Norsk Jazzforum

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Norsk Jazzforum (the Norwegian jazz forum) is a non-profit organisation which aims at connecting the Norwegian jazz scene. It aims to work for the benefit of Norwegian jazz, culturally, artistically and educationally.  Norsk Jazzforum’s primary aim is to spread jazz to the widest possible audience in Norway, speaking for Norwegian jazz nationally and internationally, as well as working for increased funding for Norwegian jazz. Its current membership consists of approximately 25 jazz festivals, 75 jazz clubs, 110 big bands, 550 professional musicians and 130 jazz students. In addition to the national organisation Norsk Jazzforum in Oslo, there are 5 regional jazz centres in Norway, based in Bodø, Trondheim, Bergen, Arendal and Oslo.