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jazzahead! goes mambo

13 April · 20 pm · Congress Centrum Bremen

Gala Concert and Mambo with Maite Hontelé, Ramón Valle & Ronald Snijders. Dutch trumpet star Maite Hontelé and the internationally renowned Dutch youth jazz orchestra NJJO (Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest) are booked for the Gala Concert.

Cuban mambo will take centre stage at the concert.

Trade Fair

jazzahead! is the must-go event for the international jazz industry and the place for high-quality, contemporary jazz from Germany, Europe and overseas. As the world's largest event where all the protagonists of the scene (musicians, labels, agencies, festival makers, bookers and media representatives) meet, it is considered by professional visitors from all over the world as the "Family Reunion of Jazz". Learn more how you can attend:


The showcase application phase for jazzahead! 2024 has ended on 18th October, 2023. The jazzahead! showcases 2024 have been selected!

"Showcases" are the 30- to 45-minute short concerts at jazzahead!. 40 jazz highlights and current formations from Germany, Europe and overseas as well as the partner country, this year the Netherlands, can be experienced on three days and nights on the stages of Hall 7 and the Kulturzentrum Schlachthof.


The jazzahead! Festival turns Bremen into the metropolis of jazz!

Every year in April, the jazzahead! Festival takes place parallel to the jazzahead! trade fair in Bremen. Together with numerous cooperation partners, we organize a city-wide music and cultural program around the world's largest meeting place for the jazz scene.
In 2024, the festival will focus on the Netherlands, a very special partner country. From April 11 to April 13, we can look forward to a modern and surprising sound!