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20th Anniversary of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival!

by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 01/04/2016 - 15:50
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, Cheltenham Jazz Festival has released details of the full line-up for this year’s event. Taking place across six days from April 27th – May 2nd, the festival will once again deliver a hugely diverse programme that combines established stars with up and... read more

14th Festa do Jazz: 16-20 March 2016

by Festa Do Jazz on Wed, 23/03/2016 - 16:31
The 14th edition of the annual „Festa do Jazz“, the festival of Portuguese jazz, will take place from 16th – 20th March 2016 in Lisbon.   This year the festival will keep growing and opening to the international jazz scene, while still maintaining its core value by celebrating Portuguese... read more

Vossa Jazz 2016

by Vossa Jazz on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 16:31
​Vossa Jazz is held for the 43rd time 18 – 20 March and thus remains one of the oldest, most acclaimed jazz festivals in Norway. Quite an achievement considering the modest size of Voss with it´s approximate 14000 inhabitants. Every Easter since 1973 has started with 3 days of jazz, folk and... read more

ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO, Tuesday clubbing at Cankarjev dom

by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 11:55
ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO  featuring Brad Jones & Chad Taylor 15 March, 20.00h at Cankarjev dom Club, Ljulbljana, Slovenia Aruan Ortiz, piano; Brad Jones, bass; Chad Taylor, drums A prominent representative of the new generation of Cuban pianists, Aruan Artiz was launched into the New... read more

Festival Banlieues Bleues 2016: 18 March-15 April

by Banlieues Bleues on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 10:50
The 33rd Banlieues Blaues Jazz Festival will take place between 18 March and 15 April in Seine Saint-Denis, France. The programme for this year includes 42 shows ranging from famous names to emerging starts. A wide range of musical style and a big focus on contaminations is what always... read more

40th edition of Brosella Folk & Jazz

by Brosella Folk & Jazz on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 17:22
9 & 10 July 2016= 40th edition of Brosella Folk & Jazz So, let’s have a party!!! 18 May: “Ceci n’est pas une conférence de presse” at the most beautiful Brussels City Hall presentation of the programme and of a BROSELLA-40-BOOK 1 June: opening exposition photographies "Brosella 40" 29... read more

23rd Izmir European Jazz Festival

by Izmir European Jazz Festival on Wed, 09/03/2016 - 12:29
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... read more

JOACHIM KÜHN / ASJA VALČIČ/ EDOUARD PRABHU @ Cankarjev Dom

by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 08/03/2016 - 11:21
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... read more

Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves will perform during Rigas Ritmi 2016 Festival

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:59
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... read more

Jazz for the hip-hop generation – José James

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:56
„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... read more

Riga Jazz Stage 2016 contest jam sessions!

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:48
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... read more

A record number of participants logged for „Riga Jazz Stage” contest!

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:43
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,... read more

“Riga Jazz Stage 2016“ special guest – Charenee Wade!

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:38
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... read more

Tickets for Riga Jazz Stage 2016 available

by Rigas Ritmi Festival on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:30
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... read more

Jazz Launch project - Call for Partners

by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
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... read more

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Forthcoming Summer Jazz Festivals in--- Germany, Austria and South Tirol!

by Europe Jazz Media on Wed, 08/06/2016 - 18:41
By Martin Laurentius, Jazz thing, for Europe Jazz Media, www.europejazzmedia.net June 23-26: JAZZ BALTICA, Timmendorfer Strand, Germany The famed festival’s relocation was as gentle as the change of the artistic direction: when the Swedish trombonist Nils Landgren took over directing the Jazz Baltica in... read more

Forthcoming Summer Jazz Festivals in---Russia!

by Europe Jazz Media on Wed, 08/06/2016 - 18:35
By Cyril Moshkow, Jazz.Ru Magazine , for Europe Jazz Media, www.europejazzmedia.net  June 21-25: USADBA JAZZ ROZA KHUTOR, near Sochi Usadba Jazz launched in 2004 as a large open-air festival at a beautiful 18thcentury Arkhangelskoe manor near Moscow. As the festival grew, it kept adding new... read more

EJN Board express concerns about the future of Moers Festival

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 02/06/2016 - 09:46
The Board of Directors of the Europe Jazz Network would like to express its concerns about the future of the Moers Festival in Germany, one of its members and the winner of the 2015 EJN Award for Adventurous Programming, and express its full support to Artistic Director Reiner Michalke who just offered his resignation after 11... read more

Forthcoming Summer Jazz Festivals in--- Italy!

by Europe Jazz Media on Tue, 31/05/2016 - 19:03
By Luca Vitali, Giornale della Musica, for Europe Jazz Media, http://europejazzmedia.net/​ The new Europe Jazz Media initiative: once every season, our writers recommend forthcoming jazz festivals in their country or region and share their recommendations with the readers of all member media! May 26 – June 12... read more

Forthcoming Summer Jazz Festivals in--- Sweden!

by Europe Jazz Media on Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:13
by Patrik Sandberg, OrkesterJournalen, for Europe Jazz Media, http://europejazzmedia.net/​ The new Europe Jazz Media initiative: once every season, our writers recommend forthcoming jazz festivals in their country or region and share their recommendations with the readers of all member media! July 1... read more

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