Contestant

Magnuss Bauģis

Latvia

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Bio

Magnuss is a trumpet player and occasional singer. He started as a classical trumpet student in Ventspils, Latvia but soon found his passion in improvisation. Has graduated from the Royal Conservatory in Hague, where he had the opportunity to study with Jarmo Hoogendijk, Yvonne Smeets, Eric Vloemans, and others. Has participated in North Sea Jazz in Rotterdam, Summer Jazz Days in Warsaw and at Casa del Jazz, Rome as well as the new composers’ festival Gaudeamus, an etno-atmospheric project with the Latvian folk singer Biruta Ozolina and a long-lasting collaboration with the Albanian hip-hop artist Jon Tarifa.