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A to JazZ Talks 2019: The Road To International Stage

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A to JazZ Talks: The Road To International Stage
Literature Club Peroto
National Palace of Culture
Sofia, Bulgaria
July 5, 2019

For the majority of young musicians, the very notion of pursuing a career in music can be daunting, to say the least. Admittedly, it is perhaps easier than ever ...

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A to JazZ Festival 2019

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A to JazZ Festival 2019
South Park II
Sofia, Bulgaria
July 5-7, 2019

Jazz on a summer's day. There's nothing quite like it. To see Sofia's South Park II packed with somewhere between fifteen and twenty thousand people for three days of jazz, where a veritable sea of good vibes ...

Take Five with Tihomir Stojiljkovic

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About Tihomir Stojiljkovic

Jazz pianist/composer Tihomir Stojiljkovic was born in Leskovac, Serbia. In his debut album Solo we discover the treasures of Balkan musical heritage, tastefully reinvented through the language of modern jazz.

At the age of six, Tihomir started playing mostly traditional music on the accordion. By the age of sixteen, ...

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European Jazz Conference 2017

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European Jazz Conference 2017
Cankarjev dom
jny: Ljubljana, Slovenia
September 21-24, 2017

The snow-capped mountains flanking Ljubljana form a natural border between Slovenia and Italy and provided a picturesque backdrop to the 4th annual European Jazz Conference. For the record two hundred and twenty conference attendees [Europe Jazz Network members ...

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Like A Jazz Machine 2017

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Like A Jazz Machine
Centre Culturel Regionel Opderschmelz
Dudelange, Luxembourg
May 25-28, 2017

Size, as Like A Jazz Machine knows, isn't everything. The audience in the Centre Culturel Regionel Opderschmelz amounts to just four seated rows downstairs, with a small standing section to the rear, and ten rows ...

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Bojan Z at Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

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Bojan Z
Hugh Lane Gallery
Dublin, Ireland
September 4, 2016

It's been ten years since All About Jazz last encountered Bojan Z in a live solo context, in Cambodia, where the France-based, Serbian pianist gave a riveting performance that drew heavily from Solobsession (Label Bleu, 2000). Although often playing in ...

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Jazztopad 2015: World Premieres

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Jazztopad 2015: World Premieres
National Forum Of Music
jny:Wroclaw, Poland
November 27-29, 2015

November in Wroclaw means jazz. Ten days no less. Jazztopad, however, is more than just another jazz festival. A core component of the programme since Piotr Turkiewicz took up the reins as Artistic Director in 2008 ...

Bojan Z & Julien Lourau Seek Crowd Funding For New Recording

Bojan Z & Julien Lourau Seek Crowd Funding For New Recording

After 25 years of lively collaboration and friendship, pianist/keyboardist Bojan Z and saxophonist Julien Lourau are going to record their duo! The duo was created at the Pannonica Club in jny:Nantes, France, at the end of last century, in 1997 to be precise. Some of you still remember this perhaps. 17 years later, it seems relevant to ...

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OKO: I Love You Computer Mountain

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While pretty much all music is derivative, and to a greater or lesser degree inspired by what has gone before, every so often a band appears that shakes up the status quo. OKO--formed in 2010 out of the jny:Dublin collective Bottleneck--certainly doesn't hide its influences on its debut recording, but its musical paint box of electronica, ...

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Harold Lopez-Nussa: New Day

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Following in the footsteps and tradition of Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Roberto Fonseca, Harold López-Nussa is at the forefront of a new generation of Cuban jazz pianists, one that includes Rolando Luna and Marialy Pacheco--fellow winners of the Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition. López-Nussa's win in 2005 launched an international career that has since ...