Photos from Book Launch
EFG London Jazz Festival 2016 - Jazz and Europe: Fiona Talkington and Luca Vitali
2016 - November 13th
Fiona Talkington, founding presenter of Late Junction, leads a discussion about the growth of the Norwegian jazz scene with The Sound of the North author Luca Vitali.
JAZZ EM AGOSTO 2016 - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian - Ph: Petra Cvelbar
2016 - August 13h
Ontem foi um dos dias mais preenchidos do Jazz em Agosto, com o lançamento do livro de Luca Vitali sobre a cena jazz na Noruega, o solo de Paal Nilssen-Love e por fim o projeto Supersonic, de Thomas de Pourquery, a fechar a noite no Anfiteatro ao Ar Livre.
50 YEARS OF JAZZ FROM EUROPE EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY
2016 - July 16-17th
NATTJAZZ - Bergen [NO] - with Jan Børge Leirvik (NRK TV Hordaland)
TRONDHEIM JAZZ FEST - Trondheim [NO] - with Fiona Talkington & Tor Hammero
NØRDIC FRAMES | Palazzo Grassi - Venice [IT] with Enrico Bettinello (Giornale della Musica, AllAboutJazz, Bow Up)
TURNER SIMS | Southampton [UK] with Concert Hall Manager Kevin Appleby + Daniel Herskedal, Eyolf Dale
and Helge Andreas Norbakken
TERRE DEL NORD FESTIVAL - Turin [IT] with Edoardo Narbona (festival director, musical composer and director
Tampere Jazz Happening
- Tampere (FI) with Jan Granlie (Salt Peanuts)
The Sound of the North - Norway and the European Jazz Scene is an English translation of Luca Vitali's 2014 book Il Suono del Nord - La Norvegia protagonista della scena jazz Europea, charting the history of Norwegian jazz and its rise to international recognition as a cultural force within Europe and globally. The Sound of the North presents Luca Vitali's journey of discovery told through his own experiences and meetings with musicians, writers, journalists, promoters and record labels.
Nasjonal jazzscene – Victoria - Oslo (NO)
with Rob Young (Jazznytt)
Afterward follows Håkon Kornstad concert/launch of "Tenor Battle" (Håkon Kornstad – tenor saxophone and tenor singer, loopmachine, Per Zanussi – double bass, Sigbjørn Apeland – harmonium, Øyvind Skarbø – drums, Asle Karstad – sound
Jazzaldia - San Sebastian (ES)
with Jan Bang & Erik Honoré
First preview in San Sebastian for The Sound of the North on 24/07/2015 at Teatro Victoria Eugenia connectet to "Punkt in Donostia" with Nils Petter Molvaer, Arve Henriksen, Jan Bang, Sidsel Endresen, Eivind Aarset, Eri Honoré, Ingar Zach, Trio Medieval and more.
Scene Norway Plus at St George's Bristol (UK) with Fiona Talkington
Italian author, photographer and journalist Luca Vitali has been following Norwegian music as part of an intense personal journey into what he calls ‘the Sound of the North’. Especially for Scene Norway Plus, Luca presents an exhibition of portraits from his book, ‘Il Suono del Nord’, which documents the historical roots and contemporary flowering of new jazz in Norway. Exhibition public view in the Doric Room.
Punkt Festival - Kristiansand (NO) with Fiona Talkington
Luca Vitali presents his book Il suono del nord, in conversation with Fiona Talkington (Hotel Norge 8th Floor)