Announcing JM Jazz World 2022




JM International is proud to announce the return of the JM Jazz World Orchestra with a whole new lineup for the year 2022!


This year’s Jazz World will feature a new group of the best young jazz musicians from around the world, aged 18 to 26 years. Band members this year hail from Croatia, Switzerland, Greece, Austria, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Italy, Finland, France, the US, Sweden, Spain, the Czech Republic, Russia, Australia, Hungary and Puerto Rico!


Following rehearsals in the village of Groznjan, Croatia from the 14th to the 18th of July, the JM Jazz World band will tour Croatia and Italy led by returning artistic director, renowned Costa Rican-American jazz trombonist, Luis Bonilla.


This year the band will comprise:


Piano

Borna Pehar (HR)

Nicolò Muzii (CH)


Guitar

Konstantinos Bourvaris (GR)


Bass

Jakob Gönitzer (AT)


Vocals

Jőelle Hanna Beimers (NL)

Veleka Tsankova (BG)

Sofia Fragile (IT)


Trumpet

Pilvi Kokkonen (FI)

Ewen Cousin (FR)

Daniel Hirsch (US)

Petter Iderström Pankinaho (SE)


Saxophone

Nikita Sipiagin (US/RU)

Ivan Plamenov Yordanov (BG)

Isaac Power (AU)

Gergő Kormányos (HU)

Duncan McElman (US)


Trombone

Matthias Bernsteiner (AT)

Joan Codina (ES)

Jakub Žídek (CZ)

Vladislav Michev (BG)


Percussion

Enrique Serrano Cruz (US/PR)


Drums

Sebastian Baumgartner (AT)


Vibraphone

Oliver Mayman (US)



You can catch the Jazz World Orchestra live in concert in Croatia and Italy on:


  • 18th July: Groznjan - Croatia

  • 19th July: Zagreb - Croatia

  • 20th July: Cave Romane, Pula - Croatia

  • 21st July: Udine - Italy

  • 22nd July: Split Summer Festival - Croatia

In the meantime, follow JM International on Instagram and Facebook @jminetwork and check out the Jazz World website https://www.jmjazzworld.com to keep up to date with the latest announcements and introductions to our musicians and tours.