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Two opportunities for your Summer of Jazz!

It will be not only the JM Jazz World Orchestra 2016 to heat up the upcoming summer!

The JM Jazz World is not only about the world's premier international big band; it also includes other programs brought to you by our national members, international summer jazz camps, international projects, jazz ensembles tours and international exchanges of jazz musicians between the JMI countries.

We are proud to offer to young jazz musicians these two once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that could really make this an unforgettable summer for young jazz lovers from all over the world.

Jam in stunning natural venues, meet talented musicians from other countries and gain experience by working with renowned mentors and instructors!


JM Norway seeks young, talented jazz musicians to participate as international guests at a jazz improvisation course organized this summer in the idyllic Agder Folkhøgsjkole in Søgne, south of Norway! The course offers a meeting among professionals, students and talented amateurs in a weeklong celebration of improvisation within jazz and related styles: playing and instrumental classes, composing/arranging classes, evenings out to concerts, jam sessions, lectures and grand final performance at the end of the course.

This opportunity is open exclusively to musicians within the Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) network. To find your local section of JMI visit:

Date: July 31st-August 7th 2016

Venue: Agder Folkhøgsjkole in Søgne, Norway

Age preference: 18/30 years old

Deadline for applications: June 20th 2016

All the info and applications HERE.


The Summer Jazz Academy is held together with the international jazz festival ‘JAZZ IS BACK BP’, which received the Best European Small Festival Award in 2008 (European Jazz Award Committee). Its main objective is to provide young jazz musicians with the possibility to work at high professional standards in major concert halls, theatres and festivals, and with outstanding jazz musicians, sharing musical ideas in the field of jazz music.

All the participants will have the opportunity to hear their professional colleagues and to perform (individually and in group) in the festival program at the final concert on 27th July.

Date: July 17th/July 31st 2016

Venue: Groznjan, Croatia

Age preference: Not specified

Deadline for applications: end of June

All the info and application HERE.

Join us for a jazzy fun summer! Apply now!

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