AJ Dehany

AJ Dehany

Dehany is an independent writer based in London, reviewing live jazz and contemporary art and performance (Regular correspondent for FAD Magazine and LondonJazz, Jazzwise, East End Review, International Times, ArtFund …

Aoife Concannon

Aoife Concannon

Aoife Concannon is the Marketing Director of Improvised Music Company (IMC) in Dublin,

Ireland’s foremost promoter of jazz and improvised music, and an active developmental resource

for Irish based …

Benjamin Kohler

Benjamin Kohler

With different experiences as a communication manager for different concert venues in Lyon (France), Benjamin Kohler is now a member of the Periscope team. His career has been built up …

Bogdan Benigar

Bogdan Benigar

Music editor at Radio Student from 1991-92. Co-founder of the Druga Godba organisation, he has been working with the Druga Godba festival since 1992. In 1995 joined the European Forum …

Charles Gil

Charles Gil

Charles Gil (b. 1964) is a producer who coordinates and manages concert tours, specializing in innovative and adventurous jazz music. After his removal from his native France to Finland, Gil …

Cormac Larkin

Cormac Larkin

Cormac Larkin is a musician, writer and broadcaster from Dublin. In 1991, he was one of the founders of the Improvised Music Company, Ireland’s leading promoter of jazz and …

Daniel Radtke

Daniel Radtke

Founder and Music Programmer of the "Pardon, To Tu" club in Warsaw. Since 2011 "Pardon, To Tu" organized over 700 concerts, literature meetings and art workshops for children. These cultural …

Ellen Cranitch

Ellen Cranitch

Ellen Cranitch is a broadcaster, musician, and Director of Galway Jazz Festival. She worked for many years as a flute player with the NSO, RTECO, Irish Chamber orchestra and countless …

Ičo Vidmar

Ičo Vidmar

A self-employed independent researcher, music journalist, reviewer, translator, lecturer, columnist and radio host.

Jan Ole Otnæs

Jan Ole Otnæs

Managing Director, Nasjonal jazzscene – Victoria, Oslo.

Karolina Juzwa

Karolina Juzwa

Karolina Juzwa – coordinator in the Wytwórnia Foundation, manager of the Wytwórnia venue.

Kenneth Killeen

Kenneth Killeen

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

Kenneth …

Kim Macari

Kim Macari

Kim Macari is 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 …

Maaike Wuyts

Maaike Wuyts

Maaike Wuyts runs the Aubergine Artist Management agency based in Brussel, offfering management, production, promotion, administrative and tour support to some of Belgium’s most talented jazz artists. The focus …

Mario Batelić

Mario Batelić

Mario Batelić is free-lance journalist from 1993 on, covering alternative rock, jazz, experimental and world music.

Martel Ollerenshaw

Martel Ollerenshaw

Based in London and working internationally, Martel Ollerenshaw is an arts broker and creative producer. With a wide portfolio of skills and interests, she works actively with artists, organisations and …

Mathieu Durand

Mathieu Durand

Mathieu Durand is a journalist and has written for 96, Jazz News and La Terrasse. He was editor-in-chief of Jazz News from 2015 to 2019 and created radio we le …

Michal Hajduk

Michal Hajduk

Michal Hajduk has been involved in the music business ever since 2001. He started as a an independent concerts booker/promoter, gaining experience as music curator at Centre For Contemporary …

Miha Zadnikar

Miha Zadnikar

unbound musics presenter essayist; radio broadcasting expert; columnist; alternative theorist

Oliver Weindling

Oliver Weindling

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. 


Pierre Dugelay

Pierre Dugelay

Pierre Dugelay is one of the founders of the Periscope, jazz club and creative artistic scene in Lyon, France. 

Piotr Turkiewicz

Piotr Turkiewicz

Since 2008 Piotr Turkiewicz has been Artistic Director of the Jazztopad Festival in Wroclaw, Poland. Its most distinctive feature is commitment to commissioning new music, presenting special projects tailored for …

Primož Kristan

Primož Kristan

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

Romain Dugelay

Romain Dugelay

Romain Dugelay is a French musician, arranger, composer and improviser, with a unique style and artistic will. In 2017, he set up the 4000 company. 

Sakari Puhakka

Sakari Puhakka

Sakari Puhakka is the president of Helsinki Jazz which runs jaZZanti concert series in Helsinki

Sakari Puhakka (b. 1954) is the president of Helsinki Jazz (registered association), which has organised …

Simon Kenda

Simon Kenda

Jazz Cerkno program director

Tea Vidmar

Tea Vidmar

Tea Vidmar (SLO) is creating in the field of street theater, music and vocal performances. She performs various independent and group vocal-theater performances and performances of improvised music.  

As soloist …

Tiphanie Moreau

Tiphanie Moreau

Tiphanie Moreau is production manager at AJC (Association Jazzé Croisé), the french national network for jazz promoters. After being a booking agent for several jazz and improvised music bands, she …

Tony Dudley-Evans

Tony Dudley-Evans

Tony Dudley-Evans had a career in teaching English as a Foreign Language in Libya, Iran, Singapore and UK before switching to jazz promotion.  He is Programme Adviser to the Cheltenham …

Verneri Pohjola

Verneri Pohjola

The thirty six year-old trumpeter and composer from Helsinki, Finland has been in the international spotlight for the past few years, and is acknowledged as a jazz star in the …

Žiga Koritnik

Žiga Koritnik

Žiga Koritnik has been capturing images of musicians since 1987. He lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he is a regular guest on the music scene and documents the …

Žiga Pucelj

Žiga Pucelj

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