Revitalising the (jazz) music festival - JazzFutures, 12 Points 2016

Published 22 Jul 2016 - 3:39 PM

Revitalising the (jazz) music festival - JazzFutures, 12 Points 2016

"In some countries the big all-star jazz festival is fading, its audience diminishing, while elsewhere, perhaps ironically, perhaps in a connected way, there is a surfeit of festivalisation of culture, in that festival in its ubiquity has become everyday, even banal, and no longer the intense, heightened and exceptional."

 

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Prof Tony Whyton on the first day of 12 Points and its 2016 location in San Sebastian.

Published 21 Jul 2016 - 11:34 AM

Prof Tony Whyton on the first day of 12 Points and its 2016 location in San Sebastian.

"12 Points encourages us to engage with a sense of place, to think about the similarities and differences between people and cultures through music, and to consider the importance of improvisation in art and everyday life."

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12 Points Day 1 has arrived!

Published 20 Jul 2016 - 11:52 AM

12 Points Day 1 has arrived!

Excitement is in the air today as 12 Points festival begins in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain with our first three acts The Embla (Denmark), Marco Mezquida (Spain) and the Eva Klesse Quartet (Germany). 

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Jazz Futures VI at 12 Points – 2016

Published 18 Jul 2016 - 11:37 AM

Jazz Futures VI at 12 Points – 2016

Jazz Futures IV at 12 Points – 2016

Informing priorities for the next generation of Europe’s Jazz Artists

11:00am to 2:30pm on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd July
The Club at Victoria Eugenia Theatre, San Sebastián

 

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12 Points to join Aarhus Jazz Festival for European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2017

Published 27 Jun 2016 - 10:41 AM

12 Points to join Aarhus Jazz Festival for European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2017

Improvised Music Company are delighted to announce that 12 Points 2017 will take place in the vibrant city of Aarhus, Denmark in association with the Aarhus Jazz Festival and JazzDanmark, as part of the 2017 Aarhus European Capital of Culture events. The concert performances will be held in the bustling live music venue, Atlas, in downtown Aarhus.
12 Points will then return to Dublin for it’s 12th birthday in 2018.

 

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