Projects

European Jazz Conference

The 3rd European Jazz Conference took place 22 to 25 September 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, European Capital of Culture for 2016. The European Jazz Conference 2016 was co-organised by Europe Jazz Network (EJN), the National Forum of Music and Jazztopad Festival, took place in the framework of the European Capital of... read more

Strength in Numbers

EJN Research Project: Strength in Numbers 2 A study of Europe Jazz Network We are very happy to present you the second publication of EJN’s research project: “Strenght in Numbers 2”. This research collected a substantial set of data from the EJN membership about number and typology of concerts organised each year, support to... read more

EJN Staff Exchange Programme

Europe Jazz Network is pleased to offer a first round of its staff exchange programme for its members. The idea behind the programme is that one active (*) EJN member sends an interested staff to another active EJN member organisation - if possible in a different country - and/or hosts a staff from another organisation. This... read more

Jazz for Young People

JAZZ FOR YOUNG PEOPLE - ENGAGE THE CHILDREN  Establishment of a working group composed of international cultural/creative professionals, already engaged in doing special programs for children/youth, who will bring their expertise in producing concerts for kids, working on the idea of producing and touring brand new high... read more

EJN Award

 EJN AWARD FOR ADVENTOROUS PROGRAMMING The EJN Award for Adventurous Programming is awarded annually to a European jazz promoter who exemplifies the values of EJN and has succeeded in turning vision and skill into forward-looking and fascinating musical programmes for their audience. Manchester Jazz Festival celebrates... read more

Take the Green Train

TAKE THE GREEN TRAIN - ENVIORNMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY Organisation of a seminar and a workshop on artists’ mobility and sustainability, illustrated by a project with musicians touring in different countries, choosing the most ecological means of transport, the most efficient route, stopping for concerts, lectures and... read more

Europe Jazz Balance

EUROPE JAZZ BALANCE - NORM CRITICISM AWARENESS Starting from the Nordic experiences, a working group, composed of selected experts will be created to analyse the jazz scene from a norm-critical perspective, studying jazz sector being aware of the norms and exclusionary structures of gender identity, ethnicity, religion or other... read more

Shared Roots of European Jazz

THE SHARED ROOTS OF EUROPEAN JAZZ - the first comprenshive pubblication on the history of jazz in Europe The increased circulation of people and ideas within European jazz does not correspond to an awareness of a shared history. This is a missing key cultural and ideological frame of reference. A group of researchers will... read more

Yolda/En Route

Yolda/En Route - Music and Migration Organisation of 2 conferences on the theme of migration and music, inspired by the Istanbul-Ghent migration project, which puts together Turkish and Belgian musicians who, after a residency in Turkey, travels from Istanbul to Ghent along the ancient route of the historical Turkish migration... read more

Jazz Across Europe

JAZZ ACROSS EUROPE - AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT Festival organizers are asked to create holiday packages offering the audiences/tourists a complete range of activities, besides the festival and the music, giving them the possibility to combine their music passion with the opportunity to visit new places and know new life styles. JAE... read more

25th Anniversary Magazine

EJN celebrated its 25th anniversary year in 2012 with the special title of Presidente Onorario given to the initiator and founder of EJN mr Filippo Bianchi who also was asked to be the Editor in chief of the publication of the Europe Jazz Network’s 25th anniversary magazine. The EJN 25th anniversary magazine here and can... read more