Giant Danish Winter Jazz celebration to take place on 100 venues nationwide in February
The 15th edition of the nationwide Danish music festival 'Vinterjazz' takes place on February 6-22. The festival spans 17 days featuring more than 450 concerts, 100 venues and 25 independent organizers from all across Denmark - from Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense and Esbjerg to the historic jazz capital of Copenhagen. Full program is available now.
The combination of the festival’s length and the countrywide aspect makes Vinterjazz an opportunity to meet international stars on tour, new Danish award-winning projects and concert themes like Jazz for Kids, Future Sound of Jazz / Something Else, Jazz Remixed, Impressions of.. and Jazz’n ‘Poetry.
The full program is available now at www.Jazz.dk
Headliners for the Vinterjazz 2015 includes International stars like Brad Mehldau (US), John Scofield & DR Big Band (US/DK), Cristina Branco (PO), Konono Nº1 (CG), Azymuth (BR), Ólafur Arnalds (IS), Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics (NG/UK), Chicago Underground Duo (US), Marius Neset (NO), Brussels Jazz Orchestra (BE), new Danish-International groups like The Music of Ornette Coleman & Prime Time feat. Jamaaladeen Tacuma & Kresten Osgood (US/DK), Jakob Bro ECM Release (DK/US/NO), Nancy Harms & Jakob Park Trio (US/DK/CA), Løvdal/Parks/Mazur/Hovman (DK/US), Dorado & Amati Schmitt Quintette (FR/DK), Carsten Dahl feat. Rogers & Hutchinson (DK/US), Lars Jansson Trio (SE/DK), Niels Vincentz Quartet feat. Billy Hart (DK/US) as well as renown Danish artists like Sinne Eeg, The Cabin Project, Broken Twin, Hess/AC/Hess, Girls In Airports, Marilyn Mazur's Future Song and a very special Vinterjazz concert with Alex Riel & Stefan Pasborg feat. Annisette (Savage Rose), Palle Mikkelborg & Ibrahim Electric.
A complete overview of the 450 concerts is available at www.Jazz.dk
Vinterjazz sets a stunning new record with more than 100 venues across the country
What makes Vinterjazz a special music event is, that it is a national collaboration between venues and organizers, musicians and audience, the big cities and the outskirts of Denmark – a national initiative created and taking place locally. For instance, when Vinterjazz presents a series of concerts in cities like Sorø, Silkeborg, Lemvig and Sønderborg which are organized by local non-profit communities, or when Vinterjazz move into the new concert halls of Musikkens Hus in Aalborg, DR Koncerthuset in Copenhagen or Kulturværftet in Helsingør, which offer some of the festival’s biggest stars.
Vinterjazz is first and foremost a club festival that kick-starts the season for the many Danish jazz clubs that create an environment where jazz can develop and live year round. Therefore, it is with great pleasure that Vinterjazz this year sets a new record with more than 100 venues. Especially we would like to welcome you to the many new venues in the programme.
Vinterjazz 2015 in numbers:
* 17 days
* 106 venues (including 40 new venues)
* 455 concerts
Vinterjazz / Copenhagen Jazz Festival
+45 3393 2013 (office)
+45 6177 8335 (mobile)
Press room: www.jazz.dk/presse
Download Vinterjazz 2015 Press Kit.