Riga Jazz Stage 2017 announce the winners!

On April 8th, the winners of Riga Jazz Stage 2017 were announced – in category “Jazz Guitar”, the 1st place was awarded to Matīss Čudars (Latvia) and in “Jazz Vocal” – Shenel Johns (USA)!

First contest draw – Riga Jazz Stage 2017 begins!

Shortly before the beginning of this year’s International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2017”, contestants drew the order of April 6 performance at “Albert Hotel”. The night ended in laughter and everyone getting to know one another.

12 reasons to experience Riga Jazz Stage 2017

From April 8th till 6th, young jazz talent from around the world will come to Riga for the International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2017”. Here are 12 reasons why the contests and its concerts are a unique experience for the listener!

Kurt Rosenwinkel's Master Class!

On April 7, 10 am at Latvian Radio Studio 1 – Kurt Rosenwinkel presents a master class featuring live performance and conversation with local jazz musicians and Riga Jazz Stage contestants.

International Jazz Artist Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2017 is announced!

Riga Jazz Stage is an annual event held in Riga bringing together Latvian and foreign rising jazz stars and allowing the audience to empathize for creative competition and simply enjoy yet unheard jazz interpretations. It is a great opportunity for young jazz talents to obtain recognition, discover their own talents and present themselves on the international level.