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Her concerts are thrilling and euphoric, and she describes herself as an “energy bundle and entertainer”: China Moses brings her danceable blend of jazz, soul and R’n’B to the port for the top slot.

The Canadian Matt Andersen brings some proper blues to St. Katharinen Church and the Finnish trumpeter Verneri Pohjola is not only one of the most virtuosic artists of the Scandinavian jazz scene, he and his band are also one of the most exciting acts of modern European jazz.

The young singer, songwriter and violinist Hannah Epperson crosses the pond to be with us in Hamburg, and she’s bringing with her some unique indie-folk, jazz and neo-classical music you won’t want to miss.

Those familiar with the MS Stubnitz will know that the ship’s hold is the place to go to discover hidden musical gems. Nicole Atkins is certainly one of those: her idiosyncratic fusion of psychedelic and soulful sounds gets under your skin – and into your feet.

Dominique Fils-Aimé searches for musical trails: the Canadian singer with Haitian roots is shaped by Afro-American musical culture, gospel and soul, and mixes those with electronic and R’n’B.

Wendy McNeill originally comes from Canada and has a genre all of her own: to find out what “space folk” is all about, come see her at ELBJAZZ!

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