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JazzCamp for Girls 2023 presented FEMININE - the female side of Jazz @ Stockholm Kulturfestival 

FEMININE is a new minifestival with a focus on female jazz musicians, connected with the Swedish edition of JazzCamp for Girls. Its purpose is to give the young girls participating to the camp, the possibility to meet some of the Swedish and international artists who represent the female sound of the contemporary jazz scene. It’s the connection between the established and the potential new generation of women in jazz!

The program on Stockholm Kultirfestival Skeppsbron Stage of this first edition was: 

Karin Hammar Fab4 + Britta Virves

The trombonist, bandleader and composer’s new album has a special guest making it a quintet record. OPENING brings the wonderful Italian pianist Rita Marcotulli on board.

For this Stockholm concert for Feminine Festival, the young rising piano player Britta Virves will take Rita’s place at the piano. Two of the most interesting Swedish women in jazz.

Line up:

Karin Hammar - trombone

Andreas Hourdakis - guitar

Niklas Fernqvist- double bass 

Fredrik Rundqvist- drums


Britta Virves - piano

Sisters in Jazz International

Friendships, Inspiration, Energy, Exchange, Network & Support for the female musicians 

Sisters in Jazz was initiated to network international female jazz musicians. Sounds of Scandinavia, Middle & Eastern Europe and Asia  float in the atmosphere. 

For the first time in Stockholm, the collective will bring to Stockholms Stad Kulturfestival’s audience an energizing wave of fresh improvised music: the female side of Jazz!

Line up:

Izabella Effenberg - vibraphone

Tamara Lukasheva Ukraine/Germany - piano, vocal

Isabelle Bodenseh France/Germany - flutes 

Clara Daebler Germany - double bass

Christin Neddens Germany - drums

FEMININE - the female side of Jazz: About Us
FEMININE - the female side of Jazz: Pro Gallery
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