Festivals

Deborah J. Carter & Millennium Jazz Orchestra headline Hengelo Big Band Festival

On 15 may the 3rd annual Big Band Festival in Hengelo, The Netherlands will take place. The festival feature 8 concerts performed on the outdoor stage in the Schouwburgplein and...

Two jazz festivals in Zeeland join forces

By Peter Beije | Featured Image: Roberto Cifarilli Main acts: Archie Shepp, Lee Konitz, Denise King, Larry Carlton, Mike del Ferro &Claron McFadden, Biréli Lagrène, Sven...

Vs Interpretation | A New Festival of Free Improvisation

On July 16th & 17th in 2006, as Israeli bombs dropped on the city of Beirut, Lebanon, Mazen Kerbaj felt compelled to react. So the visual artist and musician, Kerbaj (born...

Kris Bowers headlines Teens Tunes (Mladi Ladi) Jazz Festival.

Kris Bowers Leads a Jazz Festival for the Heroes Generation. The annual Czech Festival Teens Tunes Jazz, (Mladi Ladi Jazz) exists to promote the youngest generation of jazz groups...

jazzahead! an American perspective

jazzahead! is the most important international jazz trade show today, including its integrated showcase festival, featuring world-class jazz from Europe, the United States and...

Contemporary Jazz Piano Summit – Prague, April 16

By: Tony Ozuna The piano takes center-stage for four evenings in Prague, in mid-April, with internationally-acclaimed pianists, including Luis Perdomo, Gerald Clayton, Kevin Hays,...

Gent Jazz Festival: 28 major concerts in seven days

Gent Jazz Festival, Belgium – 15th Anniversary Celebration This July (7th to 16th) 2016, marks the fifteenth  year of the popular Gent Jazz Festival in Belgium. For two...

JazzAhead announces 2016 showcase program

This year, once again, the four jury teams selecting the showcase program had their hands full: a total of 587 bands from 43 countries submitted applications. This means an...

Swing Festival Breda features eight free concerts.

The Swing Festival Breda will take place on Sunday 25 October for the eighth time. In the Centre of the Dutch city there will be eight free concerts in six venues. Organizer Jan...

Festival Flashes from Jazz Middelheim (Antwerp)

Jazz Middelheim in the Belgian city of Antwerp will celebrate it’s 35th edition next year. This years 34th edition was another success, festival organizers pleased with more...

Chick Corea, Casandra Wilson & Stanley Clarke play JazznoJazz Festival

The 17th edition of the Zurich Jazzfestival jazznojazz promises to be captivating with its exciting mix of urban jazz, soul sounds, and jazz fusion grooves. Sponsored by the...