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)!
On April 6th, at cinema “Splendid Palace”, the Riga Jazz Stage 2017 Live Performances took place – and now we know the Finalists for tomorrow’s concert.
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.
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!
International Jazz Artists Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2017” will take place from April 6th till April 8th, in Riga, Latvia. Young, talented jazz artists from all around the world will compete in two categories – Jazz Vocal and Jazz Guitar.
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.
This year International Jazz Artist Contest – Riga Jazz Stage – for the first time will give an opportunity to vote for their favorite to the audience, friends, and supporters!
Riga Jazz Quartet and Riga Jazz Stage laureates are going to perform at Latvian Radio Studio 1 and live broadcast LR 3 “Klasika”.
International Jazz Artist Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2017 will be held from April 6 to April 8 in Riga, Latvia. This year more than 50 young jazz artists from 19 countries have applied to the contest!
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.