EJN members celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day 2021



Hungary, Denmark, UK, Poland, North Macedonia, Estonia & Russia, Sweden, Italy, Czech Republic, Norway, Germany, Austria...

Throughout Europe, members of the Europe Jazz Network are marking the 2021 UNESCO International Jazz Day this Friday, April 30th, with a vast set of concerts and events available online for you to follow.

Please check the info & links here below, and travel around Europe to celebrate with us the creativity and diversity of the music we love!

BUDAPEST - Hungary
20:00 CEST - 29 April - free
Opus Jazz Club is proud to present the concert of Bálint Gyémánt Trio (HU) to celebrate IJD2021

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7D9_NDMfAI 
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-unesco-international-jazz-day-opus-jazz-club-budapest

all day - 30 April - ticketed
Jazzahead! 2021 continues its digital edition with a full day of showcases, discussions and presentations, including a live panel curated by EJN at 13.30 CEST with the title: “For festivals and clubs organisers: challenges of the next programming season”

Registration: https://jazzahead.de/en/ 
Programme: https://jazzahead.de/en/professional-program/

30 April - free
JazzDanmark presents concerts by Bagland, Kristin Korb Trio, and Abekejser and launches a new international platform during this year’s digital jazzahead!

Link: https://www.danishjazz.com/
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-jazzdanmark-presents-concerts-and-launches-new-international-platform-during-year%E2%80%99s 

10:00 CEST & 21:00 CEST - 30 April - free
Serious and Carnegie Hall continue their “Voices of Hope” series with concerts by Kinan Azmeh Cityband and Jordi Savall: Bal-kan

Link: https://serious.org.uk/voices-of-hope
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-two-concerts-voices-hope-serious-and-carnegie-hall

from 12:00 CEST - 30 April - free
Katowice JazzArt festival presents a full-day digital programme including a solo concert by Łukasz Ojdana, an online exhibition by Henning Bolte with music by Susana Santos Silva and a movie premiere

Link: https://www.facebook.com/2016katowice
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-katowice-jazzart-festival-2021

SKOPJE - North Macedonia
12:00 CEST - 30 April - free
NOVA International Schools marks IJD2021 with a performance of the exceptional young artists “Golden Oryx Jazz Quartet”, laureats of the "Golden Oryx" award by Skopje Jazz Festival

Link: https://www.facebook.com/nova.schools
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-golden-oryx-jazz-quartet-nova

14.00 CEST - 30 April - free
Music without borders: in the border cities of Narva and Ivangorod, on the Estonian-Russian border, Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooäär and Russian saxophonist Alexey Kruglov will perform on both sides of the Narva river

Link: https://www.narvamuuseum.ee/eng/muuseum/narva-linnus/events/muzyka-bez-granic-estonsko-rossijskij-duet-jaaka-soojaera-i-alekseja-kruglova/ 
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-music-without-borders-estonian-russian-jazz-duet-jaak-soo%C3%A4%C3%A4r-and-alexey-kruglov 

from 14.30 CEST - 30 April - free
Svensk Jazz, Knutpunkt and other partners present a full-day online programme of concerts and discussions from different Swedish locations

Link: https://vimeo.com/537235347
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-sweden-international-jazz-day-2021

from 18:00 CEST - 30 April - free
I-JAZZ, Italian association of jazz festivals, together with some of its members have curated a full day of online concerts by great Italian artists in some stunning UNESCO locations around the country

Link: https://www.facebook.com/www.italiajazz.it
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-unesco-musica-30-april-programme-curated-i-jazz-italy

PRAGUE - Czech Republic
19:00 CEST - 30 April - drive-in live event (no streaming)
Mladí ladí jazz presents live the concerts of 7krát3 live band & Ochepovsky Project feat ILÆY

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/302673091215073/

20:00 CEST - 30 April - ticketed
Turner Sims marks IJD2021 with an exclusive online broadcast of two British jazz talents: Denys Baptiste with “The Late Trane”, and Rebecca Nash solo

Link: https://www.turnersims.co.uk/events/turner-sims-international-jazz-day-online-broadcast/ 
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-turner-sims-international-jazz-day-online-broadcast

OSLO - Norway
20:00 CEST - 30 April - ticketed
Victoria-Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo presents the live stream concert by Ivan Mazuze Band

Link: https://nasjonaljazzscene.no/arrangement/live-stream-ivan-mazuze-band-med-gjester-feirer-international-jazz-day/ 
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-live-stream-ivan-mazuze-band

MANNHEIM - Germany
20:00 CEST - 30 April - free with donations
From Enjoy Jazz Festival a concert of renowned regional musicians in solidarity with artists and music workers affected by the pandemic

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaxL42ldp5O0p4Kbi3XlNvg
More info (German): https://www.facebook.com/events/5700818003291873

VIENNA - Austria
20:30 CEST - 30 April - pay as you wish
Porgy & Bess club in Vienna presents the live stream concert by Stafford James Quartet (USA/HU/A)

Link: https://www.porgy.at/events/10369/
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-stafford-james-quartet-porgy-bess-vienna 

SKOPJE - North Macedonia
21:15 CEST - 30 April - free
The Macedonian Association of Jazz Musicians and Free Artists - ZJM - is proud to present the concert by Dzijan Emin & The Magical Orchestra, that will perform the new album just published on the newly-born ZJM label

Link: https://youtu.be/HY-1BaMrB_U
More info: https://www.europejazz.net/news/ijd2021-zjm-records-publishes-its-first-album-dzijan-emin-magical-orchestra-live-ohrid