Artists for injazz 2023 selected, conference tickets on sale

12 April 2023

InJazz returns to Amsterdam and Rotterdam in June. Free admission: a full evening programme at Bimhuis on 21 June, a festival evening on Thursday 22 June at LantarenVenster, adjacent club MOOD, and the studio of the NAVB (Dutch academy for image creation), plus one more night at LantarenVenster on the 23rd. Our selection committee have picked the artists, and tickets to the conference at Batavierhuis and LantarenVenster are on sale.

Let’s start with the most important news! The bands that were selected by the inJazz 2023 committee are (in alphabetical order):

Alto For Two
AVA Trio
Brintex Collective
Matthias Van Den Brande Trio
Meral Polat Trio
NOHMI (photo)
Raquel Kurpershoek
Sanem Kalfa Miraculous Layers
The Zebra Street Band
Wake The Dead
Yoràn Vroom Group Of Friends

The inJazz 2023 selection committee
Tim Sprangers (programmer Space is the Place, Willem Twee Toonzaal), Loubna el Boujoufi (programmer TivoliVredenburg), Martyna van Nieuwland (artistic director Music Meeting), and Koen Nederstigt (assistant programmer North Sea Jazz Festival).

Special guests in this year’s program
Felix Schlarmann’s Tree House (jazzahead!/inJazz commissioned project)
Martin Fondse ‘Faces of Water’ (Composer Laureate of the Netherlands)
Loek van den Berg Quintet (Winner Best Composition at Dutch Jazz Competition)
Peter Willems Trio (Winner Maastricht Jazz Award 2023)
Organix (Best Dutch Jazz 2022 at Sublime Awards)

InJazz conference programme taking shape
Artist hub Batavierhuis will host a conference afternoon on Thursday, focusing on artists and their immediate working environment, career planning and professional networking. There will be live music too! On Friday 23 June, a conference afternoon in LantarenVenster will take place, addressing issues such as : Jazz on public radio, Music & Migration, How to be a successful at both booking and performing, and more. The afternoon will also include the annual announcement of the winner of the prestigious Boy Edgarprijs, in cooperation with Performing Arts Fund NL.

We have 50 Early Bird tickets waiting for you in our webshop!