European Young Artists' Award 2015
On the occasion of the 46th Burghausen International Jazz Festival from March 17 to 22, 2015, the town's jazz association, Interessengemeinschaft Jazz Burghausen e.V. , in cooperation with the town of Burghausen, invites the submission of entries to the 7th European Young Artists‘ Award Burghausen 2015.
This prize, which is awarded annually, has been created to actively promote promising young jazz artists.
Combos of three or more musicians and big bands based in Europe.
Participants must not be older than 30 years (b. 1985 and after).
All varieties of jazz will be admitted.
The Prize Offer
The award is endowed with prize money of € 10,000,
which consists of a
€ 5,000 cash prize and € 5,000 in promotions
tailored to the respective band‘s requirements, be it the production and distribution of a CD or a made-to-measure promotion or coaching package.
Prof. Joe Viera, Management
Artistic director of the International Jazz Festival Burghausen.
Director of the Center for Contemporaty Music, Burghausen.
Editor for jazz and classical music at Bayerischer Rundfunk broadcasting corporation, Munich.
Journalist and music critic (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Jazz thing, Jazzzeitung and
others), author and photographer.
The closing date for applications is October 31, 2014. Only applications which have been completed in full and have been received by the above-mentioned date will be considered
For more information and application form visit: http://www.b-jazz.com/jazzpreisjazz-award-2015.html