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Tuesday December 19, 2017

From jazzahead! 2018

US singer Jazzmeia Horn Selected to Play During the Overseas Night

International stars, experimental young groups and large ensembles – jazzahead! 2018 showcase programme has been decided. 40 bands from 18 countries will perform on the jazzahead! stages in April in Bremen – the programme offers an impressive selection of various styles and
formations.

The showcase programme of the 2018 jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany has been decided: of the 609 applicants from 49 countries, the juries chose 40 acts which will perform on stage at the international jazz trade fair of Messe Bremen from 19 – 22 April.

The Overseas Night on the evening of the 21 April will conclude the jazzahead! showcase festival with eight bands from five non-European countries. The jury’s selection reflects the applications which were received with a strong focus on South as well as North America. “With Aca Seca and Freedoms Trio, we chose two bands from South America which impressed us with their exuberant love of playing and stunning instrumental skills. Jazzmeia Horn and Justin Kauflin, meanwhile, represent the American jazz tradition in a magnificent way,” said Uli Beckerhoff.

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