Delegates

Aisling O’Gorman

Aisling O’Gorman

Creative Arts Manager, The Ark Children’s Cultural Centre.

Alexis Pawlak

Alexis Pawlak

Graduated from Louis Lumiere's school (French school for cinema and broadcasting industry) in sound engineering, Alexis Pawlak began his carreer at le Periscope as sound technician and stage manager …

Alice Rouffineau

Alice Rouffineau

Alice Rouffineau has been running cultural and educationnal programmes at Périscope venue in Lyon for four years now.  She coordinates projects involving musicians and people of all kinds (children, seniors …

Annamaija Saarela

Annamaija Saarela

Curator and CEO of G Livelab Tampere

Antoine Bos

Antoine Bos

Cultural projects manager.

Aoife Concannon

Aoife Concannon


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

Benjamin Kohler

Benjamin Kohler

Communication manager for different concert venues in Lyon (France).

Bogdan Benigar

Bogdan Benigar

Promotor, co-funder of the Druga Godba organisation, director for jazz & world music at Cankarjev Dom (Ljubljana), member of Europe Jazz Network. 


Brian Homer

Brian Homer

Photographer, designer and writer, co-producer of the Jazz in Birmingham gig guide.

Charles Gil

Charles Gil

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



Daniel Radtke

Daniel Radtke

Founder and Music Programmer of the "Pardon, To Tu" club in Warsaw.

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.

Dr Pedro Cravinho

Dr Pedro Cravinho

Dr Pedro Cravinho researches and writes about jazz, media, and archives. He is a Senior Research Fellow at Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, and the Keeper of the …

Eva Frost

Eva Frost

Jazz Danmark.

Francesca Cerretani

Francesca Cerretani

Coordinator/administrator of EJN since 2013

Giambattista Tofoni

Giambattista Tofoni

General Manager of EJN since 2010

Jan Granlie

Jan Granlie

Writer, editor in chief for the web magazine salt-peanuts.eu, former editor in chief for the Norwegian jazz magazine Jazznytt, board member of several jazz festivals.

Jan Kobrzinowski

Jan Kobrzinowski


Freelance music journalist, reviwer, translator, musician and rhythm teacher. Since the beginning of 2019 he is Editor in Chief of the German print magazine JAZZTHETIK.

Jan Ole Otnæs

Jan Ole Otnæs

Managing Director, Nasjonal jazzscene – Victoria, Oslo.

Joe Frankland Biog

Joe Frankland Biog

CEO at PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading independent charitable funder of new music and talent development.

Karolina Juzwa

Karolina Juzwa

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

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.


Kim Macari

Kim Macari

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 …

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.

Martel Ollerenshaw

Martel Ollerenshaw


An arts broker and creative producer.

Martyna Markowska

Martyna Markowska

Institute of Culture Katowice / Europe Jazz Network.

Mary Wakelam Sloan

Mary Wakelam Sloan

Mary Wakelam Sloan manages the Jazz Programme at Town Hall Symphony Hall, Birmingham presenting a year round range of concerts and talent development programmes. At Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Mary holds …

Matthew Jacobson

Matthew Jacobson

Matthew Jacobson is an Irish drummer, composer, bandleader, educator and producer currently based in Dublin.

Michal Hajduk

Michal Hajduk

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

Miha Zadnikar

Miha Zadnikar

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

Mija Milovic

Mija Milovic

Danish/Montenegrin musician who has been very active on the international music scene for over a decade.

Natalie South

Natalie South

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 …

Nika Vogrič Dežman

Nika Vogrič Dežman

Head of PR and promotion of the Druga Godba festival.

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

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

Piotr Turkiewicz

Piotr Turkiewicz

Artistic Director of the Jazztopad Festival in Wroclaw, Poland, curator of Improvised Contemporary Music and Jazz at Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin.

Primož Kristan

Primož Kristan

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

Richard Foote

Richard Foote

Composer, trombonist and leader of nine-piece brass band outfit Young Pilgrims.

Romain Dugelay

Romain Dugelay

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

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

Sara Lovrec Imanoel

Sara Lovrec Imanoel

Office manager at Druga Godba, Ljubljana. 

Simon Kenda

Simon Kenda

Jazz Cerkno program director.

Stefano Zucchiatti

Stefano Zucchiatti

Communication Manager of Europe Jazz Network. 

Stuart Birnie

Stuart Birnie

Head of Music Service, Services For Education, Birmingham.

Tea Vidmar

Tea Vidmar

Musician, creating in the field of street theatre, music and vocal performances.

Tiphanie Moreau

Tiphanie Moreau

Production manager at AJC (Association Jazzé Croisé).

Tony Dudley-Evans

Tony Dudley-Evans

Programme Adviser to the Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Jazzlines.