11th Nordic Jazz Conference

Documentation, research and mediation of jazz in the Nordic countries

National Library of Norway, Henrik Ibsens gate 110, Oslo. 22 and 23 October 2015



Conference programme


Thursday, October 22

09.00 – 09.30Cofee & registration
09.30 – 10.00Welcome & introduction
 
Jazz in the media
10.00 – 11.00Keynote Heather Pinson:
Jazz in Media: Photography as a Cultural Construct
11.00 – 11.30Alf Arvidsson:
Svenska jazzdiskurser 1919-1969
11.30 – 11.50Coffee
11.50 – 12.20Mischa van Kahn:
Constructing Modern Swedish jazz in the United States
12.20 – 12.50Erling Wicklund & Hans Weisethaunet:
Norsk jazz sett fra Norge
12.50 – 13.50Lunch
 
Jazz, archives and cultural heritage
13.50 – 14.50Keynote Dan Lundberg:
Jazz, archives and cultural heritage
14.50 – 15.20Roger Bergner:
Diversity in focus - jazz photographer Christer Landergren’s archive
15.20 – 15.40Coffee
15.40 – 16.10James W Dickenson:
Sounds from Lindeman
16.10 – 16.40Erlend Skaatan Hegdal:
Charleston i Grukkedalen: Afrikansk-amerikanske artister i Norge før 1920
18.00Dinner


Friday, October 23

 Jazz history and historiography
09.00 – 10.00Keynote John Gennari:
Who Owns Jazz History?
10.00 – 10.30Heli Reimann:
Getting-by': musical everyday of jazz musicians in Soviet Estonia
10.30 – 11.00Coffee
11.00 – 11.30Odd Skårberg:
Jazzforskning i Norge: En gjennomgang av norske hovedoppgaver, masteroppgaver og doktoravhandlinger med jazz som tema fram til 2014
11.30 – 12.00Steinar Kristiansen:
Etter 35 år og 11 nordiske jazzforskningskonferanser – kan konferanseprogrammene si noe om jazzforskning i Norden?
12.00 – 12.30Mats Holmquist:
Svensk jazzbibliografi
12.30 – 13.30Lunch
13.30 – 14.00Jan Bruér:
Egil Johansen och hans förhållande till jazzen i Sverige
14.00 – 14.30Frank Büchman-Møller:
Svend Asmussen as entertainer
14.30 – 14.45Coffee
14.45 – 15.15Bjørn Stendahl:
70-tallet – mot de store høyder
15.15 – 15.45Ola Opsvik:
Forgrunnsmusikken – Om frijazz i Noreg
15.45 – 16.15Martin Westin:
Rowland Greenbergs medverkan i Charlie Parkers sverigeturné
16.15 – 16.30Closing remarks