Bremen/Berlin, April 27, 2022

GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE 2022: 31 Awards for outstanding achievements in the jazz scene

  • Artists (National): Fola Dada I Gebhard Ullmann I Shannon Barnett I Pablo Held I Ferenc Snétberger I Robert Landfermann I Oliver Steidle I
    Aly Keïta I Charlotte Greve I Punkt.Vrt.Plastik I Trickster Orchestra
  • Artists (International): Emile Parisien I Sylvie Courvoisier I Linda May Han Oh I Marilyn Mazur I Michael Mayo I Sons of Kemet
  • Recording / Production (National): Nils Wogram I Efrat Alony I Magro I
    WDR 3 / States of Play: Sonifikation
  • Recording / Production of the Year (International): Charles Lloyd & the Marvels I Gretchen Parlato I Tijn Wybenga & AM.OK
  • Live: Stadtgarten Köln I XJAZZ! Festival
  • CompositionArrangement: Rebecca Trescher I Tilo Weber
  • Special Awards: Andrian Kreye I Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky I Sebastian Gramss’ HARD BOILED WONDERLAND
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Berlin, April 20, 2022

GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award and Special Jury Prize

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
  • The main jury awards Sebastian Gramss’ HARD BOILED WONDERLAND with the Special Jury Prize
  • Livestream on 27 April 2022 from 18:00 on the websites of the GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE, several public cultural broadcasters, and Jazz in the City
  • Concert evening with Fola Dada, Nubya Garcia, Sylvie Courvoisier and the Jazzrausch Bigband to be broadcast on 3sat on 21 May 2022
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Line-Up: Nubya Garcia, Sylvie Courvoisier, Jazzrausch Bigband, Fola Dada
Berlin, April 7, 2022

Programme GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE 2022

  • Hadnet Tesfai and Götz Bühler will host the grand awards ceremony on 27 April at the Metropol Theatre in Bremen
  • Live Stream is available on the websites of the GERMAN JAZZ PRIZE and several public cultural broadcasters
  • Concert evening with Fola Dada, Nubya Garcia, Sylvie Courvoisier and the Jazzrausch Bigband will be broadcast on 3sat on 21 May 2022
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Berlin, March 9, 2022

SXSW 2022: Music from Germany is coming back to Texas

  • SXSW invited 14 acts from Germany to perform in unique venues in Austin, TX
  • The showcases of the German acts are supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) as well as by the International Tour Grants of Initiative Musik with funding from the Federal Commissioner for Culture (BKM)
  • German companies and institutions represented at the SXSW Creative Industries Expo through the German Pavilion from March 12 to 16
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Berlin, January 12, 2022

WUNDERBAR: 13 bands from Germany at ESNS Digital

  • 13 newcomers and 21 festivals from Germany are part of the European programme ESNS Exchange.
  • Initiative Musik supports 5 solo artists and bands with grants for video productions as part of the international tour funding (streaming).
  • ESNS Digital Festival and Conference, January 19-22, 2022
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