IMPRA Podcast


Sweden's only podcast on music and gender equality! The IMPRA podcast is an entertaining and informative podcast about jazz and improvisational music from a gender equality perspective. Political conversations are interspersed with discussions about art and creation. Here you can listen to all episodes from the IMPRA podcast. 








Episode 7: The IMPRA podcast meets the IMPRA Jazz Festival & Women in Jazz


In the seventh episode of the IMPRA podcast, we meet the organizers of the IMPRA Jazz Festival Sofia Lärkfors and Stina Ney as well as their partner in the UK Women in Jazz, Louise Paley. We find out which artists are booked for the festival, about obstacles and setbacks but also what benefits there have been in planning a festival in the middle of a pandemic. The host is Emma Larsson, member and Social Media Manager at IMPRA.

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Episode 6: The Winners of IMPRA Gold 2020


In the sixth episode of the IMPRA podcast, we meet the winners of IMPRA Gold 2020: Erika Hammarberg and Lina Lövstrand, who are the founders of the big band Elaria Orchestra. Together with IMPRA's chairman Amanda Ginsburg, they talk about the love of playing in big bands, their commitment to children's music making and the relationship to their own music.

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Episode 5: The scene then and now - the change that has taken place


In this section, guests Almaz Yebio and Lisa Ullén share their experiences of how the stage looked and changed during their active music life until today and what they want to see happen right now and in the future. A strong section on the value of representation and the importance of always working for an equal and equal music life! The host is Sara Aldén, vice chairman and responsible for IMPRA West.

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Episode 4: Artistry, improvisation and the human being


In the fourth episode of the IMPRA podcast, the conversations will revolve around artistry, creation, improvisation and man. The guests are Malin Wättring and Lindha Kallerdahl share how they live together with and through improvisation, how they view creation and what their musical processes look like. The host is Sara Aldén, vice chairman and responsible for IMPRA West.

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Episode 3: The Conditions of Music - Covid Edition


In the third episode, the IMPRA podcast is hosted by Karin Inde from Musikcentrum väst and Louise Nordgren from Svensk Jazz. It will be a conversation based on structures and conditions. What did it look like before the corona broke out and what musical policy consequences have come out of this pandemic? That and much more in episode 3! The host is IMPRA's former chairman Agnes Persson, responsible for region east.

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Episode 2: Interpreting tradition


A long-distance conversation between Terese Lien Evenstad, Amanda Ginsburg and Julia Eriksson about the impact of the jazz tradition on artistic creation and how we relate to its roots today.

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Episode 1: Jazz's new IMPRA structure


A conversation between IMPRA's founders Lina Nyberg and Gunilla Törnfeldt and IMPRA's former chairman Agnes Persson, responsible for region east.

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