TERMS OF
BAKU JAZZ COMPETITION

• DATES

From July 1 to October 10 - the first tour (online voting)

October 19 - the second tour (Azerbaijani contestants)

October 20 - the third tour (with international contestants)

October 22 - Gala concert, awarding ceremony

• ONLINE VOTING. FİRST TOUR

To participate in the contest you need to fill application form in

attachment

and send us to e-mail:

bakujazzcompetition@gmail.com

The application form will be sent to the mailbox of the participants.

You should fill in the information about yourself and give the references of the jazz compositions (any of them).

After that the free online voting will begin on the site bakujazzfestival.com from the 1st of July till the 10th of October.

The results of voting will influence the final ones.

 

• SECOND TOUR

 The second qualifying tour of the contest will only be for Azerbaijani participants on the 19th of October at Rotunda Jazz Club.

Foreign participants will take the second round online.

 

• COMPOSITIONS FOR THE SECOND ROUND

(contestants from Azerbaijan)

 

INSTRUMENTALİSTS

1. The Way You Look Tonight  (Jazz standard, Jerome David Kern)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx3SPsH9AMQ

Pianists perform solo

2. Free composition

 

 VOCAL

1. The Way You Look Tonight  (Jazz standard, Jerome David Kern)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx3SPsH9AMQ

or free download http://x-minus.club/track/55670/the-way-you-look-tonight

2. Free composition

 

• THIRD TOUR. THE FINAL

The third final qualifying tour of the "I am Jazzman! 2019" – competition will be for all participants of the contest

(Azerbaijani contestants who have passed in the third round and foreign participants)

at 12am. on the 20th of October.

 

• COMPOSITIONS FOR THE THIRD TOUR

(contestants from Azerbaijan, who passed the third round and foreign participants)

INSTRUMENTALİSTS

1. All Blues (Jazz standard, Miles Davis)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJVPOXbsRTE

Pianists perform solo

2. Free composition

 

 VOCAL

1. Honeysuckle Rose (Scat. Jazz standard, Fats Waller)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt8dKZSvkjA

2. Free composition

 

• PRIZES AND DIPLOMAS

Gala concert and presentation of awards will take place at 5pm. on the 22th of October at Mugham Center

(Neftchiler avenue 9, Baku, Azerbaijan)

 

• REHEARSALS

The time for rehearsals (30 minutes) will be given to all the contestants from 8am. till 11am.

on the 18th, 19th and 21 of October at Rotunda Jazz Club

 

 

• JURY

 The number of votes of the jury and online voting results will be counted to decide prize places.

The jury consists of jazz musicians with Master degrees and invited experts.

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