Jazz Connective will take place in London and Birmingham in March 2020, supervised by Performances Birmingham (Birmingham, England) and The New Vortex Jazz Club (London, England).
The New Vortex Jazz Club is one of the most emblematic jazz clubs in Europe since its creation 27 years ago. This venue is an important platform for jazz, improvised and experimental music in Europe.
Promotor, co-funder of the Druga Godba organisation, director for jazz & world music at Cankarjev Dom (Ljubljana), member of Europe Jazz Network.
Head of content at Jazzed, Chris Philips is an experienced radio presenter and music programmer with a deep knowledge of jazz, r&b, hip hop and dance music.
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.
Karolina Juzwa – coordinator in the Wytwórnia Foundation, manager of the Wytwórnia venue.
Artistic Director of Improvised Music Company (IMC), Ireland’s leading promoter of jazz & ethnic music and a dedicated resource organisation for Irish jazz musicians.
An improvising artist and composer immersed in the jazz and improvised music scene. Whether as a performer, teacher or a producer, her passion lies in the strength of improvised music …
Matthew Jacobson is an Irish drummer, composer, bandleader, educator and producer currently based in Dublin.
Natalie South is the Grassroots Project Manager for Attitude is everything, a charity with 18 years of experience supporting non-profit and commercial organisations to make what they do more accessible …
Nicki Heinen is a London-based writer.
She founded and hosts Words & Jazz, a spoken word and music night, at the Vortex Jazz Café, London.
Head manager of the Vortex Jazz Club in London, and label manager at babel label, Oliver Weindling is an inspiring figure on the european scene.
One of the founders of the Periscope, jazz club and creative artistic scene in Lyon, France.
Sebastian Scotney is the editor of LondonJazz News, contributes regular features to BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line-Up and a London Column to the German magazine Jazzthetik. He also plays baritone …
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Artist, trumpet player, activist, president of the Jazz Promotion Network and programmer of the Vortex in London, Scottish artist Kim Macari observes the lack of parity in the world of …