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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 Fest Sarajevo: 3-8 November 2015
by Jazz Fest Sarajevo on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:05  PDF version
The 19th Jazz Fest Sarajevo is taking place betwen the 3 and 8 November 2015 in the Bosnian Capital. Highlights of this year include Tigran Hamasyan "Mockroot" Jason Moran "Fats Wallner Dance Party", Al Di Meola "Elysium", Harve Henriksen with Christian Fennesz, Tomasz Stanko and much more! For more information: https://jazzfest.ba  
Belgrade Jazz Festival: 28 October - 01 November 2015
by Belgrade Jazz Festival on Wed, 28/10/2015 - 12:24  PDF version
The 31st Belgrade Jazz Festival will take place this year between 28 October and 01 November in the Serbian Capital. Highlights of this year's edition include international stars such as Hiromi, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Miguel Zenon and James Brandon Lewis together with great European names including Supersilent, Francesco Cafiso, Susana Santos Silva and...
Tampere Jazz Happening: 34th Revolutionale!!!
by Tampere Jazz Happening on Tue, 27/10/2015 - 11:06  PDF version
The 34th annual Tampere Jazz Happening will take place from the 29th of October to the 1st of November, 2015, when the stages of Pakkahuone, Klubi, and Telakka will be filled to the brim with music from some of today's most captivating modern jazz musicians. The festival will feature altogether 26 ensembles, 18 of which are international. Performers...
ACTION FOR REFUGEES AT WOMEX15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 24/10/2015 - 17:52  PDF version
"We, World Music delegates at Womex in Budapest, want to express our solidarity with refugees in Europe. The refugee situation is unacceptable: closing borders, building walls, using violence against people escaping from war and poverty are the signs of policies based on fear. Europe was founded on the values of hospitality, openness, cultural...
25th Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul - 21 October - 1 November 2015
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:45  PDF version
Akbank Jazz Festival; Echoing Across Turkey for the Past 25 Years 21 October - 01 November 2015, Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival, one of the driving forces of positive change since its introduction to Turkey’s cultural and artistic life, is celebrating its 25th year. Dating back to its first notes that reverberated in the city in 1991, the Festival has...
Jazz Festival Umeå: The Unexpected, 21-25 October 2015
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:28  PDF version
Jazz Festival Umeå returns between the 21 to 25 October 2015 in the main stages of Norrlandsoperan (NO!) and Umeå Folkets Hus (UFH) with lots of young talents of jazz and world music, public seminars, concerts for kids and a special Guest of Honour. This year’s Jazz Festival sheds light on the musicians that in different aspects use the voice as...
SIBIU jazz Festival Competition 2015
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 16:39  PDF version
19th - 21st October 2015 Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation, in partnership with the University Cultural Center of Sibiu/"Lucian Blaga" University, is organizing the 15th edition of the Sibiu Jazz Festival Competition, as a part of the most important jazz festival in Romania, which this year celebrates its 45 anniversary. The declared purpose of...
The Europe Jazz Network to adopt a Green Manifesto at WOMEX 15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 19/10/2015 - 11:28  PDF version
The Europe Jazz Network, the main cultural network in Europe focusing on jazz, improvised and creative music, and Julie’s Bicycle, the leading U.K. organisation working for the inclusion of environmental sustainability in the creative sector, have teamed up and developed a Green Manifesto for the jazz community. The Manifesto has been adopted by all the...

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