Finalists of the International Jarek Śmietana Jazz Guitar Competition announced

The finalists of the 4th International Jarek Śmietana Jazz Guitar Competition in Kraków have been announced. Of 16 semi-finalists, 7 players have been selected by the jury to perform in the final on Saturday at the Kraków Philharmonic.

L-R: Noah Myers, Ofir Noy, Carl Morgan, Mike de Souza, Iver Cardas, Misha Mendelenko. Not pictured: Mateus Saldanha. Photo by Izzy Blankfield.

Iver Cardas (Norway)

Mike de Souza (UK)

Misha Mendelenko (Ukraine)

Carl Morgan (Australia)

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Noah Myers (USA)

Ofir Noy (Israel)

Mateus Saldanha (Portugal)

The winners will be announced on Saturday 20th November. We will be covering the final and reporting the results.

Izzy Blankfield is attending the festival. Her more detailed coverage will follow.

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