Sibiu Jazz Competition
SIBIU JAZZ COMPETITION
19th-21st October 2015
All the participants that were present at the 2015 edition of SJF have brought a diversity of music styles. During the two competition days and the final award gala night, the jazz music was also accompanied by different other styles such as: swing, bossa nova, rock, funky, or alternatives, from traditional to contemporary, reaching also to some unexpected sounds, such as jazz manouche. The awards together reached more than 2.400EUR.
Jump Jazz Band & Vlad Morar (Cluj-Napoca)
Hot Club de Cluj & Cornel Bucșa (Cluj-Napoca),
Simionescu Dominique (Sibiu),
Funk e Fetish (Cluj-Napoca),
Delia Ivan (Cluj-Napoca),
BorderSplit (Tg. Mures),
Chreepy Six Jazz Trio (Harghita)
Gabriela Coman (Buchares)
Alina Mihocaș (Timisoara)
Bingagroove (Chisinau, Moldavia)
Kisgyörgy Ilka – Pozsár Máté Duo (Budapest)
Csaba Gaspar (Sf. Gheorghe)
Maria Boldan (Timisoara)
Arcuș Trio (Moldavia, Romania)
The judge pannel was made up of 5 members and was chaired by Simona Adina Maxim, executive director at Sibiu Jazz Festival.
Florian Lungu – musicologist, jazz presenter, radio and television broadcaster, composer of jazz themes.
Pavel Pușcaș – musicologist, prof. univ. dr. ”Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy from Cluj.
Maria Balabaș – musician, sound-artist, journalist at Radio Romania Cultural.
Alex Vasiliu – editor, broadcaster for TVR Iasi, artistic director (1999-2008) for the “Richard Oschanitzky” International Jazz Festival from Iasi.
Jenny Brăescu – artistic director for the International Jazz Festival from Brasov.
Special judges awards:
Composition award: Adrian Stoenescu (Arcuș Trio) for the song Puls.
III Place: Jazzissimo
II Place: Kisgyörgy Ilka – Poszár Mate Duo
I Place - The SJF Competition Trophy: Hot Club de Cluj & Cornel Bucşa