2016 Germany | conducted by Luis Bonilla
2016 saw the JM Jazz World Orchestra perform in Belgium, Switzerland, Croatia and Slovenia, following rehearsals in Weikersheim, Germany. Highlights included slots at the Montreux Jazz Festival well as the Kranj Summer Festival and the 'Zagreb Classic' ZGKUL festival.
During the fourth edition of the JMJWO, 19 phenomenal musicians representing 16 countries across 4 continents were brought together in Groznjan, Croatia. With the support of Luis Bonilla as artistic directior they learned, rehersed and performed in some of the most famous Jazz festivals in Europe.
2015 Croatia | conducted by Luis Bonilla
2014 Norway | conducted by Erlend Skomsvoll
The third JMJWO took place in 2014 and brought together the world's finest young jazz musicians in Norway. Under the direction of Erlend Skomsvoll, they rehearsed, learned and played at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival.
2013 Belgium | conducted by Frank Vaganee
The second JMJWO took place in 2013 and brought together young musicians from 3 continents in Brussels and Rossignol, Belgium. Under the direction of Frank Vaganee, they rehearsed, learned and played at the Gaume Jazz Festival and went on tour in Belgium and Germany.
2012 Croatia | conducted by Sigi Feigl
The first JMJWO took place in 2012 and gathered young musicians of 9 nationalities at JMI's World Meeting Center in Groznjan hosted by JM Croatia. Under the direcion of Sigi Feigl, they rehearsed, learned and played at the Jazz Is Back Festival and went on tour in Slovenia and Germany.