Keep an Eye International Jazz Award 2022

March 24, 25, 29 and 30, 2022

A competition for outstanding young musicians from The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the New School, New York; USC Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles; Siena Jazz - Accademia Nazionale del Jazz, Siena; Escola Superio de Música de Catalunya, Barcelona, and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

This year's theme is Charles Mingus. All bands have to arrange and play their own version of one of the following Charles Mingus compositions:

  • Eclipse
  • Reincarnation of a Lovebird
  • Fables of Faubus
  • Sue's Changes
  • Nostalgia in Times Square (Strollin')
  • Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
  • Self Portrait in Three Colors
  • Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue
  • Better Git It in Your Soul 
  • Duke Ellington's Sound of Love
  • Peggy's Blue Skylight

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: