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31. March 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: Overseas Night (Part 2)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
25. March 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: Overseas Night (Part 1)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
18. March 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: European Jazz Meeting (Part 4)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
25. February 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: European Jazz Meeting (Part 1)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
21. December 2020

LUSITANIAN EXPLORATIONS by Henning Bolte

Portugal the country on the outer European Atlantic shore not only has the highest ocean waves. It has a distinctive, culturally marked jazz scene: colorful, free-spirited, and in motion. Presence and visibility of Portuguese musicians has been growing over the past years at jazzhead! All the more reason to take a closer look at the state of jazz in Portugal, its domestic dynamics and international connections. As a long-time connoisseur and critical external observer of jazz and free improvisation in Portugal, Henning Bolte, the author of this article, explores the scene as a whole. The article takes you on a tour through Portugal, provides a topography and history of the country’s jazz hotspots and cornerstones with main artists, labels, protagonists and also touches on self-organization and funding facilities to develop its potentials, international presence and impact.
4. March 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: European Jazz Meeting (Part 2)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
18. February 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: German Jazz Expo (Part 2)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
11. February 2021

Showcasing Bands 2021: German Jazz Expo (Part 1)

jazzahead! digital 2021 will present 32 showcasing acts in three categories: German Jazz Expo, Europen Jazz Meeting and Overseas Night. From 29 April to 2 May, 2021, jazzahead!'s digital stage will be filled with world-class acts, an impressive selection of large ensembles and for the very first time, a very substantial number of bands led by women. Get to know the bands beforehand in our blog!
13. November 2020

Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques and their 2020 export strategy

During an ever-changing year of 2020 we have encountered several initiatives that have taken their export actions to another, mainly online level and did so with extraordinary success. In our digital action we want to introduce you to some of those. We have talked to Julien Fournier of Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques with questions about their strategy and actions. Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques (WBM) in Belgium is a public agency specialized in supporting export for the region