THE JAZZ IN THE PARK COMPETITION

Last edition

The fifth edition of the International Jazz in the Park Competition took place in Cluj-Napoca, in Iulius Park and SubForm, between May 4 and 5, 2019.

We were pleased to meet talented young people, extremely passionate about music, bands who already have a strong and noticeable personality on the young jazz scene. 

We had two crazy and amazing days, and it’s totally been a blast!

Awards

Open Air section:

1st prize: Lei 9,500 net and the invitation to hold a concert at Jazz in the Park Festival, during the period July 4 – 7, 2019 (net fee Lei 2,250)

2nd prize: Lei 4.750 net and the invitation to hold a concert at Jazz in the Park Festival, during the period July 4 – 7, 2019 (net fee Lei 2,250)

3rd prize: studio monitors, offered by Acoustic Density

Club section:

Special prize: tour in 4 Romanian cities (total net fee, Lei 6,000).

Composition section:

Prize for the most valuable composition: Lei 1,000 net.

Best Romanian Band Award:

Tour comprising 7 concerts in Romania, provided by Staropramen (fee Lei 2,250/concert, accommodation and transport costs included)

Special mentions:

Three special mentions offered for best musicians by Bosch and AV Store –  1.000 lei net worth.

The Jury

This year, the jury consists of the following members:

Stefan Vannai – honorary member, coordinator of the Jazz Napocensis Students Festival, Peter Dimitriov – director of the A to Jazz Festival, Bulgaria, Mihai Moldoveanu – bass player of Jazzybit, George Durbălău – podcaster, representative of ArboMedia, and Horea Marc – stage manager of the Jazz in the Park Festival.