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jazzahead! 2017: Full Showcase Programme

jazzahead! 2017: Full Showcase Programme
The four multinational juries, which select the showcase programme at jazzahead!, were once again spoilt for choice: a total of 547 bands from 55 countries submitted their entries for the Showcase Festival. Subsequently 40 bands from 19 countries made it through to the official jury selection for 2017. These bands play on three days and evenings on the stages at the jazzahead! trade fair,from 27-30 April 2017 in Bremen, Germany.

Finnish Night, 27. April 2017:

Kari Ikonen Trio
Dalindèo
Raoul Björkenheim eCsTaSy
GOURMET
Tenors of Kalma
VIRTA
Verneri Pohjola Group
Aki Rissanen Trio


European Jazz Meeting, 28. April 2017

A Novel Of Anomaly: SCHAERER – BIONDINI – KALIMA – NIGGLI (Switzerland)
Broken Brass Ensemble (Netherlands)
Céline Bonacina (France)
Chicuelo – Mezquida (Spain)
David Helbock Trio (Austria)
Eli Degibri Quartet (Israel)
Elliot Galvin Trio (United Kingdom)
Emil Brandqvist Trio (Sweden)
EYM Trio (France)
ILHAN ERSAHIN’S ISTANBUL SESSIONS (Turkey)
Itamar Borochov (Israel)
João Barradas Trio (Portugal)
Julian Siegel Quartet (United Kingdom)
Karolina Strassmayer & Drori Mondlak KLARO! (Austria)
Marilyn Mazur’s Shamania (Denmark)
Vadim Neselovskyi Trio (Ukraine)


German Jazz Expo, 29. April 2017

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Eva Klesse Quartett
Julia Hülsmann Trio
Lorenz Kellhuber Trio
Nico Lohmann Quintett
Niels Klein Tubes & Wires
Timo Vollbrecht FLY MAGIC
Trio Elf


Overseas Night, 29. April 2017

Camila Meza Quartet (Chile)
Chano Dominguez (USA)
Dee Alexander (USA)
Gilad Hekselman Trio (USA)
Julian Lage Trio (USA)
Leo Genovese Trio (Argentina)
Y.Boularès/V.Segal/N.Waits “Abu Sadiya” (Tunisia)
Stu Hunter – The Migration (Australia)


The separation between visitors to the trade fair and concerts in the ticketing system introduced in 2016 has proved itself and will be continued in the future: tickets for the showcases no longer include a visit to the trade fair. Only professional participants, exhibitors or co-exhibitors with a corresponding registration will continue to have access to the trade fair in Hall 6.
Professional participant registrations are possible online until 12th April 2017. Registration as a professional participant at the reduced price of € 160 for every day is available until 13th January. All the visitor information on attending jazzahead! 2017 can be found at www.jazzahead.de.

Visitor tickets for the short concerts at Finnish Night, German Jazz Expo, Overseas Night and European Jazz Meeting are available here.