Updates from jazzahead! (on what would have been the first day of 2020…)

  “An April without jazzahead! is just not the same,” say the team from jazzahead!, echoing the sentiments of many…,  in a newsletter on would have been the opening morning of the 15th trade fair. FULL TEXT HERE

Hall 6 at jazzahead! 2019 . Photo credit: M3B GmbH/ Jörg Sarbach

They give various updates:
  • The dates for the next jazzahead! are now set: 29 April to 2 May, 2021. Dates in the run-up are:

6 August 2020 > Registration starts September 2020 > Launch of jazzahead! Digital Sessions 8 October 2020 > End of 1st rate for professional participants 7 January 2021 > End of 2nd rate for professional participants

  • Digital sessions will start in September, with country-specific or regional focuses, inviting experts to do presentations about  selected markets and scenes. Germany, Canada, and also countries/regions presenting for the first time at jazzahead! will be among the topics.
  • Canada is confirmed as partner country for 2021, and all of the other 32 showcases are also now confirmed for 2021.
  • Previous showcases are on the jazzahead! Youtube channel
  • The Canadian showcase acts booked or 2020 (and who are all now rebooked for 2021) are all also on YouTube: the embed is here, starting with trombonist Audrey Ochoa from Edmonton, Alberta:

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