Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe takes place between the
16 – 17 July in Edinburgh, UK and is a joint production between Edinburgh Napier University and Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. Across the two-day conference, themes will include the histories, current practices, and future directions of jazz from Europe by bringing together a range of experts from the fields of academia, creative practice, and the music industries. This innovative event will appeal to jazz fans, musicians, and academics through vibrant interactive panel sessions, and diverse and stimulating individual presentations by international speakers.
Conference organisers, Haftor Medbøe and Zack Moir said: “We are honoured and excited to welcome contributors from around the world to Continental Drift. The mix of practice and research-led expertise on offer will ensure energised and stimulating points of departure for conference panel debates and audience discussion.”
Venue: Edinburgh Napier University, Morningside Campus, EH10 4BY
Date and time: Saturday 16 July – Sunday 17 July, 10:00 – 16:00
Tickets (includes light lunch) from: www.continentaldriftconference.co.uk/tickets
More information (including full list of panelists and contributors) is available from: www.continentaldriftconference.co.uk