The International jazz artist contest Riga Jazz Stage will take place from April 7 to 9 at the Splendid Palace in Riga.
Riga Jazz Stage 2022 will take place for the 13th time and will gather not only the rising jazz talents from different countries, but a prominent international jury as well, making Riga Jazz Stage a jazz celebration marked on the world map of this genre.
Artist in Residence the winner of Thelonious Monk competition and Grammy Award nominee – composer, singer and drummer Jamison Ross from the United States, who will take part in the jury, lead a workshop and perform on April 9th.
A Contest concert with 26 young talents will take place on April 7.
A total of 13 countries' jazz schools will be represented at Riga Jazz Stage, as artists from Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Italy, United Kingdom, Turkey, United States and Latvian jazz artists will participate as well.
On April 8, Contest Final of the competition will take place, where the 12 best candidates selected by the jury will perform to the audience. Featuring Riga Jazz Quartet
On April 9, at Splendid Palace
11am Special workshop leading by Jamison Ross
7pm Gala concert with Jamison Ross (USA).
Every night at Radisson Blu Latvija "Riga Jazz Lounge" jamsession with AG Trio.
The Riga Jazz Stage jury team includes Jamison Ross (USA), Toivo Unt (Estonia), Jonas Jučas (Lithuania), Giuseppe Mormile (Italy), Paul Pace (United Kingdom), Önder Focan (Turkey), Catherine Mayer (Germany), Georgina Javor (USA), Māris Briežkalns (Latvia), Raimonds Pauls (Latvia), Luigi Sidero (Italy).
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