BUCHAREST INTERNATIONAL JAZZ COMPETITION 2018
We really do appreciate the support you offer to jazz musicians from all around the world.
Because we want to believe that good news spread rapidly, we want to tell you a few words about the 2018 edition of the Bucharest International Jazz Competition, taking place in Bucharest, capital of Romania.
CALL FOR ARTISTS - Application is open !
Over the years, the competition has proved to be a promoter for jazz musicians and bands, not only in Eastern Europe but all over the world. Its mission is to contribute to the acknowledgment of jazz values and to celebrate creativity and freedom of expression in music. In this respect, we would kindly ask you to share the following information with the persons concerned in your community and network.
Open for: instrumentalists and vocalists of all nationalities
Date: 12 - 19 May 2018
Age: up to 40 years old ( born after 1st of May 1978 )
Prizes: The total amount is 7.000 Euro, cash and concerts
100% jazz…competition, concerts, workshops, master-class, jam sessions
Deadline for application: February 10th, 2018
the team-leader of TRIISM /USA, Grand Prize Winner Bucharest International Jazz Competition 2016
"Thrilled to announce that the trio I'm in with Alex Reiff and Jim Frink, Triism, has won the grand prize at the 10th Bucharest International Jazz Competition. We are incredibly humbled to have shared the stage with so many amazing musicians; each group's dedication to their craft was truly inspiring. The most meaningful aspect of this competition, however, was connecting with so many genuinely kind and beautiful people from all parts of the world. Thank you to the festival and jury for this honor.… Multumesc! (Thank you!)”
Jim Linahon / USA
Grammy and Emmy nominated producer, Professor of Music at Fullerton College
jury member of the Bucharest International Jazz Competition 2017
"I wanted to thank you for the opportunity to work at your festival and to congratulate you and your staff for such an outstanding week of jazz and competitions. The level was exceptionally high and the operations were very well done. It was a pleasure working with you!”
Please find below few live recordings from the competition: