NEWS: Artists Announced for the jazzahead! Showcases 2019

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
Publicity Photo

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
Thomas Strønens Time is a Blind Guide

European Jazz Meeting, 26 April 2019

Adam Baldych Quartet (PL)
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)
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)


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