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Forthcoming Summer Jazz Festivals in… Sweden!

by Europe Jazz Media on Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:13
The new Europe Jazz Media initiative: once every season, our writers recommend forthcoming jazz festivals in their country or region and share their recommendations with the readers of all member media! by Patrik Sandberg, OrkesterJournalen, for Europe Jazz Media July 1-3: Bangen Jazz & Blues... read more

NOVARAJAZZ 2016 - 13th Edition

by Novara Jazz on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 12:42
Jazz invedes streets, squares, museums, parks and courtyards. More than 80 events in 3 weeks in Novara and beyond…. From May 26th to June 12nd 2016 Now in its thirteenth edition, NovaraJazz gets to the heart of season 2015/2016 with its summer dress. NovaraJazz is the unique stage in the heart of Novara for the great... read more


by Veneto Jazz on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 12:41
The Summer Jazz Workshop will take place in Chioggia, close to Venice and on the seaside, from 16 to 23 July 2016. It is already in its 26th edition and is one of the most outstanding of its kind in Europe, a true training course held by extremely highly qualified musicians. Veneto Jazz... read more


by Nattjazz Festival on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 12:39
The Nattjazz-festival in Bergen is coming up. And over 10 days, 26th May - June 4th, the old sardine factory USF Verftet will transform into one of Norway’s largest and most important jazzfestivals. In collaboration with the West Norway Jazz Centre international delegates and journalists will also attend the festival, including... read more

27th Schaffhauser Jazz Festival

by Schaffhauser Jazz Festival on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 11:29
Between the 25 and 28 of May 2016 at Kammgarn CultureCentre. For the 27 time contemporary productions from the innovative and wide Swiss scene will be presented at various stages. Visitors can look forward to ongoing projects, innovations of newcomers and established jazz musicians from all regions of... read more

Jazztopad Festival presents: The best of Polish Jazz in the U.S.

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Tue, 17/05/2016 - 17:28
For the second time a special edition of Wrocław’s Jazztopad Festival will take place in the homeland of Jazz, the United States, in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute New York. In June and July leading Polish jazz ensembles the Piotr Damasiewicz Quintet, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio, the... read more

Sibiu Jazz Festival - 46th edition

by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Tue, 17/05/2016 - 11:51
Sibiu Jazz Festival - 46th edition will take place between 23rd - 29th May.   The Festival is considered to be unique in Romania, in terms of its longevity, consistency and the impressive number of celebrities that honored it with their presence. It is the oldest of its kind in the country and one of the oldest jazz... read more

Spotlight on... MaiJazz Festival

by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Fri, 13/05/2016 - 10:56
An interview with a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Helleik Kvinnesland is Managing Director of Maijazz Festival in Stavanger, Norway. The festival is now at its 28th edition and, as the name suggest, takes place at the start of May. It develops throughout one week with 50 concerts in 8 venues around the city and a focus... read more


About Us...

Europe Jazz Network (EJN) is a Europe-wide association of producers, presenters and supporting organisations who specialise in creative music, contemporary jazz and improvised music created from a distinctly European perspective.
The membership includes 110 organisations (Festivals, clubs and concert venues, independent promoters, national organisations) in 31 countries.
EJN exists to support the identity and diversity of jazz in Europe and broaden awareness of this vital area of music as a cultural and educational force.
EJN's mission is to encourage, promote and support the development of the creative improvised musics of the European scene and to create opportunities for artists, organisers and audiences from the different countries to meet and communicate.
EJN believes that creative music contributes to social and emotional growth and economic prosperity. It is an invaluable channel for the process of inter-cultural dialogue, communication and collaboration. And music is a positive force for harmony and understanding between people from the diversity of cultures inherent in the European family. Read More