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Gent Jazz Festival celebrates 15th edition with top local bands
by Jazz and Muziek - Gent Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 17:00  PDF version
Balthazar, Flat Earth Society feat. Mauro Pawlowski, Moondog by Roland & Friends and Nordmann at Gent Jazz Festival On Saturday 10  July, Gent Jazz Festival is celebrating its 15th birthday with outstanding home-grown bands. Balthazar,Flat Earth Society feat. Mauro Pawlowski, Moondog by Roland and friends and Nordmann ...
23rd Izmir European Jazz Festival
by Izmir European Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 12:29  PDF version
The 23rd İzmir European Jazz Festival that is organized by İzmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education will take place from 03 March 2016 to 19 March 2016. The festival that has been held for 23 years will start on 03 March 2016 at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi with Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions. The band will play songs from their album “...
JOACHIM KÜHN / ASJA VALČIČ/ EDOUARD PRABHU @ Cankarjev Dom
by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 08/03/2016 - 11:21  PDF version
Joachim Kühn, piano; Asja Valčič, cello; Edouard Prabhu, Indian percussions 8 March 2016, Cankarjev Dom club, Ljubljana, Slovenia Legendary German jazz pianist is at the top of his game engaging in outstanding solo recitals and various projects linking jazz piano with an array of exotic cultural traditions. What’s irresistible about this new line-up is...
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves will perform during Rigas Ritmi 2016 Festival
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:59  PDF version
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves is going to star during the International music festival Rigas Ritmi 2016 on 30th of June at Riga Congress Hall. This year festival celebrates its 16th birthday, and its’ concerts are going to be held from 29th of June till 2nd of July in the heart of capital. Riga Congress Hall and music hall Daugava are going to be main venues...
Jazz for the hip-hop generation – José James
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:56  PDF version
„Rigas Ritmi 2016” offers a modern jazz players’ - José James - concert that will take place in Rigas’ Congress Hall on 29th of April. American vocalist José James won the affection of listeners both as a solo artist and as a part of various music groups. Musician often called jazz artist for the hip-hop generation, as he unites jazz, soul, drum’n’...
Riga Jazz Stage 2016 contest jam sessions!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:48  PDF version
International jazz artist contest Riga Jazz Stage 2016 is going to enrich the program with improvisation evenings, which are going to be held on 6th, 8th and 9th of April at the music hall Daile. During the event contestants and local musicians will show their skills on jam sessions. Hosting the nights and even playing music will the last year contest...
A record number of participants logged for „Riga Jazz Stage” contest!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:43  PDF version
From 7th to 9th April international jazz artist contest „Riga Jazz Stage” is going to be held in Riga with two nominations „Jazz Vocal” and „Jazz Trombone”. This year 38 contestants from 16 countries have logged for the contest. Young artists from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Slovenia, Austria, Hungary,...
“Riga Jazz Stage 2016“ special guest – Charenee Wade!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:38  PDF version
Charenee Wade has all the necessary jazz artists’ qualities. She started her career by attending master classes and vocal competitions. Persistence and confidence in her own talent led her to the pedestal of the prestigious Thelonious Monk vocal competition. In the international jazz artists contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016" Charenee won’t be just the main...
Tickets for Riga Jazz Stage 2016 available
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:30  PDF version
International Jazz Artists Contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016" will take place in Riga on April 7-9. Tickets for all contest days as well as the special 3-day-ticket are available. Riga Jazz Stage program: April 7 at 19:00 - Final concert with Riga Jazz Quartet (Latvia) and jazz artists from different countries April 8 at 19:00 - Superfinale April 9...
Jazz Launch project - Call for Partners
by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
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 project we want to set up aims...

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