Jazzintro - finale
The young jazz musicians of the year 2022 will be chosen, and eight young, promising bands have been selected to play for titles and scholarships at some of the country's leading jazz festivals in the coming six months. During the final at Moldejazz in July, one of the bands will be named Young Jazz Musicians of the Year 2022, and receive a launch package from the Norwegian Jazz Forum, a mentor program supported by Talent Norway and the Gramo scholarship of NOK 150,000.
Jazzintro is a launch program for young, Norwegian jazz musicians that this spring and summer will be shown at the country's largest jazz festivals. Among 55 applications, eight bands have been selected to participate:
Bento Box, Munch Trio, Peders Hode, Ototoi, Joakin Rainer Trio, Firvel, Ask Morris Quartet and Stenøien / Hjemmen / Heide Bø.
From the initial rounds at Vossa Jazz, Maijazz, Nattjazz and Kongsberg Jazz Festival, four of the bands will advance to the finals during Moldejazz in July, where a winner will be chosen. The band that will be Young Jazz Musicians of the Year 2022 will receive a major launch package from the Norwegian Jazz Forum, which includes a Norwegian tour, a mentor scheme funded by Talent Norway which is tailored in collaboration with the band, and the Gramo scholarship of as much as 150,000 kroner.
Jazzintro and springboard
Since its inception in 1998, Jazzintro has been very important in highlighting and highlighting the talents of Norwegian jazz. Many of today's big jazz names have participated in Jazzintro early in their careers, such as Mathias Eick, Stian Westerhus, Anja Lauvdal, Gard Nilssen, Marius Neset, Hanna Paulsberg and Morten Qvenild. Previous winners include Monkey Plot, Albatrosh, Puma, In the Country, Urban Connection, Megalodon Collective and Kongle Trio.
Playlist Jazzintro 2022:
Vossa Jazz: Bento Box and Munch trio
Mai Jazz Peders Head and Ototoi
Natt Jazz: Joakim Rainer trio and Firvel
Kongsberg Jazz Festival: Ask Morris Quartet and Stenøien / Hjemmen / Heide Bø