German Jazz Prize

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Jazz from Germany is globally respected and more than ever at the cutting edge of our time: its performers live and convey cultural diversity on stage and in teaching, in cultural management as well as in record production. Artists in jazz and improvised music are highly mobile, forming networks and developing new concepts and formats for performance, recording and distribution. In order to honour this power of innovation in all its facets, Prof. Monika Grütters, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM), has initiated the Deutscher Jazzpreis. The prize was awarded for the first time on June 3, 2021 and is intended to establish itself as an annually recurring event.


Hannes Möller (he/him)
Project Management GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE
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Greta Kallsen (she/her)
Project Management GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE
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Melanie Hahn (she/her)
Awards Communication
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