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Udo Dahmen receives honorary pin of the German Jazz Union

16. May 2023

At the General Assembly on April 29, 2023, during jazzahead! 2023 in Bremen, Prof. Udo Dahmen, Managing Director and Artistic Director of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, was presented with the Honorary Pin of the German Jazz Union.

Prof. Udo Dahmen has been a long-time member, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Popacademie, as well as Vice President of the German Music Council for many years, and has championed jazz as well as the border areas to pop and contemporary music.
Since 1973, the German Jazz Union (DJU) has represented the interests of the professional jazz scene in Germany at the federal level.
In cooperation with international, national and regional jazz associations as well as jazz-related and interdisciplinary organizations, we advocate for necessary improvements in the structural and financial framework conditions for performing and teaching jazz musicians.