Prof Zaidel-Rudolph saluted Andre and the SAMRO Foundation team for their ‘unbelievable vision, selfless music benevolence and generosity.’
“I have seen the organisation grow from strength to strength. Every institution has dips, every institution has challenges, and the music industry has been a particularly challenging environment,” Le Roux, who has been at the helm of the foundation for 14 years, said.
A Concert for Refugees is held at the Linder Auditorium, Johannesburg on June 21st, 2019, a day after World Refugee Day to create awareness about the challenges of the refugees and other forcibly displaced people, through inspiring people by the music and other forms of arts.
As an all-round music industry professional, she perfected the production skills that supported her label, Magnolia Vision Records.
The jazz ecosystem across the globe is imploding. Amersfoort Jazz Festival, celebrating its 42nd birthday in 2020, 15-year old partner JazzNL and IKS Cultural Consulting joined forces at the annual World Jazz Conference to assess this situation and explore ways to help the international jazz community survive.
We often turn to art in difficult times. However, the measures taken to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic have also made our access to art more difficult. All over the world, cinemas, concert venues, theatres, museums, operas, galleries, and even bookshops have been closed.
The African music sector continues to be affected by a lack of reliable statistics and data that inform strategies and policies. As a result, many music practitioners on the continent are not able to fully monetise their works.
The World Jazz Festival Network Impact Survey Report that is the basis of this year’s conference investigated the impact of the coronavirus on this network.
Norwegian funded, supported by SAMRO & the SAMRO Foundation
We are developing a survey as a research tool for an impact study of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Rabobank Amersfoort Jazz World Festival Conference Network.