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Brexit - some thoughts on how it might affect mobility of musicians between UK and elsewhere in the EU

Brexit - some thoughts on how it might affect mobility of musicians between UK and elsewhere in the EU

As Brexit looms closer, it is a good moment to assess how the relationship between musicians across Europe, as shown from the UK perspective, have grown and become intertwined over …

French and British Collectives

French and British Collectives

I have felt for some time that the system of musician collectives has provided an important step forward for musicians and for the development of the jazz scene.  At their …

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 …

Inclusion and inclusivity.

Inclusion and inclusivity.

A provocation by Oliver Weindling

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.