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

FRANCE / JULY 2020

Participants

Žiga Pucelj

Žiga Pucelj

 Journalist, presenter, interviewer, music critic, and radio playlist selector.

Kenneth Killeen

Kenneth Killeen

Artistic Director of Improvised Music Company (IMC), Ireland’s leading promoter of jazz & ethnic music and a dedicated resource organisation for Irish jazz musicians.


Michal Hajduk

Michal Hajduk

 An alternative and jazz music curator, promotor at Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Aoife Concannon

Aoife Concannon


Marketing Director of Improvised Music Company (IMC) in Dublin. 

Huw V Williams

Huw V Williams

London bass player and composer, Huw Williams hosts since 2018 the ‘Improvised Music Agenda Podcast’ in which he interviews fellow musicians from the international jazz and improvised music scene.

Martel Ollerenshaw

Martel Ollerenshaw


An arts broker and creative producer.

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 …