On 5th of April the European Jazz Network officially announced the bands selected for the official Bulgarian showcase programme of the European Jazz Conference 2020. The Conference this year will take place at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, between the 10 and 13 September 2020. According to the tradition of the prestigious jazz event every year the Conference features a showcase of some of the most interesting music projects of the host country, this year Bulgaria.
The 2020 open call was launched on 7 February 2020 by A to Z Foundation (A to Z) and Europe Jazz Network (EJN). 57 submissions were received and the international programme committee of the European Jazz Conference selected the six bands that will perform as part of the official showcases on the days of Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September 2020 in front of an international audience of promoters, festivals and venues directors, managers, agents and journalists.
The six selected music projects are:
- Bodurov Trio
- Hristo Yotsov “Jazz Cats”
- Beleva & Hadjigrudev Duo
- Via Mavis
- Duo Karparov & Donchev
- Wladigeroff Brothers & Band
For more information please visit the official website of European Jazz Network and read the full text of the European Jazz Conference 2020 Showcases Announcement.