2022 Euroradio Jazz Orchestra in Cologne (Photos by Daniel Koch)
Every year, the EBU Jazz Producers put together a European jazz big band under the name of the Euroradio Jazz Orchestra (EJO), a project that can trace its roots back to 1965. Each EBU Member may send one musician under age 30 to perform in public with the EJO, with two Euroradio Public Jazz Concerts organized by the host broadcaster. At least one concert is always recorded by the EBU host broadcaster, who is responsible for the rehearsals as well as its logistical and promotional planning.
The EJO's next edition will take place on 21-28 May 2023 in Vilnius, at the kind invitation of LRT. The Orchestra will be led by Conductor, Composer and Trombonist Jievaras Jasinskis, leader of Kaunas Big Band and co-leader of all-star orchestra "Lithuanian JJaz Ensemble". Concerts will be held on 26 May in the Kaunas Philharmonic Hall and on 27 May at the Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival, the latter being broadcast and offered live to EBU radio organizations. The offer is available in MUS under reference JM/2023/02/03/01.
2023 Euroradio Jazz Orchestra – Overview
2023 Euroradio Jazz Orchestra – Lineup
Euroradio Jazz Orchestra – Regulations
Euroradio Jazz Producers