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What’s new for Criss Cross Europe?

28 sept. 2015
Criss Cross News

How can we catch a glimps of the sound of future jazz in Europe?
That is the mission that connects partners from Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands and Slovakia. The philosophy of the project Criss Cross Europe is to promote exchanges between young jazz musicians across European borders.

Every year, Criss Cross Europe brings together a number of promising jazz musicians. New this year, an artistic supervisor, Ernst Reijseger, a Dutch world class cello player, improviser and composer will guide the Criss Cross Europe Band to the creation of a new concert program.
During a week of artistic residency at De Bijloke (Ghent, Belgium) the musicians and bandleader Reijseger will be working towards a kick-off concert on the 2nd of October 2015, with an exciting double bill: the Criss Cross Europe 2015 Band + Ernst Reijseger’s trio.

Afterwards the band will be on tour, performing at top European venues, mostly in double bill with one of Reijseger’s own projects.

Partners are:
- music:LX (Luxembourg)
- Jazzclub Unterfahrt (Germany)
- JazzLab Series (Belgium)
- Jazzus (France)
- Music Centre Slovakia (Slovakia)
- Muzieklab Brabant (The Netherlands)
- Porgy & Bess (Austria)

Musicians are:
- Pit Dahm (drums)
- Matthias Lindermayr (trumpet)
- Mattias De Craene (saxophone)
- Michal Bugala (guitar)
- Loran Witteveen (piano)
- Julien Chamla (drums)
- Manu Mayr (bass)
- Ernst Reijseger (cello, band leader, artistic direction)

On tour:

- 27 September- 2 October 2015 – RESIDENCY, De Bijloke, Ghent  (www.debijloke.be)

- 2 October2015 – DOUBLE BILL Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger / Reijseger-Fraanje-Ljungkvist-Renfrow, De Bijloke, Ghent, BELGIUM (www.debijloke.be)

- 3 October 2015 – L’AVVENTURA Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger, Paradox, Tilburg, THE NETHERLANDS (www.paradoxtilburg.nl)

- 7 October 2015 – DOUBLE BILL Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger / Reijseger solo, Jazzclub Unterfahrt, Munich, GERMANY (www.unterfahrt.de)

- 8 October 2015 – DOUBLE BILL Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger / Reijseger-Fraanje-Sylla, Opderschmelz, Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG (www.opderschmelz.lu)

- 9 October 2015 – JAM SESSION Criss Cross Europe Band, Festival Les Itinéraires, Reims, FRANCE (www.jazzus.fr)

- 10 October 2015 – DOUBLE BILL Criss Cross Europe Band / Emile Parisien Quartet, Festival Les Itinéraires, Reims, FRANCE (www.jazzus.fr)

- 17 October 2015 – CONCERT Criss Cross Europe Band, Tourcoing Jazz Festival, Tourcoing, FRANCE (www.tourcoing-jazz-festival.com)

- 5 November 2015 – DOUBLE BILL Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger / Reijseger solo, Porgy&Bess, Vienna, AUSTRIA  (www.porgy.at)

- 6 November 2015 – CONCERT Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger, Jazz for Sale, Bratislava, SLOVAKIA (www.jazzforsale.sk)

- 7 November 2015 – CONCERT Criss Cross Europe Band + Reijseger, Jazz for Sale, Kosi?e, SLOVAKIA (www.jazzforsale.sk)

For more info click here http://crisscrosseurope.eu

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