Seminaari

EUROPEAN JAZZ CONFERENCE / JAZZ FINLAND FESTIVAL / EJN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HELSINKI - FINLAND 18th-21st September 2014
CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, Mannerheimintie 50, 00260 Helsinki


Thursday 18. September

Time Arrivals. Registration* and hand out of program at Crowne Plaza Hotel
15:30 EJN board meeting
17:00 Award jury meeting
17:30 Reception and dinner at Koko Jazz Club (By invitation only!)
19:00 Young Nordic Jazz Comets at Koko Jazz Club
22:30 Jam session at Koko Jazz Club

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Friday 19. September

Arrivals. Registration* and hand out of program at Crowne Plaza Hotel
10:50 Kuára: ...and the broken - music video screening
11:00 Sessions curated by Finnish Jazz Federation:
Welcome by Executive Director Maati Rehor, Finnish Jazz Federation 
          1. UMO Jazz Orchestra looks ahead: Jutta Jaakkola (UMO)
          2. Young Nordic Jazz Comets: Model For Future Partnerships: Raisa Siivola (Finnish Jazz Federation)
          3. Sibelius Academy Jazz Program as an international jazz hub: Jari Perkiömäki (Sibelius-Academy)
          4. EU-funded start-up: Flame Jazz Club, Jussi Fredriksson (Flame Jazz)
13:00 Lunch hosted by the Host
13:30 Speed Meetings with Finnish professionals, organized by Music Finland
15:00 Welcome – Introducing new members and the EJN Award winner 2014
          - Official opening by President of EJN, Annamaija Saarela + Organizers

15:15 EJN looks forward
Projects included in the EJN EU application. Moderator: Wim Wabbes (Handelsbeurs)
Introduction by Giambattista Tofoni regarding rules of the EU application.

Acvitivies:
             Wim Wabbes - Yolda/En Route - Music and Migration;
             Ros Rigby & Fiona Goh - EJN Research and Information Project;
              Francesco Martinelli - The shared History of European Jazz;
              Peter Schulze & Sybille Kornitschky - JAE Jazz Across Europe - Audience Development;
              Wim Wabbes - Take the green Train - Sustainability best Practices
              Lisa Knudsen - Europe Jazz Balance - Norm-Criticism Awareness;
              Nina Torske - Jazz for Kids - engage the Children;
              Per Kap Bech Jensen - DSI - Platform ECI (European Circuit of Interludes)

45 minutes of presentation and we will split in different rooms 1 for each project.

17:30 Dinner hosted by the Host at the hotel
19:00 Peter Erskine with HKO at Music Centre, limited access
19:30 Jazz Finland festival at Music Centre
22:30 Late night concert at National Theatre Lavaklubi

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Saturday 20. September

10:00 Keynote speaker: Ian Patterson (All About Jazz)
10:45 Beyond Europe
          Moderator: Ian Patterson (All About Jazz).
          Panelists: Paul Augustin (Penang Jazz Festival, Malaysia), Agus Setiawan (WartaJazz, Indonesia), Joanne Kee (Jazz Australia)
11:45 Coffee break at the Winter Garden
12:30 Four topics continue in working groups.
           1. Optimize production with small and inexpensive tools Lauri Laurila, (Finnish Jazz Federation), Giambattista Tofoni, Frank Bolder (Lantaren Venster)
           2. Joined programming / touring routes: (how) can it work? Moderator: Charles Gil (Free Sounds/Voices), Huub Van Riel (Bimhuis), Antoine Bos (AJC/AFIJMA).
           3. The name “festival” more and more loses its meaning. What makes a festival a real celebration of art? Moderator: Matti Nives (We Jazz ltd)
           4. Do we teach at schools and music academies our future audience to actually listen to music? Is easy access to everything a real added value of today’s jazz-world? Moderator: Francesco Martinelli (University of Siena Jazz) and Simon Purcell (Trinity Laban, London)
14:00 Lunch at the Hotel
15:00 Formal General Assembly - EJN members only
  / Parallel program: Interview: Siegfried Loch (ACT Records). Interviewed by Matti Nives (We Jazz)
16:00 Europe Jazz Media -meetup & session, Cyril Moshkow (Jazz.RU) - by invitation only!
18:00 Dinner hosted by the EJN for the EJN members @ Restaurant Töölönranta
19:30 Jazz Finland festival at Korjaamo

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Sunday 21. September

10:00 EJN board meeting
11:00 Working groups for EJN members only: Networking sessions divided by: festivals (periods), clubs and national organizations.
            Four people to moderate:
            - Autumn time festival: Amy Pearce (London Jazz Festival)
            - Spring time festival: Matti Lappalainen (April Jazz)
            - National organizations: Maati Rehor (Finnish Jazz Federation)
            - Clubs: Tamas Bognar (Opus Club BMC)
13:00 Lunch (on your own)
14:30 Special program: visit and concert at the Digelius Music Shop etc
Departures

* Participation fee for non-members €200 per person (€250 with Friday dinner included)