Jazz Migration

Le Périscope participates actively in the program Jazz Migration

After the golden age of jazz, when the venues could accomodate more easily the numerous innovatives artistic proposals, where medias could venture towards jazz artists from the french scene, a part of jazz professionals dare unfortunately not from now on and , take some risk in supporting nowadays young artists. By creating Jazz Migration system in 2002, l’AFIJMA, renamed AJC, could partly respond to it. Numerous artists which went through this system are now recognized and are able to live of their art in professionals conditions.

To get used to new logics and realities of jazz sector, AJC and his partners redesign the whole Jazz Migration system drawing on 15 years of experiences and by keeping good effects of the first phase.
Actually, in front of one of the most important economic crisis, the decreasement of public dotations, and the approach of territory reform, the support to emergencing is vital and urgent. In the saturate and narrow jazz sector, helping actions to young artist becomes essential.
This new opus will try to reply to crucials questions that are the circulation and employment of artists, whereas offering them tools to be prepared to the “after Jazz Migration” phase and to develop their career.
That is how, adding to first missions, still urgent that are detection af emerging artists and circulation, two new parts are arising, professional path and artistic support, making Jazz Migration a professionalism trail during 2 years.

AJC network which is representing more than 60 cultural venues, offer to the 3 selected bands each year enlarges opportunities of public and professionals encounters both in club and in festival as well in France and abroad.

To be informed about Jazz Migration news : http://jazzmigration.com/