Jazzintro is the Norwegian Jazz Forum's bi-annual launch program for young Norwegian jazz musician. This year's finalists are: Damata, Front! Front, Hein Westgaard Trio and Kongle trio.
During the final at the Oslo Jazz Festival in August, one of the bands will be named Young Jazz Musicians of the Year 2020, and they will receive a launch package from the Norwegian Jazz Forum and the Gramo scholarship of NOK 150,000. In addition, Talent Norway contributes funds to a comprehensive mentoring program for the band.
The evening ends with winning band playing another concert shortly after the winner is chosen!