Founded in 2005. the foundation JazzNL initiates, organizes and supports projects on behalf of Dutch World Jazz and improvised music, connecting international jazz networks and exploring new jazz markets worldwide. Main projects are the World Jazz Conference and the Sena Performers International Jazz Laureate Festival, both items integrated into the annual festival Amersfoort Jazz in The Netherlands. Besides this, JazzNL arranges so-called ‘Jazz Expeditions’: bilateral cooperations between Dutch jazz artists and a vibrant World Jazz network abroad.
Since 2016, the foundation JazzNL is organizing the exclusive international World Jazz Conference in Amersfoort, The Netherlands.
The project ‘Jazz Expeditions’ is a bilateral cooperation and exchange between two vibrant national jazz networks or festivals.