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NEWS: Artists Announced for the jazzahead! Showcases 2019

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
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Sebastian writes:

jazzahead! has just announced the forty successful bands who will be performing at its 2019 showcases on 25-27 April, following a multi-stage selection process by four international juries. This year there was a record number of applications for these slots, 764 in total. There is a higher percentage of bands led by women than ever before, notably Jane Bunnett & Maqueque and also Linda May Han Oh, both appearing at the overseas night. Trio Abozekrys, also appearing that night are the first Egyptian band ever to have appeared at a jazzahead! showcase.

Here is the complete list:

Norwegian Night 25 April 2019

Espen Berg Trio
Frode Haltli Avant Folk
Gard Nilssen´s Acoustic Unity
Hedvig Mollestad Trio
Karl Seglem Band
Kristin Asbjørnsen
Skadedyr
Thomas Strønens Time is a Blind Guide

European Jazz Meeting, 26 April 2019

Adam Baldych Quartet (PL)
AJOYO (FR/US)
AKSHAM (FR/CH/GB)
Elliot Galvin (GB)
Flat Earth Society (BE)
Giovanni Guidi (IT)
Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble (L.U.M.E.) (PT)
Makiko Hirabayashi Trio (DK)
Marie Kruttli Trio (CH)
MDCIII (BE)
NAÏSSAM JALAL – QUEST OF THE INVISIBLE (FR)
OZMA (FR)
Reis/Demuth/Wiltgen (LU)
Scott McLemore (IS)
Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio featuring Verneri Pohjola (IS/FI)
The Rite of Trio (PT)

Botticelli Baby from Essen, Germany
Photo credit: Nicole Kempa

German Jazz Expo, 27 April 2019

Botticelli Baby
Der Weise Panda
Duo Tander/Brinkmann
Edi Nulz
Janning Trumann 6
Johannes Bigge Trio
Olga Amelchenko Quartet
Peter Gall Quintett

Overseas Night, 27 April 2019

Emie R Roussel Trio (CA)
Isfar Sarabski Trio & Shahriyar Imanov (AZ)
Jane Bunnett & Maqueque (CA/CU)
Linda May Oh Han (AU)
Ludere (BR)
Matthew Whitaker (US)
Quiana Lynell (US)
Trio Abozekrys (EG)

LINK: www.jazzahead.de

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