Jazz Connective is a collaborative project between different European actors built to sustainably strengthen our artistic scenes, composed of promoters and producers, musicians and professionals, by exploring these issues on a European scale. This project is supported by the European Union within the framework of Creative Europe - Cooperation Project and will take place in several stages, in several European cities. Read more

Upcoming Events

IRISH TIME / DECEMBER 2019
Cora Venus Lunny & Izumi Kimura (IE)
Laura Jurd (GB)
Mopo (FI)
Elliot Galvin (GB)
Shane Latimer-Ar Ker-Linda Fredriksson (IE/FR/FI)

Participants

Sakari Puhakka

Sakari Puhakka

The president of Helsinki Jazz which runs jaZZanti concert series in Helsinki.

Charles Gil

Charles Gil

Producer, concert tour manager, promotor, founder of Vapaat äänet. 



Dojrana Prokopieva

Dojrana Prokopieva

Musicologist and cultural professional. Since January 2018 she is Head of production of the International Music Festival DRUGA GODBA in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Pierre Dugelay

Pierre Dugelay

One of the founders of the Periscope, jazz club and creative artistic scene in Lyon, France. 

Tony Dudley-Evans

Tony Dudley-Evans

Programme Adviser to the Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Jazzlines.

Jan Ole Otnæs

Jan Ole Otnæs

Managing Director, Nasjonal jazzscene – Victoria, Oslo.

Thoughts on European Jazz

Thoughts on European Jazz

As each european country seem to reflect a specific cultural and musical identity, the shape of european jazz seem to get clearer and richer with artistic circulation.


Inclusion and inclusivity.

Inclusion and inclusivity.

A provocation by Oliver Weindling

Watch | Audience Development for Innovative Music

Watch | Audience Development for Innovative Music

Jazz Connective's first roundtable at Ljubljana for Druga Godba festival invited Mathieu Durand (Fr), Ellen Cranitch (IE), Miha Zadnikar (SI), Cormac Larkin (IE) to share their experiences and point …

Jazz Connective in Slovenia by Andrew Dehany

Jazz Connective in Slovenia by Andrew Dehany

 “For innovative music we need an innovative environment.”  

Jazz Connective Ljubljana Notes & Observations by Cormac Larkin

Jazz Connective Ljubljana Notes & Observations by Cormac Larkin

In an increasingly ‘connected’ world, it is clearly important to the survival of creative music in Europe that individual scenes, and the people who make them – musicians, promoters, stakeholders, even …

Slow Touring - Savour the Journey

Slow Touring - Savour the Journey

Any musician will tell you that touring is a blessing for a band. "It's a special experience, absolutely essential for developing your artistry" states French cellist Vincent Courtois. Some …