IASJ News Update 15 June 2022

IASJ News Update 15 June 2022

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2022 IASJ News Update  # 6


15 June 2022

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2022 IASJ Jazz Meeting, New York, USA, 21- 26 June

Six combos are formed on the first day of the meeting consisting of 6-8 musicians from around the world. Jam sessions, performances by attending teacher and faculty members of the New School. Panels on various topics such as Composition Techniques, Gender Inclusivity, Curriculum and Race.



2022 General Assembly – vacancy in the board

Ricardo Pinheiro has served the board for a full cycle and does not stand for re-election. If you are a named representative of a member school and you want to stand for election, please notify the IASJ no later than 21 June 2022.

Send a mail to the IASJ Service Bureau: info@iasj.com


2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Helsinki, Finland, 26 June - 1 July

Jari Perkiömäki will give an update of the program of the 2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting in Helsinki during the General Assembly in New York. In 2002 the IASJ Jazz Meeting took place in Helsinki as well. In 2023 it is celebrated that the jazz program at the Sibelius Academy is forty years young!


2024 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Tel-Aviv, Israel (proposed)

Matan Chapnizky, director of Academic Jazz Studies at the Israeli Conservatory of Music in Tel-Aviv in Israel, was present as a student at the 2005 IASJ Jazz Meeting in Krakow, Poland. During the 2022 General Assembly in New York, Matan Chapnizky will propose to organize the IASJ Jazz Meeting in 2024 in Tel-Aviv in Israel.

1st IASJ Jazz Research Journal – call for contributions

An interesting thought, a strong opinion, a unique experience, something that the world of jazz should know, see, be aware of?

The IASJ Jazz Research Journal is the forum for you. You do not have to prove that you have read an entire library and your text should not be footnote-overloaded. Can be but does not have to be. Of practical and direct use? Yes please! Articles have come in but there is room for more.


 'A life changing experience'

Student participants at IASJ Jazz Meetings generally sum up their experience of the week of the IASJ Jazz Meeting in this short sentence. They, as well as teachers and representatives, maintain some sort of life-long contacts.

Sometimes a combo formed during an IASJ Jazz Meeting continues to perform and tour after the week is over. ‘Fussyduck’, a combo formed in 2017 during the IASJ Jazz Meeting in Siena, Italy, is such a combo. Now out on Challenge Records International their excellent CD with mostly original compositions, called ‘Maybe that’s all we get’.


Future IASJ activities:

2022 IASJ Jazz Meeting, New York, 21-26 June 2022

2022 IASJ Research Journal (to be issued in the fall)

2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting: Helsinki, Finland, 26 June - 1 July

2024 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Tel-Aviv, Israel (to be decided)


IASJ main website: iasj.com

IASJ mail address: info@iasj.com


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