Archive

Jury

Adam Yong Huang

China

Beijing Nine Gates International Jazz Festival founder, executive vice president and secretary general Jazz Society of Chinese Musicians' Association.

Georgina Javor

USA

Assistant Director of Programming at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Giuseppe Mormile

Italy

Founder and president of Veneto Jazz, Venezia Jazz Festival Artistic Director

Jonas Jučas

Lithuania

Choral conductor, former Lithuanian Minister of Culture, a public figure and Artistic Director of Kaunas Jazz.

Māris Briežkalns

Latvia

Musician, producer, founder and artistic director of  Rigas Ritmi Festival and Riga Jazz Stage

Michael Pipoquinha

Brazil

Bass player, supertalent who has played with big names of Brazilian music such as Arthur Maia, Sérgio Groove, Gilberto Gil, and many others. 

Önder Focan

Turkey

Guitar player, band leader, composer and arranger from Istanbul, Turkey. Owner and artistic director of Nardis Jazz Club in Istanbul.

Paul Pace

United Kingdom

Music bookings coordinator at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London

Raimonds Pauls

Latvia

Maestro Raimonds Pauls is one of the most acclaimed Latvian composers and musician. Has been Latvian Radio music program director. Ex Culture minister of the Republic of the Latvia

Steponas Januška

Lithuania

Vocalist and composer. Producer and founder of International jazz vocalist competition „Jazz Voices” in Lithuania.

Toivo Unt

Estonia

One of the most renowned double bass players in Estonia, organizer of the annual Nōmme Jazz and Jazz Time festivals