Keynote Speakers at the European Jazz Conference 2016



The European Jazz Conference 2016 will see some incredible keynote speakers in the days of Friday 23 and Saturday 24 September 2016 at the National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Poland.

Danilo Perez
, internationally renowned Panamanian musician and UNESCO Artist for Peace will talk about his experience as a musician in Panama and New York, and the way his artistic work is connected to the development of local communities in Panama...

Georgina Born, FBA OBE, Professor of Music and Anthropology at Oxford University, will talk about the relation of music with public spaces versus institutionalised spaces as well as present her latest research on different forms of listening around the world.

Ben Ratliff, long-time New York Times pop and jazz critic, author and New York University’s professor, will talk about his latest book: "Every Song Ever - 20 ways to listen in an age of musical plenty"

You can register to the European Jazz Conference 2016 through the Eventbrite system:
Deadline for external registrations: 16 September 2016

The full programme of the Conference, with all the moderators and sessions, is available at: 
The European Jazz Conference 2016 is co-organised by Europe Jazz Network (EJN), the National Forum ofMusicand Jazztopad Festival, takes place in the framework of the European Capital of Culture 2016 programme and it is supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland and by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

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