Cambridge Jazz Festival: Carl Størmer and The Jazzcode
Saturday 16th November
5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Carl Størmer has done what most people dream of – combined two of his greatest passions, jazz and business, to create a successful, highly sought after business.
Jazzcode AS, a consulting and entertainment firm, est. in 2005, specialises in improvisational collaboration and structured communication, offers training for high-performance teams in both private- and public sector companies who works with communication, innovation, and creativity.
In his talk, Carl, a founding principal of Jazzcode, will bring in musicians to illustrate how jazz musicians collaborate in real-time and then draws the parallels for professional teams.
Carl has spent the last 15 years as a professional speaker, musician and coach. He was the chief marketing officer at Norwegian Air Shuttle, one of Europe’s largest airlines. Before Norwegian he spent four years as a founder of StudentUniverse, a leading student online travel site, later acquired by Travel Centre. He worked for IBM with digital distribution and spent five years designing databases for US law firms. He has also played professionally for close to ten years, having worked with Bendik Hofseth, Øystein Sevaag, Rob Scheps, Georg Wadenius, Cameron Brown and Lars Jansson. He has recorded six CD’s with his own bands, available at Spotify (search for Jazzcode).
Carl is a graduate of New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music and Columbia University.
Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival
17:45 doors open
18:00 - 19:00 talk by Carl Størmer
All ages welcome, under 14s to be accompanied by an adult
Free Entry, although reservations are recommended