Nordic Jazz Comets

Nordic Jazz Comets is a showcase for young, emerging jazz bands in the Nordic countries.

2018 SHOWCASE and seminar at EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

 
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I found all the bands interesting, very young musicians with beautiful perspectives. I have noted the names of some of the musicians to follow their career more precisely.
— Jean Delestrade, Jazzus

Nordic Jazz Comets 2019 Showcase
Barbican Centre Free Stage (Ground floor)
Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
Sunday 25 November @ 2–7pm
FREE ENTRANCE!

2:00pm Baldvin Snær Quintet
Icelandic pianist Baldvin Snær plays folk-influenced jazz from his 2018 album Renewal.

3:00pm Signe
Signe means “a woman triumphant” in old Scandinavian - are a Finnish sisterhood of four voices and a double bass.

4:00pm I Just Came from the Moon
The quintet won the Danish Young Jazz Competition, and feature their album Hoax, with the atmospheric writing of leader Frederik Hagner at the core.

5:00pm BounceAlarm!
Energetic Norwegian sextet combines whiplash bop breaks, oases of cool jazz, and rock energy.

6:00pm Don-Qui Five
The Swedish quintet take the stage with a brand of massive and hyperactive acoustic impro-rock.