NEWS: Fourth Nottingham International Jazz Piano Finals this weekend Oct 4-5


The final rounds of the fourth Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition are this weekend October 4-5, with a first round on Saturday, and the winner due to emerge Sunday night. Video of 2010 winner Logan Evan Thomas. The winner’sprize will include gigs at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and The 606 Club in London, and Jazzland in Vienna. The 2014 semi-finalists are:

Mario Rafael, 24 , Hungary
Claudio Vignali 28 Italy
Antonio Truylos, 24, USA
Jajub Pluzek, 26, Poland
Papuna Sharikadze , 17 Georgia
Krisztian Olah, 18 , Hungary
Michal Gozdek, 28 , Poland
Adam Dyer, 29 England
Gauthier Toux, 21, France
Tom Hewson, 29 England
Sorin Zlat, 29, Romania
Michal Wierba ,28, Poland


2012 Jeremy Siskind (USA)
2010 Logan Evan Thomas (USA)
2008 Dan Whieldon (UK)

The 2014 judges are Andrea Vicari, Tim Richards, David Newton and Jamil Sheriff

Sponsors are Clement Pianos Ltd., Bosendorfer Pianos, EMJazz, Jazz Steps, Ronnie Scotts, Jazzland, 606 Club, Pianist Magazine and Nottingham Trent University


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