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Open-call - Music Cities Network Jazz Residency Hamburg 2019

Er du en af de spirende nye jazz-talenter i Aarhus, så har du nu muligheden for en uges intensivt "jazz residency"-ophold fra 26. maj til 2. juni i Hamburg sammen med andre unge talenter fra Music Cities Network-medlemsbyerne Berlin, Hamburg, Bergen, Nantes, Reykjavik, Sydney & Groningen - og med afsluttende koncert på den berømte Elbjazz Festival 2019! Deadline for ansøgninger: 15. april!

Music Cities Network Jazz Residency Hamburg 2019 in cooperation with Clouds Hill Recordings Studio & Elbjazz Festival

The Music Cities Network Jazz Residency enables the member cities to set up a worldwide exchange of aspiring jazz artists. Directly embedded in local networks within the respective host city, new relationships and thriving innovative processes will develop.

The Music Cities Network Jazz Residency program consists of 1 week recording studio collaboration between 4-5 artists coming from MCN member cities at the Clouds Hill Recordings Studios in Hamburg - plus the opportunity to present their work and the results of the collaborations at Elbjazz 2019, one of the largest European jazz festivals.

Clouds Hill Recording Studios, Hamburg Rothenburgsort
Elbjazz Festival 2019, Blohm & Voss Shipyard Area

1. Open call via member cities, latest submission April 15th 2019
2. Announcement of participants April 23th 2019
3. Studio collaboration phase: 26.05.-02.06.2019
4. Joint gig at Elbjazz Festival, Saturday June 1st 2019 @ MS Stubnitz

Artist submissions:
- The open call is addressed to the local music scene via the MCN member cities in cooperation with local (jazz) partner institutions.
- MCN will give out maximum 5 residencies to Jazz artists from the member cities, who are open to spend one week together in a studio with the goal to collaborate and create new music with upcoming international jazz artists in a enriching environment
- The final decision will be taken by the Elbjazz curators.
- The Music Cities Network Jazz Showcase is part of the official Elbjazz program. Participants of the residency will play their new, collaboratively written songs as well as their own material
- MCN will cover travel costs. The rest (accommodation in the Clouds Hill Studio facilities, food and production costs) are covered via a partial funding via the Musikstadtfonds of the Department of Culture and Media of the Hanseatic City of Hamburg.

How to apply!
- Please send us a short bio + photo in English - featuring touring & recording experience + links to web/FB/instagram and a link yo either Soundcloud or Spotify (no drop-box, mp3 etc) – and email to: - no later than the 15th of April.

For further questions don't hesitate to contact us: - 86 94 20 19.

More info here: /files/ARKIV/ELBJAZZ-residency-MCN2019.pdf

The Music Cities Network is network between music cities dedicated to
improving communication, cooperation and is focusing on artist-, business- & city
development through showcases, residencies and networking activities.
The network was initiated by Hamburg Music Business
Association (IHM) & Sound Diplomacy in 2016. Current members are
Aarhus, Bergen, Berlin, Groningen, Hamburg, Nantes, Reykjavik & Sydney.

More info on Music Cities Network: