Jury

2020 TBC


2018

Michał Urbaniak

Michał Urbaniak is a jazz violin and saxophone player, composer and arranger. During his long career, he has cooperated with Krzysztof Komeda, Andrzej Trzaskowski and Miles Davis, amongst others. Born in Warsaw on 22th of January, 1943. more...

Mark Feldman

A world famous jazz violinist associated with the New York jazz scene, John Zorn and his avant-garde label Tzadik Records. Played in such famous bands as the Masada String Trio and Bar Kokhba, as well as... more...

Dominique Pifarély

Dominique Pifarély modernized jazz violin, combining extraordinary technical skills with an inclusive idea of music-making. He has been soon very in-demand as a straight jazz player, but was soon in some of the more adventurous ... more...

Erik Friedlander

Cellist Erik Friedlander started studying music at an early age, beginning at 5 with guitar, and then at 8, cello lessons. He grew up in a house filled with music, as his father, an avid music lover, made... more...


2016

Mark Feldman

In 2002 Mark Feldman premiered the Violin Concerto of Guus Janssen as soloist with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in the Contemporary Music Festival Nederland Muziek Dagen.Also that year he performed a... more...

Josh Grossman

Josh Grossman has been Artistic Director of Toronto Downtown Jazz, producers of the annual TD Toronto Jazz Festival, since 2010.Since joining Toronto Downtown Jazz, Josh has sought to re-invigourate the organization’s activities, launching new educational a... more...

Prof. Janusz M. Stefański

The percussionist and composer Janusz M. Stefański is highly regarded among a strict elite of jazz percussionists in Europe. In his more than 40 years of work as a percussionist, composer and band-leader, ... more...


2014

Mark Feldman

In 2002 Mark Feldman premiered the Violin Concerto of Guus Janssen as soloist with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in the Contemporary Music Festival Nederland Muziek Dagen.Also that year he performed a... more...

Glen Moore

Glen Moore is a jazz bassist with early classical training in piano until age 13. He played bass in the school orchestra, experimenting with jazz and free improvisation on his own. His performing career... more...

Prof. Janusz M. Stefański

The percussionist and composer Janusz M. Stefański is highly regarded among a strict elite of jazz percussionists in Europe. In his more than 40 years of work as a percussionist, composer and band-leader, ... more...