International jazz artists contest was founded in 2004 and it is the only jazz genre contest in Latvia that has attained such a recognition gathering young and undiscovered jazz talents from all over the World.
Andris Buikis has went to Madona music school, where begun to develop
hist talent as bass guitarist. Finished the 100. secondary school as
drummer. In high school years went to Finland, where participated in
Berklee Scholarship Tour and gained scholarship. After finishing 11th
grade went to Berklee. Participated in musical group "Silversteri