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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

Spring programme at Nasjonal Jazzscene Oslo

by Nasjonal jazzscene on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
The Spring in Oslo, Norway is looking hot, the 300 pax capacity club Nasjonal jazzscene presents both fresh and established artists from the top shelf of jazz and related. During the next two months, a broad audience will be certain to find exhilarating music attending concerts like Håkon... read more

Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 15-17 April

by Gateshead International Jazz Festival on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
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,... read more

Jazz North’s northern line artist showcase date announced

by Jazz North on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Monday 25th July is the date for 4th round of Jazz North’s northern line artist roster showcase. The day long showcase will take place as part of this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf).   Northern line is an initiative designed to benefit artists, audiences and promoters in the North... read more

CAPPADOX 2016: “Let us cultivate our garden”

by Akbank Jazz Festival on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Cappadox 2016 launches with the theme of "Let us cultivate our garden" that will act as an intersection of the festival events. The theme is a quote from the last sentence of Voltaire’s classic novel Candide.  Pozitif is pleased to announce the second year of Cappadox, the definitive... read more

Puglia Sounds at jazzahead! 2016

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Puglia Sounds will attend Jazzahead! to promote artists and companies from the Apulian jazz music scene   We would like to welcome you all on Saturday the 23rd April  at 17h00 at  Puglia Sounds stand (A27)  to enjoy delicious ... read more

The 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition

by JazzDanmark on Sun, 21/02/2016 - 16:31
Theme: Music to the words of Ursula Andkjær Olsen A competition for bigbandcomposers. Final concert in Valby Culturehouse June 20th 2016 1st price 800 Euro 2nd price 300 Euro How to apply Before February 25th;  Apply for the competition by mailing us; • your contact information (... read more

8th Melting Pot laboratory made in Wroclaw

by National Forum of Music on Wed, 17/02/2016 - 13:39
The 8th Melting Pot laboratory took place on the 13-14 February 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, as part of a series of encounters between musicians of different European countries and artists of other fields, in this case puppets theatre, centred on the ideas of collective improvisation and of dialogue... read more

Saalfelden 3 Days of Jazz - Winter Festival

by Saalfelden International Jazzfestival on Thu, 21/01/2016 - 10:55
“3 Days of Jazz” includes seven concerts from January 22 to 24, 2016. Saalfelden’s annual August jazz festival has garnered excellent reviews in the international jazz world. Starting in January 2016, visitors will also be able to listen to a vibrant array of bands in the winter. From January... read more

SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS

by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54
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... read more

Jeff Herr Corporation and Gast Waltzing named Export Artists of the Year

by Music:LX on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:33
Jeff Herr Corporation has been awarded the Export Artist of the Year Award 2015 by Music : LX, Luxembourg Export Office, in the Jazz Category after successfully having played many international Festivals such as Nevers Jazz Festival, Reims Jazz Festival, Goa Jazz Festival and many more, on which he... read more

Apply for 12 Points Festival! Deadline 30 January 2016

by 12 Points on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:24
“The freshest, hottest sounds in jazz and contemporary experimental music.” The Irish Times “Four dizzyingly diverse international triple-bills...a splendidly challenging festival" Jazzwise UK Improvised Music Company, the Dublin based producers of 12 Points Festival, today announce that the... read more

JAZZ FINLAND LIVE BRINGS NEW FUNDING TO JAZZ CONCERTS IN FINLAND

by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 16:57
Jazz Finland LIVE is a new form of funding for promoting professional jazz concert organizers around the country. The goal is to provide support for regular and sustained jazz concert series. The Finnish Music Foundation MES granted 139 000 euros for the pilot project in 2016.   Jazz Finland... read more

22nd edition of the DJANGOFOLLLIES jazz festival 2016

by Brosella Folk & Jazz on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 11:34
The legendary Belgian gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt would have been 116 years old on the 23rdof January 2016. Djangofolllies will pay him tribute again by featuring headliners, new discoveries and new projects.   Roby Lakatos & Biréli Lagrène (HU/FR), Koen De Cauter & Fapy... read more

FRENCH QUARTER Jazz in NYC 2016

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 10:56
The Best of French Jazz in New York ! From January 16th to 20th, 2016. The Django - Roxy Hotel, Winter Jazz Festival 2016 / Dizzyʼs Club Coca Cola / Smalls Jazz Club / Drom / Mezzrow. For it 3rd edition, FRENCH QUARTER is back in New York with even more venues, and especially with... read more

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Spotlight on... MaiJazz Festival

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 13/05/2016 - 10:56
An interview with a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Helleik Kvinnesland is Managing Director of Maijazz Festival in Stavanger, Norway. The festival is now at its 28th edition and, as the name suggest, takes place at the start of May. It develops throughout one week with 50 concerts in 8 venues around the city and a focus on... read more

Europe Jazz Media Chart - May 2016

by Europe Jazz Media on Fri, 06/05/2016 - 12:50
EMC_december2015 A selection of the hot new music surfacing across the continent this month by the top European jazz magazines and websites. Henning Bolte, Jazzism (Netherlands): WOLFERT BREDERODE "Black Ice" (ECM) www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1458044641 Patrik Sandberg/Magnus... read more

Doek Festival 2016: April 29 - May 4

by dOeK Festival / Stichting Doek (de Oefening De Kunst) on Fri, 22/04/2016 - 14:28
DOEK FESTIVAL 2016 AMSTERDAM - BERLIN - CHICAGO Capitals of Improvisation April 29 - May 4   This year's Doek festival will present bands and musicians of the flourishing improv scenes in Amsterdam, Berlin and Chicago. It will be an action packed six days with music, film and dance all over town. Put in it your diary,... read more

Rumor 82: Utrecht NL, Saturday 14 May 2016

by Rumor on Mon, 18/04/2016 - 14:38
Rumor 82        Utrecht     Saturday 14 May  2016 Start:  20:30    TivoliVredenburg  Cloud 9 Admission: €18,-  /  €14,- (U-pas, student, CJP, 65+           Tickets Kris Davis –... read more

EVAN PARKER EMBARKS ON THE SECOND LEG OF ITS GREEN TOUR OF EUROPE

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 11/04/2016 - 16:18
The second part of Evan Parker’s “green tour” is starting in April 2016 with three new concerts in amazing venues in the north of Europe. The tour, part of the “Take the Green Train” project run by Europe Jazz Network and Julie’s Bicycle, focuses on testing new models for making more sustainable music events. British avant-... read more

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