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Riga Jazz Stage 2016 finalists’ names announced!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 05/04/2016 - 10:05  PDF version
From 6th to 9th of April, Riga Jazz Stage 2016 will take place at cinema “Splendid Palace” and “Daile” music hall. This year 28 young jazz artists from 17 countries: Austria, Belgium, Estonia, Hungary, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, France, United Kingdom, Italy and USA are going to participate in the...
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves will perform during Rigas Ritmi 2016 Festival
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:59  PDF version
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves is going to star during the International music festival Rigas Ritmi 2016 on 30th of June at Riga Congress Hall. This year festival celebrates its 16th birthday, and its’ concerts are going to be held from 29th of June till 2nd of July in the heart of capital. Riga Congress Hall and music hall Daugava are going to be main venues...
Jazz for the hip-hop generation – José James
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:56  PDF version
„Rigas Ritmi 2016” offers a modern jazz players’ - José James - concert that will take place in Rigas’ Congress Hall on 29th of April. American vocalist José James won the affection of listeners both as a solo artist and as a part of various music groups. Musician often called jazz artist for the hip-hop generation, as he unites jazz, soul, drum’n’...
Riga Jazz Stage 2016 contest jam sessions!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:48  PDF version
International jazz artist contest Riga Jazz Stage 2016 is going to enrich the program with improvisation evenings, which are going to be held on 6th, 8th and 9th of April at the music hall Daile. During the event contestants and local musicians will show their skills on jam sessions. Hosting the nights and even playing music will the last year contest...
A record number of participants logged for „Riga Jazz Stage” contest!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:43  PDF version
From 7th to 9th April international jazz artist contest „Riga Jazz Stage” is going to be held in Riga with two nominations „Jazz Vocal” and „Jazz Trombone”. This year 38 contestants from 16 countries have logged for the contest. Young artists from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Slovenia, Austria, Hungary,...
“Riga Jazz Stage 2016“ special guest – Charenee Wade!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:38  PDF version
Charenee Wade has all the necessary jazz artists’ qualities. She started her career by attending master classes and vocal competitions. Persistence and confidence in her own talent led her to the pedestal of the prestigious Thelonious Monk vocal competition. In the international jazz artists contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016" Charenee won’t be just the main...
Tickets for Riga Jazz Stage 2016 available
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 07/03/2016 - 11:30  PDF version
International Jazz Artists Contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2016" will take place in Riga on April 7-9. Tickets for all contest days as well as the special 3-day-ticket are available. Riga Jazz Stage program: April 7 at 19:00 - Final concert with Riga Jazz Quartet (Latvia) and jazz artists from different countries April 8 at 19:00 - Superfinale April 9...
Rigas Ritmi Festival kicks off this week
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 29/06/2015 - 10:34  PDF version
This week Rigas Ritmi Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary and from 1st till 4th of July 2015 audiences will have the chance to hear a versatile and broad musical programme, stretching from legendary jazz classics and standards to new gypsy-jazz. Rigas Ritmi, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is a major event for jazz in Latvia,...
Riga Jazz Stage 2015 Laureates!
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:20  PDF version
The International Jazz Artist Contest "Riga Jazz Stage 2015" has concluded and laureates of both categories - "Jazz Vocal" and "Jazz Trumpet" – have been announced! "Riga Jazz Stage 2015" took place from 9 to 11 April at cinema "Splendid Palace". This year the contest welcomed 24 young jazz talents...
RIGA JAZZ STAGE 2015
by RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:02  PDF version
April 9-11 in cinema "Splendid Palace" (Elizabetes Street 61, Riga, Latvia) RIGA JAZZ STAGE is an international jazz artists contest - great chance for young and talented jazz artists to prove their skills on the international stage. Contest aims to give young musicians an opportunity to improve their skills in international competition with...

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