Handbook on Jazz for Young People presented in Rome



EJN is partnering with I-Jazz, the Italian federation of jazz Festivals and MIDJ, the Italian association of jazz musicians, for an event at Casa del Jazz in Rome on Tuesday 12 December 2017 on the theme of producing and presenting jazz concerts for children and young audiences, with the support of MiBACT, the Italian Ministry of Culture and of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

The conference will present some of the most interesting experiences that took place in this field in Italy and in Europe, with the view of developing a new cultural paradigm for joint actions. The event will be also the occasion to launch the Handbook on Jazz for Young People, developed by EJN together with Vestnorsk Jazzsented in Norway as part of the activities carried out over the past three years on the theme of Jazz for Young People.

Tuesday 12 December 2017, casa del Jazz, Rome, from 10h30

Italian Jazz and the music training for the youngsters:
Franco Caroni: Director of Siena Jazz
Sandra Costantini: Artistic Director and founder of the project: "Pazzi di Jazz"
Paolo Damiani: Artistic Director, musician and Director of the Jazz Department of Santa Cecilia Conservatory
Pasquale Innarella: musician, cultural operattor, Board of MIDJ

European experiences and presentation of the Handbook on Jazz for Young People:
Giambattista Tofoni: Network Manager of Europe Jazz Network
Nina Torske: Vestnorsk Jazzsenter, Norway
Wim Wabbes: Handelsbeurs Concert Hall, Belgium

Here you can download the HANDBOOK ON JAZZ FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (pdf)