguration of the new venue for the National Forum of Music will take place on the 4 September 2015 in Wrocław, Poland. SPACES FOR BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCES National Form of Music in Wrocław is the most significant cultural development in Poland and the centre of music performance in Wrocław. Acting also as the home of 11 ensembles and...
6 September: Italian jazz unites for L'Aquila
by I-Jazz on Fri, 21/08/2015 - 16:30  PDF version
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 Dario Franceschini, Italian...
36th International Saalfelden Jazz Festival: 27 to 30 August
by International Jazzfestival Saalfelden / Kunsthaus Nexus on Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:59  PDF version
Known as a playground for free spirits, the Saalfelden Jazz Festival has been a fixture on the international jazz circuit and one of the most experimental festivals of its kind for more than three decades. Each year at the end of August, musicians from all over the world gather in the small town of Saalfelden, Austria, to delight listeners with refreshing...
Musica sulle Bocche: Jazz and world music in Sardinia from 26 to 30 August
by Musica sulle bocche on Mon, 17/08/2015 - 12:20  PDF version
The International Jazz Festival “Musica sulle Bocche”, in its fifteenth edition this year, will take place in Santa Teresa Gallura in Sardinia from 26th to 30th August. Located in one of the most beautiful and well known natural sceneries of the Mediterranean, “Musica sulle Bocche” has immediately been characterised by the strong connection between music...
Reykjavik Jazz Festival: 12-16 August 2015
by Reykjavik Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 15:16  PDF version
The Reykjavik Jazz Festival is dedicated to presenting the best in Icelandic Music and to connecting it with the international music scene. The Reykjavík Jazz Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, takes place in Iceland August 12-16, 2015 with close to 100 artists performing 20 concerts. Approximately third of the artists are foreign guests...
Oslo Jazz Festival: 9-15 August 2015
by Oslo Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/08/2015 - 13:30  PDF version
Oslo Jazz Festival will take place between the 9 and 15 of August 2015 in the Norvegian capital. The Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, features more then 70 shows during one week in many locations around Oslo. Highlights from this edition includes a piano solo from Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, afrobeat legend Tony Allen, Brazilian...
Sildajazz Festival 2015
by Sildajazz - Haugesund International Jazz Festival on Mon, 03/08/2015 - 12:48  PDF version
Silda Jazz Festival will take place between 5 and 9 August in the island of Silda, Norway. The Festival, a member of Europe Jazz Network, features great international and Scandinavian bands in an amazing setting between the Norwegian fjords. The line-up of this year includes Gregory Porter, Mezzoforte, Hamilton de Holanda trio, Lido & KORK, Eliane...

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