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Week 46 in Review

By Tomas Lauvland Pettersen Posted: 14. Nov, 2014

The London Jazz Festival is coming up, Billboard with focus on the Norwegian streaming market, Ja Ja Ja festival reports and a Team Me curated Nordic Playlist – it´s the Music Norway´s Week in Review.

London Jazz Festival coming up

Fri 14th of November marks the start of the EFG London Jazz Festival. True to form, Norway sports a strong contingent to the key festival with such strong acts as Jan Garbarek with the Hilliard Ensemble, the Bergen Big Band, Hedvig Mollestad Tiro and Bugge Wesseltoft performing over the next week.

Earlier this autumn we did this profile of the Norwegian line-up at the festival.

Ja Ja Ja Festival in pictures

The first night of London´s Ja Ja Ja Festival was a resounding success with a sold-out venue and spirited live appearances. Catch a glimpse of what went down on Thu through Ja Ja Ja´s own photograpers´ lenses HERE.

Billboard on Stream Tech Conference

Last week´s, NYC Scando-themed streaming conference, Stream Tech, co-ordinated by Norwegian entrepeneur Stein Bjelland and featuring a number of Scandinavian speakers, is summed up by Billboard this week. For a low-down on what was discussed at the, reportedly, highly rewarding conference, click HERE.

The Line of Best Fit talks to Nils Bech

Set for a Ja Ja Ja Festival appearance on Fir 14th of Nov, Nils Bech sat down with the Line of Best Fit earlier this week to talk about his new album One Year, his classical background and on performing with a palm tree…

Team Me curates Nordic Playlist

Fresh off a successful domestic tour in support of the critically acclaimed new album ‘Blind As Night’, Team Me’s Marius Drogsås Hagen has somehow found time to curate a brand new Nordic Playlist this week. Earlier this week, The Nordic Playlist sat down with Drogsås Hagen to find out how the new album was made, what we should expect from their new material and which Nordic artists inspire him the most.

Read up and listen in HERE.