We are the World Jazz Network, an international organization focused on increasing international mobility for world/jazz artists and organizations. While that may sound complex, we’ve been described in many different ways in the past; our International Laureate Festival is essentially an elaborate exchange program for international talent, curated by some of the most renowned festivals, venues and institutions around the world.

Our World Jazz Conference brings the professionals behind these events and organizations together to exchange ideas, experiences and, of course, music. The Network’s annual assembly at Amersfoort World Jazz Festival in The Netherlands is a time-honored tradition, but partners have been known to cross paths elsewhere – often, of course, while representing their Laureates abroad.

Babel Camp 2024

Last week World Jazz Network joined at Babel Camp in Balatonboglár Hungary for the Music in the Circle program and a two-day conference focusing on music networks in Europe. The Music in the Circle program aims to create and foster a dynamic international network of musicians, cultural operators, cultural centers and festivals. We were more …

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World Jazz Festival 2024 India

Proud to announce the line-up for the World Jazz Festival 2024 in India with an incredible international line-up. Endorsed by our partners , Banyan Tree, Joy of Jazz, IKS Cultural, Amersfoort World Jazz Festival.

Tom van der Zaal at Szczecin Jazz Festival

Friday 15th of March Dutch saxofonist Tom van der Zaal wil be performing at Szczecin Jazz with his amazing band. What a wonderful start to a year filled with musical collaboration!

Szczecin Jazz Festival 2024

Over the last years, Szczecin Jazz Festival has been a trusted partner of the WJN. The 2024 edition of the festival will take place from 7 till 14 March in the beautiful city of Szczecin, Poland. With headliners such as Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kenny Garret it looks to be another successful edition.  We are …

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