Jazz singer contest „Riga Jazz Stage 2013” will take place at Riga, April 24th – 25th.
At the International jazz artists contest „Riga Jazz Stage 2013” local and foreign jazz icons will evaluating a performances of participants. The jury is eight professional musicians, music producers, festival directors and teachers from all over the world. Among them remarkable Latvian musicians – Maestro Raimonds Pauls and Māris Briežkalns, director of festival Pori Jazz - Jyrki Kangas(Finland), the founder and artistic director of Estonian International Jazz Festival Nomme Jazz - Toivo Unt, producer and founder of International jazz vocalist competition „Jazz Voices” in Lithuania - Steponas Januška, one of the best drummer in the world – Jojo Mayer(Switzerland), music manager and producer – Peter Basler(Switzerland) and jazz pianist, vocalist and journalist from Los Angeles - Anne Farnsworth.
Asked about upcoming contest, world famous drummer Jojo Mayer admitted that the most typical mistake that contestants often make is being afraid to be themselves and trying to be someone else.
For full contest regulations and the entry form, go to www.rigajazz.lv