Keep an Eye International Jazz Award 2019

March 25-28, 2019

A competition for outstanding young musicians from The School of Jazz at the New School, New York; Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff; Jazzcampus der Hochschule für Musik FHNW, Basel; New England Conservatory, Boston, and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

This year's theme is The European Realbook. All bands have to arrange and play their own version of one of these compositions from the European Real Book.
1. Secret Champ - Jesse van Ruller
2. Elvin's Song - Stefano di Battista
3. This Time - Diederik Wissels and David Linx
4. Sonatala - Harmen Fraanje
5. The Whole Bunch - Martijn van Iterson
6. Mabel - Kenny Wheeler
7. Amazing You - Karel Boehlee

Pianist Phil Markowitz will be guest teacher, band coach and jury member for the semi-finals. Other jury members will be announced soon.  

Keep an Eye Foundation

To keep an eye on: talented young artists to give them financial support to achieve their ideas, deepen and expand their talents and create new opportunities for them that would otherwise not be possible. Read more: